RPsych (Registered Psychologist)
- Highest Academic Graduate Degree: PhD
- Gender: Female
- NSBEP Reg. # R0461
Dr Kathy Hubley Carruthers holds a BSc with honours (Psychology) from Acadia University (1994), a MSc in Counselling Psychology from the University of Calgary (1999), and a PhD in Applied Psychology from the University of Calgary (2002). As part of her doctoral training, she participated in the Family Therapy Training Program through the American Association for Marital and Family Therapy (AAMFT).
Dr Hubley Carruthers is a specialist in couples and family counselling. She is extensively trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). She also incorporates Mindfulness-Based, Emotion-Focused and Solution-Focused treatments in therapy. Dr Hubley Carruthers sees adolescents, couples and families with a wide variety of concerns including relationship problems, anxiety and mood management difficulties, learning and attention issues, and job/career concerns. She has a special interest in relational issues such as co-parenting, recovering from the crisis of infidelity, trust building, intimacy building, and forgiveness. She does work in rebuilding after separation/divorce.
In addition to therapy, Dr Hubley Carruthers offers psychology assessment/screening for a wide variety of presenting concerns (i.e., job pre-selection, PTSD, anxiety, depression, ADHD). She is a contract psychologist for Corrections Service Canada and the Public Service Commission as well as the RCMP.
Dr Hubley Carruthers has extensive training and experience in the area of stress management and workplace wellness. She completed her doctoral research in the areas of stress management, burnout, and work-family balance. She continues to offer job coaching and job transition support services. Dr Hubley Carruthers has over 21 years of experience working in family service agencies, teaching hospitals and private practice settings in Calgary and Halifax.