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Dr. Robert Lees ED.D.

Dr. Rob Lees is a psychologist registered with the College of Psychologists of BC. Rob graduated from UBC in 1986 with a doctorate in Counselling Psychology. Since 1991 he has worked with the BC Government’s Child and Youth Mental Health Service in Fraser Region, fulfilling several roles, including team leader, community psychologist, regional consultant and regional practice analyst.

Rob teaches in the Graduate Program in Counselling Psychology at Trinity Western University (Family Therapy and Family Systems) and in the School of Child and Youth Care at the University College of the Fraser Valley.

Rob’s doctoral training specialized in marriage and family therapy, and marriage education.  Rob has been leading and instructing courses for couples since 1980.  He has also written a book called Prepared Companions based on the well known couple inventory Prepare/Enrich.  He authored the text The Growth in Marriage Handbook, a guide for leaders of marriage seminars.  Rob has attended and presented at numerous conferences, and given trainings on how to lead couple’s workshops.  He also writes regularily for The Chillwiack Press on human relationships.

Katrina Milani, BAH in Psychology, PsyD Candidate

Katrina Milani is in her fifth and final year of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology program at
Adler University. Katrina is completing her pre-doctoral internship with the Youth Health
Center and has been focusing her training on family dynamics, including parents and
couples. She has several years of experience working with families, parents, and youth
at Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH), WorkBC, and Pacific Community Resource
Society (PCRS).

Ben Garrett, MSc. in Counselling and Psychotherapy, PsyD Candidate

Ben Garrett is a counsellor registered with the Canadian Counselling and
Psychotherapy Association (CCPA). Ben graduated in 2014 with an MSc. in
Counselling and Psychotherapy from the New School of Psychotherapy and
Counselling (NSPC) in London, UK. Recently, he has returned to NSPC to complete
his doctorate and is currently an intern at Ann Davis Transition Society. He spent 5
years counselling children and youth in Nunavut and has been working for Child and
Youth Mental Health since 2015. He has also been a facilitator and co-facilitator for a
number of relationship violence, parenting skills and anger management programs.