The Spirituality in Counselling Chapter was created in 2006. Its goals are:

  • To provide an opportunity for Chapter members to meet and discuss pertinent issues related to spirituality in counselling.
  • To provide a forum for ongoing information exchange and professional development.
  • To work collaboratively as Chapter and Executive members and with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association for the greater good of mutually sought aims and objectives.
  • To provide an opportunity for the Chapter members to collaborate with faith groups in open dialogue for the purpose of enhanced client care.

Chapter Executives

PresidentLorraine Smith-MacDonald
Past PresidentCathy Underhill
Vice PresidentLisa Wilvert
TreasurerGerard Vardy
SecretarySadekie Lyttle-Forbes
Member-at-LargePhyllis Hodges
Member-at-LargeMonica Verbosky
Student Liaison
Board LiaisonArash Kameli

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The Spirituality in Counselling Chapter is a multi-faith chapter open to individuals working from any spiritual tradition who are spiritually-minded counsellors with a special interest in responding to clients who desire to have spirituality included in the counselling process.

Mission Statement

Our commitment is to offer a sacred space to our clients while listening to their story and to value compassion, empathy and respect to all people.

Constitution and Bylaws

The Chapter’s bylaws are a set of rules that control the actions of its members and govern the internal management of the Chapter.

Chapter Award

A Student Bursary Award is handed out by the Spirituality in Counselling Chapter.


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