Glenn Bekar, BSW, MC, RN, RCC

Glenn (he/they) holds a Masters in Counselling Psychology from City University in Vancouver. He is also a Registered Nurse and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work.

Glenn has worked over 20 years in mental health and substance use services. Glenn’s areas of competence include working with individuals in the LGBTQIA community, addiction, depression, anxiety, anger and interpersonal violence.  Having worked for over two decades as a frontline registered nurse, social worker and clinical counsellor in health care, Glenn has an interest in working with individuals in the health care field.

Glenn draws upon various modalities, including Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Compassion-Focused Therapy, and Somatic Experiencing.  Glenn is in his third and final year of Somatic Experiencing training.

Outside of his professional life, Glenn loves spending time outdoors and you may very well see him on one of the many hiking trails in the Okanagan. He also loves animals. He and his partner have two cats, Casey and Carl. Carl wants a dog but Casey is against it.

Areas of Focus:

  • LGBTQIA+ and allies
  • Substance Use
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Front Line Healthcare Providers
  • Individuals, Couples & Families 18+


Office Location: Kelowna

Phone: 778 990 1825



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