Doug West, M.A., DVATI, R.C.C.
Director of Autism Services, Clinical Counsellor, Neurofeedback Practitioner

Doug has been working with individuals who have Autism Spectrum Disorder, anxiety, ADHD and other mental health challenges since 2005. He leads and mentors staff who implement programs and has a strong knowledge of disorders usually first diagnosed in childhood. Doug has a passionate interest in neuroscience and the brain’s ability to change itself. He provides neurofeedback in conjunction with counselling, art therapy, and cognitive remediation.

Doug is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors. He is an Advanced NeurOptimal Trainer and Western Canada Representative for Zengar. Doug has been working with children and families since 1991 and has a wealth of experience in Program Management and Service Coordination for individuals who have behavioural and mental health challenges. He has worked with the Vancouver and Surrey School Districts, as well as several large private and public organizations in the Greater Vancouver Regional District.

Why I love my job: “Because it involves helping challenged individuals acquire the skills they will need in order to be successful in reaching their goals and dreams.”