Britt-Mari Sykes has worked in private practice as an individual and vocational counselor for the past 6 years. She is based in Ottawa, Canada but works with clients nationally and internationally. She earned her PhD from the University of Ottawa and specializes in existential and humanistic psychotherapies. Britt-Mari is the author of Questioning Psychological Health and Well-Being (2010), a historical and contemporary examination of the meaning of psychological health and development. She is currently working on her second book: a collection of essays on education and vocation from an existential analytic perspective. For the past 12 years Britt-Mari has guest-lectured extensively in classrooms and at conferences in Canada, the USA and Europe on the history of existential psychology, the theory of Existential Analysis, meaningful and fulfilling living and on creating vocation. She has served on panels at international conferences on human development, ethics in everyday life and the value of work.
Britt-Mari Sykes PhD
Individual & Vocational Counseling
How do you bring a creative idea to life? Jennifer Brewin, artistic director of Common Boots Theatre, talks with me about the interweaving of dialogue, collaboration and contributions required for moving an idea to the stage. As she states, “It’s an equation for me: the creative and social value of an idea, the method for bringing it to life and the distinct skills and personalities of the individual team members give a work a fighting chance to make it to public view”.