Katie McKeown

Job Title:

 Faculty, Psychology


 Contract Faculty






Academic Background

  • Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology
  • Bachelor of Education (BEd), University of Western Ontario (Intermediate/Senior qualifications in Family Studies & General Science; Special Education, Mathematics, Guidance & Career Education).
  • Honours Bachelor of Arts (Brescia), University of Western Ontario in Nutrition & Family Studies
  • Professional Designations: CRPO Approved Clinical Supervisor, Registered Psychotherapist (RP, Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) & Professional Home Economist (PHEc).

Previous Work Experience

  • Clinical Director & Psychotherapist of MODERN PSYCH Counselling
    • Provided counselling services to adults, adolescents and children
    • CRPO Approved Clinical Supervisor
    • Provided internships to Masters of Counselling Psychology students
    • Specializing in eating disorders, body image, anorexia, binge eating, self esteem, self confidence, sports psychology, perfectionism and anxiety.
  • Ontario Secondary School Teacher
    • Family Studies & Social Sciences Department
    • Special Education & Resource Department
    • Thames Valley District School Board
  • Child Literacy Specialist
    • North East London Resource Centre

Areas of Teaching

  • The Exceptional Child
  • Child Development
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Psychology of Crime & Corrections

Research Specialization(s)

  • Anxiety
  • Self Esteem & Body Image
  • Disordered Eating 
  • Behaviour Management
  • Exceptionalities & Child Development

Awards and Recognition

  • Dean’s Honor Roll

Other Relevant Information

  • Outside of teaching at Brescia, Katie is a high school family studies teacher and is the Clinical Director of MODERN PSYCH, an online counselling clinic focusing on treating high achieving individuals struggling with anxiety, disordered eating and self esteem.