Chris Boyd M.A.

Registered Clinical Counsellor No. 4066

Chris Boyd

Chris has a BA from Simon Fraser University and a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. He is a current member of the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors.

Chris has experience working with community agency, school and government programs. He has worked for a local Health Authority as a Clinical Counsellor in their substance abuse program working with both adults and youth. As an Assistant Program Manager at a large community-based agency, he assisted in the development and supervision of programming/outreach for at-risk youth and their families within the Surrey School District.

Chris is a Canadian Ambassador for National Psychotherapy Day and is a guest speaker at the Adler School of Professional Psychology. Chris is the co-founder and organizer of the Original Ugly Christmas Sweater Party, an annual charity event in Vancouver, BC that attracts over 1,100 guests. Chris was on the Board of Directors for Rotary's REC for Kids from 2010-2011.

This therapist assists individuals aged 8 yrs. and older who are experiencing depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, anger, parent- teen conflict, trauma, grief and substance use. Based on each client's unique situation, Chris utilizes a client-centered, eclectic counselling style by incorporating a variety of psychotherapy techniques and approaches.

Chris also facilitates seminars and presentations on a range of different topics including: substance abuse/relapse prevention, positive psychology and general self-help.