Welcome to Insight!
Are you stressed, exhausted, or like you are just going through
the motions of your life? Did the pandemic play a role in driving you to
re-evaluate your priorities? Anxiety, depression, or feelings of overwhelm may
be at play and you may feel like you want a safe space to assess how you got to
where you are today. I specialize in working with professionals,
therapists, executives, caregivers, first-responders, and front-line workers who have successful
careers on paper but still feel unfulfilled in their personal and professional
lives and in their relationships. I can create a safe space to explore your
emotions and lived experiences.
Who am I?
My name is Kate Harper, PhD, RP. I am a registered psychotherapist (College of Registered
Psychotherapists of Ontario) and I hold a PhD in psychology. I am a research
psychologist, so I cannot diagnose or do psychological assessments, but I have
13 years’ experience as a psychotherapist. My focus is on client-centered
care and working with you where you are at to explore your feelings and
experiences. My goal is to help you to have a more fulfilling life and more
What can I help with?
I will work with individuals to explore current relationships,
family-of-origin issues, and support you in working through any of the
(including childhood, moral injury, or vicarious trauma)
I work with couples to
provide relationships support:
- Infidelity and
loss of trust
challenges-children and extended family
maintaining intimacy and closeness through life challenges
- Feeling alone
in your relationship and/or withdrawing from your relationship
- Family of
origin issues and/or trauma
Issues, such as grief, loss, and bereavement
How do I help?
I encourage introspection, self-reflection, and the exploration of
life-long and new patterns with the hope of making the present and the future
more healthy, meaningful, and positive. I
utilize the following modalities:
therapies (psychodynamic and humanistic)
solution focused, narrative, humanistic, and mindfulness-based
I also specialize in
Brain-based therapies such as:
- a talk-based form of therapy based on the assumption that our brains
and neural connections are plastic and thus, can change during the
- Past losses,
wounds, and traumas are stored in our bodies and brains leading us to
maintain difficult patterns of behaviour and thoughts and feelings that
keep us stuck, leading to depression, anxiety, and other forms of
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In our work together we can explore the roots of your stress, burn-out,
interpersonal struggles, relationships, anxiety, or feelings of inadequacy.
From the comfort of your home, you can discuss your fears, stressors, and hopes
as I holistically guide you toward more psychological balance and well-being.
You can live a more authentic, meaningful, and peaceful inner
Insight Neuropsychotherapy, Counselling, and Supervision ReachesOakville ONOttawa ONCaledon ONVaughan ONKingston ON
Clients throughout Ontario