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Kristin Boettger MA CCC RCAT

Canadian Certified Counsellor

Registered Art Therapist

Kristin holds a Bachelor's Degree (BA) in Psychology from the University of Victoria and a Master's Degree (MA) in Counselling (Art Therapy) from Concordia University.  She also studied as a Painting Major at the Alberta College of Art and Design.  She has advanced training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Emotion-Focused Family Therapy (EFFT), attachment theory, affective neuroscience and trauma-informed care.  Since 2002 Kristin has worked across a wide variety of clinical and community settings.  Some of her past affiliations include Juno House, The Alberta Children's Hospital, AADAC Youth Services, The Calgary Board of Education, The United Way Women’s Leadership Council, The Leighton Art Centre, The Rocky Mountain YMCAThe Calgary Girls SchoolSheriff King YWCA, Urban Youth Worx and Leadership Calgary.   She has been in private practice for 10 years.

    As a settler who is living and working on this land, Kristin acknowledges Calgary / Mohkinstsis (MOH-kin-stiss) as the traditional territories of the peoples of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta.  This includes the Blackfoot First Nation tribes of Siksika, the Piikuni, the Kainai, the Stoney Nakoda First Nations tribes of Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley and the Tsuut’ina First Nation. The city of Calgary is also homeland to the historic Northwest Métis and to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3.