Appointments: Dr. Poon is offering remote-based sessions only Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 4:30 pm and Fridays 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. She will be resuming in-person sessions as of September 1st 2021, on ONLY Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Dr. Poon is not accepting new clients at this time.

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 19 to seniors/elders). She provides a range of assessment and treatment services, from a Cognitive Behavioral model 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. 

 

Dr. Poon now offers direct bill for those covered by Pacific Blue Cross, Medavie Blue Cross, Green Shield, and Canada Life.