• M.A., Counselling Psychology
  • Concentrations: Clinical Counselling
  • Thesis: Psychological Effects of Youth in Care
  • B.A., Psychology


  • Private Practice 1992 – Present
  • Youth Counsellor – Peace Arch Community Services – 1996-1998
  • Contracts with the Ministry of Social Services and Housing 1994-2015
  • Contract with Pender Harbour Community School – 2003-2004

Research Skills:

  • Extensive Research into current modalities of treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Extensive Research into issues experienced by youth in today’s society


  • Steernberg, Cheryl-Lynn (2003): Critical Tools for Working with Youth. Course presented to the Pender Harbour Community School
  • Developed Professional Practice Standards for the CPCA (2011)

Professional Organizations:

  • Canadian Professional Counsellors Association Membership # 1849
  • Canadian College of Professional Counsellors and Psychotherapists #1043


  • “Critical Tools for Working With Youth” Steernberg, Cheryl-Lynn, Program for training lay counsellors working with youth in Urban and Rural Communities

Awards & Honours:

  • Award for Outstanding Service – National Council of Women of Canada

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Facilitator for Community Justice Forums
  • Qualified Examiner for the “Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory
  • Registered Clinical Supervisor
  • Master Practitioner of Counselling Psychology

Community Organizations:

  • Past President & Life Member, Provincial Council of Women of British Columbia
  • Past President & Life Member, White Rock & District Council of Women
  • Past Vice-President, National Council of Women of Canada- VP Public Relations
  • Past President, New Door Second Stage Transition Housing Society
  • Past President of The Saskatchewan Block Parent Association
  • President Camp Hurlburt Association(2012-2014)
  • Director of Communications, Chair of Discipline Committee, Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (2013-2014)