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About Tanja (Tanya)

BSW, RSW (with specialization in Indigenous Studies)

At a glance

Years of Practice: 25 years+

Areas of Specialization:

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Grief and loss

  • Systemic discrimination

  • Residential School Survivors

  • Social justice

  • Trauma

  • Family counselling

  • Child and adolescent counselling

  • Health relationships

  • Life transitions

  • Advocacy

Additional Training:

  • San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training (PHSA)

  • Mental Health First Aid

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Trauma Informed Practice

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Certified Career Development Practitioner (Douglas College)

Picture of Penticton Counsellor Tanja Wilson wearing glasses and black shirt
In their own words...

I am genuine, down to earth, kind, non-judgemental, empathetic and a great listener. I work from a bio/psycho/social/spiritual lens wherein I specialize in working with people who have dealt with trauma in their lives.

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