Appointments: Monday to Thursday, 8:30am–4:30pm. In-person sessions available to local clients and remote sessions (phone or video) available to local clients and across BC and the Yukon.

Dr. Sawatsky works from her office in Nelson, BC. You can find her at:

Kootenay Branch of KPG, 701 Front St. Suite D, Nelson, V1L 4B8. 

Office located directly above Glass House Optical on the second floor of The Gateway Building. Entrance is through a door beside the Torchlight patio.


Dr. Megan Sawatsky is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of British
Columbia. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Ottawa, ON, and
then returned to her roots in Western Canada. She first stopped in Alberta for her Doctoral
Residency, and now enjoys living in Nelson, BC, where she works with our Satellite clinic. Dr. Sawatsky
offers in person services in Nelson and remote services to people across British Columbia and
the Yukon. She is grateful to provide services to peoples of all cultural and spiritual heritages
and identities, and she recognizes the unceded lands of the First Nations people across the
regions she serves.

Dr. Sawatsky has a history of working in a variety of hospital, forensic, community, and private
practice settings where she helped adults and youth overcome a broad spectrum of mental
health and interpersonal concerns. In Dr. Sawatsky’s practice with KPG, she works with adults,
couples, and youth to work through mental health and interpersonal challenges and to build
meaningful and fulfilling lives.

As a scientist-practitioner, Dr. Sawatsky applies evidence-based approaches while thoughtfully
tailoring services to meet clients’ unique needs and goals. Her approach is client-centered and
values the therapeutic relationship and collaboration therein. She draws on her diverse training
in cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR),
dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), acceptance-commitment therapy (ACT), emotionally-
focused therapy (EFT), mindfulness, and insight-oriented approaches. For couples therapy, her
primary approach is emotionally-focused therapy (EFT-C).

Dr. Sawatsky’s clinical services include comprehensive psychological diagnostic assessment and
the treatment of:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Operational Stress Injuries
  • Substance misuse and dependency
  • Chronic health conditions, including persistent pain
  • Insomnia and other Sleep Disorders
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Life transitions
  • Sexual health concerns
  • Integration therapy



To book an appointment with Dr. Sawatsky online please click the button below. For current KPG clients only. Appointments are only permitted a maximum of one 50 minute session every two weeks. If you book appointments for a longer duration and/or increased frequency than this, your online booking permissions will be revoked.

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