Chris provides counselling services in English or Dutch.
Chris obtained a Bachelor of Education and a graduate degree in special education and psychology. Chris managed a specialized psychology practice for diagnosing and treating learning disabilities in The Netherlands. After moving to Canada, Chris completed a Master of Arts in Education (2012), a Doctor of Education degree (2015), a certificate in Mindfulness (University of Toronto, 2020) and a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (2023). Chris has worked in (special) education since 1998, focusing on assisting children experiencing behavioural and physical difficulties. He is skilled in assisting children in managing anxiety symptoms. Chris is an accredited Cool Kids® Provider (Macquarie University in Australia), focusing on child-friendly Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for children ages eight and older. He was also trained at Yale University in using SPACE Treatment, a parenting program to help reduce anxious childhood behaviours at home.
Chris is an approved NIHB Mental Health Provider, as well as an approved provider for Métis Nation Saskatchewan Citizens.