Natalya Austin is a Registered Clinical Social Worker. She attended the University of Calgary where she received her Bachelor of Social Work in 2006 and her Master of Social Work, with a Clinical Specialization in 2013. Natalya has worked with individuals, couples, and families over the past 14 years.
Natalya believes in the importance of understanding, trust, connection & belonging in the therapeutic relationship and carries this framework into her practice. She has a passion for working with children and teens, and specializes in the treatment of Anxiety, and is a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional. Natalya’s approach to working with Couples is drawn from the Couples Institute, along with Gottman Method level 1 and 2. Professional development and continued education is at the core of Natalya practice, where she received her level 1 and 2 in Narrative Therapy from the Vancouver School of Narrative Therapy.
Natalya uses an integrative and developmental approach to therapy that includes Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Mindfulness, and trauma informed practice.
Natalya is a wife of 13 years, and a mother to a 13 year son. She grew up in Newfoundland and moved to British Columbia at the age of 12. Natalya has lived in Alberta for the past 20 years, and has resided in the Calgary areas since 2006. Natalya moved to Airdrie in 2013, where she has settled into this beautiful and thriving community. Natalya enjoys skiing in the winter months, and hiking and gardening in the spring/summer mothers. Her values are founded on integrity, accountability, transparency, collaboration. Loving life, sharing laugher, celebrating and honoring uniqueness are just a few of the qualities that Natalya bring to her practice, as well as her way of living.