Ryan James holds a Master's in Education and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (R.C.C.), an Approved Certified Supervisor (A.C.S.), and a Canadian Certified Counsellor (C.C.C.). With a decade of experience in counselling and supervision, Ryan serves as the director and founder of the Counselling Support Centre Online.
Over the course of his career, Ryan has worked in various settings, including Addiction and Treatment facilities, Private Practice, Adolescent Psychiatry, Spiritual-Based, and Low-Cost Counselling services. Throughout his professional journey, he has supervised students and played a pivotal role in establishing low-cost counselling services that extend their reach across Canada.
Ryan's expertise extends to teaching in universities nationwide, where he facilitates online learning, develops courses, and supervises both professional counsellors and students. Trained in evidence-based counselling therapies such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, trauma-informed therapy, solution-oriented therapy, and mindfulness-based therapies, Ryan possesses a robust foundation to provide training and counselling support to individuals facing challenges in mental wellness.
Passionate about making counselling accessible and affordable, Ryan is driven by a commitment to ensuring that no one has to wonder if they can talk to a well-trained professional. His dedication is evident in both his training efforts and in providing accessible counselling services to individuals across Canada.