Faculty Member

Vicky Frederiksen

Vicky Frederiksen, Haven Assistant Faculty, Dip-C, Dip-HGF, is adaptive and creative when working with people in recovery, and has facilitated programs for women and families at Sagewood Recovery in Maple Ridge, and has coached and supported clients in treatment on Bowen Island. Vicky has been on the assistant faculty and leading programs at the Haven Institute for several years. She has also been training and assisting programs with Maria Gomori in the Satir model, for almost 10 years and has developed and facilitated her own programs in the Satir model for people and families. When she is not working: she loves painting, playing with her pets, exercising outdoors, and enjoying her community. She comes to you with the belief that we all have within us the resources, talents and ability to change.

Events with Vicky Frederiksen

ONLINE: Transforming Addictions: Sustaining Recovery & Embracing Life  
September 7, 2021

Many people say The Haven was “the missing link” in their recovery from a variety of addictive behaviours. This 6-week series will focus on sustaining recovery and embracing life.  We may hear the word “addiction” and think of alcohol or hard drugs, however, addictive substances can also include things like caffeine, sugar, tobacco, and cannabis. And, while substance addictions are common forms of dependency, they are also not the only ones! This series also applies to people struggling with behavioural addictions, like gambling, sex (including online pornography), internet browsing and social media, shopping, video gaming, plastic surgery, binge-eating/food, risk-taking, pain-seeking, spiritual obsessing, over-exercising, over-working, self-hate/victimization and other…

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