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Carlie Dinwoodie has a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of the Fraser Valley, diploma in Speech & Language Therapy, and Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from City University of Seattle. As a member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) since 2015, Carlie has significant depth and breadth of experience providing counselling, advocacy and support working with children, families, couples and individuals.

An experienced clinical counsellor, Carlie’s roots are grounded within community organizations including: SOS Children’s Village BC – working with children in foster care coping with trauma, Langley Community Services Society– assessing client needs and strengths, evaluating clients, and creating treatment plans, South Fraser Pregnancy Options Centre – providing counselling, advocacy and support.

Carlie is a certified Speech-Language Assistant with almost 20 years of experience working with various clinics and organizations including the Fraser Valley Child Development Center. Carlie’s professional skills include: speech therapy sessions in-clinic, at home, in private and in public schools, assisting autistic children with communication in the classroom setting, delivering play therapy services for children under the age of three with their caregivers, developing and facilitating the use of a Picture Exchange Communication System for non-verbal clients, and delivery of speech services for adult clients recovering from strokes.

A trained technician in neurofeedback treatment, Carlie has worked in the field since 2019.

Carlie’s extensive continuing education encompasses her diverse areas of interest.


  • Certified Speech-Language Assistant
  • Speech Pathology and Audiology Canada (SAC)
  • Certified Reproductive Loss Counsellor
  • Life Perspectives


Counselling Competencies

  • Narrative Therapy – Strategies From Leading Frameworks
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Family Therapy: Restoring Family Bonds Workshop
  • Shame Shields: The Armour We Use To Protect Ourselves And Why It Doesn’t Serve Us
  • Ask The Right Questions: Get The Right Diagnosis
  • Self-Injury Behaviours In Youth – Strategies For Helping
  • Tackling Burnout, Exhaustion, and Compassion Fatigue
  • Anxiety – Overview and Awareness
  • Ethical Decision Making – For Counsellors And Social Service Organizations
  • Compassion Fatigue Prevention & Resiliency: Fitness For The Frontline
  • Wellness Strategies For The Helping Professional
  • The Power Of Mindfulness As Practice: Making It Real Right Now
  • 2-Day – (MBSR) Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Intensive Workshop
  • Mindfulness As A Counselling Tool
  • Mindfulness, Healing and Transformation: The Pain and the Promise of Befriending The Full Catastrophe
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Intensive Workshop
  • The Top One-Minute Mindfulness Strategies To Use In Your Practice


  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 1: Bridging the Couple Chasm
  • The Impact of Technology on Children and Youth
  • Compassionate Discipline: Raising Resilient Children
  • Simplifying: The Creation of Calm
  • Navigating School at Home: A Guide for Parents in a Time of Global Crisis
  • Strengths-Based Parenting
  • Family Therapy: Approaches To Solving Problems
  • Vulnerability, Courage, Shame, and Empathy: The Living Brave Course
  • Child Inclusive Practice Post Parental Separation Part 2
  • Facilitating A Group For Women Living With Depression During Pregnancy, After Delivery Or Beyond

Children & Trauma

  • Childhood Trauma – Finding a Way Through
  • Childhood Anxiety: Helping Children Heal
  • Childhood ADHD: From Struggling to Thriving
  • The Power of Play: A Key Tool in Fostering Resilience
  • Therapeutic Play: Healing Through Connection
  • Adolescent Capacity to Be Mindful, Not Mind Full


  • Trauma – Overview And Awareness – Part 1
  • Overcoming Trauma-Related Shame And Self-Loathing
  • Refugees And Trauma – Tips For Supporting
  • Violence Threat Assessment – Planning and Response- Crisis Trauma and Resource Institute
  • Emergency Preparedness Planning- Crisis Trauma and Resource Institute
  • The Body Keeps the Score
  • Basic Certification in NeurOptimal
  • Addressing Difficult Behaviours
  • Disordered Eating – From Image To Illness
  • Addictions And Mental Illness – Understanding The Relationship


  • Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute-Walking Through Grief: Helping others Deal with Loss
  • Supporting the Grief Journey: A Guide for Healing Pathways
  • Reproductive Grief Care for the Sexually Exploited Patient
  • Reproductive Grief Care
  • Perinatal Loss: The Impact on Maternal Mental Health
  • Helping Children with Grief and Loss
  • Healing Years of Pain: Prolonged Grief after Pregnancy Loss
  • Grieving Well
  • Reproductive Loss 101: Facilitating the Grieving Process
  • Mindfulness as a Counselling Tool
  • Refugees and Trauma: Understanding and Supporting Resilience
  • Research Reveals “Men and Miscarriage: The Forgotten Half”
  • Invigorating Compassion
  • Research Reveals: Ask the Researchers
  • Research Reveals with Dr. Brann And Dr. Bute “Spirals of Pain”

Speech and Language Therapy Continuing Education

  • Recharging Your Batteries
  • Training Language and Cognition in Children with ASD and Other Developmental Disorders
  • Northern Speech Online Webinar
  • Managing the Defiant or Uncooperative Child During Therapy
  • Northern Speech Online Webinar
  • Narrative Intervention in Schools
  • The Virtual Power in Early Intervention Services
  • Practical Strategies for Building Early Social Communication Skills in Children with ASD
  • Building a Rich Vocabulary in Different Therapeutic Settings for School-Aged Children
  • Communication Health Assistants and Group programs for People with Aphasia
  • SLPs and SLPAs: It’s all about Relationship
  • Articulation Therapy: Building Skills for the Child and Caregiver
  • Ethics for SLPA Supervision
  • Reference and Regulate For Autism
  • Sensory Integration Training
  • The Picture Exchange Communication System Level 1 Training
  • Rosetti Early Language Development Training


Gentle Currents Counselling and Neurofeedback
Belmont Centre
#107 20103 40th Avenue
Langley BC, V3A 2W3
(778) 554-0174