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I’m Ryan Hendricks - a Registered Clinical Social Worker based in the West Kelowna area.

The natural world is an integral part of my everyday life. While hiking, I take pictures of plants, trees and mountains. The nature pictures on this website are from my daily mindfulness practice. I am committed to helping you live life fully and free from anxiety.

Academic Experience

  • University of British Columbia - Master of Social Work

  • University of British Columbia - PhD

  • Wilfrid Laurier University - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Certificate

Over a Decade of Clinical Experience

  • Adolescent Psychiatry

  • Adult Psychiatry

  • Community Mental Health​

What is a Registered Clinical Social Worker?

  • Graduation with a Master of Social Work degree from an accredited and approved university

  • Approved, extensive coursework in the areas of psychotherapy, human development and mental disorders

  • 3000 hours of post-graduate supervised clinical experience

  • Passing a comprehensive clinical board exam

  • RCSWs are authorized in the province of British Columbia to use and apply the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V).

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