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Krista Gatti is a Registered Social Worker and Psychotherapist in Ontario. Krista is a member of Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service workers. She obtained her bachelor degree from The University of Manitoba and obtained her Masters of Social Work from the University of Windsor. Krista Gatti has a certificate in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT).
Krista started her career by providing support to individuals struggling with life challenges. She has experience working with a variety of areas such as anxiety, depression, grief, separation, and self-esteem.
Krista is trained in Self-compassion, Mindfulness, Grounding Techniques, DBT, Brainspotting and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Krista's approach uses a unique blend of evidence-based modalities to fit the individual needs of the patients she works with. She views mental health as a part of life that we all experience over the course of a life span. Krista uses an empathetic and non-judgmental approach in order to ensure the patients she works with feel safe.
Krista enjoys working with individuals with concerns related to any life challenges they experience that impacts their well-being.
Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her dogs and taking them fishing with her.
Chantelle is a Registered Social Worker. She completed her bachelor degree from the University of Windsor and obtained her Master degree from Wayne State University with specialization in family systems. Chantelle has certification in CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy.
Chantelle also has training in Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Couples Therapy, grounding techniques, self-compassion and empowerment.
Chantelle uses an eclectic approach to best suit each individual person and their own unique needs.
Your sessions may be covered by insurance. Please check your insurance coverage to see if it covers one of the following designations:
Registered Social Worker
I believe that challenges
arise during our everyday life that can often be overwhelming for us
to cope with. It might be hard for us to express how these challenges
impact us and hard to adjust to these new transitions.
I create a safe and warm space so that individuals are able to express themselves and fully explore their thoughts without judgement. Next Step Counselling was created with the mindset of taking the Next Step towards your healing journey.
I am committed to finding new and creative approaches to promote well-being for each individual’s specific needs.
I have worked in the field of Social work for over 23 years and have learned many valuable life lessons from the individuals who have crossed my path. I am passionate about assisting individuals meet their full potential and to live their best life possible.