Dr. Katia Jitlina (#2417)

Dr. Katia Jitlina has worked with children and families in different capacities since 2003. She completed her Ph.D. in School Psychology at the University of British Columbia. Her research has…

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Leah Marks (#16138)

Leah Marks is a Registered Clinical Counsellor as well as an experienced academic advisor and career strategist. She specializes in supporting individuals through life decisions and navigating the world of…

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Shafayat Teimur

Shafayat is also a Clinic Administrator at Westcoast Child Development Group. She provides information to clients about services at the clinic, provides referrals, coordinates assessments, and manages daily front desk…

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Kate Kha

Kate is one of the Westcoast Child Development Group Clinic Administrators. She provides information to clients about services at the clinic, provides referrals, supports daily front desk procedures, and manages…

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Dr. Aaron Jacobson (#2337)

Prior to relocating to Vancouver, Dr. Jacobson worked at Kaiser Permanente in Santa Rosa, California, for seven years in the Child Psychiatry Department.  He worked as a case manager for…

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Dr. Kimberly Armstrong (#2322)

Dr. Kimberly Armstrong has provided services to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families since 2004. She has worked and trained in a number of different setting, including the Autism Research…

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Tom Beasley

Tom has represented employers and employees in all aspects of the employment relationship for over 30 years. In the last decade, a large portion of  his practice has concerned mental…

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Anthony Bailey

Professor and Chair of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia   Dr. Bailey is a leading researcher of the neurobiological basis of…

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Dr. David Worling (#1365)

Director of the Westcoast Child Development Group and the Spectrum Works Consulting Group. Dr. Worling has worked extensively with individuals on the Autism Spectrum for the past 25 years. In…

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Latest Posts

Our response to COVID 19

Dear valued families and clients of Westcoast Child Development Group and Spectrum Works Consulting Group, As a result of directives from the government and health officials regarding the global health crisis, we have decided to take measures to guard the health and safety of our clients, staff, and clinicians while continuing to provide support and […]

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ASD Traits We Could All Use

While many treatment protocols and supports for individuals with ASD are geared to reduce symptoms–to help them ‘fit in’ to society–it is important to note that there are many ASD symptoms that could (and should) be adopted by the larger society. Listed below are some general traits that have been associated with ASD and that we […]

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