Qualifications, Education and Training

2008Diploma in Applied Psychology and Counseling – Kelowna College of Professional Counsellors

2010Non-Violent Crisis Intervention – John Howard Society

2011 – Crisis Line Training Program Certificate – Kelowna Community Resources

2014Protection For Persons In Care – Province of Alberta

2020Holistic Mental Health Coach – Nickerson Institute

2021Compassionate Inquiry Certification – Gabor Mate

Continuing Education Certificates: many through PESI in Continuing Education Seminars – Online CEU – Mental Health Training 2022/2023

  • Treating Complex Trauma with Internal Family Systems
  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional Competency Conference
  • Narcissistic Abuse and Gaslighting Treatment Course
  • Working with Military and Veteran Clients
  • Fallout of Narcissistic Abuse – Ramani Dorvasula
  • Thrive Summit – International Global Doctors & Whistleblowers
  • How to Recover From Narcissistic Parents & Heal Past Family Trauma Masterclass Summit
  • Gaslighting: Help Clients Escape and Rebuild from a Narcissist’s Emotional Abuse
  • Janina Fisher’s Trauma Treatment Certification Training (CCTP): The Latest Advances and Proven Techniques to Resolve Deeply Held Trauma
  • 2-Day Intensive Workshop: Treating Complex Trauma with Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • 2 Day Intensive Course: Clinical Supervision: Providing Effective Supervision, Navigating Ethical Issues and Managing Risk
  • Trauma and Self-Harm: Increase Safety with a New Approach to Cutting, Bingeing, and Addictive Behaviors
  • Integrative Medicine and Nutrition for PTSD and Complex Trauma Certification Course

    Continuing Education Certificates: many through PESI in Continuing Education Seminars – Online CEU – Mental Health Training 2024
  • Creative & Playful Pathways to Treat Acute, Complex & Attachment Trauma: A Certified Child & Adolescent Trauma Professional Training Course
  • 2-Day Trauma Conference: The Body Keeps the Score-Trauma Healing Through the Senses with Bessel van der Kolk, MD
  • 2-Day Intensive Training: Mindfulness Certification Course
  • Anxious Grief: Strategies for Working with the Missing Stage of Grief
  • Kids Grief Summit: Certified Child & Adolescent Grief Counseling Specialist (CGCS-CA) Detailed professional standards available at www.evergreencertifications.com/cgcsca
    Independently licensed, master’s prepared mental health professionals, including: Psychologists, Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Certified School Counselors
  • Finding Meaning in Loss: The Sixth Stage of Grief
  • 2-Day Anxiety Certification Course: Integrate CBT and Exposure & Response Prevention for Treatment of GAD, Panic Disorder, OCD, Social Anxiety, & Phobias
  • 2 Day Intensive Anger Management Certification: Mindfulness-Based Tools for Impulse Control, Reduced Emotional Reactivity and Long-Lasting Change by Pavel Somov, PhD
    PESI –
    March 21-March 22, 2024
  • 3-Day Nutrition for Mental Health Certification Course: April 3-5, 2024
  • To Forgive or Not to Forgive? Releasing the Pain of Relational Trauma: April 11, 2024
  • Three Misunderstandings About Grief by Dianne Poole Heller
    May 21, 2024
  • Traumatology Summit with Various Experts & Topics:
    June 12 & 13, 2024
  • 2-Day Couples Therapy Training: Getting Started with Relational Life Therapy
    June 24 & 25, 2024
  • Clinical Supervision: Providing Effective Supervision, Navigating Ethical Issues and Managing Risk: George Haarman
    July 22 & 23, 2024
  • 2-Day Couples Therapy Training, Getting Started with Relational Life Therapy: with Terry Real
    June 24 & 25, 2024