Our Counsellors

Bev Kendall, MSW, RCC
Bev has been working in the counselling profession for over 25 years. With her experience as Executive Director in the non-profit sector, along with her years of working with youth, children and families, she uses these experiences to help people move beyond their current situation and find solutions that last. She is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors and has special training in EMDR. She lives in Abbotsford.
Areas of Interest
Parenting, Depression, Stress/Anxiety, Relationship Issues, Sexual Abuse, Trauma.
Location
Langley, Abbotsford
Persons Served
Men, Women, Couples
Mandana Sharifi, MA, RCC
Mandana is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with over 10 years experience in the helping profession. She enjoys working with youth and children and offers services in English and Farsi.
Areas of Interest
Trauma/PTSD, Parent-Teen conflict, Depression, Stress/Anxiety, Grief/Loss
Location
Langley
Persons Served
Men, Women, Youth and Children, Families, Couples
Marie Amos, MA, RCC
Marie is a personable and compassionate helper and a Registered Clinical Counsellor with over 10 years experience working with youth and children. In her private practice, she focuses on youth and adults with a variety of issues.
Areas of Interest
Stress/Anxiety, Relationships, Grief/Loss, Depression
Location
Chilliwack
Persons Served
Men, Women, Couples, Youth and Children
Mark Douglas, MA, RCC
Mark is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. He has special training in Satir Transformational Systemic Therapy and play therapy and has several years of experience working with families, children and youth.
Areas of Interest
Divorce/Separation, Parent-child conflict, Family violence, Childhood abuse and trauma, Anger management
Location
Chilliwack
Persons Served
Men, Women, Youth, Children, Couples, Families
Peggy Brown, M.Ed., RCC
Peggy is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors with over 20 years experience helping people. She is a trained play therapist and has a special interest in working with youth and families.
Areas of Interest
Divorce/separation, Grief/Loss, Anger, Stress/Anxiety, PTSD/Trauma, Abuse, Family Violence, Women's Issues
Location
Abbotsford, Chilliwack
Persons Served
Men, Women, Youth and Children, Couples, Families
Paul Henry, MSW, RSW
Paul is a Registered Social Worker with over 20 years experience working with men and women experiencing the negative effects of addictions. He also has specialized training in EMDR and OEI Level 2.
Areas of Interest
Addiction, Trauma/PTSD, Anger, Separation/Divorce, Stress/Anxiety, Grief/Loss, Depression
Location
Abbotsford
Persons Served
Men, Women, Couples
Pree Wadhawan, MA, RCC
Pree is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. Her work history includes working with women and children fleeing violence. She offers counselling in both English and Punjabi.
Areas of Interest
Stress/Anxiety, Anger, Addiction, Trauma, Grief/Loss, Domestic Violence, Childhood Issues
Location
Abbotsford, Chilliwack
Persons Served
Men, Women, Youth and Children, Couples, Families
Ray Weliver, MSW, RCSW
Ray is a Registered Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years experience in the mental health field. He is fluent in English and Spanish.
Areas of Interest
Trauma/PTSD, Depression, Stress/Anxiety
Location
Langley
Persons Served
Men, Women, Youth and Children, Couples, Families, Groups
Sharon Cooper, MA, RCC
Sharon is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors with over 17 years experience working with youth, children and their families.
Areas of Interest
Stress/Anxiety, Addictions, Grief/Loss, Women's issues
Location
Abbotsford
Persons Served
Men, Women, Youth, Children, Couples, Families
Milt Gluppe, MA, RCC
Milt is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors with over 20 years experience.
Areas of Interest
Depression, Anxiety/Stress, Grief/loss, Separation/divorce
Location
Abbotsford, Maple Ridge
Persons Served
Men, Women, Youth and Children (over 10 years of age), Couples
Tony Lapointe, MA, MBA, RCC
Tony possesses a unique perspective gained from his education, experience and work history that gets results. He is a personable and outgoing counsellor, leadership coach and consultant with 20 years’ experience. Tony brings a wealth of knowledge from his personal and professional background as small business owner, executive director, team leader and service provider coupled with a Masters of Arts Degree in Counselling and Psychology, a Master of Business Administration and a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching. He is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors and a Certified Executive Coach (CEC). He is described by others as "genuine, authentic, insightful, energetic, outspoken, articulate and engaging." He lives with his four children and enjoys golf, cooking and theatre.
Areas of Interest
Addictions, Depression, Stress/Anxiety, Grief, Trauma, Workplace Issues, LGBTQ
Location
Abbotsford, Langley, Maple Ridge, Chilliwack
Persons Served
Men, Women, Teens (16 and over), Couples
Lois Callander, MA, RCC
Lois comes to Oakhill from Winnipeg, MB where she worked for over 20 years helping men, women and couples.
Areas of Interest
Premarital, Depression, Stress/anxiety, Shyness/loneliness, Phobias, Life transitions, Grief/Loss
Location
Langley, Maple Ridge
Persons Served
Men, Women, Couples
Linda Temple, MSc., CCC
Linda is a personable and charming character with over 20 years experience helping people through her private practice. She is specialized in EMDR.
Areas of Interest
PTSD/Trauma, Grief/Loss, Anger, Stress/anxiety, LGBTQ issues, Depression
Location
Abbotsford, Langley
Persons Served
Men, Women, Couples
Kathy Kuna, MA, RCC
Kathy has been working as a Registered Clinical Counsellor for the past 16 years. Katherine’s background includes working with Street Youth on the downtown east side, homelessness, recovery houses, and addiction treatment programs. She has extensive experience as a Group Facilitator teaching Parenting Education, Communication Skills and Anger Management. She volunteers for the City of Surrey and provides clinical supervision to counselling students at a local agency.
Areas of Interest
Addiction, Aboriginal Issues, Communication, Parenting, Anger, Depression, Stress/Anxiety, Grief/Los
Location
Langley
Persons Served
Men, Women, Children and Youth over 10
Bob Yousef, MA, RCC
Bob has provided counselling services to men and women for over 9 years. He offers counselling from a Christian worldview as well for those who are interested.
Areas of Interest
Couples/Marital counselling, Addictions, Stress/Anxiety, Terminal Illness, Anger
Location
Abbotsford
Persons Served
Men, Women, Couples, Families
Tina Leknois, MA, RCC
Tina Leknois is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with a background in anxiety, depression, self-esteem, and couples counselling. Tina strives to offer clients a diverse counselling style in order to provide them with the best possible care using a solution-focused, cognitive behavioural therapy framework.
Area's of Interest
Anxiety, depression, self-esteem, grief/loss, couples, trauma
Locations Served
Maple Ridge, Langley
Persons Served
Men, women, couples, Youth over 12
Sandy Chinery, MSW, RSW
Sandy is a registered social worker with over 20 years experience. She has worked with children, youth and adults in a variety of settings.
Areas of Interest
Depression, Anxiety, Grief/Loss, Trauma/PTSD, Sexuality
Locations Served
Abbotsford, Chilliwack
Persons Served
Men, Women, Couples, Youth and Children
Pal Manhas, M.Ed., RCC
Pal is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. Pal has worked in a variety of capacities over the last 15 years with children, youth, families and individuals in the fields of Early Childhood Education, Child and Care work, community and school counselling.
Area's of Interest
Stress/anxiety, relationship issues: couples, separation/divorce, parenting issues; conflict with children, youth, parenting after separation/divorce, grief/loss, work issues
Locations
Langley, Maple Ridge
Persons Served
Children, youth, families, couples, men, women
Craig Monro, MA, RCC
Craig comes to the helping profession with over 20 years experience. He has worked in several capacities, most recently with at-risk youth involved with the criminal justice system. He is Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors.
Areas of Interest
Parent/Teen Conflict, Addiction, Depression, Stress/Anxiety, Couples and Families, Grief/Los, Anger Management
Location
Langley
Persons Served
Men, Women, Couples, Children (over 10), Families
Heather Harmony, MSW, RSW
Heather is a Registered Social Worker with over 20 years experience helping men, women and children.
Areas of Interest
Eating Disorders, Personal Growth, Mindfulness, Stress/anxiety, Depression
Location
Abbotsford
Persons Served
Men, Women, Couples, Families, Children and Youth
Ilse Schafli, MA, RCC
Ilsi is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. She has spent many years in the non-profit sector helping people overcome issues and has been in part time private practice for over 20 years. As a unique part of her practice, she offers counselling from a Christian perspective, is specialized in play therapy and can speak two languages (English and Afrikaans).
Areas of Interest
Addiction, Grief/Loss, Play therapy, Anxiety, Depression
Location
Maple Ridge
Persons Served
Men, Women, Couples, Children and Youth
Deborah Mater, PhD, RCC
Dr. Mater is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors who has worked in the helping profession for over 25 years. She has a diverse background and uses her unique perspective to develop insight and motivate change. She is also specialized in EMDR.
Areas of Interest
Anger, Stress/anxiety, Trauma, Attention Deficit Disorder
Location
Abbotsford, Chilliwack
Persons Served
Men, Women, Couples
Jennifer Todd, MSW, RSW
Jennifer is a RSW with over 20 years of experience working in the counselling profession. She has extensive experience in helping people with depression, anxiety, loss and stress. She uses a genuine, collaborative, strength-based approach in helping people overcome obstacles and achieve their goals.
Areas of Interest
Stress/anxiety, Depression, Grief/Loss
Location
Chilliwack
Persons Served
Men, Women
Josie Kane, MA, RCC
Josie is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. She has worked in the mental health and addictions field for over 25 years and brings that experience to her private practice. She is also specialized in EMDR and has a special interest in mindfulness and its use in the helping process.
Areas of Interest
Addiction, Depression, Stress/Anxiety, Suicide, Trauma/PTSD, Bullying, Family Violence, Childhood Issues, Anger
Location
Abbotsford
Persons Served
Men, Women, Couples, Families
Larry Kittlitz, MA, RCC
Larry is a registered clinical counsellor (RCC) with over 20 years experience working with children, youth and adults with a variety of issues.
Areas of Interest
Depression, Anxiety, Grief/Loss, Men's issues
Locations Served
Langley, Maple Ridge
Persons Served
Children, youth, families, couples, men, women