Dr. Jacqueline Armour – Founder

Hello, I am a Clinical Sexologist and addictions and dual diagnosis specialist. I am a certified addictions counsellor (ICADC, CCAC) and a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) & CSAT Supervisor (CSAT-S) specializing in sexual compulsion and relationship/love addiction. I also work with partners of those struggling with sex addiction as a Certified Partner Trauma Therapist (CPTT). I have worked as a chemical dependency counsellor and sex addiction therapist in a dual diagnosis inpatient treatment center and in private practice located on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.

My counselling style incorporates several therapeutic approaches including the IITAP, Pat Carnes Sex Addiction Task model (CSAT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and Solution-Focused Therapy Utilizing my own personal experience and journey of recovery from addiction, my philosophy prioritizes active participation, relationship building, flexible and adaptable methods, inquiry, and reflection based learning. I believe in a client-initiative, collaborative approach to healing. ​

My Credentials and certifications are:

  • PhD Clinical Sexology
    International Institute of Clinical Sexology
  • Sexologist 
    International Institute of Clinical Sexology
  • Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT
  • Certified Sex Addiction Therapist Supervisor (CSAT-S)
  • Certified Partner Trauma Therapist (CPTT)
    International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professional
  • Master of Arts Conflict Analysis and Management (MACAM)
    Royal Roads University
  • International Certified Alcohol and Drug Counsellor (ICADC)
    Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation
  • Canadian Certified Addiction Counsellor (CCAC)
    Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation
  • Canadian Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCCS)
    Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification
  • ​Federation Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP)
    International Association of Trauma Professionals
  • Certified Addiction Recovery Coach (CARC)
    Certified Coaches Alliance #79415
  • Master Spirit Life Coach (MSLC)
    Certified Coaches Alliance #79415-2