Our Counsellors

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
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
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
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
Sandy Chinery, MSW, M.Ed, RSW
Sandy is a registered social worker with the BC College of Social Workers who possess a Masters Degree in Social Work and a Masters Degree in Education (specialised on adult education). She has over 30 years' experience working in child protection, healthcare and multicultural issues (specially Black communities and Indigenous populations). She also has extensive experience completing Section 211 Assessments (both full reports and In View of the Children Reports) and maintains a specialisation in adult education.
Areas of Interest
Multicultural Issues, Grief and Loss, Education Services, Couples, Trauma/PTSD, Section 211 Reports
Locations
Abbotsford, Chilliwack
Persons Served
Men, Women, Children, Youth, Family, Couples
Jennifer Muthanna. MSW, RSW
Jennifer is a registered social worker with the BC College of Social Workers. She has over 14 years' experience providing services to youth, adults and families and is specialised in family violence, adoption, and mental health. She possesses clinical experience from Canada and abroad and so brings a unique, multicultural perspective to her clinical work.
Areas of Interest
Family Violence, Multicultural Issues, Trauma/PTSD, Grief and Loss, Adoption, Infertility, School Issues, Self esteem, work conflict
Location
Abbotsford, Chilliwack
Persons Served
Men, Women, Children, Youth, Family, Couples
Natasha Pellatt, MA, RCC
Natasha possesses a Master of Arts Degree in counselling and has worked in a variety of settings including wilderness camping and alternative schools. She has a passion to help people find their inner strength and develop strategies to help people be their very best.
Areas of Interest
Trauma, depression, anxiety
Locations
Langley
Persons Served
Adults, youth, couples, men, women
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
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
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
Ilse Schafli, MA, RCC
Ilse 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 specialised 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
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
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
Bonnie Seitz, MA, RCC
Bonnie possesses a Master of Arts Degree in Counselling Psychology and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. Bonnie is certified in Emotion Freedome Technique (EFT) and is trained in both EMDR and is a Clinical Certified Hypnotherapist. She has extensive experience working with adults, teens and couples dealing with a variety of issues including attachment, behavioural challenges and trauma. Originally from the USA, Bonnie and her partner moved to Canada in 2017 and haven't looked back since.
Areas of Interest
Trauma, Attachment, Depression, Anxiety, Grief
Locations
Abbotsford, Maple Ridge, Langley
Persons Served
Men, Women, Adolescents, Couples
Dalbir Randhawa, MA, RCC
Dalbir has over 30 years experience working in the helping profession and a Masters Degree in Counselling and Psychology which gives her a unique perspective which she brings to her approach to helping. She is a registered clinical counsellor (RCC) with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors, she has extensive experience working with men, women and families overcoming the negative impact of addiction and speaks multiple languages.
Areas of Interest
Depression, Anxiety, Grief, Trauma, Addiction
Location
Abbotsford
Persons Served
Men, Women, Couples
Debbie Welsh, MSW, RSW
Debbie earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work at UBC Okanagan and is registered with the British Columbia College of Social Workers. Debbie has 14 years of direct experience working with individuals, youth, couples and families. Debbie specializes in the following areas: Trauma/PTSD, Addictions, Depression, Anxiety, Borderline Personality Disorder, Grief & Loss, Anger, and Life Stage Changes.
Areas of Interest
EMDR, Emotionally Foused Couples Therapy, CBT, DBT, Mindfulness
Locations
Abbotsford, Chilliwack
Persons Served
Adults, youth, couples, families
Magda Darkazalli, MA, RCC
Magda possesses a Master of Arts Degree and is a registered clinical counsellor (RCC) with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. She has extensive experience working with children, youth and families and has expertise with Brief, Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Family Systems.
Areas of Interest
Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Grief, Childhood disorders, Parenting
Location
Langley
Persons Served
Men, Women, Youth, Children, Couples, Families
Margaret Roman, MA, RCC
Margaret (aka Maggie) possesses a Master of Arts Degree in Counselling Psychology and is a registered clinical counsellor (RCC) with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. She ha extensive experience working in addictions, anger, anxiety, grief, relationships and domestic violence among others. She is trained in solution focused therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, gender based theory and family systems as well as having training and experience in culturally sensitive interventions. In addition, she has significant training in mediation, adult education and program evaluation.
Areas of Interest
Life transitions, depression, anxiety, grief, addictions
Location
Langley, Chilliwack
Persons Served
Men, Women, Youth, Children (10 and over), Couples, Families
Pamela Auffray, MA, RCC
Pamela possesses a Master of Arts in Clinical Counsellor from Seattle University and has an extensive list of qualifications including solution focused, multi systemic family therapy and trauma informed therapy. She is an adult educator and has significant experience working with adults and special needs children on a variety of issues including Autism, grief and parenting.
Areas of Interest
Childhood disorders, trauma, grief, depression, anxiety
Location
Abbotsford, Chilliwack
Persons Served
Men, Women, Youth, Children, Couples, Families
Tamana Shahsamand, MSW, RSW
Tamana Shahsamand is a Registered Social Worker and registered with the British College of Social Workers. She obtained her Master's Degree in Social Work at the University of Windsor in Ontario. Her style of therapy is directed by the diverse needs of her clientele as well as her extensive training and experience in cognitive-behavioural therapy, strength-based therapy and solution-focused therapy. Strategies that will in therapy sessions be used may include role-playing, writing and conflict-resolution.
Areas of Interest
Depression, Stress/Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Self-esteem Grief and loss, Workplace Issues
Locations
Abbotsford, Langley
Persons Served
Adults, Youth and families
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
Tracy Tillapaugh, MA, RCC
Tracy Tillapaugh possesses a Master of Arts Degree in Counselling Psychology, a certified teacher and school counsellor and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC). She works with all ages in multiple areas, including anxiety, depression, and grief. Tracy is empathetic, funny, and caring. She wants to take up kayaking and scuba diving. She is an avid reader.
Areas of Interest
Grief, Anxiety, Depression, Trauma
Location
Abbotsford
Persons Served
Men, Women, Adolescents, Children, Couples, Families
Wendy Yasinski, DMFT, CPC
Dr. Yasinski possesses a Doctorate in Marital and Family Therapy and has extensive experience working with children, youth and adults on a variety of issues. She brings a wealth of experience to Oakhill that includes brief, solution focused therapy, domestic violence and family mediation. She provides treatment on issues that include self esteem, anger management, self awareness, parenting, anxiety, depression and specializes in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), family systems and motivational interviewing.
Areas of Interest
Depression, anxiety, anger management, family therapy
Locations
Abbotsford, Chilliwack
Persons Served
Men, women, youth, children, couples, families