Sunita Ashok (she/her)



Sunita, a co-founder of Three Story Clinic, is a highly respected leader in the social work and counseling community. With a remarkable academic background, including a Master’s in Social Work, a Master’s in Counseling Psychology, and a Master’s in Business Administration, she is a Registered Clinical Social Worker (RCSW), a Registered Clinical Counselor (RCC), and an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS).

Having served tenures at prominent public mental health organizations like BC Children’s Hospital and Vancouver Coastal Health, Sunita brings profound insight into best practice interventions and a comprehensive understanding of both public and private mental health systems. Her hands-on experience as a clinician, social worker, program lead, and team lead has equipped her with invaluable knowledge of the inner workings of these systems.

Sunita’s extensive expertise lies in providing therapy for older youth and adults, addressing a wide range of mental health, social, and emotional issues. Recognizing the pivotal role of families in an individual’s well-being, she actively encourages family involvement in the therapeutic process. In addition, Sunita is a skilled couples therapist, equipped with an in-depth understanding of relationship dynamics and issues. Her focus is on rebuilding trust and connection, helping couples navigate challenges and foster healthier, more fulfilling partnerships.


Sunita is a remarkable professional who combines her expertise as a psychotherapist with a social worker’s compassionate mindset to support individuals, couples, and families. Widely respected in the clinical community, she is known for her depth of knowledge and her results-oriented approach, helping clients regain fulfilling and meaningful lives.

With years of experience, Sunita brings a wealth of therapeutic modalities to her practice, including evidence-based approaches like CBT, DBT, and IPT, as well as specialized techniques such as EMDR, couples therapy, and family therapy. Her collaborative and warm style reflects her belief that each individual and family is unique and complex, deserving a personalized approach tailored to their specific needs.

Sunita uses evidence based therapeutic modalities.

  • Adlerian Therapy
  • Attachment Focused Therapy
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Expressive Therapy- Sand – tray Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT)
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Gottman Couples Therapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy(IPT)
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Healing Shame
  • Trauma Therapy
  • Systematic Training for Effective Parenting Program (STEP)
  • Connect Parenting Program

Sunita’s Profile

Location Vancouver B.C.
Ages 16 +
  • Anxiety and GAD
  • Panic Attack
  • ADHD
  • Depression
  • Bipolar
  • Psychosis
  • PTSD
  • OCD
  • Trauma
  • Shame
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Family Relationship Issues
  • Couples Relationship Issues
Qualifications Master’s of Social Work,(MSW)
Master’s of Counselling Psychology,(MA)
Master’s of Business Administration,(MBA)
Registered Clinical Social Worker (RCSW),
Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC),
Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS).


Complimentary 15 minute consultation.


Sunita is a dedicated and compassionate therapist who firmly believes in the transformative power of therapy, even in the face of challenging circumstances. Her guiding principle is to foster change and instil hope, while always prioritizing the safety and trust of her clients throughout their therapeutic journey.

In individual therapy, Sunita draws upon evidence-based therapeutic modalities that are tailored to address her clients’ unique clinical needs. With specialized training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), she brings a high level of expertise to her work with individuals who have experienced trauma and abuse.

Understanding that families are interconnected emotional units, Sunita emphasizes the importance of involving caregivers in the treatment process. Sunita’s approach to family therapy is deeply rooted in her understanding of family systems,  attachment relationships and one’s need to belong.

Passionate about working  with the couplesSunita focuses on interrupting familial patterns that impede connection, growth, and happiness in the relationship. Her approach to relationship therapy is grounded in the Gottman method of relationship therapy and psychodynamic psychotherapy.


$190 per 50 minute session for individuals

$ 230 per 50 Minute Session for Couples/Family

Payment in the form of cash, checks, or email transfer is due at the end of each session unless other arrangements have been made. Please note that 2 business days notice is required to cancel a scheduled appointment to avoid being charged the full session fee. Some third party payment plans such as Extended Health Care Insurance and Employee/Family Assistance Programs pay partial or total coverage for counselling services. Please follow up with your benefits plan/health care provider.