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School Counselling

Master of Education in School Counselling

Jacky Barreiro

As a field instructor in the Master’s in Education in School Counselling, my responsibility is to accompany a cohort of students during their two years internship program. As such, I teach and provide support during their practicum and internship periods, and guidance through their evaluation process to assure progress and completion of internship requirements.

Galen Hutcheson, MA, DVATI, RCC

Associate Faculty MEd School Counselling, Internship Instructor Galen is a Registered Clinical Counsellor, Art Therapist, leadership development specialist, certified coach, instructor, workshop facilitator and yoga teacher living in Vancouver, British Columbia. Galen brings a compassion focused breadth of knowledge to her role as an Internship Instructor in the MEd School Counselling Program. Galen has worked with individuals […]

Carla Alexander, MSW, PhD, RSW

Associate Director of MEd in School Counselling (Vancouver) I have served as Associate Director and Internship Coordinator since August 2018. In this role, I enjoy collaborating with faculty, school counselling mentors and other stakeholders to provide a meaningful internship experience to students where they are prepared to work ethically and skillfully in authentic relationships. I […]

Tamara Dalrymple, Psy.D. , M.A., R.C.C.

Associate Director of MEd in School Counselling (Victoria) As an Associate Program Director of the MEd in School Counselling Program, my role is focused on contributing to a quality student experience and success of program implementation.  I am a Registered Clinical Counsellor specializing in the psychological functioning of children and youth.  I have worked in private practice […]

Kristina Berynets, MA, MEd

Associate Director of MEd in School Counselling (Vancouver) As an Associate Program Director, I work with faculty and CityU staff on implementing effective delivery of the MEd in School Counselling program. I have been working for City University since 2017. Since 2018, I have also been facilitating the New Faculty Orientation for the Canadian faculty […]

Maria Stella, PhD, RCC

Director of Canadian MEd in School Counselling Program My research interests include emotional regulation; somatic psychology; contemplative practices in health and counselling education; applications of mindfulness; to bridge the gap between research and practice. I have a background in both qualitative and quantitative research methods—including narrative, phenomenology and theoretical research methods, and statistical analysis.

Jeremy Sanbrooks, M.Ed., Ed.D

Associate Faculty My career started as a middle and high school teacher and then upon completing my master’s degree I transitioned into the role of an elementary school counsellor. In addition to my experience in schools, I also facilitated the Parenting After Separation program with Family Justice BC and the Responsible Driver program with STROH […]

Marla McLellan, PhD

Marla McLellan holds an M.A. in Counselling Psychology and a PhD in Education. She has been working in the public-school system since 1986 and has been a secondary school counsellor since 1997. She has a private counselling practice, www.walkandtalk.ca, incorporating movement, mindful awareness and critical reflection to enhance pre-teen, teen and family wellbeing. As well […]

Suzanne Vardy, MEd, RCC

I have been teaching at City University in the MEd in School Counselling program since 2018. Currently, I also work in private practice and with a lower mainland school district helping to ensure schools are safe and welcoming places for children, youth, and families. In my private practice, my focus is on supporting children, youth, […]

Orla Colgate Ph.D.

Associate Faculty Orla currently teaches Introduction to Research Skills (ECC 501) and Research Methods for School Counsellors (ECC 512) at City University in Canada. Elementary school trained, Orla has taught, and studied in Ireland, New Zealand, Australia and Canada. An active educational researcher, her teaching of research skills and methods draws upon her extensive experience […]

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