Eliot Lowey, MA in Applied Behavioral Science, RPC #1102 - Director
Eliot is the founder and director of the Cascadia Counselling Clinic Ltd established in Victoria BC in 1995. Specialties include stress and anger management, marriage and family counselling, mental health issues, assistance with life transitions, grief and loss, and parenting challenges. He has worked with Federal and Provincial Ministries, Municipalities, non-profit societies, and public and private schools in the areas of leadership development, effective teams, managing difficult employer and employee situations, as well as addiction, mental health and stress related issues. Cascadia has also authored six train-the-trainer programs at the federal, provincial and regional levels, and eight additional programs in the area of building individual and organizational health. As an instructor, Eliot has taught at Royal Roads University, City University, Camosun College, the Canadian Film Centre in Toronto, and the Leadership Institute of Seattle.
Eileen Lowey, MA, RCC #20137
Eileen has been with Cascadia since 2009 working with individuals, youth and families. At Cascadia she has co-facilitated the Relationship Violence Program and has worked in all aspects of addiction including facilitation of the Responsible Driver Program counselling and education groups. She has provided individual and group support for adults with addictions in various settings including Medical Detox, in-patient stabilization and residential recovery services with Island Health. Her mental health experience includes training at the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children’s psychiatric unit and working in residential rehabilitation services for schizophrenic youth in Victoria. Her approach is strongly based in mind-body integration in order to assist those facing addictions, anxiety, depression and trauma to find a greater vitality in their lives.
Scott Campbell, MA, RCC #18528
Scott Campbell has spent several years working in social services and mental health and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor. He works with MCFD referred clients to resolve family, relationship and parenting challenges, and counsels individuals who seek to improve their quality of life. He also co-facilitates the Relationship Violence Program and the Preventing Violence in the Family Program. As a certified Connect Parenting facilitator, Scott works with groups of parents to build attachment and encourage healthy communication within the parent/child relationship. He has experience working with children and adults in a variety of settings, including addictions groups with Corrections Canada, a recovery center for at-risk teens, and with Aboriginal Child and Youth Mental Health in Esquimalt. Currently he also works with Inclusion Works, a community-based support program for young adults with disabilities.
Yuko Kawasumi, MA, RCC #13961
Yuko is a Registered Clinical Counsellor working with children, youths, individuals, parents and families. As a counsellor at Cascadia, Yuko mainly works with parents and youths to provide individual support for their various family and relationship challenges. She also works with international high school students to provide on-going counselling support. As a group facilitator, she co-facilitates the Preventing Violence in the Family Program. She also provides administrative support at the agency. Yuko is originally from Japan. She has experience working with children and youth using expressive art, play therapy and assisting families going through various family changes and transitions. Yuko is excited to be part of Cascadia Counselling Clinic, and she is committed to work with each client to facilitate a positive and meaningful change in their lives and for their family members.
Laura Luz, MA, CFM, RP #4127 MTC #2411
Laura is a Registered Psychotherapist and a Master Therapeutic Counsellor. She has served her community as a Counsellor, Mediator, Group Facilitator, and Crisis Line Counsellor for several years. She enjoys working with individuals, groups, families, couples and conveys her wisdom with clarity, compassion, and understanding. Laura specializes in relationship dynamics, conflict-analysis, parenting after separation, domestic violence, highly-sensitive persons (HSP’s), grief/loss and developing confidence, intuition and mindfulness. She is a practicing clinician with Cascadia Counselling Clinic and enjoys the client work as well as co-facilitating the Preventing Violence in the Family program. She is described as knowledgeable, warm, and caring by those who know her.
Dayle McMillian, MA, RCC #18402
Dayle is a practicing Registered Clinical Counsellor through BCACC. She works with clients referred through MCFD to help individuals work on boundaries, conflict resolution, self-care, anger management, addictions, creating safety plans among other presenting problems that might be brought into counselling. Dayle also co-facilitates the Preventing Violence in the Family Program, where she supports individuals who have experienced domestic violence. She loves being a part of the Cascadia team and working with other professionals within. She’s passionate about helping others and personal growth. She provides a safe and non-judgemental space and clients are always met with unconditional positive regard.
Dr. Peter Meuser, R. Psych. CPBC #489 - Consulting Psychologist
Dr. Peter Meuser, holds an M.A. and Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology; University of Ottawa, 1976 & 1978), and is a seasoned practicing Clinical/Forensic Psychologist, continuously Registered in BC since 1979 (CPBC, BCPA, CPA, CRHSP). Peter has been Cascadia’s consulting psychologist for the past 15 years. He provides clinical supervision, as well as a full range of psychological assessments for clients. As a former RCMP Police Officer (A/Cst.), Peter is recognized by Provincial and Supreme Courts as an Expert Witness, widely respected by Courts, Law Enforcement Agencies, and Legal community for comprehensive Psychological/Legal and Forensic Assessments, which he has conducted with hundreds of high-profile, complex legal cases since 1990. His multi-professional Agency, “DR. MEUSER & ASSOCIATES, INC.,” services BC, Haida Gwaii, and the Yukon Territories, offering specialized psychological, forensic, risk, parenting capacity & addiction assessments, corporate consulting, and counselling services. Advanced, organizational, writing, clinical, statistical data-analysis and people skills are his forte.