Kitty Chai

Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW

Verified by Psychology Today
Photo of Kitty Chai, MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker in Richmond Hill
(289) 302-7181

Kitty Chai

Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

10271 Yonge Street, Suite #325
Richmond Hill, ON L4C
(289) 302-7181
Offers online therapy

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About

Kitty’s diverse background provides a unique perspective on counselling psychology and mental health care. Kitty has provided counselling and therapy with all age groups in private clinics, hospitals, school board, courts, and community agencies for 15 years. Kitty has extensive experience working with individuals struggling with mental health and addictions, with a focus on anxiety, depression, anger management, self-esteem, domestic violence and trauma. Being CBT certified and working primarily from an anti-oppressive practice lens, Kitty uses strengths-based, Mindfulness-based, emotion-focused, DBT, and etc.
Areas of practice: Anxiety & Depression; Suicidality & Self Harm Behaviours; Anger & Aggression; Abuse and Violence; Addiction Issues; Social Skills/Relationships; Family Conflicts; MH Court Supports; Separation & Divorce; Grief, loss, and bereavement; Trauma (PTSD); Parenting and Coaching; Gender; Identity Issues; ADHD/ADD; Autism; School-based Issues.
Please visit our website for more information www.elitecounsellingbeyond.ca

Finances

  • Session Fee: $160 per session
  • Couples Session Fee: $160 per session
Pay By: Cash, Cheque, Wire
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Alliance
  • Blue Cross
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Canada Life | Great-West Life
  • Desjardins
  • Great-West Life
  • Manulife
  • SunLife
  • The Co-operators
My therapy sessions are covered by most insurance companies. Fees: $160/hr (virtual) or $180/hour (in person).
Email me or call (289) 302-7181 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 15 Years
  • Membership: Ontario College of Social Workers & Social Service Workers
  • School: University of Windsor
Kitty is a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW).

Kitty Chai's Groups

CBT

A Group CBT is an effective way to reduce your symptoms of anxiety with the added benefit that you will meet others who are struggling with the same concerns. Group provides a supportive environment and you may find it reassuring to know that you are not the only one facing challenges with anxiety.

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Location

10271 Yonge Street, Suite #325
Richmond Hill, ON L4C
(289) 302-7181
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Child
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Life Coaching
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian and Hispanic and Latino
I also speak: Mandarin
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler
Communities
  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Immuno-disorders
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Little Person Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Single Mother
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA)
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychobiological Approach Couple Therapy
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Rational Emotive Behaviour (REBT)
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Postal Codes
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2023
Photo of Kitty Chai, MSW, RSW, Registered Social Worker in Richmond Hill
Kitty Chai

Registered Social Worker, MSW, RSW