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Rev. Herman W. Chow

Clinical Director
D. Min, RP, RMFT
Certified EFT Therapist & Supervisor
OAMFT/AAMFT Clinical Fellow & Approved Supervisor

Herman is a seasoned psychotherapist who has helped many people from different walks of life. With a rich background in counselling and teaching, he works with individuals, couples, and families towards healthy relationships in a safe, nurturing, and professional atmosphere. His counselling is informed by Emotionally Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy.

Herman’s experience spans academic institutions, churches, agencies, and private practice, with specialty in areas of communication breakdown, affair recovery, marriage preparation and family conflict. He has helped many individuals deal with a wide range of issues, including sex addiction, life transitions, anger, self-esteem, depression, anxiety, and career exploration. Herman is dedicated to offering hope even when it is difficult to see.

Fluent in English and Cantonese, Herman works with people of diverse ethnicity. His therapeutic training, pastoral experience, and personal approach enable him to offer those who seek his service with emotional, spiritual, and relational support.

 

Credentials & Designations

  • Doctor of Ministry in Marriage and Family
  • Master of Divinity in counselling
  • Registered Psychotherapist (registry #002279)
  • Registered Marriage and Family Therapist (registry # 92336)
  • Approved Supervisor and Clinical Fellow of American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Certified Emotionally Focused Therapy Therapist and Supervisor
  • Adjunct professor of Counselling at Tyndale University College & Seminary
  • Sessional Instructor of Counselling at University of Guelph

Certified practitioner of psychometric instruments

  • Myer Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®)
  • Strong Interest Inventory®
  • Prepare Enrich
  • Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation (FIRO-B®)

Authored Workbooks

  • Marriage Preparation: For a Life Time of Connection (See Testimonies)
  • Singlehood: A Better Version of You
  • Anger Management: Taming the Beast
  • Sex Addiction: Breaking the Cycle – One Day at a Time
  • Self-esteem: The Real You

Background

  • Formerly an ordained minister in Richmond Hill, Herman integrates spiritual insight with therapy upon request
  • Formerly Family Life Educator at Family Service of Peel
  • Formerly Faculty member of the Continuing Education Department in Centennial College