ED CHEN M.Ed, RCC, CCC
One of the co-founders of Lifted Counselling and Consulting, Ed is a BCACC registered and CCPA certified clinical counsellor. Ed received his Master of Education degree in Counselling Psychology from Simon Fraser University.
Ed has experience working in modalities such as Early Psychosis Intervention and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Ed provides individual, group and family treatment to high-risk youths and families experiencing concerns such as suicidality, self-harm, impulsivity, depression, anxiety, trauma, addictions, and psychosis. In addition, Ed has also worked in both the educational system and community settings with immigrant youths, youths with behavioral concerns, and youths with special needs.
An advocate of evidence-based treatment, Ed focuses his practice from an interpersonal approach in combination with behavioral, skill-based strategies. He receives ongoing training in empirically supported treatments such as Dialectical Behavioural Therapy from Behavioral Tech in Seattle, Washington. As a skilled speaker and an active member of the global community, Ed has presented both locally at the Undergraduate Psychology Conference at the University of British Columbia, and internationally at the Transformation of At-Risk Youths Conference in Singapore providing skill-based trainings for parents, teachers, and health care professionals.
Ed is also the proud owner of two chihuahuas, Zoey Kabooey and Mocha Frappuccino. They are best friends.
PJ LEWIS M.Ed, RCC, CCC
One of the co-founders of Lifted Counselling and Consulting, PJ is Registered Clinical (RCC) and Canadian Certified (CCC) Counsellor. PJ received his Master of Education degree in Counselling Psychology from Simon Fraser University.
PJ has particular expertise in providing individual, group and family treatment to high-risk youth and families experiencing concerns such as suicidality, self-harm, emotional dysregulation, impulsivity, depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis and addictions. PJ focuses his practice from an interpersonal approach with thoughtful integration of cognitive and behavioural, skill-based strategies. PJ also has extensive specialized training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT).
As a skilled speaker and consultant, PJ has presented at numerous forums, workshops, and conferences locally, nationally and internationally providing consultation and skill-based trainings for parents, educators, counsellors, and health care professionals.