Karen Bester

MA Degree Psychotherapist

Languages Spoken


Accepting New Patients


Private Practice - MA Registered Psychotherapist, membership in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapist Ontario (CRPO). Providing individual psychotherapy and counselling services for over 25 years with a focus on adults and adolescents. Primary areas of service include but are not limited to depression, anxiety, panic attacks, post traumatic stress, stress and lifestyle management, marital, grief, conflict resolution, anger management, addictions, behavioral problems and trauma work. Approved provider of service for Indian Residential School and First Nations and Inuit Health Canada (Indigenous Services Canada). Significant cross cultural experience. Please call for an appointment. You do not require a referral from a Doctor.

Services Available

Abuse, Adolescent, Addiction, Anger Management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Behavioural Issues, Bullying, Couples, Crisis Intervention, Depression, Drugs/ Substance Use, Domestic Abuse, Eating Disorders, Financial Stress, LGBTQ2+, Life Skills, Post-Traumatic Stress, Relationships, Self-harm, Sexuality, Self Confidence, Stress, Suicide, Workplace Stress

Modality/Therapeutic Approach

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Brief Psychotherapy, Client-centred Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Based Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy


777 Red River Road, Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 1J9

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