Duncan is an Irish born Canadian citizen. He grew up on three continents as his family moved in search of a better life and opportunities. During his youth he was involved in many sports, but soccer was his passion. As a senior in high school he had his first encounter with kicking a football, this combined with a special coach who allowed him to play both sports by accommodating his schedule opened the door to play collegiate soccer and university football.
It was not soon thereafter that soccer was left behind for kicking and punting a football. After a stellar career with the UBC Thunderbirds, Duncan was selected 14th overall in the Canadian Football League draft and went on to play 7 years of professional sports. During these years he was an all-star and played in 2 Grey Cups, winning 1 in 2001, and garnished several team awards and league nominations.
Life after professional sports saw Duncan transition his life by completing further education and graduate training in both counselling and sports psychology. This dual training is now the recommended level of care for athletes in Canada. Duncan has maintained his clinical work by working for the local health authority and his private practice consist of both athletes and couples. Duncan is married to his wife Shandalin and they live in Chilliwack BC with their two children, Cormac and Ailis.
Consultation is available in person and via video conferencing. Your Extended Health Plan may cover your consulting session. Every plan is different so please contact your plan provider before your first session to ensure that your plan covers the Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) designation.