Christina Clapperton, MEd, MSW, RSW, EMDR

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

Christina is a counsellor most known for EMDR therapy that incorporates inner child work to heal dissociative and behavioural patterns that develop out of traumatic experiences. She works with a variety of psychological, spiritual, and cross-cultural shamanic practices that help people heal and live meaningful lives. She can both assist with discovering root issues of problems and with practical approaches for changing thinking patterns and healing from anxiety and depressive disorders. Christina is a Pachakuti Mesa Carrier and a proponent of tantra and kundalini yoga. She enjoys helping people access their vital life force energy to feel vibrant, blissful, and full with the joy of living. Covered by insurance plans accepting master’s level registered social workers.

Education & Experience

Embody Wholeness, Shamanic Healing Workshop, Judy Hoaglund, 2023 Reiki Level II Certified, Traditional USUI, Sacred Light, 2023 Master of Social Work, University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus Master of Education, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), British Columbia School of Professional Psychology Core ICS Mental Health | San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training, Provincial Health Services Authority of BC Braiding Indigenous Knowledge into Clinical Practice, University of British Columbia, Okanagan. Non-violent communication, Pacifica Treatment Centre, Vancouver, BC Addiction Medicine Diploma, BC Centre on Substance Use, Vancouver, BC

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Registered Social Worker (RSW), (BCCSW #13818)

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Tic Disorders
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Expats
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veteran Center
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Sliding Scale

FNHA, CVAP, Medavie Blue Cross, most insurance companies