About Sheila

Sheila Clements MSW, RCSW, RYT, SEP specializes in trauma counselling, including attachment trauma for couples, individuals, children, youth and families and she maintains a private practice in Penticton, BC. Sheila has training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Somatic Experiencing (SE), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) and Expressive Play Therapy (EPT) including Sandplay Therapy.

sheilaclementscroppedWith over fifteen years experience as a clinician and as a graduate of UBCO, Sheila is working with a broad spectrum of clients.  In addition to trauma therapy her other areas of expertise are grief and loss, addictions, depression and anxiety. She has also completed her registered yoga teacher training at the South Okanagan Yoga Academy and trauma sensitive yoga training at Langara college.

Sheila’s therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

I have memberships with the following organizations:
EMDR International Association
Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute
BC Association of Social Workers
South Okanagan Yoga Academy
BC College of Social Workers
EMDR Canada

Additional Training
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing EMDR
Advanced EMDR Training for Adolescents and Children
Advanced EMDR Training for Trauma, Attachment and Dissociation
Advanced EMDR Addictions Protocol Training
Treating Complex Trauma and Dissociation in Traumatized Children and Youth
Emotion Focused Therapy
Expressive Play Therapy
Somatic Experiencing
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Intensive (Dr. David Burns)
Parent Alienation
Neuro-sequential Model of Therapeutics
Gottman Relationship Therapy
Registered Yoga Teacher 500 hr.
Trauma Sensitive Yoga Teacher Training
Touch Training for Trauma
Somatic Resilience and Regulation Working with Early Trauma
Complex Trauma Training
Sandplay Therapy