Candace is passionate about collaboratively working with her clients to provide the best help in addressing their concerns. She strides to provide a level of care that is inline with her client’s needs and has a genuine, open- minded style and culturally sensitive approach.
Candace Dunn has a BA in Psychology and is nearing the completion of her MA in Counselling Psychology at City University of Seattle, Calgary Campus. She is registered with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) as a student member and is working under the direct supervision of a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC).
Over the past four years Candace has spent time volunteering with The Distress Centre, The Canadian Suicide Prevention Hotline, The Calgary Counselling Centre and was a mentor for youth in the community with Mentors Matter. Candace has also spent the past two years working as a Child and Youth Care Counsellor with Hull Services and this role included working with adolescents from the ages of 12-17 who have severe behavioral and emotional challenges due to trauma, neglect, and/or abuse in their home environments. In this role Candace has gained experience using a Trauma- Informed Approach and in implementing Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Strategies for helping adolescents in care become more aware of their emotions and the effects that their emotions can have on their behaviours.