Tania Zulkoskey is a clinical registered and licensed social worker with the British Columbia College of Social Workers and has been a member of the British Columbia Association of Social Workers since 1995. Tania is a Certified Trauma Specialist and a member of the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists. She has a Masters of Social Work degree and specialized training in both Trauma Counselling and Critical Incident Stress Management.
Tania has extensive experience working with individuals and families in a variety to settings. She has worked for non-profit organizations, provincial government, mental health and in hospitals, and has worked in large urban centres as well as northern and rural communities. Tania has also taught community college courses in the human services sector.
Tania has facilitated numerous workshops and groups on relationships, feminist practice, abuse and critical incident stress debriefings. As a member of the Fraser Health Authority Critical Incident Stress Management team, she was a lead facilitator for debriefings within the local hospital and the community. Tania was also the social work representative on the Disaster Psychosocial Response Team for the province of British Columbia and coordinated the social work disaster response.
She has presented at local community and international conferences on health related topics and appeared on local television.
Tania provides mentorship to social work students, has advocated in the community for the end of violence against women and children and engages in other social-justice activities when there is time!
She has served on the Editorial Board for Perspectives, published by the British Columbia Association of Social Workers. Tania writes for a national multiple-births magazine and coordinates their lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, queer LGBTQ support network. She has also written for local magazines on parenting and relationship issues.
With a social work background, Tania believes looking at the bigger picture plays a huge role in counselling. Social and political awareness informs therapy by providing insights into the effects of privilege, racism, classism, homo/trans/biphobia, bullying, gender, ableism, and other forms of oppression.
You can expect confidential, professional and ethical services that puts you first. A benefit of working with Tania is that you will be heard and together we will walk the path towards the goals you decide for yourself.