Altus Psychological Services

A psychotherapy and assessment practice dedicated to helping you grow emotionally and spiritually, both deep and high.

Rooted and Reaching

Altus is a Latin adjective meaning both high and deep, matured and deep-rooted. Our practice is so named because we are dedicated to helping you to work through things that you are struggling with, but not just leaving it there: we want to help you flourish, to find depth, meaning, and joy.

Our Services

Adult Counselling

We provide counselling or psychotherapy for a number psychological concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, and addiction, using a framework that integrates various therapeutic approaches to reduce suffering and promote the creation of a meaningful and flourishing life.

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Child and Adolescent Counselling

We work with children and teenagers to support their psychological well-being and help them to do their best emotionally, socially and academically. We offer both therapy and assessment services and work with children with learning disorders, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorders.

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Autism Assessments

Standards for autism assessments are established by the BC Ministry of health, which indicates the assessment protocols, standardized instruments and criteria for diagnosing autism spectrum disorders.

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ADHD Testing

The basic components of a stand-alone ADHD assessment include a clinical interview, developmental history, administration of standardized measures, and a report with rendering of diagnosis and treatment recommendations.

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Psychoeducational Assessments

We provide psychoeducational assessments to assist in the identification and remediation of learning disorders, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and other conditions that impact learning and academic achievement.

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Psychological Assessments

We provide general psychological assessments for a variety of purposes, including assessments for medico-legal purposes, treatment planning, adoption, and many other concerns.

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Our Clinical Team


Dr. Alex Kwee, R.Psych.

I am a Registered Psychologist dually registered in British Columbia and Washington State.  I graduated from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and earned my doctorate from Wheaton College Graduate School in Illinois…

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Dr. Janelle Kwee, R.Psych.

My greatest wish in my psychotherapy practice is to help people become more fully themselves, whether they are in a time of dark suffering, facing a particular challenge or transition, or intentionally seeking more for their journey…
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Sarah Huang, MC, RCC

As a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC), mother and wife, I am passionate about strengthening the relationship bond between child and parent, and helping families walk through life’s struggles…

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Kate Halvorson, MA, RCC

I feel it is a privilege to work with my clients in their journey towards healing, self-discovery, and becoming who they want to be. I specialize in trauma counselling…

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