- West Vancouver CA
Throughout his career as an academic and personal counsellor and as a secondary school apprentice teacher and work experience teacher for School District 45 in West Vancouver, British Columbia, Mr.Sponza builds on his background in counselling environments. He has served as a counselor at the school and district and as a special education consultant. Formerly the counseling department head and learning assistance department head at St. Thomas More Collegiate, an independent school, Eddi Sponza now balances his professional responsibilities with service as an on-call counsellor for British Columbia's Ministry of Children and Family Development.
Eddi Sponza also maintains a private counseling practice, where he addresses client concerns ranging from childhood bullying to disordered eating. He has attended numerous conferences across Canada and has brought back new knowledge of such practices as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, E.M.D.R., Brief Therapy, O.C.C./O.C.D. and trauma response. Mr. Sponza has also trained formally with the University of British Columbia's Dr. Marvin Westwood, who shared with him his knowledge of treating returning military personnel.