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

Assistant Director

Behaviour Consultant

NVCPI Instructor

Crystal.Thompson@PivotPoint.ca

Crystal Thompson is the Assistant Director 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 nine plus years, ensures that our 8 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

Pivot Point is happy to welcome Cynthia Provo to Head Office admin team! 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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Caroline Doerksen

Community Relations Manager

Marketing@PivotPoint.ca

Caroline 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, graphic design 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.

 

 

Kelly Dancho, BCBA-D

Clinical Supervisor

Behaviour Consultant

BCBA-D

Region: Lower Mainland

Kelly.Dancho@PivotPoint.ca

Kelly Dancho is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) and a Clinical Supervisor at Pivot Point. She holds a Doctoral Degree in Behavioural Science from the University of Kansas and began providing behavioural services as a direct care staff member at an intensive treatment facility in the United States in 1996. 

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Alex Delange, MA Psych

Behaviour Consultant

BCBA & A Level RASP

Region: North, South and East Fraser

Alex.Delange@PivotPoint.ca

Alexandra Delange, a Behaviour Consultant with Pivot Point, has been a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst since 2018, previously a BCaBA since 2011. Graduating with her BA from Simon Fraser University she went on to complete her coursework in Applied behaviour Analysis (ABA) through the Florida Institute of Technology and her Masters Degree in Psychology with specialization in ABA at Purdue University. 

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Sydney Wolstenholme

Behaviour Consultant

BCaBA

Region: Chilliwack, Fraser Valley

Sydney.Wolstenholme@PivotPoint.ca

Sydney is a BC who studied at Thompson Rivers University, where she completed a Bachelors of Arts (2011) and Bachelors of Education (2013), followed by an advanced certificate in Disability and Applied Behaviour Analysis (2015) from Douglas College.

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Nancy Reid, MSW

Behaviour Consultant & Counsellor 

Region: Cranbrook

Nancy.Reid@PivotPoint.ca

I have worked in the human services field for 30 years in various capacities. After completing a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work in 1997, with a concentration in psychology and directed studies in play therapy, I worked in a variety of human service, counseling, and management roles.

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Nicole Branton, M. Ed

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Victoria

Nicole.Branton@PivotPoint.ca 

I am a teacher who has recently returned to Victoria after 17 years overseas, primarily in Cairns, Australia. I have a BA in linguistics and a Masters in Teaching which has led me to work in a variety of roles with children.

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Brittany Rolston, MA SpEd

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Cowichan Bay

Brittany.Rolston@PivotPoint.ca

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

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Victoria Kan, MA SpEd

Behaviour Consultant

RBT 

Region: Lower Mainland 

Victoria.Kan@PivotPoint.ca 

Victoria graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Linguistics. She also completed a Speech and Language Pathology certificate program at Northern Arizona University and Autism and Behavioural Science Ontario Graduate Certificate program in Seneca College.

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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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Kiersten Beesley, MA SpEd

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Chilliwack

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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Alicia Gulati, M. Ed

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Abbotsford

Alicia.Gulati@PivotPoint.ca

Alicia completed her Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, with a specialization in Applied Behaviour Analysis at Arizona State University. She has over 5 years of experience working with children and adolescents aged 2-19 diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, as well as other developmental disabilities.

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Kymberley Kempe, BCaBA

Behaviour Consultant

Region: South Fraser

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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Yu Na Lee, BCBA

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Burnaby

Yuna.Lee@PivotPoint.ca

Yuna is a Behaviour Consultant with Pivot Point. She has been a Board Certified Behavioural Analyst (BCBA) since 2019. She has her M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Applied Behavioural Analysis from Arizona State University. She graduated from the University of British Columbia with a BA in Psychology.

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Michelle Parsons, BCBA

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Delta

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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Sarah Barnes, BCBA

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Vancouver

Sarah.Barnes@PivotPoint.ca

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Kelly MacGregor, BCBA

Clinical Supervisor

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Abbotsford

Kelly.MacGregor@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.

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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 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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Mark Thomas, MA

Counsellor & NeuroFeedBack trainer

Region: South Fraser

Mark.Thomas@PivotPoint.ca

More information coming soon! 

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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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Nancy Reid, MSW

Counsellor & Behaviour Consultant 

Region: Cranbrook 

Nancy.Reid@PivotPoint.ca

I have worked in the human services field for 30 years in various capacities. After completing a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work in 1997, with a concentration in psychology and directed studies in play therapy, I worked in a variety of human service, counseling, and management roles.

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 Sanpreet Samra, MA

Counsellor

Region: Chilliwack 

Sanpreet.Samra@PivotPoint.ca

Sanpreet (Sunny) Samra is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology. He is currently registered with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors. Most recently, he completed an internship through the Chicago School of Professional Psychology where he provided individual and group therapy to individuals with chronic mental illnesses.

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Jonas Breuhan, MA

Counsellor

Region: Duncan

Jonas.Breuhan@PivotPoint.ca

First, I recognize and acknowledge the traditional territory of the Coast Salish people, in particular the Hul’qumi’num people, upon whose land I was born a visitor and currently live with my wife and children.

As a counsellor, I strive to understand clients within their active resiliency and strengths. I operate as a multi-platform counselling professional that works to integrate skills, approaches, and techniques that best suit the dynamic range of client needs. Each person is complex, unique, and contextually embedded, and it is with this in mind that I offer counselling services tailored to suit each individual where they are at, and in a way that is culturally and socially respectful.

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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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Austen Renaud, MC, BMT

Counsellor

Region: Port Coquitlam

Austen.Renaud@PivotPoint.ca

I am a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC), with over five years of counselling experience in provincial healthcare, non-profit, and private practice settings. I have worked with a variety of clinical populations, including adults, families, couples, children, youth and older adults. 

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Educational Consultants

 

Nicole Branton, M. Ed

Behaviour Consultant

Region: Victoria

Nicole.Branton@PivotPoint.ca 

I am a teacher who has recently returned to Victoria after 17 years overseas, primarily in Cairns, Australia. I have a BA in linguistics and a Masters in Teaching which has led me to work in a variety of roles with children.

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Barb Mitchell

Behaviour Consultant

RBT 

Region: Nanaimo 

Barb.Mitchell@PivotPoint.ca 

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