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Chizor is a U.K registered Social Worker who strives to create a safe and comfortable
environment for clients to do the necessary and at times challenging work of healing. Clients
would note her’s ability to meet them where they are and offer gentle nudges toward growth of
their stated goals. She values the mind/body connection and enjoys teaching clients about their
brains and bodies in a trauma informed and easy to understand way.

Chizor has a passion for adolescents from 13 years of age up to 18 and adults of any age. She
also works with families helping them work to communicate more effectively. Chizor uses an
attachment focused, attuned, and eclectic style incorporating many different modalities for an
individualized counseling plan. Some of these modalities include person centered, Cognitive
Behavioral Therapy, and other psychosocial evidence based modalities. She has experience
working with children and families on an international level. She also works well with people with
intellectual and physical disabilities. She currently provides in person and online options for


While counseling is Chizor’s passion, outside the office you’ll likely find her taking advantage of
the beautiful Okanagan weather with her family. She also loves to travel and alongside
speaking conversational German, Chizor is currently learning Spanish.
Chizor earned a B.A. in Law from the University of Sussex, UK (2011), and a M.A. in Social


Work from Canterbury Christ Church University (2021). Chizor is a member in good
standing with Social Work England and is working on registration to be a clinical social
worker here in British Columbia.

Additional trainings include:
Collaborative Problem Solving
Attachment Parenting
Behavioral Issues
Race-Related Trauma
Suicide Prevention

Jennifer Povoledo: About Me
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