Vic LeBouthillier

Vic LeBouthillier
Board Director

Vic has spent the past 28 years of his 38-year career in health care product development with a focus in behavioral health. His personal vision statement best reflects his focus:

 

To close the gap that exists between advances in mental, social & behavioural health sciences and individuals that need the support.

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Darcy Kuhl, M.S.W., R.S.W.

Darcy Kuhl, M.S.W., R.S.W.
Resilience Development Team

Darcy Kuhl holds a full therapy practice and applies his finding from secondary research in advanced behavioural, social and neural sciences to the resilience product development team. His clinical background provides therapeutic and case management services involved an impressive array of settings such as: Kelowna General Hospital, Kelowna Mental Health, Crossroads Treatment Center, Metis Community Services and Westbank First Nations. Through this breadth of work environments, he gained expertise in providing effective treatment for stress, depression, anxiety, anger, addictions, trauma, phobias, grief and loss, parenting, and marital/relational challenges.

Darcy was the Team Leader in the development of WISE (Weight Loss In Supportive Environments), a behavioural-based weight loss program that has been used by employees in over 60 USA and Canadian companies. WISE involves weekly teleconference phone calls and keeping individuals engaged via social media tools that help them to develop skills to ward off emotional and addictive eating.

He holds a Master of Social Work degree with a clinical focus in mental health. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Social Workers

Linda Shevkinic MA, MPCC,
Resilience Development Team

Linda Shevkinic is a key participant in shaping The Resilient Mind product experience. As a master level therapist her dedication to working in the trenches with those who experience mental health struggles has been invaluable to the development team. Linda has a strong conviction that the long-term solutions to mental and emotional pain cannot be solved by medication alone. Instead of just treating the symptom, her work as a therapist addresses the results produced from ACE’s (Adverse Childhood Experiences). In addition to her use of traditional therapy modalities, Linda has completed advanced studies and the practice of EMDR.

Poe Liberado MA, MPCC,
Resilience Development Team

Poe is a psychotherapist and a Registered Social Worker at Hive Counselling and Consultancy. Poe holds a Masters degree in Social Work and is registered with the British Columbia College of Social Work (BCCSW) and British Columbia Association of Social Workers (BCASW). Poe trained in mindfulness-based and trauma-based psychotherapies within both research and community-based environments. Poe’s work is informed by their values of equity, empathy and integrity. Her work as a therapist provides valuable insights towards influencing the product development team to ensure sensitivity to reaching the millennium generation in the Resilient Mind experience.

Zu Peters MA, MPCC,
Resilience Development Team

Born and educated in Singapore, Zu lived in Germany for 20 years before settling in Kelowna, BC. Passionate about personal growth and how developing emotional and spiritual intelligence enables a person to more authentically and consciously engage with life and people. After completing her Masters degree in Counselling Psychology Zu continues further education in the mysteries of trauma and has developed strong competencies in facilitating hundreds of small group programs that supports participants in personal growth and awareness. Zu leads the Resilient Mind team in new Gamification initiatives, is the senior game facilitator and oversees group facilitator training.