counselling for individuals, couples & families
Tom Foster, MSW, RSW, RCC
Registered Social Worker - British Columbia College of Social Workers
Registered Clinical Counselor - British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors
Member - BC Association of Social Workers
Certified Sex Therapist - University of Minnesota - Program in Human Sexuality
Member - Society for the Scientific Study of Sex
Tom has been a therapist for over 30 years and has experience working with clients facing a wide range of concerns. Tom has worked extensively with issues related to sexuality, relationship conflict (and growth), as well as dispute resolution. Tom focuses on applying interest-based principles to working with couples and families in dispute. He is particularly effective in helping clients manage the strong emotions that can play a significant role in achieving a constructive outcome. Tom also applies mindfulness approaches to helping clients deal with anxiety and depression.
Tom Foster has a BA from the University of Alberta, and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Toronto.
Tom successfully completed the counsellor training program at the Institute for Substance Abuse Studies in San Diego California. He is a Certified Sex Therapist through the University of Minnesota Medical School, Program in Human Sexuality and is a Crisis Management Consultant, and Debriefer.