Deanne Neufeld, Therapist and Professional Counsellor, Kelowna BC

Kelowna Therapist Deanne Neufeld Credentials

Deanne received her Masters Degree from the University of Calgary in 2009, and her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from the Univeristy of Regina in 1998.

She has over 16 years experience and is registered with the BC College of Social Work.

Deanne is a registered Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider, check your benefits plan to see if you are covered.

What Deanne Has To Offer

A Genuine – down to earth approach

Solution Focused Results

Ability to provide a new  perspective

Unconditional Acceptance


Education

  • Masters’ Degree In Social Work from the University of Calgary where Deanne focused on Mental Health, Complex Multi-systemic Issues, as well as Adolescent Life Transitions.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work with a clinical mental health focus from the University of Regina.
  • Mount Royal University – Human Resources

Experience

Deanne has over 16 years of front line counseling experience with issues ranging from life transition, depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, family stress, coping with life stressors and illnesses, eating disorders and self-harming behaviors as well as complex presenting problems.

She recognizes the importance of uncovering strengths as well as areas of challenge, and works carefully to develop strategies designed to help realize potential and maximize success.

Deanne utilizes a holistic approach focusing on strengths and solutions. She has the ability to draw from numerous treatment techniques to meet the needs of individual clientele. Deanne’s intention is to identify assets and strengths as opposed to focusing solely on deficits. She has worked extensively with youth, families, couples and seniors.

Deanne believes strongly in a strengths based approach in her practice, moving away from pathology, focusing on personal growth and individual potential to assist clients in achieving and maintaining closer attachments and a healthier more positive state of functioning. She understands the devastating impact illness can have in a family, and has devoted her time in providing support and teaching coping skills to enhance functioning and life satisfaction.

Deanne is a dynamic speaker and has presented and facilitated at Social Work Conferences, Health Region In-Services and Patient Safety and Quality Forums.

Connect with Deanne and see how her energy and creativity can help to transform your life today.