ANGELA CARUK, Registered Clinical Counsellor

Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology, ADLER UNIVERSITY

I am a Mind-body Counsellor and Psychotherapist working in my Private Practice and passionate about  Self-Compassion, Embodied Wisdom, Relationships, Women’s Work & Creativity. 

I’m experienced in providing short and long-term Counselling for all Individuals needing a supportive & respectful place to heal hurts involving:

      • life stress & anxiety
      • persistent pain
      • heartbreak
      • trauma, grief, depression
      • eating disorders/disordered eating
      • women’s issues
      • integration of spiritual/entheogenic experience
      • various other life transitions

      I also enjoy working with couples to find more harmony and intimacy in their relationship.

    • My employment history includes counselling experience at:

      • St.Paul’s Hospital Reproductive Mental Health Program
      • Woodstone Residence Eating Disorders Center
      • LifeMark Chronic Pain Center
      • various residential recovery homes
      • The Chopra Center of Addiction & Wellness
      • teaching at Rhodes Wellness College.


Outside of my passion for people & psychology, I’ll be practicing yoga, reading, journalling, travelling and dancing to my husband’s reggae sitar!

Specialized Psychotherapy Training:   

Dreamwork Demystified | currently taking with Dr. Leslie Ellis; Vancouver, BC –​Mindful Self-Compassion Core Skills Training| Kristin Neff & Chris Germer
Focusing-oriented Therapy 2 year Certification | Dr. Leslie Ellis; Vancouver, BC
Art Therapy in Counselling | Adler School of Professional Psychology; Vancouver, BC
Dreaming and Dream Interpretationin Counselling | Adler Center; Vancouver, BC
Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT) | Dr. Sue Johnson, Ed.D; Online
Women’s Depth Therapy Workshop | Ana Mozol; Adler University, Vancouver, BC
Gestalt Therapy Intro | Dr. Bea Mackay; Vancouver, BC
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Foundational Certificate | Behavioural Tech & Dr. Marsha Linehan; Online
Mindfulness, Willingness and Radical Acceptance in Psychotherapy | Dr. Marsha Linehan, Seattle, WA
Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) 2-day training | Mindsight Institute, Dr. Dan Siegel; Victoria, BC
Mindful Eating Teleseminar | Skelly Publishing; Online
–​An Introduction to Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP); Vancouver, BC
Facilitated parenting group: “Discipline that Works” | Family Services of the North Shore; Vancouver, BC

Other Specialized Training or Experience:

–​Courting the Dream| Tokopa; Online –Circlework | Jalaja Bonheim; Light on the Hill, New York
Vipassana 10-day Meditation Retreat | Merritt, BC
Mindfulness Intensive 7-Day Meditation Retreat | Spirit Rock, CA
7 Windows to the Soul: Chakra Weekend Workshop | Anodea Judith; Vancouver, BC
Young Adults Mindfulness Intensive 7-Day Meditation Retreat | Spirit Rock, CA
Insight Yoga Intensive | Sarah Powers; Esalen in Big Sur, CA)
Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy – Level 1 | Vancouver, BC
Restorative Yoga Level 1 | Tianne Allan; Vancouver, BC
200-hr Yoga Teacher Training | Karma Yoga; Vancouver, BC
Dreamwalking: A Course On Dreams | Tokopa; Online
Non-Violent Communication Training | Raj Gill; Vancouver, BC
​Feminine Treasures Classes & The Tao of Love Day-long | Minke De VosVancouver, BC–Dreams Workshop| The Adler Center; Vancouver, BC
Archetypal Dreamwork Retreat | Hollyhock; UBC, Vancouver, BC
Awakening The Heart | Thich Nhat Hanh; UBC, Vancouver, BC
Dependent Origination Meditation Workshop Retreat | Christina Feldman; UBC, Vancouver, BC

Courting the Dream | Tokopa; Online –Circlework | Jalaja Bonheim; Light on the Hill, New York
Vipassana 10-day Meditation Retreat | Merritt, BC
Mindfulness Intensive 7-Day Meditation Retreat | Spirit Rock, CA
7 Windows to the Soul: Chakra Weekend Workshop | Anodea Judith; Vancouver, BC
Young Adults Mindfulness Intensive 7-Day Meditation Retreat | Spirit Rock, CA
Insight Yoga Intensive | Sarah Powers; Esalen in Big Sur, CA)
Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy – Level 1 | Vancouver, BC
Restorative Yoga Level 1 | Tianne Allan; Vancouver, BC
200-hr Yoga Teacher Training | Karma Yoga; Vancouver, BC
Dreamwalking: A Course On Dreams | Tokopa; Online
Non-Violent Communication Training | Raj Gill; Vancouver, BC
​Feminine Treasures Classes & The Tao of Love Day-long | Minke De VosVancouver, BC–Dreams Workshop| The Adler Center; Vancouver, BC
Archetypal Dreamwork Retreat | Hollyhock; UBC, Vancouver, BC
Awakening The Heart | Thich Nhat Hanh; UBC, Vancouver, BC
Dependent Origination Meditation Workshop Retreat | Christina Feldman; UBC, Vancouver, BC

“A designation of BC Association of Clinical Counsellors”