Sandy Hawkins

Sandy is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology. She co-founded Concordia Counselling Services in 2008 with her partner, Lindsey Jespersen. Her practice is dedicated to working with adult individuals, couples, adolescents and families with an additional focus on separation and divorce. Sandy has additional training in Family Systems, Narrative Therapy and Gottman Couples Therapy, which allows her to address her clients’ concerns both quickly and completely. She has also completed advanced training in Collaborative Divorce and mediation. Sandy has been involved with Collaborative Divorce Vancouver since 2010 in several capacities as a member, Board Member for 6 years, and Co-Chair of the Board from 2016-18. In her work with Collaborative Divorce, she is both a Divorce Coach and Child/Youth Specialist. In her separation/divorce work, she is part of a team that includes lawyers and financial specialists who create and draft parenting plans for separation agreements. In addition to her education and experience in private practice, she has also worked in clinical settings with Family Services of Greater Vancouver and Pacific Coast Family Institute.