The Team

Catalyst Mind Center Counsellors

Nakisa
Samarghandi

MA
RCC

AGE GROUP: Adults, Youth, Couples

AREAS OF FOCUS

    • Anxiety & Depression
    • Trauma
    • EMDR
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    • Schema Therapy
    • Workshops

RCC, MCP
MBA

AGE GROUP: Adults, Youth, Couples

AREAS OF FOCUS

    • Anxiety & Depression
    • Attention Deficit | Hyperactivity
    • Grief and Loss
    • Multicultural Concerns
    • Parenting
    • Relationships
    • Gottman Couples
    • Workshops

Mandy
Virk

MCP
RCC

AGE GROUP: Adults, Youth, Couples

AREAS OF FOCUS

    • Gottman Couples
    • Mindfulness and Meditation
    • Anxiety
    • Trauma
    • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    • Workshops

Kamyani
Bansal

MA
RCC

AGE GROUP: Youth, Adults, Couples

AREAS OF FOCUS

    • ADHD
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Immigration
    • Adaptation
    • PTSD, ADHD
    • Relationships
    • Youth

DR. Sherry
Ghorbankhani ​

PsyD
RCC, CCC

AGE GROUP: Adults, Youth, Couples

AREAS OF FOCUS

    • Parenting
    • EMDR
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    • Group Therapy
    • Gifted / Advanced Learners
    • Goal Setting
    • Career / Education
    • Assertiveness
    • Workshops

Catalyst Mind Center Team Members

Chloe
Bouskill

Digital Communications
Specialist

Chloe Bouskill has a Bachelor of Arts in General Studies and a Minor in English from UBC. She also has an Award of Achievement in Applied Digital Communications and Social Media from Capilano University. 
She’s committed to growth and enhancing her skills through professional development. She participates in courses focused on digital media and graphic design, ensuring that she stays at the forefront of the industry.
Chloe has been working in digital communications for over five years and has previous experience in administrative positions and developmental coordination.

Ricky
Garg

Science
Educator

Ricky Garg is an innovative educator with a Master’s in Health Leadership and a Bachelor’s in Dental Surgery, on a journey dedicated to cultivating problem-solving skills and critical thinking, nurturing students’ unique talents. With a focus on science, Ricky integrates advanced content into her lessons, fostering intellectual curiosity and hands-on experiences. She advocates for flexible learning, tailoring curriculum to match students’ interests. She actively engages in professional development, preparing students to become the innovators and leaders of tomorrow.

Maryam
Foroughi

Integrated Learning
Educator

Maryam Foroughi has a Masters of Science (MSc) in Education with an ESOL Endorsement. Maryam is a passionate educator with over 25 years of teaching experience; her expertise is in designing dynamic curriculums that engage students across multiple disciplines and modalities. She is passionate about creating interactive, integrated and joyful learning environments that honours each student’s strengths and learning style. Maryam’s dedication extends to staying up to date with the latest research in education and neuroscience, ensuring that she continually delivers enriched learning experiences.

Dr. Sherry
Ghorbankhani

Center's
Founder

Dr. Sherry Ghorbankhani holds a Doctorate Degree in Psychology (PsyD) and has conducted several research which contributed to the field. She is a highly respected psychotherapist, counsellor, author, public speaker, and presenter. She is a passionate advocate for Inquiry-based learning and is dedicated to empowering both youth and adults in various domains where support is needed most. With an unwavering commitment, she continuously assists individuals, families, and organizations in overcoming diverse challenges, empowering them and guiding them towards more fulfilling lives.

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Phone

604.260.6049

Address

2420 Haywood Ave, West Vancouver, BC, Canada V7V 1Y1

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