List of Counsellors

Below is a list of local counsellors and psychologists who work with clients as part of the Counselling Assistance Program. Please speak to an Outreach Worker if you would like more information.

CounsellorEducationMembership with Governing AssociationRegistered SinceAreas of Specialization

Michelle Chang

Whistler, Spruce Grove

Master’s in Education in Counselling Psychology (2009)
Bachelors of Education in Elementary Education McGill University (2001)
Narrative Therapy Certificate
School of Narrative Therapy

Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)2010Child and youth counselling, narrative counselling

Greg McDonnell, CCC

Whistler, Function Junction

Masters of Education (Counselling) 2008
B.A. Simon Fraser University – 1996
Somatic Experiencing (Intermediate Complete)
Canadian Counselling Association
Registered Clinical Counsellor
2008Youth, Young Adult, Adult Counselling, Addictions, Family Counselling, Anger Management, Grief, Stress Management, Anxiety & Depression, Trauma, Abuse

Kerrie Palmer


Pemberton, Whistler (1/2 day per week)

M.A. Counselling Psychology (2009) City University of Seattle
Expressive Play Therapy (2009)
Narrative Therapy Level 1 & 2 (2007)
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Workshop (2005)
Victim Services Modules 1-V (2003)
B.Ed. Family Studies & Economics U of T
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association
BC Teacher’s Federation
BC Association of Clinical Counsellors
2008Trauma, Substance Misuse, Grief, Stress and Healthy Relationships
Children, Youth and Adults

Candace Postal

Fax: 604-962-8829
Whistler Village

Masters in Counseling, MC, 2005 (TWU)
Sexual Abuse Intervention Training for children and youth
Satir Training Level 1
Narrative Therapy Level 1
Anxiety Training with Dr. Gordon Neufeld
BC Association of Clinical Counselors (BCACC) 2005Family relationships, anxiety, depression, self injury, grief and loss, life transitions, personal growth, sexual behavior intervention and sexual abuse intervention with children, adolescents, adults and families

Nancy Routley


Whistler, Function Junction

B.A. Psychology (1995)
B.C. Registered Clinical Counsellor (2004)
Master of Education- Counselling (2002)
Certificate in Couple and Family Therapy (1999)
Certificate in Peer Counselling (1995)
Certificate in Addictions (1995)
Canadian Counselling Association2001Individuals, Relationships,
Couples & Families, Anxiety & Depression, Grief, PTSD (post traumatic stress), Abuse in relationships, Anger management

Kayla Benbow


Whistler, Function Junction

Masters in Counselling Psychology, 2017, Athabasca University.
Performance Level Coach, 2013, CSCF/NCCP
Bachelor’s of Arts (Psychology & Sociology, 2007, University of Victoria.
High Five-Principals of Healthy Child Dev., 2013
BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC).