Master's of Theological Studies of Counselling (M.T.S.C.)
Registered Clinical Counsellor (R.C.C.)
Registered Marriage & Family Therapist (R.M.F.T.)
British Columbia Marriage & Family Therapist (B.C.M.F.T.)
Canadian Association of Marriage & Family Therapist (C.A.M.F.T.)
American Association of Marriage & Family Therapist (A.A.M.F.T.)
Trauma ( Developmental – abuse etc.) & Critical ( accident, injury, post traumatic stress conditions)
Individuals, Couples, Families, Groups, Work
General Counselling Served:
Victim’s assistance, restraining orders, Veteran’s and Aboriginal Affairs, Fire Department and Spiritual Leaders.
Counselling Approach Process:
Provide a safe place
Eclectic ( combination of therapy approaches best suited for counselling goals is utilized). Individual and/or Family System
Wholistic approach: emotional, physical, relational and spiritual ( where it applies ) for integrated personal therapy goals.
Masters of Theological Studies of Counselling
Trinity Western University, Langley, B.C.
Professional Nurse Diploma
Winnipeg General Hospital, Winnipeg, Man.
Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples
Vancouver, BC - Dr. Veronica Kallos-Lilly & Yolanda von Hockauf
Employee Assistance Program
The University of British Columbia Continuing Ed. Dept, Vancouver, BC.
Satir Systemic Brief Therapy Adavanced Training for Individual, Marriage, and Family 2002
Vancouver, BC - Dr. John Banmen
Parish Nurse Certificate
Trinity Western University, Langley, B.C.
Elijah House Canada, Prayer Counselling Advance Training
Private Practice - January 2002 - Present - Individual, Couple, Family, Group, Workplace
Burden Bearer’s - Langley, B. Counselling Intern - 1996 Counselling. Individual, Couple & Family
Registered Nursing Practice - 1972-1979 - General Duty, Special Duty Nurse, and Community Health Nurse (Vancouver/Victoria, BC)
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute Training for Attachment, Development and Trauma - December 2008 - September 2010
Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute Training for the Treatment of Trauma - May 2006 - February 2007
How The Stir Model Resolves Depression Workshop - Dec. 3, 2005. Satir Institute Of The Pacific, Vancouver, B.C., Dr. John Banmen.
Healing Potentials…of Meaning and Mindfulness - July 22-24, 2005. International Network on Personal Meaning, Vancouver, B.C., Paul Wong, PhD.
Expressive Play Therapy Methods to Help Traumatized Children - March 11-13, 2005.
Expressive Play Therapy, a Holistic and Integrative Approach - March 30-April 2, 2005. Sandplay, a Healing Journey for All Ages - May 4-8, 2005. Hornby Island, B.C., Marie Josie Dahaese, PhD. RCC., ATR, CET., RPT-S.
Rekindling Sexual Desire Workshop - Jan. 28, 2005 - The Family Therapy Institute Of Vancouver Island, B.C., Jayne Weatherbe, M.A. - A.B.S., R.M.F.T., R.C.C.
The Neurobiology of Love: Re-Wiring Emotions in Couples Therapy - April 29, 2004 Vancouver, B.C. - Brent Atkinson PhD., L.M.F.T.
Trauma Counselling - Feb. 26, 2004 - Vancouver, B.C., Sara Kammerzell, MEd., C.C.A., R.C.C.,
Emotionally Focused Therapy For Couples Training - 2003, 2004, 2005, Vancouver, B.C.- Dr. Veronica Kallos-Lilly & Yolanda von Hockauf
The ABC'S of Employment Assistance Program - Claire Sutton M.A., R.C.C., C.E.A.P., The University of British Columbia, Continuing Education, Vancouver, B.C., April 8, 2003 (6hrs.)
Depth-Oriented Brief Therapy: Working the Mind's Native Capacities for Swift, Deep Change - Bruce Ecker, M.A., L.M.F.T., A.A.M.F.T., Nov. 21-12, 2002.
Group Leadership Skills Workshop on Dealing with Loss - June Wasnick M.T.S.C., Director of Bereavement Services of the Langley Hospice Society, Trinity Western University, Langley, B.C., Feb.2-3, 2001.
Cognitive Therapy For Couples - Dr. C. Newman, Vancouver, B.C.,
Oct. 22, 1998.
Working With Emotions - Dr. L. Greenberg, Vancouver, B.C., Sept. 25-26 1998.
Motivational Interviewing Workshop - Dr. J. Auxier, Trinity Western University, Langley, B.C., June 5-6 1998.
Executive Team Building Workshop - Konstanturos & Associates, Victoria, B.C., Dec 15-17, 1997.
Marriage Conference - Family Life, Harrison Hot Springs, B.C., - Weekend, 1996.
Prayer Counselling - Elijah House Canada, Victoria, B.C., Basic Training: Nov. 4-8 1996, April 28 – May 2, 1997, and Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 1997, Advanced
Training: May (1 week), 2000, Nov. 6-10, 2000.
Dealing With Loss, Grief and Life Changes - Richmond Hospice Association, Northwest Satir Institute, Richmond Health Department, , Richmond B.C., June 1, 1996.
Spirituality and Therapy Conference - The North Shore Counselling Centre, Vancouver, B.C., May 2-4, 1996.
Taylor - Johnson Temperament Analysis Certification Workshop - Dr. M. Stouffer, Trinity Western University, Langley, B.C., Jan 28, 1995
Stop The Hurt (Counselling the Sexual Abuse Survivor, Perpetrator, and Their Families) - D. M. Whitman M.Ed.& K. Merriman M.S.W. Vancouver, B.C., , 9hrs, 1993.
Positive Parenting, North Vancouver, B.C. - North Shore Family Services - 8 evenings, 1989