About Susan J. Stapleton in Vancouver

Susan is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (#10817) with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors. She has experience working with adolescents in a forensic psychiatric facility and completing psychological assessments for the Court. She works primarily with adolescents and children struggling with depression, family issues, and anxiety.
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Susan's Practice

Susan’s practice is informed by Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness, Family Systems Therapy, Play Therapy and Trauma-Informed Practice, among other therapies.

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Susan's Experience

Susan has experience treating anxiety, depression, eating disorders, self-harming behaviour, drug and alcohol abuse, anger, and trauma. Susan also helps clients develop social skills and manage difficult transitions.

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Susan's Training

Susan is trained in such areas as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Mediation, Collaborative Divorce and Motivational Interviewing. She has also worked with adult offenders in the criminal justice system for many years, facilitating anger management and substance abuse programs.

Susan J. Stapleton’s Approach

Susan’s approach is informed by Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Mindfullness, Family Systems Therapy, Play Therapy and Trauma-Informed Practice, among other therapies.
Susan has experience treating anxiety, phobias, depression, drug and alcohol abuse, anger, and trauma. Susan also helps clients develop life skills and manage difficult life transitions.
Susan takes an empathetic and caring approach when working with young people. She is aware of their unique needs and experiences and enjoys working with them one-on-one.
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Children & Teens

Susan has extensive experience working with kids in crisis, with focus on drug addiction, anxiety, depression & family issues.

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Collaborative Divorce

Susan J. Stapleton is trained in Collaborative Divorce and in Mediation through the Justice Institute of BC.

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About Susan

An empathetic & caring approach when working with young people. She is aware of their unique needs & experiences.


Susan J. Stapleton Counsellor & Collaborative Child Specialist RCC
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