Lianne Naguiat, MA, RCC, CCC, Licensed ECE

Lianne is passionate about supporting individuals and families with diverse needs, especially providing support to the special needs community. Lianne holds a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology degree, and is Registered Clinical Counsellor and a Certified Canadian Counsellor. Also being a Licensed Early Childhood Educator, Lianne has a wealth of experience in working children with autism and their families, as well as families of neuro-typical children. She has offered workshops in the areas of inclusive education and behavior intervention. In addition to working with families, Lianne has supported children and youth facing challenges related to anxiety, depression, anger-management, social skills, and other behavioral and emotional issues. Lianne brings her knowledge and experience in providing support for adults with issues including but not limited to: depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, relationship conflict, social skills or interpersonal challenges, and other life transitions and challenges.

By using principles and techniques from research-based approaches including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis, Positive Psychology, and client-centered approaches, Lianne ensures to deliver an empathic, genuine, and unconditional support that puts the client’s needs first, whatever the client’s concerns may be. Lianne provides counselling in English or Tagalog and in-person or via telehealth.

Andrea Sharpe, M.Sc., M.Ed.

Andrea is a counsellor with over 25 years experience working with people with developmental differences and their families.  She completed her Masters in Health Psychology at the University of Southampton in England, and subsequently worked as a supervisor-in-training in a program providing Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) in the UK.  She continued to follow her interest in ABA through an internship in California, before returning to Vancouver in 2001.  Since then, she has worked alongside children, youth, young adults and their families in BC, Alberta, and Yukon.  Andrea compassionately supports children and youth who struggle with anxiety and social skills through a creative and individualized approach.   She has completed training in the Sibshops model, and offers individual and group supports for siblings of people with developmental differences.  She is the proud recipient of the 2020 Edna Nash Scholarship at UBC, where she completed her Masters in Education in Counselling Psychology in 2021. Andrea loves living and playing in nature on the North Shore with her husband and her two children.

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