Chantelle Lam, Psy.D. (Candidate), M.C., R.C.C.

Associate Director Of Vancouver Counselling Program

A graduate of CityU’s Master of Counselling program, Chantelle returned to CityU in 2017 as the Director of the Vancouver Master of Counselling programs. She is responsible for curriculum development and managing the operations of the MC programs in Vancouver, and is committed to providing students with an empowering learning environment. Having spent more than a decade in various leadership roles supporting mental health practitioners within the EFAP industry, Chantelle is passionate about supporting counselling therapists and students in their development of a therapeutic practice that is ethical, effective, socially just, and self-reflective. Outside of her role with CityU, Chantelle stays actively engaged as a psychotherapist working in independent practice, with particular practice and research interests in anti-oppressive therapeutic practice, de-colonizing practices in counselling and psychology, and relationship counselling with intercultural partnerships. Chantelle is currently completing a doctorate in California Southern University’s Doctor of Psychology program.

Courses taught at CityUniversity

  • Psychology of Loss & Grief (CPC 511)
  • Practicum I, II, III (CPC 651, 652, 653)


Doctorate of Psychology, California Southern University, In-Progress

Master of Counselling, City University of Seattle, 2016

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology Major, Counselling Minor), Simon Fraser University, 2005

Work Experience

2017 – present: Clinical Manager, EFAP

2014 – 2017: Manager, Plan Smart Coaching Solutions, Homewood Health Inc.

2012 – 2014: Regional Manager, Western Canada, Client Service Centre, Homewood Health Inc.

2010 – 2012: Senior Tea Lead, Homewood Health Inc.

2009 – 2012: Team Lead, Coaching & Development, Homewood Health Inc.

2008 – 2009: Training and Recruitment Coordinator, Homewood Health Inc.

2005 – 2008: Intake Counsellor, Depression Care Specialist, Homewood Health Inc.