Founder + President / Clinical Counsellor

Jack is the founder and president of Humanworks and co-founder of Humanworks Press. In addition to being a business owner, Jack is a registered clinical counsellor and organizational counsellor with over 30 years experience. Jack supports all people he works with to make positive changes in their professional and personal lives.

Jack has extensive experience working in public and private sector environments, and with senior management members in a number of organizations throughout Canada. He has worked in the education sector for over 25 years, specifically with teachers and school administrators. He personally provides the following services for Humanworks clients; vocational rehabilitation case management, organizational coaching, individual counselling, mediation and group facilitation. He is passionate about his work with individuals and organizations.

Jack oversees and directs all Humanworks and Humanworks Press initiatives, managing all aspects of corporate operations. Jack is the manager of the BCPVPA Early Intervention Program (EIP).

Jack holds a Masters of Education (Counselling Psychology) degree from the University of Victoria and has worked in the field of health services since the early 1980’s. He comes from many generations of health care and education sector professionals: teachers, administrators, superintendents, psychologists, psychiatrists and social workers. Thus, Jack’s lifework has been to help others, and he has a way of being that connects him with the people he supports with great efficacy.

In his personal life, Jack enjoys spending time in the outdoors on the North Shore of Vancouver; hiking, riding, skiing and fishing. He, with his wife Monika, have raised their now adult twins. Jack coached soccer for over 20 years and is involved in a number of ongoing, local community volunteer initiatives. Jack has a passion for cooking and entertaining, bringing food from the ocean, fields and garden to the plate. Simple living at its finest!

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