RPsych (Registered Psychologist)
- Highest Academic Graduate Degree: PhD
- Gender: Male
- NSBEP Reg. # R0740
Dr. Adam Kayfitz is a registered psychologist with the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Professional Psychology. He received a BA with honours (psychology) from Wilfred Laurier University (2004) and a MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Windsor in 2007 and 2011, respectively.
Dr. Kayfitz sees children (and can work with the 0-5 population), adolescents, and adults as well as parents and families. He has experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds on issues including anxiety, depression, emotional dysregulation, non-compliance, family relationship conflicts, trauma, and parent/child relationship difficulties. Dr. Kayfitz uses a variety of therapeutic modalities including Psychodynamic, Emotion-Focused Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. He also uses mindfulness and positive psychology-based approaches. He is certified as an Advanced EFFT therapist through the Institute for Emotion-Focused Family Therapy.
He works with parents to support their loved ones with mental health challenges and helps empower parents with skills to help their children cope with strong feelings. He also helps parents cope with the challenging feelings that arise when raising a child/teen. He adopts a collaborative, empathic, and playful approach to treatment that is guided by attention to the goals, strengths, and unique needs of clients and their families while forming a strong bond that facilitates the change process.