Wayne J. Ottenbreit

B.A, B.Ed, M.Ed

Wayne J. Ottenbreit
Parenting, marriage & family counseling
University of Regina(BA, BEd), University of Southern Queensland (M.Ed)

Wayne trained as a classroom educator for the secondary level before moving to middle years. A career transition in the late 2000s took him from the classroom to working with young people as a guidance counselor and setting up a limited practice as a marriage & family therapist (Vivens Counselling). A further expansion brought his experience as a teacher and presenter to support those seeking life’s fullness’ in their personal growth and relationships (through online content delivery (Vivens Academy).

Raised in Saskatchewan, Wayne has now lived most of his life in his wife’s home province of Alberta. With 30 years of marriage, they began and continue to support the virtuous growth of their nine daughters. This work, both enjoyable and tremendously important, has brought fresh delights now that they are also grandparents.

Wayne continues to pursue new opportunities and challenges as he can find them and as they arise on their own. At this point, he sees plenty of reasons to keep finding satisfaction in this work. 

In his spare time, he likes to do woodworking, read, hike, bike, and enjoy the blessings of a loving family.

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