Our Team

Cristina Higgins, MEd, RCC

REGISTERED CLINICAL COUNSELLOR | $150/50 MIN SESSION

Client Focus: Children 9+, Individuals, Couples, Parents, Families

Issues: Neurodiversity, anxiety. ADHD, depression, self-esteem, grief, addictions, divorce, relationships, big life changes, parenting

Approaches: Attachment, CBT, play, solution focused, somatic, family systems

Dr. Leila Maleki, Ph.D., RCC, (PICO Iran)

REGISTERED CLINICAL COUNSELLOR | $165 / 50 MIN SESSION

Client Focus: Children (all ages), Individuals, Couples, Parents, Families

Issues: anxiety, depression, neurodiversity, learning disabilities, relationships, aging and older adults, Alzheimer’s disease, Grief, Women’s challenges in life stages.

Approaches: Attachment, CBT, DBT, EFT, EMDR, MBCT, Play Therapy, Solution Focused

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Stefanie Stanley, MA, RCC

REGISTERED CLINICAL COUNSELLOR | $150/50 MIN SESSION

Client Focus:
Children, Individuals, Couples, Parents, Families

Issues: ADHD, Neurodiversity, Anxiety, Women’s issues (relationships, aging, motherhood and post-partum, mental workload), Life transitions, Separation/divorce, Co-parenting, Grief, LGBTQIA2S+

Approaches: Attachment-based Therapy, AEDP, DBT, EFT, Family Systems, Play Therapy

Kristin Sickavish, M. Ed.

MASTER OF ARTS IN COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY INTERN COUNSELLOR | $60/50 MIN SESSION

Client Focus: Children 7+, Youth, Individuals, Parents/Families

Issues: Life transitions, anxiety, depression, identity and self-awareness, separation/divorce, fear and insecurities, Neurodiversity, learning disabilities, ADHD, co-parenting,

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Brandys Evans, MA, RCC

REGISTERED CLINICAL COUNSELLOR | $165/50 MIN SESSION

Client Focus: Children (all ages), Individuals, Couples, Parents, Families

Issues: Anxiety, stress, trauma, neurodiversity, ADHD, learning disabilities, families, couples, relationships, personality disorders, depression

Approaches: EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, Emotion Focused Therapy, Attachment Based Therapy, Play Therapy, Parent-Child Relationship Therapy, s211/Views of the Child Reports

Cara-Anne Storey, BA - Psychological Assessments

PSYCHOMETRIST | Covered by Extended Health for Psychological Services | $3500-$5000 SESSION

Client Focus: Assessments for ages 8+

Assessments Available: PsychoEducational / Learning Disability, Attention Deficit / ADHD, Neuropsychological (Brain Injury), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Psychological / Mental Health

Cristina Higgins, MEd, RCC

REGISTERED CLINICAL COUNSELLOR | $150/50 MIN SESSION

Client Focus: Children 9+, Individuals, Couples, Parents, Families

Issues: Neurodiversity, anxiety. ADHD, depression, self-esteem, grief, addictions, divorce, relationships, big life changes, parenting

Approaches: Attachment, CBT, play, solution focused, somatic, family systems

Dr. Leila Maleki, Ph.D., RCC, (PICO Iran)

REGISTERED CLINICAL COUNSELLOR | $165 / 50 MIN SESSION

Client Focus: Children (all ages), Individuals, Couples, Parents, Families

Issues: anxiety, depression, neurodiversity, learning disabilities, relationships, aging and older adults, Alzheimer’s disease, Grief, Women’s challenges in life stages.

Approaches: Attachment, CBT, DBT, EFT, EMDR, MBCT, Play Therapy, Solution Focused

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Stefanie Stanley, MA, RCC

REGISTERED CLINICAL COUNSELLOR | $150/50 MIN SESSION

Client Focus:
Children, Individuals, Couples, Parents, Families

Issues: ADHD, Neurodiversity, Anxiety, Women’s issues (relationships, aging, motherhood and post-partum, mental workload), Life transitions, Separation/divorce, Co-parenting, Grief, LGBTQIA2S+

Approaches: Attachment-based Therapy, AEDP, DBT, EFT, Family Systems, Play Therapy

Kristin Sickavish, M. Ed.

MASTER OF ARTS IN COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY INTERN COUNSELLOR | $60/50 MIN SESSION

Client Focus: Children 7+, Youth, Individuals, Parents/Families

Issues: Life transitions, anxiety, depression, identity and self-awareness, separation/divorce, fear and insecurities, Neurodiversity, learning disabilities, ADHD, co-parenting,

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Brandys Evans, MA, RCC

REGISTERED CLINICAL COUNSELLOR | $165/50 MIN SESSION

Client Focus: Children (all ages), Individuals, Couples, Parents, Families

Issues: Anxiety, stress, trauma, neurodiversity, ADHD, learning disabilities, families, couples, relationships, personality disorders, depression

Approaches: EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, Emotion Focused Therapy, Attachment Based Therapy, Play Therapy, Parent-Child Relationship Therapy, s211/Views of the Child Reports

Cara-Anne Storey, BA - Psychological Assessments

PSYCHOMETRIST | Covered by Extended Health for Psychological Services | $3500-$5000 SESSION

Client Focus: Assessments for ages 8+

Assessments Available: PsychoEducational / Learning Disability, Attention Deficit / ADHD, Neuropsychological (Brain Injury), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Psychological / Mental Health

About

Many years ago, I found myself volunteering at the Vancouver Suicide Risk and Prevention Center as a Crisis Counsellor. Here, I listened to people in the deepest levels of pain. I heard their stories and I felt their hearts. I had many people ask if I was a counsellor and how they could find me to access services outside of my work as a volunteer.

At that point, I had never heard of a counsellor. I just loved helping people and somehow, the “Vancouver Crisis Line”, as it is nicknamed, jumped out at me from the Yellow Pages (that long ago!!). I spent the next 5 years listening to and helping the heart and soul of many suffering individuals. Years later, I am continually energized by my dedication to helping others.

Boomerang was created to provide a place for people to feel cared for through connection, consideration, and understanding. Just like our body craves water, our brain needs the right environment to heal and to grow. We need to be seen for who we are and supported through that process.

That’s what Boomerang is all about. We have a team of exceptional therapists providing a level of professionalism and care that is informed by personal experience, suffering, and dedicated growth that goes above and beyond. Each of our clinicians at Boomerang has experienced pain, anguish, sorrow, and have risen from the ashes. Their experiences inform their dedication, passion, and professionalism for the work of helping others.

We look forward to working with you. 

Boomerang Counselling Centre

Clinical Director

Specialties

We specialize in a variety of neurodiversity, behavioural, anxiety, attention, learning, social, and emotional problems. We also provide family support through parent coaching, counselling, and reunification.