Britt-Mari Sykes has worked in private practice as an integrative career counselor for the past 7 years. She is based in Ottawa, Canada but works with clients remotely both 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 15 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
Integrative Career Counseling
Mentoring, guiding and supporting young adults into post-secondary education and the work world is crucial in today’s world. These roles have also created a deeply fulfilling, meaningful and collaborative vocation for Jay Gosselin, founder and president of MentorU and the Discover Year program. As he states, “we need to help young people reach for the limits of their capacity and hold them accountable to this standard while at the same time showing them respect, empathy and understanding”.