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We all encounter challenges and difficulties that at times frustrate and overwhelm us. They may prevent us from living our lives the way we truly want. But these struggles also present us with a Time for Change- an... Read more
I am a Registered Clinical Social Worker who provides private counseling/therapy services for individuals and families across the lifespan to address and explore challenges with mental health, well-being,... Read more
Are you going though a difficult time in your life? Are you feeling lost? Do you need someone to talk to, to see things from an fresh perspective and without judgement? Counselling can help. Counselling offers you a non... Read more
The people who come to see me include men who are struggling with either stress, or anger, or communication, or the misuse of alcohol, sex, or drugs,, women concerned about their marriage or partnership, and couples who... Read more
My practice includes working with couples, families, adolescents, individuals and groups.
Couples counselling, communication and relationship concerns.
Family issues such as behaviour management, parent /... Read more
I am a Registered Clinical Social Worker (RCSW) who holds a master's degree from Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. I see clients at my office on Broadway near Burrard as well as... Read more
Most of us want to make changes and improvements in our life, yet we tend to rely on the same old approaches (or habits) despite our best intentions. My approach to counselling is to support people to experiment with... Read more
Warm, accepting, inclusive and practical best describes my personal therapeutic style. I also place a high value on careful listening, empathy, professional ethics and accountability. I believe that all people... Read more
A COVID-19 Update: Due to the extraordinary circumstances of COVID-19, all appointments at this time will be done by Zoom Pro video conferencing or by telephone.
My name is Miriam Balen and I am a Registered Clinical... Read more