Directory of Adlerian Parenting Facilitators

Counselling Therapists | Parenting Facilitators

A – C | D – F | G – I | J – L | M – O | P – R | S – U | V – Z

A – C (TOP)


Marilyn Abram, CPF
phone: 604-837-9569

Beverley Anderson, M.S.W., RSW, CPattachments
phone: 604-446-3249
Mariposa Psychotherapy Services
Vancouver, BC

Beverley Anderson graduated with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Toronto in 1997. For the past 20 years, she has been working in numerous Inpatient and Outpatient Mental Health settings and since her move to BC 12 years ago has been primarily focused on working with pregnant and post-partum mothers experiencing Depression and Anxiety. Since becoming a mother herself, Beverley has been inspired to learn more about the skills of being a kind, compassionate and capable parent and she completed the Certified Parenting Facilitation course through the Adler Centre in 2015. Beverley works part-time for a local Mental Health agency and also has part-time private practice. She lives with her wife and their two children in Vancouver and is excited to encourage and empower parents to be the best that they can be!

Ruby Harbhinder Aulakh, CPF
phone: 778-242-3253

Ishtar Beck, MA, CCC, CPFIshtar Beck
phone: 778-868-4181
744 W. Hastings
Vancouver, BC, V6C 1A5

Ishtar is a Canadian Certified Counsellor and parenting facilitator, as well as writer, educator, and community builder.  She enjoys giving parenting talks at schools and organizations, as well as facilitating STEP groups at the Adler Centre.  Ishtar’s areas of specialty include couples counselling, pregnancy and post partum support, and parenting through divorce. Her greatest teachers are her two children.

Meryl Begert, CPF
phone: 604-926-7281
2945 Rosebery Ave
West Vancouver, BC, V7V 3A5

Lynda Beveridge, MA, RCC, CAC, CPF Lynda Beveridge
phone: 778-888-3931
Two locations: West Broadway, Vancouver
and Metrotown, Burnaby

Lynda has a background as an educator and a therapist. With over 20 years of experience working with individuals and families, she has a depth of understanding of family dynamics and the challenges of staying connected across nations and generations. She has specific expertise in working with individuals and families who experience Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and other learning or functional challenges associated with developmental diagnoses such as ADHD.


Susan Burak, MA, LLB, CPF
phone: 604-218-2802
400 – 601 W. Broadway,
Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4C2


Anita Chang, CPF
phone: 778-891-8259


Sunny Chung, MBA, MCP, RCC, CPF
email:  Sunny Chung_Profilephone: 604-374-2183
Suite 708 1155 West Pender
Vancouver, BC, V6E 2P4



Louise Clarke, CPFlouise clarke
phone: 778-994-1456
5632 Eagle Creek Pl.
West Vancouver, V7W 3K2

Louise Clarke is Certified Adlerian Parenting Facilitator who works with individuals, couples and families. She has over 15-years experience in developing, facilitating and running training programs and workshops.  For the past 12 years, she has been committed to being the best parent possible to her own three children. She strives to help others achieve their own personal parenting goals through one-on-one coaching, workshops and uniquely tailored training materials.


D – F (TOP)


G – I (TOP)

Marion Gargiulo, MC, RCC, CPF
phone: 604-283-5755
107-1940 Lonsdale Avenue,
North Vancouver, BC, V7M 2K2

Marion is a Registered Clinical Counsellor.  She works for the North Vancouver School District and has a private counselling practice serving adults. Marion is also a Certified Parenting Facilitator. Since 1990, she has worked with children, youth, and parents. Marion believes parents do the best they can with their current situation, insight, and skills. As a parent of two young adults, she easily connects with fellow parents. Marion provides lots of encouragement without judgment to those wanting to become more skillful parents. Her focus is on developing healthy interactional patterns that foster caring and resilient children.


GabrielHinojosa WebGabriel Hinojosa, MCP, RCC, CPF
phone: 604-970-7916



J – L (TOP)

Michal Gilboa, RCC, CPF
Anna Goren, MC, RCC, CCC, CPF
phone: 778-232-0477


J – L (TOP)

Andrea Jonsson, MA, CCC, RCC, CAC, CPF
phone: 604-868-2445
Suite 400 – 1681 Chestnut Street
Vancouver, BC, V6J 4M6

Deborah Kong-Patterson, MCP, RCC, CCC, CPF
phone: 604-649-6182

 Sylvia Lambert, CPF
phone: 604-791-1919
Abbotsford, BC

Letitia Lipp, M.Ed, CPF, CPELetitia Lipp

Letitia Lipp is a resource teacher with the Vancouver School Board, a Certified Parenting Facilitator, a Certified Parenting Educator, a faculty member of the Adler Institute and, most importantly, a parent. She has been facilitating parenting classes, as well as teaching others to become parent educators, for almost ten years. She runs a monthly moms’ group in North Vancouver and does workshops for preschool parents and school PAC groups around the lower mainland.

M – O (TOP)

Kathy Merabian, MA, RCC, CPF
phone: 778-836-1215
526 Newdale Place
West Vancouver, BC, V7T 1W5

Sharon Mason, BA, CPF 
phone: 604-309-0466
7400 132 Street, Second Floor
Surrey, BC, V3W 4M7

Catharine A. Matthews, CPF Cathy Matthews
West Vancouver, BC


Maryam Mills, MC (cand.), CPF
phone: 604-362-3240
North Vancouver, BC

Linh Mitchell, CPF
phone: 604-764-9132
North Vancouver, BC

Betty Murray, MA, RN, CPF
phone: 604-612-2152
Vancouver, BC

Aya Nakayama, CPF
Vancouver, BC

Risa Niizato, CPF
phone: 778-899-2553
Vancouver, BC
P – R (TOP)

Karen M. Ramoutar, PhD, CPF
phone: 778-987-3877
1344 Keith Road, North Vancouver, BC, V7P 1Z1

Helen Rex, CPF
phone: 604-837-2303

20160822_173016Rita M. Rodgers, CPF
phone: 778-982-4402
Fraser Valley, BC

S – U (TOP)

Sharon Selby, MA, RCC, CPF Sharon Selby
phone: 604-922-3450
#110-585 16th Ave
W. Vancouver, BC, V7V 2N6

Sharon Selby is a Registered Clinical Counsellor who has been counselling children and families for the past 16 years. She has an established private practice at the ABLE Clinic in West Vancouver, writes a weekly blog for parents at and can often be found presenting on Adlerian Parenting principles, as well as anxiety and emotional resilience in children, to groups of parents and professionals, throughout the community.

James Skinner, MEd, CPF
phone: 604-786-8231
230 – 1818 W. Broadway,
Vancouver, BC, V6J 1Y9

Laurel Swenson, MC, RCC
phone: 604-868-4838
Vancouver, BC

Tamara Throssell, CPF
phone: 604-820-9145

David Tong, CPF
phone: 604 999 1894
Vancouver, BC

V – Z (TOP)

Andrea Yeo, MEd, CPF, RCC 
phone: 604-908-3360
North Vancouver, BC