Dr. Sumin Na

We Live What We Teach

Dr. Sumin Na, R.Psych.

Dr. Sumin Na completed her PhD in Counselling Psychology at McGill University and her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Victoria. She is a registered psychologist with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia (#2444). She completed her Clinical Psychology Residency at Vancouver Coastal Health, where she received training at UBC Hospital, working with individuals with severe mood disorders and psychosis, and at St. Paul’s Hospital, providing therapy to those struggling with chronic pain, eating disorders, and chronic health conditions. She has worked in hospitals, community mental health and university counselling centres in Montreal and Toronto.

Dr. Na works with individuals experiencing a variety of difficulties including, depression, anxiety, trauma, disordered eating, emotion dysregulation and those with chronic pain and health conditions. She also works with individuals struggling with life transitions, relationship and work-related stressors, and those looking to build their emotional resiliency. She has expertise in providing culturally responsive therapy to individuals from diverse backgrounds including immigrants, refugees, and those who identify as LGBT.

Dr. Na uses an integrative approach to therapy using cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT). She provides treatments that are evidence-based and that tailors to the needs of each individual. She believes that the foundation to therapy is a collaborative, warm and compassionate relationship.

In her spare time, Dr. Na enjoys walks with her dog, biking around the city and hiking in the summer. In the winter, she enjoys watching documentaries and experimenting with baking.

Dr. Sumin Na has open up some of her available slots online for booking. If you are interested in making an appointment with her, please go to her online booking page. You can also send us an email (info@wisemindcentre.com) or give us a call at 604-761-8201 to inquire about her availability or scope of practice.

"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