Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) #19060
deVries Counselling Group
Port Moody, BC
Education and Experience
Deepak has over 9 years of experience helping teens, adults, couples & families.
Deepak’s training includes:
- Masters Degree in Psychology from Adler University
- Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 1.
- Trauma-Informed Practice
- Mindfulness-Based Somatic Therapy
- CBT Therapy
- Harm Reduction in Addictions Treatment
Deepak offers counselling to teens and adults over the age of 18 as well as couples and families in order to accomplish their goals and improve their relationships.
Deepak’s specialties include:
- Anxiety and depression
- Self-esteem and identity issues
- Relationship building and conflict management in couples
- Addiction and Concurrent Disorders
- Life transitions
- Trauma recovery
Deepak also works with clients funded by the Crime Victims Assistance Program.
Deepak is a kind, compassionate, and forward-thinking therapist with a great sense of humour that is freely used in counselling sessions. He quickly creates a safe and relaxed atmosphere for clients.
Forming a connection with people and helping them navigate through life’s challenges is what motivates Deepak. He is committed to support and guide individuals, couples and families through their present concerns and explore new paths. Deepak helps clients connect to their strengths and potential at every stage in their life.
In his work Deepak creates an environment to help people feel heard, validated and respected without judgement. He is interested in helping people be the best version of themselves in their efforts to pursue lifelong goals.
Deepak is passionate about couples and has been for years. He completed his master’s thesis in couples counselling and uses his skills to help partners of all types bridge the gap they have between them to create a closer, more intimate connection. Deepak’s support helps build trust and safety between partners and rekindle the spark in their relationship.
Deepak understands depression and anxiety, having family members who have struggled with both. These personal experiences have helped him appreciate the challenges these issues present and the strength it takes to ask for help.
Deepak enjoys exercise, photography, cooking, reading, travelling, and spending quality time with his friends and family. He also loves hockey – both as a player and as an avid fan!