CYC (cert), CTRP-C
Christopher was born and raised in Lambton County where he continues to live and work. Following in his mother’s footsteps, Chris attended Lambton College as a mature student graduating with an Ontario College Advanced Diploma in Child and Youth Care. At his graduation, Chris was the recipient of the Board of Governors Convocation award for his high academic achievement and community leadership. One area of leadership involvement was at Lambton College in the “Let’s Face It”, student mental health initiative.
Christopher has spent several years in various capacities at Life’s Seasons and is now accredited by Starr Commonwealth as a Certified Trauma and Resilience Practitioner and is a registered member of the Ontario Association of Child and Youth Care. Christopher has experience working with children and youth through his church and community-based settings such as Big Brothers/Big Sisters and Sarnia-Lambton Rebound. One of his passions includes program development and implementing child/youth programs that focus on coping with the effects of trauma.
In addition to his work at Life’s Seasons, Christopher has founded and holds the position of Commander for the Sarnia Chapter of the 999th Legion for Child Rights.
Christopher’s philosophy is that every child/youth deserves care regardless of their circumstances. He is driven to help children, youth, and their families overcome the effects of trauma by coming alongside them in their healing journey through relational practice.
Outside of his professional roles, Christopher is a dedicated husband to wife Michelle, and father of two daughters, Amber and Jayda. He enjoys spending his downtime fishing and riding his motorcycle.