About Us

Thank you for visiting Stewart & Associates.  We have been providing professional, affordable counselling services to individuals, couples and families in the Lower Mainland since 1998.  We currently offer counselling services in English, French, Italian and Mandarin. Please spend a few moments browsing our website so you can get to know more about us.

Our Team

Our team consists of highly skilled Masters Level Clinical Social Workers, Clinical Counsellors, and Canadian Certified Counsellors.  They have all been trained to work effectively with a wide variety of commonly presented issues.

We also supervise University Internship students who are available to see clients at a reduced rate (Payment Options). All interns are regularly supervised by our Clinical Director and demonstrate well-developed counselling skills.


To create first class relationships of mutual acceptance and understanding with those individuals, children and families being served.

Build strength while implementing the best strategies to promote, individual, family and community health. We believe an optimistic future for each human being is essential to the process of positive change.


Stewart & Associates strives to provide the most affordable, professional and culturally sensitive counselling services to Lower Mainland residents and visitors.  We honour and value the dignity of each human being and are committed to surroundings that support productive work and satisfy community needs.

Commitment Statement

Stewart & Associates recognizes that in our increasingly complex society, a wide range of problems, not purely medical and not necessarily job-related can adversely affect us.

“As individuals who work in the complex field of violence, sexual abuse and associated traumas, we commit ourselves to maintaining personal balance and harmony, practicing lifelong learning, strengthening the family and promoting community wellness to the very best of our abilities.”

Clinical Director: Ruth-Ann Stewart, MA. Psych., RCSW


Our program is designed to assist individuals, couples and families with any problems that affect their lives.

Ruth-Ann Stewart Ruth-Ann Stewart, MA, RCSW
Clinical Director / Owner

Susan GilesSusan Giles, MEd., RCC
Senior Clinical Counsellor

Candace Marshall Candace Marshall. MA, CCC
Clinical Counsellor

Laura Chiarenza Laura Chiarenza, MA Psych, RCC
Clinical Counsellor

Judy Zhu Judy Zhu, MEd, RCC. Dr. TCM
Clinical Counsellor

Teah Scotten

Teah Scotten,
MA Candidate, Counsellor

 Lisa French
Office Coordinator