Shari Wood, M.Ed., R.C.C.
Shari is a warm and collaborative therapist who is dedicated to helping her clients as they begin their own personal therapeutic journey. She is passionate about helping her clients work through the challenges that may be holding them back from living their most fulfilling life. Shari aims to build on clients existing strengths in helping them move towards greater wellbeing, clarity, and increased self-awareness.
In her clinical experience, Shari has worked with a diverse clientele including individuals, couples, youth, and families experiencing a wide range of emotional, social, existential, and behavioral issues. Shari holds a Master of Education in Counselling Psychology and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC). She has also provided services to clients referred to her through the Crime Victim Assistance Program (CVAP) and the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC). Shari has worked with these clients to help them build resilience and work through their struggles related to trauma, depression & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Shari utilizes an integrative approach and tailors therapy to the unique needs and values of her clients. Her theoretical orientations primarily include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Narrative Approach, Attachment Theory, and Person-Centered Therapy. Shari is committed to an empowering and strength based approach and believes that the therapeutic relationship is a crucial factor in successful therapy.