Appointments: Wednesday and Thrusday 9am to 5pm, Fridays 9am to 3pm

Dr. Poon is actively accepting new clients and has excellent availability.

 

Dr. Gabrielle Poon holds a Ph.D. (clinical psychology) from Palo Alto University.  She has returned to BC, where she was born and raised.  She completed her predoctoral and post-doctoral residency training in Anchorage, Alaska, and has worked in treatment settings in B.C., California, and Washington. Dr. Poon is a Registered Psychologist in BC. 

Dr. Poon emphasizes transparency and collaboration in her clinical work.  She works primarily with adults and adolescents (age 12 to seniors/elders). She provides a range of assessment and treatment services, from a Cognitive Behavioral model (including DBT) for:

  • Anxiety (e.g., stressful life changes, workplace burn out, social anxiety, panic attacks, phobias, OCD, etc.)

  • Depression (e.g., sadness, irritability, low energy)

  • Sleep disturbance (e.g., delayed and interrupted, fatigue, etc.)

  • Substance abuse and dependency.

  • For adolescents, school related issues, social challenges, individual issues, family support.

Dr. Poon approaches from a diversity perspective, as a culturally-responsive practitioner with a person-centered lens.  She works with her client to co-develop a plan to achieve their goals.  She adapts treatment to fit the unique needs of each individual.