Donald Straub, BSE, MC, RCC

Don Straub (he/him) earned a bachelor’s degree in education followed by a Master’s Degree in Professional Counselling from Liberty University. Life has been his best teacher, high school teacher/principal, pastor, clinical counsellor, author and speaker, including several televised programs on mental health issues.Don won a battle with cancer twice, married three times and experienced the grief and loss of two spouses to disease, raised six children (two step children), and understands the experience of addiction and trauma. Don utilizes a variety of approaches including cognitive behavioral and mindfulness approaches. He uses EMDR as needed to desensitize and reprocess trauma, which is the root of most mental health issues. Don has advanced training in the Gottman method of couples counselling, which is a well-researched approach to helping couples reconnect emotionally and manage conflict.

Areas of Focus:

  • Couples Counselling
  • Trauma & Grief
  • Anger
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Addiction

Office location: Kelowna

Phone: 250 869 7137


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