Zoë Sehn holds a Doctoral Degree in Psychotherapy
and Counselling from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, currently ranked within the top 20 universities in the world. It was here that she received her professional
qualification in psychotherapy from Counselling and
Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA). Zoë's doctoral research focused on exploring meaning making in the face of bereavement. Her use of creative methodologies led her examiners and supervisors to label this research unique and groundbreaking.
Zoë also has a Master of Arts degree from the University of Alberta and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of British Columbia - Okanagan. Throughout her Master's degree, Zoë's research, work, and volunteer involvement centered around positive youth development for at-risk teens in inner-city Edmonton. During her Bachelor's degree she studied happiness in children. She has presented at various international conferences and has numerous academic publications in these areas.
Beyond her experience in private practice, Zoë is a clinical supervisor for other Registered Clinical Counsellors and is currently working as the Manager of Counselling Services for Deltassist Family and Community Services, a non-profit agency. She has previously worked in In-Patient Mental Health facilities and hospitals as well as Out-Patient Agencies, community facilities, and public schools within Canada and the United Kingdom. Recently, she has also worked with Thompson Rivers University where she instructed Assessment and Evaluation in Counselling for the M.Ed. Counselling stream.
Zoë has volunteered with many local organizations, including the Kelowna Crisis Line, the Elizabeth Fry Society, Big Brothers and Sisters of the Okanagan, and with YMCA youth programs. She has also volunteered with the Vernon branch of the SPCA, which she found highly rewarding.
She is a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) and a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC). Zoë is a member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA), the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC), and is a reviewer for the Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy.