about Debbie

Debbie has been counselling for over 10 years, and specializes in couple’s therapy, trauma, and addictions and mental health counselling. Debbie earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work at UBC Okanagan and is registered with the British Columbia College of Social Workers (#09253).

Debbie is skilled in several techniques, including:

EFT- Emotionally Focused Couple’s Therapy

EMDR- A trauma based approach that supports the healing of trauma and PTSD

When working with addiction and mental health related issues, Debbie also uses:

  • Motivational interviewing
  • Solution-focused,
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Dialectical behavioral therapy
  • Mindfulness training

Debbie believes a strong therapeutic alliance is the key to successful emotional healing. Debbie states that, “an easy 85% of the therapeutic alliance is established in the connection between client and therapist.”

Creating a safe, nurturing and confidential environment is essential for establishing a therapeutic alliance. Only by doing so can you build the trust and rapport necessary for a deeper exploration of your emotions and inner experience.
Debbie invites you to deepen your self-exploration and understanding of who you are in your relationships with yourself and others.
She currently resides in the Fraser Valley, where she works in private practice.
Debbie covers the following geographical areas: Hope, Agassiz, Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Mission.


Debbie is also affiliated with ICBC, Crime Victim Assistance and CANNAMM.

Call Debbie today (604-997-3765 ) to set up your free 30 minute consultation.

Debbie is a very caring, concerned, loving and a professional woman. From the minute we were introduced she made me feel comfortable with myself and most importantly comfortable about discussing my life that very few people will ever know about. Thank you Debbie for giving me the strength to find myself, helping me put my past in prospective and allowing myself to live a much happier life with the knowledge and tools you shared with me.

Trish Walsh (Kelowna BC)

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