Kirsten Hargreaves I have worked in the human services field for 17 years including: therapeutic horseback riding, teaching Montessori kindergarten, early childhood education, working with special needs children, respite foster care, autism intervention, senior's therapeutic recreation, day camps, summer camps, community development, mental health and counselling. I am a registered clinical counsellor in good standing with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors.
A strong passion for animals, nature and children come together in my practice. I am excited to announce that I am currently in training to offer equine therapy and canine therapy and look forward to offering these additional services in the near future. I am also a researcher in the area of parental incarceration and the impact incarceration has on children and families. I look forward to offering programs in this area very soon.
I am a volunteer with Mission Hospice Society with the children's grief and loss camps and a Board member for Skookum Youth Healing Circle Society in the Fraser Valley. I believe in treating the whole person and look forward to meeting you where you are at, supporting you in what brings you or your loved one to counselling.
I am also a crime and victim services designated counsellor. If you have been approved through this program or would like to seek approval, please access http://www.pssg.gov.bc.ca/victimservices/financial
My qualifications include: Montessori Teaching Diploma (Ages 2-6) (1999) Autism Early Intervention Certificate (2005) Bachelor of Arts - Psychology and Sociology (2007) Master of Arts - Counselling Psychology (2014) Ed.D in Educational Practice (in progress) I also have training in Play Therapy and Equine Facilitated Wellness.