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Dr. Brian Ferris is is a Registered Clinical Psychologist (#0298) with his office located in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He has over 30 years experience as an effective psychotherapist helping adults and couples with their issues. In relationship counselling he uses a wide range of techniques focusing on sexual, communication, and anger issues.
For individual psychotherapy, Dr. Ferris primarily uses Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (IS-TDP). This therapy is especially effective with adults who are determined to improve their life. IS-TDP permanently changes life-long patterns. The emotions aroused and experienced during these sessions, alter a person's understanding of themselves and their relationships. This process resolves underlying emotional conflicts located in the unconscious that impact their feelings and behavior. This calms their feelings, improves their decision-making and enriches their life.
With many years of advanced clinical training and experience, he utilizes a variety of techniques to work effectively with his clients. His most common referrals have been for anxiety, depression and anger issues.
BACKGROUND AND TRAINING
Dr. Brian Ferris is a Canadian born in North Bay, Ontario. Both his Masters degree and his Ph D. were from The University Of Texas in Austin, Texas. He opened his career testing service in 1976 and remained until 1992, throughout he continued his post-doctoral studies in psychological therapeutic techniques and expanded his clinical practice.
His first post-doctoral internship was in Rational-Emotive Therapy (a form of Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy) . Over the next years, he added training in Brief Therapy, Transformational Therapy, and Neuro-Linguistic Programming to his skill set to aid his clients. In the late 90’s, he began as a patient and then studied Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy. He continued these studies with Dr. Habib Davanloo, the developer of I S-T D P, in Montreal and returns each October to Montreal to study with Dr. Davanloo to continue to upgrade his skills and knowledge.
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