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, and trauma, 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.

As an experienced clinical psychologist, I devote my work to helping people build resilience, heal the wounds of their psyche, and live meaningful lives. I do this through evidence-based psychotherapy integrated with an existential-spiritual approach…

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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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Darcie Brown, MA, RCC, CCC

I believe that people are designed for connection with others and that they feel pain and confusion when they experience disconnection. My wish as a therapist who works with people of all ages is to create a relationship that invites curiosity…

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