T: 604.800.9010
T: 604.800.9010

Dr. David Gustafson

PhD, Registered Clinical Counsellor #602

Dave’s specialties include mental health enhancement, conflict resolution, couples work, mediation, trauma recovery, and resilience. He has extensive experience in supporting individuals with depression, anxiety, stress, anger, reconciliation, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

His success in helping individuals, couples, and families causes him to firmly believe in the power of the human spirit and the ability to overcome and transcend the most difficult of circumstances. Dave believes in counselling that is grounded in a positive, strength based, and deeply caring relationship. His engaging and facilitativerelational style creates contexts which inspire recovery, healing, growth and transformation.

For over 25 years, Dave has been considered as an expert and pioneer in restorative justice program research, development and implementation. He is an internationally sought out speaker in the areas of criminal justice and corrections. Governments and agencies from around the world rely on his expertise to train leaders and guide program development in restorative justice and champion reconciliation work.

Dave is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC), an Adjunct Professor in the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University, and a member of the Leuven, Belgium Institute for Criminological Research.

Contact Brentwood Counselling today to see how Dave can help you.