About Angela Louie
"My mission is to make a significant, positive and lasting impact on people's lives by being true to and sharing
the greatness in me and by bringing out the greatness in others...to inspire people to do great things."
An occupational therapist by training, Angela started her clinical career in 1988 and attained her post-professional Masters Degree in 2007. She has worked in the mental health field in acute inpatient, day program, and community mental health.
In 2005 Angela introduced the Recovery Centred Clinical System to Fraser Health. They subsequently adopted it as their clinical model for tertiary services. Angela has been working with Fraser Health to implement recovery practices on a wide-scale across mental health services.
In 2005 Angela won the prestigious silver medal at the World Championship of Public Speaking. A Toastmaster since 1998, Angela is "Toastmaster's Sweetheart" and has delivered inspiring speeches about growth and dreams.
Currently Angela works with a variety of groups. Her presentations and workshops about recovery, hopes and dreams and mental health are both inspiring and thought provoking.
Angela has recently finished her first book, The Possibility Tree, bringing together themes of spirituality, meaning and growing your life.
Angela lives with her husband, internationally renowned photographer Allan de la Plante www.allandelaplante.com and their children, Bajan, Keane and India.