Tamara Strijack, MC

Adjunct Faculty in Psychology
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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)
The classes have provided ways in which to challenge my thinking, and how I communicate what I am learning. I've noticed that I bring a more gracious and thoughtful approach to my sermons and lectures at the church where I am serving.
Nathan Scott