Education and Training

  • Bachelor of Science(Zoology), U.B.C. 1976
  • Bachelor of Social Work, U.B.C. 1981
  • Master of Social Work, U.B.C. 1982
  • EMDR, Level 2, 1998
  • Vancouver Gestalt Institute 1985-88
  • The Institute for Integrative Psychotherapy 1986 to present
  • Certified Trainer/Supervisor of Integrative Psychotherapy, 2007
  • Lindsay has attended numerous workshops on the treatment of childhood trauma: physical/emotional/sexual abuse and neglect.

Work Experience

  • Lindsay has over 35 years of experience, including 10 years in community mental health and 25 years in private practice
  • Child Care Worker, Browndale Care Society 1977-80
  • Individual and Family Therapist, Burnaby Lifeline Society, 1983-86
  • Family and Children’s Therapist, Mt.Pleasant Mental Health Team 1986-91 (primarily play and art therapy with children)
  • Private Practice, 1991 to present


  • B.C. College of Social Workers Registration # 03717
  • B.C. Association of Social Workers
  • International Integrative Psychotherapy Association

Lindsay trained and taught with the Vancouver Gestalt Experiential Training Institute and has has taught counselling skills at Vancouver Community College. In addition, he has trained with the Institute for Integrative Psychotherapy since 1986 and is a founding member of the International Integrative Psychotherapy Association of which he is an active teaching member.