Our Team

Our team consists of highly skilled Masters Level Clinical Social Workers, Clinical Counsellors, and Canadian Certified Counsellors who have 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. 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.

Building 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 strive to provide the most affordable, competent and culturally sensitive counselling services to Lower mainland residents and visitors who need help in effectively coping with past or present relationship conflicts and personal crisis. Our main responsibility is to establish and maintain surroundings that support productive work, satisfy community needs and value and honor the dignity of each human being.

Commitment Statement

Stewart and 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 and their families with problems that are affecting job performance and their personal lives. These goals are best achieved by offering agencies, and follow-up services when other treatment resources are required.

 Ruth-Ann Stewart, MA, RCSW
Clinical Director
 Susan Giles, M.Ed., RCC
Senior Clinical Counselor
 Candace Marshall. MA, CCC
Clinical Counselor
 Laura Chiarenza, M.A. Psych., RCC
Clinical Counselor
 Judy Zhu, Ma. Candidate
Dr. TCM Clinical Counselor
 Isabella Jiang – MA
Candidate Counsellor
 Lisa French
Office Coordinator