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Katelin Wyness

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Katelin is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) in the Province of BC. Katelin places the utmost importance on developing trust, safety, and collaboration with clients as they work towards their therapeutic goals.  Her strength based approach works to discover and utilize every individual’s unique assets and abilities.  Katelin believes these inherent strengths create the foundation for lasting positive change in all facets of life.

In the past, Katelin has worked with children and families living with challenges such as cancer, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.  Outside of private practice, she provides counselling and support to children and youth, and their families living with learning disabilities at Fraser Academy School. Katelin is also a passionate about sharing what she knows with new psychologists and counsellors and is currently an Adjunct Faculty teaching counselling skills to students at Adler University.  Katelin’s work with adults has included individuals living with trauma, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and the unique challenges facing older adults.

 

SERVICES

Katelin approaches her work from a client-centered framework while integrating evidence based treatment approaches that best serve her client’s needs.  Specialized play therapy training that Katelin received from the Justice Institute of British Columbia is utilized in her work with children.  She also has experience and training in Gottman couples counselling methods, Client Centered approaches, attachment theories, and solution focused therapy.

Katelin offers counselling to children, youth, families, and adults who are facing a variety of challenges including:

  •   anxiety and specific fears
  •   depression
  •   trauma
  •   illness
  •   behavioural challenges
  •   family conflict
  •   challenging life transitions
  •   parenting challenges
  •   grief and loss

Resilience and coping strategies are developed and strengthened throughout the counselling process to promote emotional health and life balance.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association

 

Address
Katelin Wyness provides services to clients at our Vancouver and West Vancouver offices.
Education
Simon Fraser University – Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Adler School of Professional Psychology – Masters of Counselling Psychology