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FAQ

10. Can you complete referral forms to treatment centres? Yes, I am familar with and have completed referrals to all BC addiction treatment and recovery facilities.


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Philosophy


My therapeutic practice is aligned with Rogerian, Narrative, Solution Focused and Satir theories. Additional training and experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Experience

iStock_000008015147Small 12 + years as a Counsellor in public mental health and addiction services

7 + years as a Youth Practitioner working with teenagers and young adults dealing with mild to severe depression, anxiety, eating disorders, suicidal thoughts, self harm, trauma and substance abuse

Kerrisdale Youth Counsellor working directly in the high schools and community with youth and their families struggling with withdrawal, substance abuse, difficult peer dynamics, divorce, depression, body image and other mental health concerns

Broad cross cultural experience

Worked in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada

Ally to the LGBT community currently a volunteer counsellor at the Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre
www.cwhwc.com

Supervised by Vikki Reynolds, Phd, RCC
www.vikkireynolds.ca

Brief Resume

Mental Health / Addictions Counsellor
VCH Pender Clinic Downtown East Side and Three Bridges Community Health Centre, Vancouver, BC
2006-2012

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VCH, Kerisdale, Vancouver, BC
2005-2006

Vocational Counsellor
VCH Mental Health Services, Vancouver, BC
2004-2005

Youth Community Developer/ Youth Group Facilitator
PeerNetBC, Vancouver, BC
2003-2004

Mental Health Outreach and Group Facilitator (Youth and Adults)
London, England 2000-2003

Mental Health Advocate , Group Facilitor
California, USA
1996-2000

Member of the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors which requires rigorous academic training (Masters-level), clinical experience and extensive supervision