Services to Diverse Abilities throughout
British Columbia





SERVICES

Our Staff

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Directors


Pivot Point is guided by our two Directors; each contributing a different focus and area of expertise to the overall vision and performance of the agency. Our Directors have extensive histories in the social services, each spanning decades of service to children, youth, and adults with Alternate Abilities. The Directorship is united around our common vision of Pivot Point creating a meaningful and positive turning point for every person possible… for our clients and their families, for our staff and their families, and for our communities throughout British Columbia!

Steve Cunningham, MA

Executive Director

Steve.Cunningham@PivotPoint.ca

Steve is the founder and Executive Director of Pivot Point Family Growth Centre Inc.  Click the link below to read more about WHY Steve started Pivot Point… and discover what’s behind the name. 

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Crystal Thompson

Director of Operations

Behaviour Consultant

NVCPI Instructor

Crystal.Thompson@PivotPoint.ca

Crystal Thompson is the Director of Operations at Pivot Point Family Growth Centre. Click the link below to learn why Crystal chose a career in the social service sector and where her passion stems from. 

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Admin Team

Pivot Point’s staff of over 150 people provides local services and supports to families in 10 regions around the Province. Our virtual organization model is made possible by our highly skilled administration team at Pivot Point Head Office. Each of the following managers is committed to excellence in their own departments, and they are each passionate about the positive impact that Pivot Point can have on the lives of our staff and our clients. Read their stories below and learn more about our incredible Admin Team. 

 

   

Amanda Nickart

Human Resources Manager

HR@PivotPoint.ca

Working with children and families is, and has always been, a passion and focus for Amanda.

She completed her certification in Early Childhood Education specializing in Infant and Toddler Development and Special Needs. She then went on to achieve her BA in Family and Social Relations from the University of Windsor.

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Brenda Gould

Resources Manager

Resources@PivotPoint.ca

Brenda, Pivot Point’s Resource Manager of 13+ years, ensures that our eight remote offices across the Province have the supplies they need to effectively support the children, families, and individuals in our care.

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Connie Nelson

Client Services

ClientServices@PivotPoint.ca

Connie handles client services here at Pivot Point. Building relationships has always been important to Connie as it aligns with her core values

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Cynthia Provo

Administration

Admin@PivotPoint.ca

Cynthia has worked in various capacities with organizations across Western Canada which deliver Adult Basic Education, Brain Injury Rehabilitation services, Literacy programs, Domestic Violence programs, and Seniors’ Housing.

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Keith Fluet 

Accounting Manager

Accounting@PivotPoint.ca

Pivot Point is excited to have Keith Fluet on our Head Office admin team! Keith is the Accounting Manager, and holds responsibility for all aspects of the financial well being of the company. 

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Rochelle Watt

Community Relations Manager

Marketing@PivotPoint.ca

Rochelle handles our Community Relations and Marketing. Her days are full of social media updates, educating others through relevant materials, helping clients over the phone, event planning and much more.

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Behaviour Consultants

Pivot Point hosts a large team of professional Behaviour Consultants, most having reached the internationally recognized credential of being Board Certified (See BACB.com for more). Each consultant manages a caseload of client families within their local region, and is committed to designing and implementing the best possible treatment plan that will create the most positive change possible for each client they serve.

 

Alex Delange, M.Sc., BCBA

ABA Program Manager, Clinical Supervisor & Behaviour Consultant

Region: All Regions 

Alex.Delange@PivotPoint.ca 

I have over 25 years of experience working directly with children with special needs. I started my career in community recreation, and started a program to address physical activity for children with special needs. I began working as a Behaviour Interventionist (BI) in home intervention programs and decided to pursue Behaviour Consultation certification as I discovered my passion for teaching children who required specialized learning techniques.

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Dr. Kelly Dancho, BCBA-D

Clinical Supervisor & Behaviour Consultant

Region: All Regions

Kelly.Dancho@PivotPoint.ca 

Kelly holds a Doctoral Degree in Behavioral Science from the University of Kansas and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Kelly began providing behavioral services as a direct care staff member at an intensive treatment facility in the United States for children and adults with dual diagnoses in 1996.

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Sarah Barnes

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Vancouver, North Vancouver & Richmond

Sarah.Barnes@PivotPoint.ca

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Kiersten Beesley, MA SpEd

Behaviour Consultant

Region: East Fraser

Kiersten.Beesley@PivotPoint.ca

Kiersten is originally from Manitoba where she completed a BA majoring in Linguistics at the University of Winnipeg. After completing her BA, Kiersten worked as a BI for 2 years in an Early Intervention program for children with ASD.

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Christie Borrie

Behaviour Consultant

Region: South Fraser

Christie.Borrie@PivotPoint.ca

Christie has her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology/English Literature with an unofficial minor in Special Education from UBC (2007). She has worked with children and youth in a variety of settings, as a BI, a certified lifeguard and swim instructor, ESL tutor, and camp counselor. 

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Candace Brady, MA SpEd

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Prince George

Candace.Brady@PivotPoint.ca 

Candace is originally from New Brunswick and moved to BC in 2009. While in high school she took part in a co-operative education placement in a local elementary school and quickly realized that working with children and especially those with learning difficulties was something she really enjoyed.

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Graham Cannon

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Duncan

Graham.Cannon@PivotPoint.ca

My name is Graham Cannon and I am proud to say I was born and raised in the Cowichan Valley.  Everything I’ve ever needed, the Valley has given to me.  I have traveled all over the world and lived in several different countries, but something always brought me back to the most wonderful place on the planet.  After years of travelling and a decade of being an educated professional cook, I decided to go back to University and unleash my full brain potential. 

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Brittany Del Nin

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Tri Cities

Brittany.Delnin@PivotPoint.ca

Brittany graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Bachelor of Arts in Honours Psychology with a minor in Woman’s Studies. Subsequent to this, she went on to complete two post-graduate certificate programs at St. Lawrence College in Communication Disorders, and at Mohawk College, in Autism and Behavioural Science, in which she graduated on the Dean’s List.

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Alan Kane

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Burnaby, New Westminster & Tri Cities

Alan.Kane@PivotPoint.ca

Alan Kane is a behaviour consultant who recently moved to BC from Ireland.

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Rohan Kaul

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Vancouver, Richmond, North Shore

Rohan.Kaul@PivotPoint.ca

Rohan is a graduate of the University of British Columbia with a concentration in Developmental Psychology.

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Kymberley Kempe, BCaBA

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Kootenays

Kymberley.Kempe@PivotPoint.ca

My passions include facilitating life skills programs and watching my clients reach personal goals.  I have been a Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst since October 2018. I have worked directly with individuals diagnosed with Autism and other developmental disabilities for the past seven years.

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Robin MacDonald

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Prince George

Robin.Macdonald@PivotPoint.ca

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Christina Medeiros

Christina Medeiros, DBH, CFLE., BCBA

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Prince George

christina.medeiros@PivotPoint.ca

Working with individuals and families navigating the world of special needs has been Christina’s professional passion for 18 years. She recently obtained her Doctorate of Behavioral Health/Integrated Health (DBH) from Arizona State University and has been a BCBA for over 10 years.

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Kathleen Nesbitt-Daly

Behaviour Consultant

Region: South Fraser

Kathleen.Nesbitt-Daly@PivotPoint.ca

Kathleen graduated with a BA in Psychology in 2018 and has been working in the mental health field for 4 years. She has worked at a day-care supporting children ages 3 months to 12 years with special needs as well as in adult clients’ homes, assisting with independent living.

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Michelle Parsons

Behaviour Consultant

Region: South Fraser

Michelle.Parsons@PivotPoint.ca

Hi my name is Michelle! In 2016 I obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

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Jasmine Prasad

Behaviour Consultant

Region: South Fraser

Jasmine.Prasad@PivotPoint.ca

Jasmine Prasad has been working in the health care field with children and families for the past 25 years, with over 20 of those years in a management capacity. Jasmine has been a frontline worker but also a critical care manager to children with a variety of abilities and also with children diagnosed with rare, terminal and degenerative diseases. She has also worked for over 3 years as a Regional Coordinator of Mental Health Services for the Vancouver and Richmond region.

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Celene Spencer

Celena Spencer

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Prince George

Celena.Spencer@PivotPoint.ca

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Brittany Rolston, MA SpEd

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Victoria, Duncan, Nanaimo

Brittany.Rolston@PivotPoint.ca

Brittany completed her Masters in Special Education with a sub-focus on developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorders in 2015.

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Beth Stemler

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Kelowna, Vernon, Penticton

Beth.Stemler@PivotPoint.ca

Beth has recently moved to the Okanagan from the Coast and loves the beauty and the community feel in her new area! Beth lives with her three children, husband and their two dogs and cats.

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Oskar Stochmal

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Victoria, Duncan, Nanaimo

Oskar.Stochmal@PivotPoint.ca

Oskar went to college for a degree in religion with a major in counselling. Helping people is his passion and he loves to see people grow. Oskar has always worked with children, be it as their basketball coach, Sunday school teacher, activity director, education assistant, or their behaviour interventionist.

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Sydney Wolstenholme, BCaBA

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Kamloops, Okanagan & Salmon Arm

Sydney.Wolstenholme@PivotPoint.ca

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Counsellors


Pivot Point’s team of Mental Health practitioners is growing! We are adding new Counsellors and NeuroFeedBack trainers region by region throughout the Province. Many of the professionals listed below are available for individual as well as couples Counselling, and most are ready and available for online sessions via video chat.

Please view the bios of our staff, and check their availability on our online Session Scheduler anytime.

 Lindsay Monier-Williams, MA

Mental Health Program Manager & Counsellor

Region: Victoria

Lindsay.Monier-Williams@PivotPoint.ca

I provide family and individual counselling services to youth, adults, and couples. With my clients, I strive to help improve their emotional and mental well being, develop self-awareness and build better relationships.

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Kelly Chang, MA

Counsellor

Region: Burnaby 

Kelly.Chang@PivotPoint.ca

Kelly Chang is a Canadian Certified Counsellor with a Masters of Counselling Psychology. She has an avid interest in play therapy and social and emotional development in children. She has extensive experience in developing and facilitating group and play therapy for children to foster their social and emotional learning and development.

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Sarah Falk, BA, M. Ed

Counsellor & Program Assistant 

Region: Kamloops

Sarah.Falk@PivotPoint.ca

Hello, my name is Sarah and I am thrilled to be joining Pivot Point! I am originally from Vancouver but I moved to Kamloops in 2014 to complete a master’s degree.

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Matthew Herman

Counsellor

Region: Chilliwack

Matthew Herman@PivotPoint.ca

Matthew Herman is a Canadian Certified Counsellor who specializes in counselling children, youth, and families.

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Chelsea Nutini, MA

Counsellor

Region: Cranbrook

Chelsea.Nutini@PivotPoint.ca

Chelsea and is a Counsellor with Pivot Point in our Cranbrook Region. She has her Masters degree in School and Applied Child Psychology and an undergraduate degree with concentrations in psychology and business management.

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Andria Weiser, MA

Mental Health Clinical Supervisor and Counsellor

Region: South Fraser & Fraser Valley

Andria.Weiser@PivotPoint.ca

Andria Weiser is a clinical counsellor providing individual and family therapy to children, adolescents and adults. Andria is committed to providing compassionate and competent treatment to her clients. She believes that therapy should be a collaborative process and should be individualized based on the goals and needs of each of her clients. Andria has a Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology. She has several years of experience working in private practice, as well as public mental health settings.  

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Scott Williams, PhD(c)

Clinical Counsellor

Region: Agassiz

Scott.Williams@PivotPoint.ca

I have been working in the field for three decades as a social worker, adoptions agent, group home director, youth and family counsellor, addictions specialist, and with special needs individuals and groups. I do public speaking on a regular basis for school districts, government agencies, and private enterprise. 

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Katherine Wolbert, MA

Counsellor

Region: Nelson

Katherine.Wolbert@PivotPoint.ca

Katherine holds a masters in counselling psychology and is a registered member of the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. Her background is in population and human health research and evidence based studies.

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Program Managers

Alex Delange, M.Sc., BCBA

ABA Program Manager, Behaviour Consultant & CSup.

Region: All Regions

Alex.Delange@PivotPoint.ca 

I have over 25 years of experience working directly with children with special needs. I started my career in community recreation, and started a program to address physical activity for children with special needs. I began working as a Behaviour Interventionist (BI) in home intervention programs and decided to pursue Behaviour Consultation certification as I discovered my passion for teaching children who required specialized learning techniques.

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 Lindsay Monier-Williams, MA

Mental Health Program Manager & Counsellor

Region: Victoria

Lindsay.Monier-Williams@PivotPoint.ca

I provide family and individual counselling services to youth, adults, and couples. With my clients, I strive to help improve their emotional and mental well being, develop self-awareness and build better relationships.

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Kerri Henry, MA

Adult Services & Transition Planning Manager  

Region: South Fraser

Kerri.Henry@PivotPoint.ca

I began my career working with people with disabilities in 2007; I obtained a degree in Therapeutic Recreation in 2011. Throughout the years I have worked with adults and children with various disabilities through 1:1 goal driven therapeutic interventions, adventure therapy programs, adaptive recreation, and multi-day events and camps throughout B.C and Alberta.

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Cheryl Elderton

Educational Services Program Manager  

Region: Chilliwack & Hope

Cheryl.Elderton@PivotPoint.ca

Cheryl joined the Pivot Point team as Regional Manager for Chilliwack/Hope, in Feb 2010. Cheryl has a bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of British Columbia. During her studies she specialized in adapted programs, behaviour management, and integration planning for children with high needs. After completing this degree Cheryl worked as a recreational therapist for 6 years, developing and implementing a variety of programs, therapy and experiences for children and adults with complex needs.

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Amber Foster

Complex Care Program Manager  

Region: South Fraser

Amber.Foster@PivotPoint.ca

Throughout her career, Amber has worked closely with hundreds of families, primarily foster families, supporting children in their care. She has completed a BA in Psychology and MA in Leadership. Amber brings to Pivot Point 20+ years of hands on experience in addressing the complex behavior of children and youth who live with special needs, developmental disabilities, as well as learning, behavior and psychiatric challenges.

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