Dr. Anoosha Avni

Anoosha Avni

Dr. Anoosha Avni, R.Psych.

TEL: (250) 320–8478
101–755 McGill Road,
Kamloops, BC, V2C 0B6


  • Simon Fraser University, B.A. (Hons.)
  • University of Calgary, M.Sc., Counselling Psychology
  • University of Alberta, Ph.D., Counselling Psychology

Certification and Associations:

  • College of Psychologists of British Columbia, Registration #2261
  • British Columbia Psychological Association
  • Canadian Society of Clinical Hypnosis — Teaching Faculty and Executive Council Member
  • Advanced Certification in Clinical Hypnosis
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Certificate
  • Approved provider for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Veterans Affairs Canada

Treatment Approaches:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Exposure Response Prevention
  • Mindfulness–Based Stress Reduction
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Clinical Hypnosis
  • Emotional Freedom Technique
  • EMDR

Areas of Interest:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Panic attacks
  • Phobias
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Chronic illness
  • Life transitions
  • Grief and loss
  • Trauma
  • Chronic pain
  • Low self–esteem
  • Making confident life choices
  • Work–related stress
  • Return to work after illness or injury
  • Psychological assessment
  • Operational stress injury (combat trauma of Canadian Forces’ veterans and police stress and traumas)
  • RCMP and VAC clients


Dr. Avni has provided psychological assessment and counselling services in a variety of settings in British Columbia and Alberta, including elementary and middle schools, post-secondary counselling centres, the Workers’ Compensation Board, occupational rehabilitation settings, and numerous community mental health agencies. She was in private practice in Coquitlam, BC, from 2011 until relocating her practice to Kamloops in September 2016. Dr. Avni offers telephone and video-conferencing treatment sessions for individuals who live remotely or are unable to come to her office. Dr. Avni is a Psychologist Provider for Veterans Affairs Canada, Canadian Forces, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

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