Registered Clinical Counsellors
Sharon Selby, MA, RCC
Sharon is a Registered Clinical Counsellor who has over 21 years experience working with children and youth from ages 3-20 years and their parents. Sharon also facilitates psycho-educational groups for children with anxiety and self-empowerment concerns. She is a Certified Adlerian Parent Facilitator and in addition to CBT uses art and play therapy to help children and youth express their emotions. Sharon has been featured on Breakfast TV, TEDx, as St. John's Ambulance Expert-on-Air for Anxiety, and in many magazines and on many podcasts. For further information about Sharon, you can view her website at www.SharonSelby.com
Tyler Milley, MA, RCC
Eli Norman, MA, RCC
Eli is a Registered Clinical Counsellor who holds a Master of Arts Degree in Counselling Psychology. He has over 15 years of experience working with children, youth, and families through government agencies, non-profit organizations, and faith communities. Eli uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Narrative Therapy to help clients develop new ways of thinking and create new narratives to overcome adversity. When working with children and youth, Eli uses imagination and the client’s own creative problem-solving abilities to gain power over problems. Eli lives on the North Shore with his wife and three children. Eli’s own experience of having a daughter with Down Syndrome gives him a personal connection to children with special needs and their families.
Cristina is a Master of Social Work who has over 13 years of experience working with children and families in non-profit organizations. She completed her master's degree at the Pontifical University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and complemented her studies at the University of California, Berkeley, USA, in the areas of leadership and building high-performing teams. Cristina's warm and genuine personality helps her quickly connect with people of various ages and cultural backgrounds. As a mother of two children, Cristina has a profound appreciation for children and their families, and she cherishes every opportunity she has to support them in their journey. Her areas of specialty include anxiety, anger management, ADHD, parenting issues, and social, emotional and behavioural challenges. Her approach draws mostly on the Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems and Attachment Theory, and she is now pursuing advanced studies in working with children with developmental disabilities.
Cristina is under the direct supervision of Sharon Selby, RCC. Please contact your extended health care provider to see if they will reimburse psychological services for a "Supervised Practice".
Leslie Zanette, M.Psy, RCC
Leslie Zanette, RCC, is a Masters-level clinician currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at Adler University. She has experience in several clinical settings, including: private practice, community organizations, and correctional, inpatient and outpatient settings. Leslie uses cognitive-behavioral and dialectical-behavioral informed techniques to support her therapeutic practice. She develops treatment plans based on the specific individual needs of the client, and incorporates both psycho-education and therapeutic techniques to inform change and impact self-growth. Leslie helps individuals with symptom management and helps guide clients through the core of their issues. She specializes in working with individuals with disrupted mood, anxiety-related behaviors, conduct and behavioral problems, post-traumatic stress, and substance misuse. In addition, Leslie has worked as part of multi-disciplinary teams conducting psychological assessments dedicated to providing diagnostic clarification, recommendations and treatment plans to support individuals with their emotional, behavioral, and academic needs. She has experience working with individuals from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds, ranging across the lifespan.
Alessia Lista, M.Psy, RCC
Alessia Lista is registered with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors and holds a master’s degree in psychology. She is currently completing her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Adler University. Alessia has extensive experience providing psychoeducational assessments and therapy to individuals of all ages with emotional, behavioural, and developmental needs. She has conducted psychoeducational assessments in both English and French in a variety of settings, including private practice, community support centers, and schools. Alessia’s therapeutic approach is open and non-judgmental. She uses a number of evidence-based interventions that are flexible and tailored to her clients’ individual needs. Alessia is trained in multiple treatment modalities including, cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), dialectical-behavioural therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), psychodynamic therapy, and mindfulness-based approaches.