Dr. Pelletier uses a cognitive behaviour approach (CBT) to help career professionals and individuals in leadership positions take a proactive role in maximizing productivity and well-being while effectively managing the diverse array of emotional rigours that are inherent to professional and personal lives. She consults in a number of areas including resilience, performance enhancement, life transitions, stress, anxiety, mood, burnout, and workplace issues, In addition to CBT, she uses positive psychology and elements of lifestyle.
Dr. Pelletier has a unique expertise combining business management, psychology, and workplace psychological health. In addition to her clinical and research background, she has experience in a variety of settings including senior leadership and board of director governance roles in health and wellness, health care, and insurance. Her counselling and consulting practice is focused on career professionals and leaders. She works in English and French.
Marie-Helene’s credentials include a B.A. and M.A. in clinical psychology from Laval University, a Ph.D. in counselling psychology from UBC, and an MBA from the UBC Sauder School of Business, where she continues to serve as alumna. As a member of the Canadian and American Psychological Associations registered as a psychologist both in British Columbia and Quebec, Canada, Marie-Helene has published articles in academic and industry journals, and has received awards and distinctions from the Canadian Psychological Association, the American Psychological Associations, as well as the Industry Leadership Award from Benefits Canada. She is a director on the board of the International Association for Applied Psychology, was previously a director on the board of the Canadian Psychological Association, and is past chair of the board and director at Dress for Success Vancouver, an international non-profit organization that combines her passion for health, work and happiness.