Krista Pratte is a PsyD candidate in psychology at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and a doctoral affiliate of the Ordre des psychologues du Québec. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Concordia University. She completed her training in the Anxiety Disorders Program (including the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders Clinic) and the Bariatric Psychology Program at the Allan Memorial Institute. She also trained at the Centre de Services Psychologiques de l’UQAM in Schema Focused Therapy.
Krista has experience with anxiety disorders, mood disorders, trauma, eating disorders and related body image issues. Her approach to therapy is integrative, drawing on cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, schema focused therapy and mentalization based modalities. Her style is warm, authentic, empathetic and flexible. She takes a collaborative approach where both client and therapist play an active role in therapy. This approach aims to understand the person as a whole in order to increase awareness and foster change, allowing one to lead a rich and full life.
In her spare time, Krista enjoys teaching Pilates and spending time in the country doing various outdoor sports. She also loves cooking, discovering new recipes and spending time with family and friends.