i hold a ph.d. in clinical psychology and have provided psychological services to individuals, couples, and families since 2005. i have experience in assessment and treatment of a variety of mental health challenges in children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly.
throughout my clinical training issues of culture, sexual orientation, gender, religion, and other areas of human diversity have been of utmost importance.
i am a registered psychologist with the college of psychologists of bc (#1945). i am also a member in good standing of the:
❖ american psychological association (apa)
❖ canadian psychological association (cpa)
❖ british columbia psychological association (bcpa).
i am adjunct professor in the psychology department at the university of british columbia (ubc), as well as clinical instructor in the department of psychiatry (ubc), clinical associate in the department of psychology at simon fraser university (sfu), and adjunct faculty in the department of psychology at douglas college.
i have taught in the field of psychology on the graduate and undergraduate levels, published, and presented research at various academic conferences.
in addition to a graduate education in clinical psychology, i have participated in educational trainings and seminars on:
❖ ph.d. in clinical psychology
❖ registered clinical psychologist (r.psych.) with the college of psychologists of bc
❖ experience with a wide variety of challenges
❖ academic appointments at ubc, sfu, and douglas college
❖ psychoanalytic and psychodynamic psychotherapy
❖ acceptance and commitment therapy (act)
❖ interpersonal psychotherapy (ipt)
❖ cognitive behavioural therapy (cbt)
❖ buddhist and contemplative psychotherapy
❖ somatic and body-oriented psychotherapy
❖ couples therapy models (john gottmat, david schnarch)
❖ family therapy (minuchin, family systems)
❖ child and adolescent psychotherapy
❖ play therapy
❖ expressive art therapies
❖ group psychotherapy