Dr. Lynleigh Immelman Bio
Born in South Africa, I obtained my Medical Degree. I, then worked in Zululand as an Anaesthesiologist for 9 years. I unfortunately lived in South Africa in the "Apartheid" era. I left South Africa & moved to Oxford England. There, I worked in Anaesthesiology, at The Nuffield General Hospital for 4 years. Openings began to emerge in Canada in the late 1970's for Foreign Medical Graduates. I entered Canada through Saskatchewan (Saskatoon) in 1982. It was February & minus 28 degrees! Working as a G.P. Anaesthetist in the tiny town of Nipawin, 6 hours north of Saskatoon, I soon became at ease with the frigid cold & the hot summers. I loved the lakes & wildlife in this area. Learnt to Windsurf, a sport I followed for many, many years. Geese & ducks became my passion. I then turned to train as a Psychiatrist at the University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon). Completed my training in 1996. Moved to Victoria, British Columbia & worked at Student Health on the Campus of the University of British Columbia. I worked there for 10 years & then moved into Private Practise in Victoria, working in this capacity for 10 years. Initially I loved my work but became disillusioned with the lack of Psychosocial Support for my patients. I made an unprecedented switch to Counselling in 2015. Moved, with my Husband, to Kelowna B.C. Never been happier than in this profession. I have added Mental Illness Education for all that are interested. As well, in June of 2016, I will start to add Workshops on various topics to the occupation that I love. I am more content, as a Counsellor, than I have ever been in my academic career. I look forward to many more years in this Profession.
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