As a counsellor, Linnea (She/her/hers) strives to create a safe and comfortable environment to enable clients to feel empowered and true to themselves. She believes that for all people to heal, counselling should be culturally-sensitive, trauma-informed, and respectful.Linnea is truly curious about people and feels honoured to witness people’s stories and help provide tools and support that is appropriate to the individual and their unique circumstances. Linnea has been told that she is caring, resourceful, genuine, and creative.
Linnea has a variety of experience working in helping roles over the past twelve years. She has worked as a college counsellor, substance use recovery centre counsellor, project manager and volunteer coordinator at a harm reduction organization, front-desk and intake at a women’s shelter, and research assistant in the department of social psychology at UVic. She holds a Master of Counselling Psychology from Adler University as well as a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Major in Psychology) from the University of Victoria. She is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC).
Outside of her work at Peak Resilience, Linnea can be found running, hitting the gym, cycling, making art, walking her dog (a mini husky named Reno), reading, and spending quality time with family and friends.