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Kate Kitchen

Mindfullness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) especially for Prevention of Relapse of Depression in Adults

Kate Kitchen is an Advanced Practice Clinician for the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. She has been in clinical practice working with adults since receiving her Masters Degree in Social Work in 1980. She provides individual, couple and group psychotherapy, in addition to leading professional and community workshops. She began leading Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) groups for prevention of relapse of depression for patients of CAMH in 2001 and currently leads groups in the community and leads professional workshops in MBCT. She has been co-author on several publications for CAMH, including the Depression and Bipolar Disorder Family Psychoeducational Group Manual, The Depression Information Guide, The Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Information Guide and the Anxiety Disorder Information Guide. She is currently working on publishing collaborative research on the application of MBCT for complex mood disorders.  She is registered as a social worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and as a Licensed Independent Social Worker in the U.S. in the state of Ohio.