Overcome the emotional mountains in your life with the help of experienced, kind and understanding professionals. We are here to give you the support and advice you need to work through difficulty and move forward with your life.
At the office of Valley Psychological Services, we understand that every person and family is unique. Your emotional and developmental challenges require a personal assessment and treatment that reflects your specific needs. If you require psychological services including PTSD counselling in Chilliwack, we have the experience and education necessary to guide you through treatment. We pledge to work with you to discover the solution that is right for you whether you are an adult, teenager, senior citizen, or young child.
Contact us right away and get the help you need.
Dr. Sarah Patrick – Owner/ Registered Psychologist
Dr. Carrie Johnson, PhD
Dr. Carrie Johnson has worked as a therapist for almost 10 years. She was born into it, being raised by parents who were registered psychologists. She loves working with people and helping individuals find happiness, but perhaps even more important, peace and contentment.
Life can be extremely difficult and sometimes seems to have constant up and downs, however Carrie encourages people to see there is hope and a purpose in daily life. Learning to see there is a lesson in each difficulty can make us better people, constantly learning, changing and growing.
Carrie specializes in trauma treatment. Trauma comes in all shapes and sizes. Carrie offers EMDR to help people process things that seem unmanageable.
No problem is too small or too big. Carrie is happy to work with you to make life seem more manageable.
Dr. MELANIE OLIVEIRA, PSY.D. – Registered Psychologist
Dr. Oliveira has a Psy.D in Clinical Psychology and is registered with the College of Psychologists of BC. Dr. Oliveira provides psychotherapy, counselling, and psychological assessment. Some areas of interest include gender identity and trauma work.
Marisa Lawrence, M.A., Registered Clinical Counsellor
Marisa has a Masters of Arts in Counselling and she is registered with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors. Marisa brings her experience and warm demeanour into her therapy practice, allowing clients to feel seen while supporting them in tackling life’s challenges. Marisa works with children, youth, and adults, and has an interest in trauma, mental health, and relationships.
Dr. D’Anne Howes – Registered Psychologist
Dr. D’Anne utilizes various different treatment strategies including: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Cognitive Processing Therapy and is also trained in EMDR, which is successfully utilized for post-traumatic stress disorder recovery.
Dr. D’Anne has experience working with veterans, first responders and military personnel including RCMP. She also provides psychological treatment for family issues- including effective parenting, teens, adults, and those exploring gender identity and transition.
Dr. D’Anne’s clinical focus has evolved to include a holistic and interdisciplinary focus on treatment, which examines all aspects of a person’s life that play a role in promoting physical and mental wellness. In her clinical practice, she specializes in injury recovery, depression, anxiety, stress/trauma, PTSD, adjustment to parenting, women’s health, marriage counselling, chronic disease/pain management, and geriatric care.