ABOUT ANN DOWNIE

 

Ann is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with a Masters of Education in Counselling Psychology from the University of British Columbia. She has 20 years of experience working with children, youth, families and individuals. Ann has a deep commitment to connect and work collaboratively alongside individuals and families to develop an authentic, trusting relationship.

 

In working with people, she develops treatment strategies using a variety of evidence based approaches to address their specific issues and needs. By creating a safe therapeutic environment, the goal is to build on their personal strengths and understanding, and develop the resiliency they require to cope with any challenges in life with which they may be faced.

 

Ann meets people from a position of warmth, compassion, openness and curiosity. Her safe and respectful approach to counselling is very collaborative in nature. Utilizing her education and clinical experience, she helps people find unique strategies to nurture stronger relationships, heal and grow from life’s challenges.