Who we are

Trevin Sewell - RTC, CSPC, CCDP


Trevin Sewell is a Registered Therapeutic Counselling and is licensed in good standing with the Association of Cooperative Counselling Therapists of Canada (ACCT).  He is also a Certified Sports Psychology Coach and a Certified Career Development Practitioner. He is mental health and recovery advocate and is a firm believer in promoting wellness and self-care. Also, Trevin is certified in good standing with the International Coaching Federation (ICF), and is accredited by The Certification and Accreditation Board of the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP). Trevin brings a humanistic approach to therapy and brings elements of cognitive behaviour therapy and solution-based therapy while focusing on his clients' strengths. He also brings life experiences to his practice as he is in active recovery and is a strong advocate for living in the moment and focusing on the 24 hours you are given each day. Trevin specializes in athlete and performance counselling, sport psychology coaching, addiction, depression, anxiety, and recovery coaching.  He works alongside you to explore exactly what you would like to accomplish from therapy and to set and maintain realistic goals and strategies that enable you to feel resilient and positive in moving forward with your life journey.

Trevin is also certified through the Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project. He also works as a Subject Matter Expert for the Abbotsford Police Departments Project Angel. Project Angel is an initiative aimed at combatting the opioid crisis in Abbotsford, BC.

Lindsey Byrnes - MA, RCC


Lindsey Byrnes is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and is licensed in good standing with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors.  Lindsey comes to BMR with a passion and a sincere dedication when it comes to helping others. Lindsey devotes her practice to living by the phrase “be who you need when you were younger”, and maintains a strong awareness of the connections between mind, body and environment when supporting her clients. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care from the University of Victoria in 2012 and her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University in 2016.

Lindsey has direct experience supporting children, youth and families with diverse abilities and mental health challenges through a number of experiences including working in roles as an Education Assistant and Youth Care Worker in schools, Behavior Interventionist and Tutor to individuals with autism, Recreational Support Worker, as well as Residential Youth Care Worker in a group home. In her counselling practice, Lindsey aims to work from a strengths-based and person-centered perspective, bringing in elements of cognitive-behavior therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy and mindfulness-based practice to support her clients towards their desired goals. She recognises the importance of family and community as it relates to healing and therefore provides a genuine and calm space to explore these connections with her clients.