Rebecca Sun is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with a Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from ACTS Seminaries at Trinity Western University. Rebecca has had experiences working with a variety of populations and needs, both individually with adults, youths, and children, as well as with parents, couples, and families. Rebecca’s unique systematic perspective and background brings a more complete picture with every client she works with, knowing that no individual can ever be fully separated from the social and cultural connections that impact who they, how they cope with pain, and how the journey to healing happens. Rebecca works from a client-centred, strength-based, and collaborative approach, utilizing techniques and interventions designed to meet individual needs. Rebecca strongly believes in the importance of creating a safe and empathic space as the foundation of every therapeutic relationship. Rebecca provides counselling services in English. Rebecca is also fluent in conversational Mandarin but is currently unable to provide counselling using Mandarin.
Supporting Families Affected by Parental Mental Illness and Addictions
Biography: Claire is a Registered Nurse (Certified Practice: Contraceptive and STI Management) with a Master of Science in Nursing from UBC, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from UBC and a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Science from the University of Alberta. She began her nursing career as a Child and Youth Public Health nurse in 2011 and has continued to work in public health, sexual health, vaccine research, adolescent health, concurrent disorders, teaching and other related areas since then. Claire’s Masters thesis was titled, “Homeless and Street-Involved Youth Access to Primary Health Care Services: What Helps and What Gets in the Way?” Claire is currently working as the VCH Richmond Child & Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Integration and Access Lead and the Supporting Families Affected by Parental Mental Illness and Addictions Operational Lead. Claire’s primary professional interests include adolescent health with a focus on at-risk/marginalized youth and how a public health approach can promote health amongst adolescents.