Sookyung Ahn received her Diploma in Professional Counseling from the Vancouver College of Counsellor Training as well as Addictions Workers Certificate. Sookyung is a registered counsellor with the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapist of Canada (RTC#2243). In addition to the one-on-one counselling experience in her office, she has experience working with the Atira Women’s Resource Society, Turning Point Recovery Society, Downtown Community Court, Open Door Group, Portland Hotel Society, Enterprising Women Making Art, and Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC.
She is a Board member of the Association of Cooperative of Counselling Therapists of Canada (ACCT) and served as a member of a Registration Process Working Group of the Federation of Associations for Counselling Therapists BC.
Her other skills and certificate include: Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 3 Certificate, Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy Level 1 Certificate, Smart Recovery Facilitator Certificate, Narrative Therapy Level 1 Certificate and Brain Story Certificate.
Sookyung’s post-secondary education includes a BA in History, MBA in International Business and Marketing and Juris Doctorate of Law Degree from the Oklahoma City University, USA. Sookyung enjoys painting (www.soo-kyung.com) and volunteers as an art instructor and art therapist in several non-for-profit organizations in Downtown Eastside.