Your KMT eCounsellors

Karen Thronton

karen-picKaren’s mantra is to provide hope, encouragement, human dignity, and compassion for each of her clients as they explore ways to overcome life’s obstacles.

Her counselling background stems from working with diverse populations that presents with multiple learning challenges, trauma, substance abuse and mental health disorders. She has and continues to work with children, youth, adults, new immigrants, families and couples under the supervision of a registered clinical psychologist within the GTA. Karen continues to build her skills around working extensively with clients with more diverse and religious backgrounds as part of her work with local multicultural, learning and social service agencies.

At KMT Learning she services individuals, couples, and families struggling with the changes of life’s circumstances..

Under supervisory guidance in private practice, Karen has and continues to work with clients using Intergenerational Trauma Treatment Model (ITTM), Emotionally Focussed Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Brief Solution Focussed Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Internal Systems Theory, Strengths Perspective, Mindfulness Theory, Psychodynamic Therapy, Anti-Oppressive Practice, Relational Life Therapy approaches when working with clients with, PTSD, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, somatic complaints, relationship problems, family stress, grief and loss, anger management, conduct disorder, OCD, ADHD, ODD, learning and mood disorders. 

Many of our counselors have worked with survivors of trauma, motor vehicle accidents; acquired brain injury (ABI), challenges facing pre-teens, teens and young adults who are dealing with relationship/partner conflicts.  Our counselors work with many of our clients who are struggling with family expectations, sexuality, spirituality and transitioning into a new culture, including, new immigrants and refugees.

Karen is extremely passionate about the impact of divorce and separation on the family unit and teaches strategies to families on how to grow in the midst of crisis and dissolution without losing faith in humanity.