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Hey There

Life has a way of getting messy, doesn't it? Taking the step to explore counselling is truly
courageous and commendable. Fortunately, there are numerous effective strategies available that can offer relief and solutions to the challenges you're encountering.


With my therapeutic approach, I aim to create a safe space where your concerns and emotions are met with unconditional support. Together, as fellow travelers on this journey, we will delve into the roots of your thoughts, feelings, and relational patterns. Through this exploration, you will build the confidence and strength necessary to embrace your true self and pursue the path you desire in life.

All About Chaowen

Genuine and empathetic, Chaowen is a gifted therapist that is deeply committed to the wellbeing and recovery of each of her clients. She was educated in China, France, and the United States, making her a solid therapist that can connect easily with clients of various backgrounds and walks of life. She began her career in Human Resources at IBM, where she provided effective support to professionals in achieving their learning and development goals. Driven by a profound desire to empower others further, she continued her studies at the University of Pennsylvania, earning her Master's Degree in Developmental Psychology in 2016. Since then, Chaowen has been supporting a diverse range of populations including professionals, young adults, teens, and school-aged children alongside their mental health recover journeys.

Chaowen enjoys supporting her clients with any challenges they may be facing, including anxiety, low mood, relationship concerns and family dynamics, workplace stress, and life transitions. She creates a warm and non-judgmental space, where clients feel deeply understood and valued. Clients see a lot of success in their recovery goals with her, as she is exceptionally skilled in guiding her clients through the process of recognizing their emotions and thoughts to undercover root causes, cultivating self-understanding and compassion.

With a love of learning, Chaowen engages in continuous training in some of the top evidence based treatment modalities, and offers clients strategies that are both practical and effective. With her vast knowledge base, she is also a trainer for a number of topics, including communication in the workplace, goal setting, and emotional intelligence for Microsoft, Amazon, and Twill Health.

Chaowen is a licensed counsellor in British Columbia (with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors), therefore clients of this province are eligible for reimbursement through their private extended health insurance providers.

Chaowen provides support to individuals (adults of all ages), teens (ages 15+), families, and groups for:

Chaowen provides services in English and Mandarin, and can support you with a broad range of concerns. This list is by no means exhaustive. Please do not hesitate to contact us if your concern is not listed.

Chaowen provides effective treatment using the following therapeutic approaches: 

More About Chaowen's Approach

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