M. Ed, RCC
Aleya completed her Master of Education in Counselling, Specializing in Vocational Rehabilitation in 2019 from the University of British Columbia. Prior to this, she obtained her Certificate in Community Counselling from Vancouver Community College as well as her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of the Fraser Valley.
Aleya has experience working with clients with various presenting issues including acquired or congenital illness or injury and concurrent medical issues resulting in cognitive and/or physical limitations. She supports clients on quality-of-life decisions and motivation as it relates to employability and long-term financial security. She works with clients to develop strategies to enhance their employability and support their transition to work in the context of adapting to and recovering from health-related limitations. Aleya has worked with clients impacted by depression, anxiety, concussion and orthopedic injuries. Aleya currently provides virtual counselling for a variety of Community Therapists’ clients..
MA Psych., CCC
Lisa joined Community Therapists in 2022. She completed her MA in Counselling Psychology in 1999 from Trinity Western University. Lisa’s experience spans a variety of settings and clientele including individuals and families impacted by acquired brain injury and clients struggling with addiction, depression, anxiety and cancer. She has also supported clients to stay-at-work or return-to-work through her counselling for EAP programs and she has assisted individuals recovering from a variety of crime related injuries through the Crime Victim’s Assistance Program.
Lisa is experienced in a variety of treatment methods to assist her clients in coping with disability and developing effective strategies to manage their recovery and return to activity. She is a solutions-focussed counsellor with over 20 years of experience assisting clients with complex health challenges. She currently provides virtual counselling for a variety of Community Therapists’ clients.