Kara Kalin Zader
Master of Counselling (MC)
Registered Clinical Counsellor
Kara is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and holds a Master of Counselling degree. Along with her background as a high performance sport coach, Kara introduces unique ideas into the counselling space, which allow her to quickly help clients get moving toward their goals. Kara also brings several years of experience as a mental health and addictions counsellor, which has allowed her to work with youth, adults, families, and groups in a treatment setting. She has the ability to establish and maintain working relationships within an interdisciplinary model and believes that clients are the experts in their own lives.
Kara continues to be involved with the National Sport program of Canada, with more than a decade of developing athletes along their road to excellence. This experience in a high performance environment transfers well to any sphere where excellence matters.
In her integrative approach to counselling work, Kara combines Narrative, Solution-Focused, and Cognitive-Behavioural theories, along with Performance Based Mental Skills Training. She has a way about her that is non-judgmental, and compassionate, with what has been described as, a surprising capacity to seek out and find the inherent strengths within each client. Kara has experience assisting clients with a wide variety of challenges including depression, anxiety, addictions, grief and loss, disordered eating, anger management, relationship concerns, cancer, life transitions, and many other areas of Mental Health. In her work with athletics and performance, Kara helps to address fear of failure, goal setting, sleep disturbance, recovery from injury, performance anxiety, and mental training.
Kara provides counselling services in English.
Vancouver Counsellor, Kara Kalin Zader, is available via our Secure Virtual clinic for Online Counselling sessions on Monday and Wednesday and is currently accepting new clients.
To inquire about future availability with Kara, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and you will receive an email from central booking to assist with the process.