About Dr. Phebe-Jane Poole

Phebe Poole

As a Registered Professional Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Certified BodyTalk Practitioner, Life and Performance Management Coach, Certified Master Hypnotist, and Spiritual Director, I am committed to helping people improve and transform their lives. I believe everyone is an individual and therefore it is important to have a variety of techniques to help people so I spend many hours each year upgrading my knowledge base and skills.

Psychotherapy and Spiritual Direction

I completed the Spiritual Psychotherapy, Spiritual Director, and Total Self Diploma Programs at the Transformational Arts College (TAC). Upon graduation, I was certified by the Canadian Examining Board of Health Care Practitioners and received the designation of Registered in Human Relations (R.I.H.R.).

As well, I went on to complete the Group Psychotherapy Certificate Program, the Relationship Counseling Certificate Program, the Body-Centred Therapy Certificate Course, the Coaching for Individuals Certificate Program, the Divine Connections, and the Past Life Therapy Course at TAC.

Upon meeting membership eligibility criteria of the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA)  and successful completion of their Qualifying Exam(QE),  I received the designation of Registered Professional Counsellor. 
Over the last few years, I have completed a number of therapy and spiritual direction courses, including those taught by:
Tara Brach: Radical Self Acceptance: Healing Shame & Fear in Clinical Practice; Awaken Your Heart, Creativity & Wisdom; Radical Acceptance; Flourishing in Stressful Times; Meditation & Psychotherapy; Radical Self Acceptance with Jack Kornfield; Awakening Your Fearless Heart; Conscious Loving: Pathways for Awakening Our Heart; Forgiveness: Releasing Resentment and Blame. As well as listening to her podcasts.
Marianne Williamson: Miraculous Relationships; A Return to Love; weekly Course in Miracles presentations
Caroline Myss: Discover Your Connection with the Devine
Brene Brown: Living Brave
Gregg Braden: Human by Design; podcasts and presentations at Hay House, etc.
Bruce Lipton: The Biology of Belief; podcasts and presentations at Hay House, etc.
NICABM: Reversing Trauma’s Psychological Impact
HeartMath:  Interventions Certification Program for Health Professionals!
University Education
My Ph.D. is in Sociology from the University of Toronto, my Masters of Industrial Relations is from the University of Toronto, and my Bachelor of Commerce, Honours degree is from the University of Alberta.


I am a Certified Master Hypnotist and Certified Instructor. I undertook my studies with Dr. Georgina Cannon, at the Ontario Hypnosis Centre (OHC), Canada’s foremost hypnosis training school, and was accredited by the National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH). I also completed OHC’s Introduction to Gestalt Therapy, Pain Control and Management, Past Life Regression, and Life Between Lives Certification Programs, and their Sports Hypnosis/Performance Management Certification and Parts Therapy Workshops. In addition, I completed a number of NGH workshops, conducted by Donald J. Mottin, including Hypnosis Desk Reference, Mastering Inductions & Removing Imprints, and Pain Control & Emergency Hypnosis. As an accredited National Guild of Hypnotists Certified Instructor, I am qualified to teach others to become Consulting Hypnotists and Past Life Regression Hypnotists.


As a Certified BodyTalk(BT) Practitioner, I am continuously upgrading my skills through additional courses, training, and study groups. In addition to Body Talk Fundamentals, I have completed Fundamentals Integration,  Session Intensive, Epigenetics, Body Ecology,  Matrix Dynamics, Macrocosmic BodyMind, Bio-Dynamics, Principles of Consciousness, Group BodyTalk Sessions, Body Psychology,  Access, Fundamentals Study Group with the Founder, Advanced Protocol and Procedures, Digestion, Relationships, Money, The Soul’s Journey, Eastern Medicine, The Metaphysics of Treating, Emotional and Spiritual Wellbeing, PaRama, Mindscape,  Advanced Mindscape, Mindscape for BodyTalkers, Fundamentals for Animals and Humans, Access for Animals, and BT for Animals. I am in the process of studying to become a Certified BodyTalk Practitioner for Animals.


I was certified as a Master Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner by The Society of NLP and Dr. Richard Bandler. I finished the 9 day Practitioner and 11 day Master Practitioner Neuro-Linguistic Programming certification programs at the NLP Possibilities with DHE’s Training and Fulfillment Centre. Along with their Advanced Communication Specialist Training and Communication Specialist Training.

Emotional Freedom Technique

I studied Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) with David Rourke & Associates and completed his EFT Approved Courses Levels 1 and 2, as well as the EFT Course created by Gary Craig, developer of EFT.


I completed the intensive “Mediating Workplace Disputes” program put on by CDR Associates in Boulder, Colorado and Osgoode Hall Law School’s “Negotiation and Mediation in the Employment Industry”.

Prior Work Experience 

Prior to moving to Vernon, BC, I had a private therapy practice in Pickering Village, Ontario and was an Associate and Certified Instructor of the Ontario Hypnosis Centre where I saw clients at their Yorkville location in Toronto. I was also a teacher for the Discovering the Total Self Program at the Transformational Arts College. This Program is a unique series of courses in personal and spiritual development designed to balance body, mind and spirit. A psycho-spiritual approach is taken in the course teachings that incorporate a blending of ancient spiritual wisdom, esoteric principles, contemporary psychology and emotional healing.

Grief and Bereavement

As a past volunteer for Durham Hospice, I spent time with people who were living with a life threatening illness, death or bereavement. I completed the Durham Hospice 30-hour introductory hospice palliative care training program which gave volunteers general, required knowledge and skill to support people and families facing a terminal illness, death and bereavement. As well, I completed the Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care Program which is a collaboration between Durham Hospice and the Palliative Pain and Symptom Management Consultation Service. The standardized curriculum is funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and is recognized throughout Ontario. I also completed Durham Hospice’s Bereavement Training.

Energy Healing

With respect to energy healing, I am a Level III Reconnective Healer and can perform Reconnective Healings and Reconnections. I am also a Reiki Master and studied Spiritual Healing and Energy Transfer at TAC.


I have been certified by a number of organizations and associations and I am a member in good standing of: