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Marc Keith is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and has a Master of Arts Degree in Counselling Psychology. Marc is a member of the faculty of Rhodes Wellness College where he teaches Youth Counselling, Addictions Counselling, and Family and Couples Counselling to first-year students. Marc also teaches Advanced Counselling and Professional Practice and Ethics to second-year students.
Marc currently lives and works in the community of North Vancouver, British Columbia. Marc and his wife have two daughters, aged 13 and 8 who attend the local school and are engaged in recreational and social activities in the community. He takes his role in the community very seriously and wants to help people live their best lives by drawing from their inherent strengths. Marc wants to understand your view of the world and if you want it, help you see your world in a different, more empowering and peaceful way.
He draws on techniques from Cognitive Behavioural, Dialectical Behaviour, and Narrative Therapies when working with youth and young adults. Marc understands adolescent development and adapts the therapeutic relationship accordingly. When working with couples and larger families, Marc draws on techniques from Family Systems Therapy and from Structural Family Therapy as well as Emotionally Focused Therapy.
Prior to opening his private practice, Marc worked as an Alcohol and other Drug Prevention Educator with Vancouver Coastal Health’s Child and Youth Mental Health Team. He worked with adults in the community to increase awareness and promote prevention of substance use. He facilitated workshops and delivered talks to school administrators and staff teams as well as community youth service providers, government and enforcement agencies, and parent groups. He facilitated the Constructive Alternative to Teen Suspension (CATS) program in B.C. School Districts 44 and 45. Marc is certified to deliver the Connect Parent Group and brings a strong Attachment Theory context to his trauma informed work.
Marc also spent eight years as the Youth Services Supervisor for the Parkgate Community Services Society. In addition to providing community education services like those described above, he engaged with youth and their families through counselling, supervised program development for at-risk-youth and provided clinical supervision to the team of youth services staff.
Marc has experience working with individuals who have struggled with: anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, peer relations, self-esteem, substance use, self-harm and trauma. He has experience helping couples with parenting issues, couples conflict, differentiation and communication skills, and he has experience helping families navigate change, negotiate new boundaries, and establish structure.
Marc enters the therapeutic relationship with intense curiosity and understands that you are the expert in your life. He will help you tell your story, help you determine what is serving you, and help you discover what will serve you going forward.
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For further information, visit Marc Keith's website.