Our Clinical Team Trauma informed care
Manpreet Dhaliwal, Clinical Counsellor
Manpreet Dhaliwal has a Masters in Social Work with a clinical concentration from the University of New England in the USA and a Bachelor of Arts from Simon Fraser University. Manpreet was born in Mackenzie BC, and shortly afterwards her parents moved to Surrey, BC where she grew up. She has worked as a therapist for several years providing judgement free counselling from a compassionate lens in both English and Punjabi... more
Sara Lewis, Clinical Trauma and Addiction Counsellor
Sara’s primary goal is to provide a calm, curious, safe, and non-judgmental space for her clients. With this foundation, Sara guides her clients to explore the barriers that are preventing them from feeling content, hopeful, and whole. Sara is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with a Master's in Counselling Psychology. She has completed further training in EMDR (Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), AEDP (Accelerated-Experiential Dynamic Processing) and... more
Chantal Bernard, Clinical Trauma Counsellor

Chantal Bernard is a Registered Clinical Counsellor who holds a Master of Counselling degree and is a certified yoga instructor. Chantal aims to provide an environment of safety and trust where each individual is seen and validated as unique, worthy and capable of improving identified areas of personal change. Chantal believes awareness, healthy coping skills and connection to self, others and community are important components to change. Therefore, ... more

Camilla Bjurling, Clinical Counsellor
Camilla is currently completing her Masters degree of Counselling Psychology from Adler University. Over the last 25 years she has worked with youth and young adults. Her passion is to assist people in overcoming the obstacles they face and reach their goals and aspirations. Her approach is client-centered and collaborative using Adlerian and attachment as theoretical foundations with a trauma-informed approach... more
Jeena Sandhu, Clinical Counsellor

Jeena holds a Masters in Counselling Psychology from UBC and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors.  Jeena is also a teacher within the Surrey School District with 18 years of experience supporting children, adolescents and parents. She has worked with clients experiencing sexual abuse, suicidal ideation, self-harm, anxiety, depression, domestic violence, family concerns, trauma/PTS... more

Tricia Collingham, Executive Director

Tricia is a seasoned leader who is highly driven with a strong commitment to excellence. She brings
nearly 20 years of senior leadership experience in the not-for-profit sector.  Tricia’s background has provided her with strengths in strategic leadership, human resources, finance, operations, and change management. She is known for outstanding employee relations, developing strong stakeholder relationships, collaboration, communication, improving organizational processes, ...