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Blythe Shepard


Instructor, Ethics for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Blythe Shepard, Ph.D. is of British and Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) ancestry and a professor in Counselling Psychology at the University of Lethbridge. She served on the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) Board and Executive for 10 years and is now President Emerita. She was a member of the BC Task Group (now FACTBC) responsible for the creation and revision of entry to practice competencies for counsellors. In 2018, she co-chaired the CCPA Clinical Supervision Competency Framework project. She is co-editor of the CCPA published books, Canadian counselling and psychotherapy experience: Ethics-based issues and cases and Clinical Supervision of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Profession.