Ange Frymire, President, Richmond, BC

“When we change the way we look at things, the things we look at change.”. Albert Einstein, 1879-1955

Ange Frymire (RTC, MBA) is a registered therapeutic counsellor, life coach and facilitator with Vocal Point Counselling, which she founded in 1993. She also is a professor at KPU (Kwantlen Polytechnic University), teaching first-year and third-year students in Applied Communications. Vocal Point’s client issues include addictions, anger, depression, mental-wellness, abuse, trauma, couples counselling and women’s issues. Past training includes Clearmind International Ltd., Gottman Training (Levels 1 & 2), EFT Externship & Masters, Trauma-Informed Training (Levels 1 & 2), Byron Katie’s The Four Questions & Psych-K. 

She sits on the FACTBC board of directors and is the vice-chair of its Community Outreach & Liaison Committee, working with counselling organizations across Canada to pursue provincial regulation and development of the BC College of Counselling Therapists. Other organizations she is involved with include the Vancouver Crisis Centre and Dan’s Legacy, which works with at-risk, marginalized, disenfranchised youth.  Ange has sat on multiple boards across Metro Vancouver and Victoria. As well, she is a past president of the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS Victoria) and was the Accreditation Chair (CPRS Vancouver) until her resignation in 2018. Her passion for being in service to her communities across Canada has resulted in multiple awards and citations including the CPRS Canadian Mentor of the Year in 2011. Her 30 years in business and post-secondary education includes seven years as a broadcaster and freelance reporter/writer.