Mrs. Caitlin Allen, MC, RCC

Preferred Name: Caitlin

About Me

Caitlin specializes in providing trauma-informed EMDR therapy to children (5+), youth, adults, and first responders. She has extensive experience working with situational, occupational, childhood, and complex trauma. She also is well-versed at supporting those who are experiencing anxiety or depression responses, as well as parenting or relational challenges. Website:

Education & Experience

• Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC) • Master of Counselling (MC) Psychology from City University at the Vancouver location • Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree majoring in Psychology from the University of Victoria • EMDR trained (completing certification) • Synergetic Play Therapy (SPT) trained • Over 10 years in mental health working with government organizations, non-profit agencies, schools, and private practice providing attachment-based and trauma-informed care • Significant experience supporting children, youth, adults, parents, and first-responders who are experiencing trauma responses • WorkSafeBC, First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), and Crime Victims Assistance Program (CVAP) provider

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

• EMDRIA member • EMDR consulting member • EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Program volunteer • British Columbia play therapy association member • British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC) member as a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC)

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Somatic Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Tic Disorders
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • First Responders
  • Veteran Center
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Does Not Accept Insurance