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Welcome to The Practice

With twenty years of clinical experience under her belt, Dr. Kathy Hubley Carruthers opened her own Psychological Services Firm in November of 2011 to provide her clients with highly skilled, compassionate therapeutic services in a warm, friendly and welcoming environment.

Dr. Hubley Carruthers and her five capable Associates, Dr. Adam KayfitzDr. Joanne Gillespie, Dr. Joanna Hessen-Kayfitz, Angelina MacLellan, M.A. and Céline Robert, M.Sc., are currently accepting self-referrals, as well as referrals from physicians, hospital groups, governmental agencies, and other health related service groups (i.e., massage therapists, chiropractors, etc.).

Dr. Hubley Carruthers sees clients Monday to Thursday between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Both Angelina MacLellan and Céline Robert see clients on a full-time basis with flexible hours during the day as well as some evenings. Dr. Adam Kayfitz is available Tuesday afternoons and evenings. Dr. Joanne Gillespie sees clients on various evenings throughout the week and Dr. Joanna Hessen Kayfitz is available for clients on Thursday afternoons and evenings.

Referrals are accepted by phone, fax or e-mail. Alisia MacKenzie, our competent and compassionate Office Manager, is on duty from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday to accept your calls or respond to your e-mail queries (see Appointments Page of website).

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Please be advised that as recommended by the Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia, our fees for therapy and related services have changed as of January 1, 2018 to:

$190/hour for individual therapy
$210/hour for couples and family therapy

Hello everyone,

Given the COVID-19 crisis, the Registered Psychologists at Dr. Hubley Carruthers & Associates have chosen to work in consort with our government and public health leaders to “flatten the curve” and help to protect the most vulnerable in our community. We continue to follow all protocols that the Nova Scotia government has in place for the safety of our practice and clients.

Beginning September 8th, we will offer in-person appointments as well as continue with telehealth services, including phone or video sessions. If you have a scheduled appointment, please reach out to the office to indicate your preference. Our Office Manager, Ms. Alisia MacKenzie, will work with you, in advance of your scheduled session, to troubleshoot any concerns and hep to ensure your services are as hassle free as possible.

Please note that if you choose to attend your session in-person, there will be health and safety restrictions in place, and we ask that you follow these protocols to help keep everyone safe:

Please advise us if, within the last 14 days, you have:

For more information on the approved Return to Work Guidelines established by the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology (NSBEP), please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions document found here:

If you are new to our Practice or looking for more information, please contact us by phone at 902-407-1234 or by email at

Finally, and most importantly, if you are an RCMP member, a front-line healthcare worker, or a family member or friend of those impacted by Nova Scotia’s recent tragedy, please contact us and your request will be prioritized.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding during this difficult time.

Kind regards,

Dr. Kathy Hubley Carruthers

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