About Me

About Me

I graduated from Adler University in Chicago in 2004 with a MA in Counselling Psychology and began practicing as a clinical counsellor for Simon Fraser University. I spent 12 years working with university students of all ages struggling with various life issues. 


In 2014 I started teaching classes at Adler University for the MA Counselling and MA Art Therapy program where I teach graduate students training to become counsellors.


I completed my PhD in 2016 and went to work for the University of British Columbia as a Mental Health expert in the Human Resources department. I provided the HR staff with expert advice and support on their most complex mental health cases. 


I have always dreamed of having my own counselling practice and working with my own community, so in 2018 I opened Pinfield Counselling Coaching Consulting and began seeing clients. I am an Equestrian Therapist working with riders and coaches in the Lower Mainland on issues such as trauma from equestrian accidents and performance anxiety. I am also an EMDR therapist in Surrey.


I feel privileged to work with each and every person in my office. Everyone has a story to tell and a burden to bear. If I can provide some relief for them on their journey through life I am blessed.


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My Office & Co-Therapists

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Office

Full of books and easily accessible from the street. No elevators or intercom systems. Just knock on the front door.

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Co-Therapists

Many individuals find it an ice breaker to be greeted by these two. Teenagers especially like cuddling with them while sharing painful memories. 

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Counselling Equestrians

Counselling Equestrians in the lower mainland requires me to travel to different barns and equestrian establishments - something I love doing.