Meet Our Experts

Ross Priebe 

Consultant, Critical Incident Stress Management Program
Ross has worked in health care for the past 30+ years with a couple of detours to pursue advanced studies as well as career options.  As the Critical Incident Stress Management Program Consultant for Fraser Health, Ross provides emotional support for staff and physicians who have suffered a traumatic event. In addition, Ross provides a number of training sessions on prevention and preparation from the stressors associated with healthcare. 
 
Ross is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors and a Certified Trauma Responder with the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists.  He is also a registered Train the Trainer for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.  Ross holds a Master of Divinity degree in Ethics and Family Programming and he has responded in the private industry by offering emotional support for workers who have experienced traumatic events.
 
In his spare time, Ross enjoys golfing and playing pickleball, an emerging racquet sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis, and has nothing to do with pickles. Ross is the Sport Chair for Pickleball for the BC Seniors Games, to be held in Langley in September 2014.


Publications and Articles


Podcast: Coping with Stress

Co-author, "An Exploration and Analysis on the Timeliness of Critical Incident Stress Management Interventions in Healthcare," published in the International Journal of Emergency Mental Health and Human Resilience (2013, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp 39 – 49).

Areas of Expertise

Critical Incident Stress Management

Department(s)

Critical Incident Stress Management

Locations

Surrey Memorial Hospital

Education

Registered Clinical Counsellor | BC Association of Clinical Counsellors
Certified Trauma Responder | Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists
Master of Divinity