About Me

About Me


My undergraduate degree was obtained in Psychology at Simon Fraser University, many years ago. From there, I went on to complete a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology at Adler University in Chicago.  After graduation I spent over 10 years providing clinical counselling services to the students at SFU as a member of the counselling team.


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 advanced training in the diagnosis, treatment and management of Personality Disorders and am a member of the International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders. I provide clinical consultation to other therapists  working with this population. I frequently teach courses on this subject at the graduate level and in the community for organizations.


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 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.