Chris Boyd M.A.
Registered Clinical Counsellor No. 4066
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. Chris helped create the Mental Health Boot Camp program and the Follow Thru goal management app.
Chris is the co-founder of the Original Ugly Christmas Sweater Party, an annual charity event in Vancouver that is credited as starting the 'ugly Christmas sweater' trend that spanned the globe. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Coquitlam.
This therapist assists individuals 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.