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About Mark Seemann

As a lifelong learner, I am fascinated by people and places, and I am committed to integrating and sharing my knowledge and experience with others. I travel widely, and find my formal education as well as life experience provides a solid foundation for continued learning. Professionally, I maintain an ongoing interest in evolving research and strive to continually deepen my understanding of people and the world around us through both professional affiliations and on-going professional development.

Academic foundations

  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of Alberta
  • Masters of Science, Geography, University of Alberta
  • Masters of Counselling, City University of Seattle
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Disaster Management, University of Victoria
  • Associate Degree in Risk Management, Risk Management Society

Recent professional development

  • Mastering Trauma Treatment (National Institute for Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine, Storrs, Connecticut)
  • Children’s Grief and Bereavement Certificate (Sick Kids Community Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario)
  • Narrative Therapy (Dulwich Centre, Adelaide, Australia)
  • Kid Skills for Professionals (Ben Furman/Helsinki Brief Therapy Institute, Helsinki, Finland)
  • Couples Developmental Model (Ellyn Bader/Couples Institute, Menlo Park, California)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDRIA Canada, Ste-Agathe, Quebec)
  • Neurobiology of Attachment (National Institute for Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine, Storrs, Connecticut)

Professional affiliations

  • Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association
  • BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (RCC#: 21750)
  • Society of Clinical Psychology
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies
  • International Association of Emergency Managers
  • Canadian Risk and Hazards Network

“Happiness is not freedom from the storm, but rather peace within it.”

"Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The Second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind."
- Henry James

Get in Touch

To schedule an appointment or inquire about services, please get in touch via email or call Mark directly.
Appointments are available Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm, or by arrangement.