Zakia Ovington, LMHCA, RCC, CCC


Online Therapy

About Me

My name is Zakia Ovington, and I am a licensed clinical counselor who specializes in guiding clients through their unique journeys of trauma recovery, emotional well-being, and the pursuit of authentic self-leadership. With a deep commitment to understanding and healing, my approach is rooted in compassion and expertise, providing a safe space for individuals to explore and overcome their challenges. I am dedicated to empowering each client to navigate their path with resilience and self-awareness, unlocking the potential for profound personal growth and a fulfilling life journey.

Education & Experience

Degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Feminist Theory, Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Masters of Science in Information Systems. Additional Training: Fundamentals of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy Internal Family Systems Master Class on Complex Trauma and PTSD, Foundations of Internal Family Systems Model, Trauma-Informed Stabilization Treatment (TIST Level -1) EMDRIA Approved Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Basic Training. Clinical Hypnosis Skills for Health Professionals Level 1

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

BC Association of Clinical Counselors Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association Canadian Society of Clinical Hypnosis EMDRIA International

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Immigrants
  • Seniors


  • Does Not Accept Insurance