Registered Therapeutic Counsellor (RTC)

Registered Therapeutic Counsellor (RTC)

Qualifications and Training:


Somatic Touch I; 2020 Kathy Kain / Refresher 2021

Somatic Movement Conference  2020

Trauma and Shame 2019 Diane Poole Heller

Embodiment Brain Conference 2019

Trauma and Memory 2018 / Peter Levine with Diane Poole Heller

Somatic Resilience and Regulation 2017 / Kathy Kain with Stephen Terrell

Somatic Trauma Therapy / Somatic Touch / Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute (SETI)

ACCT Associate Member in Good Standing/Association of Cooperative Counsellors of Canada since 2014. 

FACTBC projected Regulated Competency Profile (Federation of Associations for Counselling Therapists in BC) 

Applied  Psychology and Counselling, profession-specific accelerated program; Pictia accredited Kelowna College of Professional Counselling, Diploma GPA of 4. CPCA competency exam completed. 2012

Gabor Mate’ – ADD to Addiction 2012 

Gabor Mate’ Fostering Health in a Stressed Society / Caring for the Hungry Ghosts 2017

2014 Innovations in Trauma Therapy Conference

2022, over 20 hours Combined Training

2021 Ariel Giarretto Sexual Healing

Pureland Zen Meditation & Mindfulness Practice of the Profoundly Ordinary 8 years.

Insurance Benefits Providers

Deborah Pearce Counselling

Registered Therapeutic Counsellor
Somatic Trauma Therapist

“I discovered strengths and peace I didn’t know I had,  larger than my stress & helping me heal”  ..CM   …more here

For Appointments Contact:
Call 250.878.9503
Or email

Available in Person, Online Video or Phone

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Deborah Pearce Counselling client office is centrally located in beautiful downtown Kelowna.


Address is given at the time of booking your appointment.


Kelowna BC   V1Y 8C7
Online video sessions are available via very easy to use VSee.
 Vsee is PIPA approved secure.
On booking your online session, you will receive an invitation to connect on the venue.
Or you may  choose your preferred venue – ie. Skype, etc.
Phone sessions may also be arranged.