Meet Our counsellors

Looking for an amazing Counsellor in Squamish? 

We’ve got you covered. 

Finding your therapist can feel overwhelming.  It doesn’t have to be though!

Simply browse our profiles, and get in touch.  We’re all happy you’re here, and happy to answer your questions.

Nicole Thomson, MA, RCC

Nicole is passionate about helping people get “unstuck”, whether feeling like we procrastinate too much, are on the verge of major life choices, or just tend to get stuck in cycles of worry or negativity. Seeing her clients get unstuck and crush their goals is her most favourite thing.

Nicole has an MA in Counselling Psychology from UBC. She specialises in using mindfulness and cognitive behavioural therapy for anxiety and depression.

You can learn more about Nicole on her website:

Danielle Berman, MSW, RSW, rcc

Danielle believes that each and everyone of us is unique and has individual needs requiring her approach to be custom-made for every client. There is an innate strength in all of us which can blossom with support.

Danielle has a Masters of Clinical Social Work and is Registered as a Clinical Counsellor and Registered Social Worker. She has been a therapist in the Sea to Sky corridor since 2014 and before this in Ontario.

You can learn more about Danielle on her website:

Colleen Griffin, MSW, RSW, RCC

Colleen works from where people are at, wherever that may be. She is non-judgemental, respectful, and provids a safe environment, where you can work through issues, and work collaboratively to meet your goals. 

Colleen works with couples, individuals, and familes, and draws from several modes of therapy, including: CBT, EMDR (for trauma), Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, and DBT (for overwhelming emotions) and IFS (Internal Family Systems).

You can learn more about Colleen on her website:

Jamal Ahmelich, MA, RCC

Jamal believes that counselling is a partnership in which people work together to understand and address concerns and promote mental wellness. He provides counselling services to a variety of clients including children, adolescents and adults with issues such as anxiety, depression, suicide ideation, gaming addiction and relationship conflict.
Jamal has a BA in Education and an MA in Counselling Psychology. He is a registered clinical counsellor through the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors.
You can learn more about Jamal on his website

Julie Miller, MSW, RSW

Julie’s passion in counselling is to create a relationship built on safety, trust, and hope, where people feel accepted and challenged to grow in new and meaningful ways.  

Julie, a registered Social Worker, has a MA In Social Work from UBC.  Julie is a trained sexual health educator, trauma yoga instructor, and family sleep consultant. Julie has spent years working with youth with eating disorder behaviors and those having experienced trauma. Julie works with individuals and families with a focus on youth and young adults. Contact

Laurita Gorman, MSW

Laurita believes that a holistic approach to counselling,  encompassing the mind, body, and spirit, is a recipe for vitality and wellbeing.  Laurita believes in people’s innate ability to heal, resolve issues, and move towards the life they really want to live.

Laurita has an MA in Social Work, and is a registered yoga instructor, specialized in yoga for trauma survivors and PTSD.  Her approach combines evidence based practice, mindfulness, breath work, and mind-body/ somatic practices. Learn more about Laurita on her website:


Kerry Ashley, MA, PGCE

Kerry believes in the positive building of her clients, being flexible in her approach, which is often person-centred, underpinned by psychodynamic principles. Kerry can provide individual, group therapy, and therapy interventions for children in educational settings.

Kerry has an MA in Art Psychotherapy, from England. She has worked in Physical Health Psychology in hospitals, communities, and private practice. She is a Member of the British Association of Art Therapists, the Health & Care Professions Council in the UK, and the Canadian Art therapy Association, where she sits on the Editorial Review Board. 

You can learn more about Kerry on her website:

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