Anne Dietrich, PhD
License:   1603   

Assessment and treatment of adults and adolescents; Forensic Assessment

Southwestern BC, Canada

Anne Dietrich, PhD
270-8211 Ackroyd Road
Richmond, BC V6X 3K8


Dr. Dietrich is a doctoral level, registered psychologist whose general area of competency is Clinical Psychology. She completed her undergraduate and Masters degrees at Simon Fraser University and her doctoral degree at the University of BC.

She is trained in a variety of treatment approaches and regularly attends conferences and workshops to keep up to date on treatment interventions. Her selection of treatment interventions is determined by her client’s unique needs and presenting problems.

Dr. Dietrich is the recipient of several fellowships and grants for her work on PTSD and perpetration. She has published a book, book chapters and articles in the area of Posttraumatic Stress, and presents internationally on PTSD.

-Assessment and treatment of mental disorders

-Fitness to work/Return to work assessments and treatment

-Forensic assessments in the area of PTSD and related disorders and problems (e.g., dissociation, substance related disorders, etc)

-Forensic risk of violence and risk of sexual violence assessments; trained in Hare's Psychopathy Checklist, Revised (PCL-R)

-Qualified as an expert witness in British Columbia and Washington state

-Evidence-based individual treatment

Examples of treatment approaches:

-Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
-Psychodynamic Therapy
-Eye Movement Desensitization and Processing (EMDR)
-Client-Centered Therapy
-Dialectical Behavioural Therapy
-Gestalt approaches/interventions
-Sensorimotor Psychotherapy for trauma
-Skills training (emotion regulation, guided relaxation, etc)

Pro bono professional activities:

-Website editor, International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (

-Chair of the Traumatic Stress section of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA)

-Newsletter editor, CPA Traumatic Stress section

-Chair, website committee, CPA Traumatic Stress section

-Reviewer, Journal of Traumatic Stress

Areas of Expertise
-PTSD/Trauma, including childhood abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault, combat, witnessing, life-threatening illness, motor vehicle accidents, physical assault, etc.

-Dissociative Disorders


-Anxiety Disorders

-Eating Disorders

-Violent offending

-Sexual offending

-Personality disorders


Populations Served: Individuals, Couples, and Groups. Trauma groups and Depression groups are occasionally offered. Dr. Dietrich treats teens and adults.

Office Information:

Easy access from the Skytrain and bus routes. Easily accessed from Greater Vancouver