Sheila Clements, BSW, MSW, RCSW, RYT, SEP

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Personal Bio

Sheila is a long time resident of the South Okanagan. Having arrived in 1967, she spent a good part of her childhood in the Okanagan. Sheila moved to Vancouver where she lived for several years in her teens and twenties before returning to the Okanagan to raise her four children while simutaneously attending UBC Okanagan to obtain her master's degree in clinical social work. Sheila is married and all of her children have graduated now. She enjoys reading and learning about the neurobiological processes of human behaviour, practicing yoga and riding motorcycles.


Professional Bio

Sheila's previous work experience includes medical and psychiatric counselling for Interior Health Authority. Sheila worked in the emergency, surgical, medical, renal, psychiatric and intensive care units at Penticton Regional Hospital. She has provided both inpatient and outpatient counselling for individuals living with mental illness, addictions, chronic conditions, grief and loss and caregiver support. Sheila has also worked with youth in a residential addiction centre and as an associate with Dr. Kathleen Reay.

With over 15 years experience and advanced training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Somatic Experiencing, Gottman Relational Therapy, Emotional Focused Therapy and Sandtray Therapy Sheila brings a wealth of knowledge and experience into each therapy session. With genuine compassion and creativity, Sheila utilizes her skills and knowledge to meet the needs of every client. From brief solution focused therapy to intensive psychotherapy, Sheila will work with you to create the outcomes you desire.




Professional Associations
  • BC Association of Social Workers
  • BC College of Social Workers
  • EMDR Canada
  • EMDR International Association
  • Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute
  • Canadian Association of Sandtray Therapy
  • International Association of Sandtray Therapy
  • South Okanagan Yoga Academy
For further information please view Sheila's website at www.clementscounselling.ca


Sheila Clements Reaches

Princeton BC
Osoyoos BC