Cath Thorlakson


Pastoral Care and Counselling Program Director

Education: BRE, Canadian Bible College; MRE (Counselling Specialization), Canadian Theological Seminary. Phd, Educational Psychology Capella University.

Cath has been exercising her gifts in Pastoral Care & Counselling for more than 30 years. She served in various pastoral positions including worship, women, children, and young adults. She worked in leadership in camp ministry for many years, and later served as a clinical counsellor, Mental Health Therapist, and Addictions Counsellor. During these times, she provided adjunct teaching for Ambrose University College. Cath is thrilled to be able to fulfill her passion of teaching and mentoring upcoming leaders, helping them through academia successfully and on to the work that the Lord made them to do!

Fun Facts About Cath

Spare Time: Hanging out with my husband or my family, baking, or riding a roller coaster if there is one close by

Favorite Books:  Inferno

Best Invention:  Roller coasters of course!

What you love about Vanguard:  The students, and teaching them