Kelty’s Key online therapists are all registered health practitioners. Each therapist has received specialized training in online therapy before joining our service.

Referrals to Kelty’s Key online therapists are currently open to residents of Vancouver, Canada, with depression and anxiety. If you are interested, please contact the Access and Assessment Centre at 604-675-3700.

Colleen Allison

PH.D., Registered Psychologist

Colleen is a psychologist and the Online Lead for Kelty’s Key: VCH Online Therapy at Vancouver Coastal Health. She is also the Psychotherapy Lead for VGH Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Use, and in this capacity is responsible for the programming at that site. Colleen holds the Certified Group Therapist designation of the American Group Psychotherapy Association. She belongs to a number of other professional associations including the Canadian Psychological Association, the Canadian Association for Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies, and the International Society for Psychological and Social Approached to Psychosis – US division. Colleen loves nothing more than helping clients develop new ways of being in their lives. She is excited about the possibilities that Online Therapy offers to clients!

Francois Botha

PH.D., Registered Psychologist

Francois is a psychologist working in Kelty’s Key: VCH Online Therapy at Vancouver Coastal Health. He creates content for the online courses and treats VCH patients at the Inpatient Psychiatry and Outpatient Psychiatry Programs using online therapy services. He also works at VCH’s Gastown Vocational Services, assisting clients with mental health concerns in returning to the workforce.

Margaret Drewlo

PsyD (Doctorate in Clinical Psychology)

Margaret is the Clinical Educator for Kelty’s Key. In this role Margaret provides education for psychotherapists wanting to learn how to conduct online therapy and also writes training tools for therapists and content for online client courses.

Prior to completing a mid-career doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Margaret worked for over two decades counselling clients in the areas of substance misuse, family therapy with high conflict families, suicide intervention & suicide bereavement, transgender health, and general mental health. Margaret also teaches graduate courses in Mental Health Assessment and Ethics & Law for Master in Counselling students.