Nechia DeKryger, Ph.D.
License:   01787   

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety Disorders in Adults and Youth

Vancouver, BC

Nechia DeKryger, Ph.D.
Suite 300, 601 West Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5Z 4C2


Dr. Nechia DeKryger is a registered psychologist in Vancouver who specializes in the assessment and treatment of anxiety, stress, and mood disorders in adults, adolescents, and children. She practices Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), a skills-based approach that has been found to be effective in the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders.

Dr. DeKryger received her doctoral degree from the University of Louisville (Kentucky, USA) and completed a year-long fulltime pre-doctoral residency in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy through Vancouver Coastal Health Authority. During her residency, she received specialized training in the delivery of empirically supported treatments for anxiety disorders at the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at the University of British Columbia. She also completed clinical training rotations at the Eating Disorders Program at St. Paul’s Hospital and in inpatient psychiatry at Vancouver General Hospital. She has received clinical training in Anxiety Disorder Clinics in both the US and Canada.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Parent Consultations regarding anxiety in children.

Independent Medical Legal Assessments for children, adolescents, and adults who may have psychological injuries following a motor vehicle accident or personal injury.

Areas of Expertise
I provide individual therapy to adults with the following issues:
• Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
• Panic Disorder/Panic Attacks
• Health Anxiety
• Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (related to sexual abuse, motor vehicle accidents, and other
traumatic experiences)
• Specific Phobias (including fear of flying, driving phobia, needle phobia, and more)
• Generalized Anxiety Disorder
• Social Phobia
• Trichotillomania
• Depression
• Difficulties with Anger
• Procrastination
• Workplace stress
• Stress

I provide individual therapy to children and adolescents with the following issues:
• Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
• Separation Anxiety
• School Refusal/Anxiety
• Specific Fears (including needle phobias and fear of the dark)
• Panic Attacks
• Generalized Anxiety Disorder (Worries)
• Trichotillomania
• Social Anxiety

Office Information:

For more information please visit or contact me directly at 604-785-2122.