Dr. Kirsten Gullickson

Dr. Kirsten Gullickson, Ph.D.

Registered Doctoral Psychologist (Provisional)

Dr. Kirsten Gullickson was born and raised in Regina, SK. She completed a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree at the University of Regina and went on to complete her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of New Brunswick. Dr. Gullickson completed her pre-doctoral internship training at the Edmonton Consortium Clinical Psychology Residency Program, where she had the opportunity to work at the Multidisciplinary Pain Clinic (for chronic pain), Specialized Rehabilitation Outpatient Program (for
amputations, spinal cord injuries, and brain injuries), and Behavioural Sleep Medicine Clinic (for insomnia). She has previous experiencing working with medical inpatients and in a cardiac rehabilitation program. In addition to her clinical training, Dr. Gullickson has an extensive research background, with a primary focus on adjustment to chronic pain and other health conditions. She also worked as a research associate at the University of Regina Online Therapy Unit, where she contributed to research on Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy. Dr. Gullickson has published 7 articles in peer-reviewed
scientific journals and has presented her research at numerous local, national, and international conferences. She is a Registered Doctoral Psychologist (Provisional) with the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists (#1144).

Dr. Gullickson provides evidence-based psychological assessment and treatment to adults struggling with pain management, sleep problems, health behaviour change, stress, anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, life transitions, relationship problems, and identity issues. She is trained to provide cognitive behaviour therapy (transdiagnostic and disorder-specific, including cognitive behaviour therapy for insomnia), acceptance and commitment therapy, motivational enhancement, prolonged
exposure therapy, and cognitive processing therapy. Dr. Gullickson is committed to understanding how biological, psychological, and social factors contribute to well-being. She believes in an active, collaborative approach to psychotherapy, with a focus on long-term self-management.