Presentation Description

Wyatt speaks to his motivation to work in mental health, his experience working with boys and youth around emotions and challenging ideas of masculinity, and discusses his positive experiences working with parents and caregivers as a child counsellor. Recommended resources: 

Key Resources

How Boys Suffer: The Boy Code and Toxic Masculinity | ParentMap 

Boys to Men: Teaching and Learning About Masculinity in an Age of Change – The New York Times ( 

Positive reinforcement is the one parenting trick everybody needs to know ( 

Presenter Bio

Wyatt Creyke grew up in Dease Lake, part of his traditional territory, in Northern British Columbia where he lived until he was 15 years old. He then moved to Smithers, BC, for his remaining high school years until moving to Prince George for his post secondary pursuits. He holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in First Nation Studies, as well as a Masters of Education in Counselling from the University of Northern British Columbia. He has worked as a Child and Youth Clinician and is currently working at the Prince George Native Healing Centre as the Youth Alcohol and Drug Clinician.