Craig aspires to work collaboratively with individuals in addressing aspects of their life that contribute to well-being. His goal is to assist people in identifying the necessary tools, strategies and resources to overcome emotional distress, while moving toward greater self-awareness and personal growth. Craig’s theoretical approaches include cognitive behavioural therapy, experiential therapies, mindfulness, narrative therapy and interpersonal therapies that focus on relationships, life transitions, and improving communication with others.
He completed an undergraduate degree in Drama/Education at the University of Lethbridge, and worked in the social services sector with individuals who had spectrum disorders. He received his Master’s of Education in Counselling Psychology at UBC with an extra focus in Vocational Rehabilitation addressing the psychosocial and vocational impact of mental health, pain related disabilities and illnesses. Most recently, Craig has been working in the Lower Mainland supporting foster youth on their journey to self-sufficiency by addressing their need for supported housing, job training, essential life skills, and counselling. Craig is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with BCACC, and a member of the BC Post-Secondary Counselors Association.
Malia Bodhaine, MA, RCC
Malia is a passionate and dynamic counsellor who believes wholeheartedly in her clients' ability to live from their strengths and create lives with wellness and balance. Her theoretical approaches include solutions focused brief counselling, positive psychology, mindfulness and person-centered therapy. In addition, she is bilingual in Spanish and English and can offer counselling services in both languages.
Malia comes to Reach Out with over twenty years of experience as a teacher and counsellor in the USA, Jordan, Cambodia, Switzerland, Colombia and Malaysia. She loves working with young people, in particular, and supporting them through the challenges of adolescence and young adulthood. Malia is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with BCACC, a certified School Counsellor in the USA, and a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance