Tamara Strijack, MC

Adjunct Faculty in Counselling
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Teaches:
Child Development; Lifespan Development

Background

Tamara is a Registered Clinical Counsellor working on Vancouver Island and a faculty member of the Neufeld Institute. She has worked with children and adolescents in various roles over the last twenty years - as mentor, counsellor, youth leader, program director, group facilitator - and is herself a mother of two adolescent girls. She also works as a parent and teacher consultant, helping adults make sense of the children in their care. Connection, relationship, and attachment continue to be central themes in all of her roles, both personally and professionally.

Education

Master of Counselling; ACTS Seminary
BSc (Honors Physiology); University of British Columbia

Publications

  • Rest in a Restless World: Understanding the roots of anxiety from an attachment-based developmental approach (http://bc-counsellors.org/app/uploads/2016/02/IICC-Dec2012-winter.pdf)
My experience at Briercrest Seminary changed me as a person and therefore equipped me to serve others in more beneficial ways. This is a result of the character shaping, and the abundance of knowledge and Christ-centred learning I experienced.
Mary-Lynne Eggink