Tammy has worked in the field of vocational rehabilitation and mental health for the past ten years assisting injured workers and clients with physical, neuromuscular, cognitive and mental health disabilities. Tammy completed a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology specialized in Vocational Rehabilitation from the University of British Columbia, and Honours in a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Biological Anthropology from the University of Toronto. She is a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) and President for the BC Chapter of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA). She is also a Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP) with the College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals.
Tammy is currently an adjunct professor in the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology & Special Education in the Faculty of Education of the University of British Columbia. Her present work roles include a clinical practice leader position for the vocational rehabilitation counselling service at GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre and career assessment counsellor position at Langara College. In her private practice, she offers psychotherapy counselling service for issues related to anxiety, confidence, relationships and career planning/vocational assessment. She previously worked as a vocational rehabilitation consultant subcontractor providing job search service and job placement for clients with WorkSafeBC and ICBC claims.