Life is difficult. We all struggle at times and need help to find our way. This is a safe place to sit with our doubts and insecurities...no judgement... on the way to healing and developing into the person you most... Read more
A COVID-19 Update: In-person appointments are available on Tuesdays. Zoom video conference and telephone appointments are available on Mondays and Tuesdays.
My name is Miriam Balen and I am a Registered Clinical... 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
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 see adolescents 14-19 years old and adults 20+.
Currently I am practicing virtually and over the phone. If needed, I can meet you at an office in Kitsilano, masked and socially-distanced with... Read more
MY REGULAR CLIENTS
In more than 20 years of experience I have seen common themes which often lead to problems:
negative thinking, and relentless “mean talk” towards self
good at discounting and... Read more
At the heart of Integrative Psychotherapy is a respectful and sensitive attunement to the client’s inner world. This helps create a foundation of safety and trust on which all other work in therapy is built.
As... Read more
About me: I am a cisgender woman (she/her pronouns) and settler on the traditional, unceded, and ancestral territories of the Coast Salish Peoples. I am a Registered Clinical Social Worker who provides private... Read more
Everyone deserves to be heard, to be understood, and to have someone with them when the world doesn’t feel safe, when all around seems dark. This is what life is about and what matters to me—love,... 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
ACCEPTING new virtual clients. 15 minute free phone consults available. Service Provider with First Nations Health Authority, CVAP and ICBC. Available also as clinical supervisor for counsellors and... 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 enjoy working with a diversity of clients and/or their family members who are have both mental health and substance use issues, including trauma and PTSD, depression, anxiety, substance or behavioral addictions, life... 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
The people who come to see me include men who struggle with anxiety, depression, anger, or the misuse of alcohol, sex, or pornography; women concerned about relationships, anxiety, and depression; couples who feel... Read more
David Guthrie BA, BSW, MSW is a Registered Clinical Social Worker with the College of Social Workers. David is a certified Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) clinician. David works exclusively with adult clients with... Read more