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Deborah Brakeley

501 - 1587 West 8th
Vancouver, British Columbia V6J1T5
Office Phone: 604-862-6855
Member since 2004
Membership Type: IACP


Mental Health Professional
Area(s) of Practice: Child Specialist, Divorce Coach, Co-Parenting Counsellor
License(s): Registered Clinical Counsellor #1328

Professional Activities

Trainer: Basic Interdisciplinary Collaborative Divorce for Continuing Legal Education and B.C. Roster Society ~Presenter: Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice; The Spiritual Dimension of Collaborative Practice 2003 - 2018 ~Former Co-Chair of Collaborative Divorce Vancouver and Board Member ~IACP Board Member from 2001 - 2005

Undergraduate Education

Colby-Sawyer College, New Hampshire
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.

Postgraduate Education

Dept. of Counselling Psychology, UBC, Vancouver, B.C.


As a Collaborative Divorce Coach and Child Specialist, Deborah takes into account the practical, emotional, and life-changing aspects of separation. She teaches communication and conflict resolution and helps parents develop co-parenting plans and strategies. She also supports children in coping with their loss and voicing their wishes and concerns within the collaborative divorce process as well as counselling.