Dr. Sheryl Symister-Allen

In addition to her role as Associate Program Director and Clinical Supervisor for the Virtual Clinic, Dr. Symister-Allen currently works with Crisis and Trauma in a government agency in Edmonton. Her theoretical orientation is primarily Cognitive Behavioral Therapy but she considers herself to be an eclectic practitioner. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (Level 2) and Gottman Methods (Level 2).

Dr. Symister-Allen is a life-long learner who is excited about the learning process. Her priority is to facilitate a collaborative, thought-provoking, fun and growth- inducing therapeutic environment. Her mantra reads: “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation,