5 Reasons why I teach Meditation to clients who struggle with Anxiety

Meditation has been an important part of my personal and my professional journey. I have found it to be a natural companion to my psychotherapeutic work with clients. I especially love teaching meditation to my clients who experience anxiety. Here is why… Meditation helps us learn to be present in the moment. Anxiety is oftenContinue reading “5 Reasons why I teach Meditation to clients who struggle with Anxiety”

Keep well this season with Holiday Singles

The holidays can be an extremely difficult and sensitive time for many people. I’ve created this seasonal offering to help you survive & thrive the holidays. All through December and January I will be offering single session therapy. This means that you can get support without having to sign up for or commit to longContinue reading “Keep well this season with Holiday Singles”

Registration is now open! Meditation for anxiety: Creating space for calm

6 week group40 minutes per weekSmall group sizeHeld virtually             I know how difficult anxiety can be. Sometimes it is the low-lying hum, ever-present in the background. Other times it is the sudden woosh of panic that rises up hot in the body. The worry…the racing heart…the desire to get away…to hide… It is withContinue reading “Registration is now open! Meditation for anxiety: Creating space for calm”

Registration is now open for The Connected Self guided meditation series

You are invited to register for our new guided meditation series!This course begins in just a few weeks. You will find everything you need to sign up, below. Think of how you go through each day. Are you so busy that you don’t stop to take a breath? Are you always focused on what’s next,Continue reading “Registration is now open for The Connected Self guided meditation series”

Recommended reading for trauma recovery

A review of “Healing Trauma” by Peter A. Levine, PhD.Written by Kristy Kirby, Registered Psychotherapist If you are looking for a book that will help you understand your trauma and show you what practical steps you can take to recover and regain resilience, this is the book for you. A quick read that is infinitelyContinue reading “Recommended reading for trauma recovery”

What is Open Skies Psychotherapy all about?

Welcome. My name is Kristy and I am here to help you connect to your inner self, heal from your past and reimagine your future! We are all here for a reason. Each of us has an abundance of value to offer the world. The trick is in gathering all of those talents, passions, interestsContinue reading “What is Open Skies Psychotherapy all about?”

Crisis Support Resources

The following is a list of Crisis Support resources for the Kitchener-Waterloo area. If you are in immediate danger, please call 911 Please remember that you matter and that you are valuable beyond comprehension. Thank you for choosing safety. HERE 24/7 1 844 432 3247 Mobile Crisis Services can be contacted through Here 24/7. TheContinue reading “Crisis Support Resources”