Thank you for visiting my website.
I'm a Vancouver & Richmond based therapist with specialized training and skills to help you:
  • Find concrete strategies for managing and preventing feelings of anxiety and/or low mood

  • Change patterns that leave you feeling misunderstood, lonely, or disappointed in relationships

  • Overcome discouragement, lack of motivation, and questions about your meaning or purpose

  • Enhance your effectiveness and/or set new goals that truly represent your heart's calling

  • Learn specific strategies to gain balance and deeper understanding while you work through a period of transition or change


Here is some basic information about me:
  • Fluency in CBT and other modalities, theories, & technique (narrative, depth, attachment, family systems, psychodynamic, existential, & mindfulness)
  • PhD, McGill University (Montreal); MA, Columbia University (New York); Honours BA, University of Toronto (Toronto)
  • Certified in MBCT from University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
  • University instructor since 2005, teaching thousands of graduate & undergraduate students
  • Mentor & teacher for practicum and internship students & professionals engaged in career development
  • Consulted to UN (UNESCO) on issues of intercultural & intergenerational communication
  • Specialty in anxiety, low mood, relationships, pain management, family issues, men’s issues
  • Offering therapy for individuals, couples, family, groups, & workshops
  • Manages a full-time private practice, seeing 25-30 clients weekly
  • RCC certified by BCACC
  • Available in-office and for web- & telephone-based sessions
  • Offices in Vancouver (Fairmont Medical Building) & Richmond (Richmond Medical & Dental Building)
  • Accepting new clients
If my services are of interest, I invite you to read more about my experience and what I can offer in the following pages of this website.
With thanks,
Dr. Michael Dayan