T: 604.800.9010
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Dr. Gloria Lee

Clinical Director, Registered Psychologist #2502

Dr. Gloria Lee is currently not accepting new clients in her practice. Dr. Gloria Lee is a well-respected and trusted authority on relationships, emotional and mental fitness, family and parenting, and leadership. For over 24 years, she has helped countless people transform their lives from despair and hopelessness to connected and fulfilled.

Dr. Lee holds a Doctor of Psychology degree and a Master of Counselling degree. She is a Registered Psychologist, award-winning and best-selling author, professor in counselling psychology, clinical supervisor and trainer for therapists and graduate students, sought-after speaker and lecturer, organizational consultant, and advocate for social justice and mental health.

As Clinical Director at Brentwood Counselling Centre, she has built a reputable practice that is based on highly professional, knowledgeable, and personable service.

Dr. Lee offers evidence-based treatment for individuals, couples, families, groups, schools, and organizations. She takes a compassionate, genuine, and respectful approach with clients, building their trust to make effective and long-lasting change.

Dr. Lee believes that it takes courage to seek help and ask for what we need. When clients come into her office they immediately feel at ease, as they explore concerns together. Dr. Lee helps people recognize and shift unhealthy patterns and make choices that are aligned with their values. They gain insights into their lived experiences and feel compelled to make solid changes to their life and relationships.

Dr. Lee has appeared in media and news sources. She has lectured on and counselled in areas such as: grief, anger, depression, anxiety, bullying, attachment, leadership development, self-development, parenting, aging and retirement, communication skills, conflict resolution, family issues, cross-cultural relationships, mental health promotion, diversity, and workplace conflict. For more information about her consultation, training, speaking, or media services, click here.

Although she is knowledgeable in many areas, she is best known for her work with couples. Dr. Lee is the author of the award winning and Amazon bestselling book, The Kickass Couple: 7 Secrets to Transform Your Relationship. Click here for more information.

Dr. Lee has extensive experience leading premarital and marriage groups, retreats, and workshops, lecturing on couples therapy, and counselling couples. Over the years, she has helped a multitude of couples turn their relationship around from conflicted to vitalized.

Couples appreciate her ability to quickly assess the root causes of their relationship problems and provide practical and transformative skills to make long-term positive changes. They often report that Dr. Lee’s “no B.S. approach” is the key factor that sets her apart.

One of Dr. Lee’s passions is teaching about mental health and wellness. She is a highly sought-after speaker and educator. Over the years, she has delivered numerous presentations on various mental health and relationship-related topics. This has earned her a reputation for being a trusted source for providing exceptional clinical service to the community.   

Dr. Lee believes in developing the next generation of therapists and loves teaching and supervising graduate students. This includes her work as Professor of Counselling Psychology at the University of British Columbia, Trainer and Supervisor at Trinity Western University, and consultant to therapists in private practice. She creates a fun and engaging environment that makes learning easy. One of her greatest joys is witnessing novice therapists grow and become master therapists over time.

Dr. Lee has advanced training and is certified in specialized evidence-based counselling approaches such as Emotionally Focused Therapy (for individuals, couples, and families), Gottman Couples Therapy, Attachment-Based Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, Neuropsychology, Attachment Parenting, and Emotionally Intelligent Leadership. Her expertise and diverse experience have helped her to achieve consistent therapeutic success with clients.

Dr. Lee is the only psychologist in BC who is a Certified Daring Way™️ Facilitator of Dr. Brené Brown’s work and leads groups on shame resilience, vulnerability, and courage.

Contact Brentwood Counselling Centre in Burnaby to see how Dr. Gloria Lee can assist with your unique situation.  Please note she is no longer taking counselling clients but is booking for events.