About Tamara Dalrymple

Dr. Tamara Dalrymple specializes in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for symptoms of anxiety, depression, and trauma.  She also provides EEG Neurofeedback services for optimal performance, improved well-being, deep relaxation, emotional calming,  attention and mental focus, alertness, memory performance, and cognitive enhancement.  With over 20 years of experience in roles of progressive responsibility, she has held positions in Mental Health Clinics, Educational Settings and B.C. Provincial Services.

Tamara has been registered with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors since 2002 and is also a member of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA). She holds a Doctorate in Psychology (PsyD) from California Southern University (Honors) and a Masters degree (MA) from San Diego State University (First Class Standing). She completed her undergraduate studies (BA) at the University of Victoria. Tamara is also a multi-sport athlete and has competed as an amateur in multiple endurance, cycling,  and Ironman triathlon races worldwide.

Tamara is Board Certified in EEG Neurofeedback (BCN) with the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA) and has been practicing Neurofeedback since 2015.  BCIA is recognized as the certification body for the clinical practice of biofeedback by the Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB), the Biofeedback Foundation of Europe (BFE), and the International Society for Neurofeedback and Research (ISNR).

Additional Professional Experience

  • Associate Program Director, Master of Education (M.Ed) School Counselling Program, City University of Seattle, in Canada (Current)
  • Instructor, School of Health and Human Services, Camosun College, Victoria, B.C. (Sessional Faculty)
  • Employee Assistance Counsellor (EAP) - PPC Worldwide, Optum Health, Interlock
  • Critical Incident Response Provider: WorkSafe BC, PPC Worldwide EAP
  • Mental Health Treatment Provider, WorkSafe BC
  • Provincial Mental Health Consultant, Provincial Services Division, Ministry of Children and Family Development, Victoria, B.C.
  • Team Leader (Multidisciplinary Team) and Clinical Supervisor, Mental Health Services, Ministry of Children and Family Development, Penticton and South Okanagan, B.C.‚Äč
  • Child & Youth Mental Health Clinician, Mental Health Services, Ministry of Children and Family Development, Penticton B.C.
  • District Mental Health Counsellor, School District #53 & MCFD (jointly funded) South Okanangan, B.C.
  • Private School Counsellor, St Andrews Regional High School, Victoria, B.C.
  • Child, Youth and Family Counsellor, Penticton Secondary School Alternate Program, Penticton, B.C.