"Therapy is about people discovering through conversations, the hopeful, preferred and previously unrecognized hidden possibilities contained within themselves."
Lindsey is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with a Master's degree in Counselling Psychology from Simon Fraser University. Over the last 15 years, she has worked successfully with children, teenagers, adults of all ages, couples, families and groups.
Lindsey believes in working collaboratively with her clients and empowering them to make important changes in their lives. She is passionate about her work and is also committed to continuous growth and learning in her professional and personal life.
She provides her clients an empathic and non-judgmental counselling experience, where individual differences and stories are embraced and stories of success and resilience are created.
Her background is in Narrative Therapy and she has developed a thoughtful and effective way to also incorporate evidence-based practices such as Mindfulness, Emotion Focused Therapy and Cognitive Behavioual Therapy (CBT) into her work.
Topics she can help with include:
Lindsey has completed advanced training in Narrative Therapy, Collaborative Divorce and Mediation. She is a member of the Collaborative Divorce Vancouver team, working as both a Divorce Coach and Child/Youth Specialist. Lindsey is also a Charter member of the B.C. Collaborative Roster Society and the B.C. Hear the Child Roster. She has maintained a leadership position within the Collaborative Divorce field by serving as a Director and Co-Chair to the Collaborative Divorce Vancouver and B.C. Collaborative Roster Society boards.
She has presented her Collaborative Divorce work at International forums, including the International Association of Collaborative Practice and the International Marriage and Family Therapy conferences and continues to develop speaking engagements and teachings on the incorporation of Narrative Therapy into the Collaborative practice.
Lindsey also offers Clinical Supervision services to therapists, support workers, students and therapy teams. She believes in the importance of communities working together to enhance their therapeutic skills and to offer one another support through challenging cases. Lindsey encourages safety, empowerment and accountability in her work as a Clinical Supervisors.
In addition to her private practice, she has worked for public and non-profit organizations. She has worked as a family Counsellor with Family Services of Greater Vancouver, as a clinical addictions Counsellor at Maple Ridge Treatment Center, as a group facilitator for parents of children with Down syndrome at the Down Syndrome Research Foundation and as a Counsellor at SHARE Family & Community Services.
Lindsey's role as a mother of 3 and stepmother of 2 has enrichened both her personal and professional lives. Both the challenges and blessings have allowed her new perspectives to draw on in her work.
Lindsey sees clients in Vancouver, West Vancouver locations.