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Dandelion Seeds


Assessment & 

Dr. Dueck's part-time private practice is primarily devoted to offering psychological assessment and treatment to adults. Much of her practice serves first responders (police officers, paramedics, firefighters), military personnel and veterans, health care workers, and animal care workers. She has specific clinical interests and experience in the following areas: 

  • Traumatic stress (especially occupational stress injuries)
  • Caregiver stress (including burnout and compassion)
  • Grief and loss 
  • Life transitions 
  • Anxiety and mood concerns
  • Relationship concerns
  • Chronic pain/chronic illness
  • Concussion management
  • Occupational disability and return to work

She uses evidence-based treatment approaches, including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy, Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT), as well as other interventions including Dialetical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Treatment is available in-person or telehealth (by video-conference or phone) depending on a client’s location and preference. No referral is needed to see Dr. Dueck; however, referrals are accepted from physicians, third parties (e.g., insurance companies or other organizations), and health care providers. Dr. Dueck is also an approved treatment provider for members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Veterans Affairs Canada, the Canadian Armed Forces, WorkSafe BC, and ICBC.


 Dr. Dueck will collaboratively work with you to offer individually tailored and goal-oriented treatment to maximize therapy progress and success. She also values client’s feedback about her services to help make treatment to be as helpful as possible for you. 

Other Services

Other Services 

For More Information 

Return to Work Focused Assessment and Treatment Services:  Dr. Dueck also has a special interest and focus on assisting people to return to work, and part of her practice exclusively provides these services to individuals referred to her through a third party, such as an insurance company for people who are off work due to a medical leave or are struggling to remain at work. This service may entail an initial assessment to gain a better understanding of an individual’s work-related concerns and barriers and to make treatment recommendations.  If referred for treatment as well,  the focus is to facilitate an individual’s recovery and successful and durable return to work. Please contact Dr. Dueck if you wish to discuss a referral.

Please note that Dr. Dueck does not conduct Psycho-Diagnostic, Psycho-Educational, Psycho-Vocational,

or Independent Psychological Assessments. 

All potential clients are encouraged to use the Resources section to learn more about evidence-based treatment approaches, including the ones that Dr. Dueck offers.

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