Ariel Ko, M.A.

We Live What We Teach

Ariel Ko, M.A.

Ariel is a 3rd-year PhD student in Clinical Psychology at the University of British Columbia. She obtained her M.A. at UBC in 2019. Ariel has a passion for working with children, adolescents, young adults, and families and is committed to helping those struggling lead fulfilling and meaningful lives. Ariel has clinical experience in cognitive behavioural therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and dialectical behavioural therapy. She has worked with youths and families with mood and anxiety disorders, and interpersonal issues.

Ariel is a practicum trainee working under the supervision of Dr. Debbie Leung at Wise Mind Centre.

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change

Carl Rogers

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself

Thigh Nhat Hanh

Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward

C. S. Lewis