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First Nations Experience

Educational Psychology

First Nations Masters in Counselling Program, University Of Victoria: Set up and designed the first ever post graduate program with Dr. Vance Peavy.

Ministry of Education, Province of Manitoba, 1989-1990

Course Director, Province of Manitoba and Hollow Water Indian Band (On Reserve and Distance Education): Designed curricula, taught courses and ran Court Approved groups for Anger, Abuse and Offenders. Evaluated post-secondary Certificate program for Community Sexual Abuse & Sex Offender Workers for First Nation Reserves.

Private Practice

Head Office, 310-360 Bloor St. W., Toronto, Ontario

Attawapiskat First Nation, James Bay; 2007 - Present

Ft. Albany, James Bay, Peetabek Health Centre; 2005 - Present

Kasheshewan First Nation, James Bay; 2008

Six Nations First Nation, Oshweken; 2010

Brantford Pine Tree Native Centre; 2000 - 2006

Nisga'a First Nation of Coastal British Columbia - Suicide Intervention and Prevention; 2008

Northern Chiefs Council - K.O., Red Lake; 2004

Aboriginal Health Centre FAS/FAE (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Fetal Alcohol Effects) Clinical Program Supervisor with Steve Koptie- Hamilton and Brantford; 2000-2003

Canim Lake, BC; 1995 - 2000

Hollow Water, Manigotogan, Manitoba; 1988 - 1990

Pedahbun Lodge Residential Treatment Centre; 1996 - 1997

Practice in Psychology - 1985 - Present

Department of National Defence; Clinical Psychologist - Trauma


Canim Lake Band, Hundred Mile House, B.C. (October 1995-2000)

Pedahbun Lodge Incorporated, First and only Urban Native Residential Treatment Centre (1995-1996)

Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Health, Aboriginal Health Policy Branch (Spring, 1995)

Ontario Women's Directorate, Ontario Provincial Government (Bi-Lingual)

(1990 - 1991)

Provincial Ministry of Education, Manitoba, in cooperation with First Nations' Communities

Family Services of Peel, Mississauga, Canada (1988-1989)

Regional Children's Psychiatric Hospital, Sudbury Algoma Hospital, Ontario, (Bi-Lingual) (1987-1988) (Reference, Dr. D. Marr, Chief)

Canada Employment and Immigration Commission (Bi-Lingual) (1972-1985)


Thanks to Jeff Thomas