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Susan’s practice is located in the seaside community of Dundarave in West Vancouver.  Her clinical expertise focuses on anxiety, depression, trauma, attachment disorders and relationship issues.

Susan received her MA for UBC Counselling Psychology in 1991 and prior to that was a Registered Nurse (BSN) for over 10 years.  She has provided services in non-profit agencies as well as private practice.


Drawing on her many years of experiences, Susan utilizes a variety of interventions designed to help clients identify new possibilities and confidently find solutions to interpersonal challenges. She specializes in using psychological interventions, based on neuroscience and the laws of complex systems, such as TIFT (Trauma integrating Flow Therapy). TIFT offers a holistic approach that focuses on the treatment of the clients current presentation , especially useful for treating complex trauma. 


Susan has a high success rate with many issues such as depression, anxiety, PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), acute grief and relationship issues. Using these approaches, clients often experience life changing results in a consistently

 shorter period of time than traditional talk therapy.  Some issues can be resolved in very few sessions.


Growing up on the north shore of Vancouver, Susan was raised in a family, which had a passion for nature and the outdoors.  Residing in West Vancouver with her family and dog, Lily Bean, Susan remains an outdoor enthusiast participating in a variety of activates such as skiing, cycling, hiking, paddle boarding, and maintains a regular yoga practice.

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