Johnny Lo, MA, MDiv, RCC
Registered Clinical Counselor
Child and Youth Mental Health Therapist
Johnny is the founder and clinic director of
Youthwise Counselling & Mental Health. He has worked with children, teens,
and families for over 12 years in various settings including government child
and youth mental health, community mental health, non-profit organizations, and
faith based-communities. Johnny loves using his creativity, knowledge about
youth culture, and clinical skills to help engage children and youth in
He is a professionally registered clinical counsellor with the British
Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors (RCC #12722).
Johnny has received specialized training in the following areas:
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)- Johnny is a certified
Cognitive Behavioural Therapist specialized in working with children and
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for adolescents
Skills group facilitator and individual DBT therapist.
- Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT)
- Attachment-based parenting interventions
- Suicide-risk assessments
- Pre-marital and marital counselling
- Family counselling
- Early Psychosis Intervention
obtained his master’s degree in counselling psychology and bachelor’s degree in
psychology both at the University of British Columbia. He has also conducted
research at UBC on various topics relating to mental health.
Johnny enjoys exploring new places, playing the guitar and drums, road cycling,
playing board games, and doing the occasional magic trick.