Areas of practice
- Adolescent Issues
- Anger Management Issues
- Anxiety and/or Panic
- Child Behaviour
- Family Issues
- Life Transitions
- Marriage and/or Relationship Issues
- Parenting Issues
- Personal Growth
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Self-Esteem Issues
- Stress Management
- Trauma Counselling
- Family Systems
- Family Therapy
- Gottman Method Couples Therapy
- Group Therapy
- Marriage & Couples Counselling
- Mindfulness approaches
- Motivational Interviewing
- Narrative Therapy
- Spiritual Counselling
Counselling practice website:http://convergingcurrentscounselling.ca/
Hannah Yager completed a Bachelors of Arts degree, studying Spanish and Development Studies, and then continued onto a Masters in Clinical Social Work with a focus in Couples and Family Therapy. She is a Registered Social Worker with the British Colombia College of Social Workers.
Hannah has experience with a multiplicity of clients, from children to adults, facing a diverse set of challenges; such as, marital conflict, anxiety, depression, divorce, mental health, substance use, health concerns, domestic violence, parenting, grief and loss. She always thought she would focus on children and teens when she finished her education; however, early on Hannah realized that we are all very much impacted by the relationships that surround us and to ignore context is to declare that problems lie within an individual. This led to a new passion for family therapy and working with families to help families heal holistically and not just in part! She continues to work with youth and individuals; however, Hannah is always looking for connections and context in each person’s life in order to better support them with their change process.
Hannah grew up in a large family on Vancouver Island, just outside of Victoria, BC. During her undergrad, she was passionate about language and culture and lived in both Quito, Ecuador and Trinidad, Bolivia, studying in Ecuador and later working on a water project in the Amazon Jungle of Bolivia. These experiences have shaped who she is as both a counsellor and social worker and given her a unique perspective on culture, people, and herself.
She is an active individual and her heart feels most at peace when she is on a river, at the top of a mountain or in the middle of a forest. Hannah believes nature has the ability to help us lose our minds, while we find our souls.
Mental & Emotional Wellbeing:
Do you need to find new purpose and direction in your life? Are you experiencing anxiety or depression? Have you experienced a recent loss and want grief counseling? Are you feeling stuck? Are you wondering about who you are? or what direction to take in life? Whatever you are facing, and no matter what your age (toddler to senior), collaboratively, I will journey alongside you and help you gain the necessary skills and knowledge to create transformation, hope and healing in your situation.
Relationships: Couples & Family Therapy:
Through family or couples therapy you will learn new tools and communication techniques and be provided with resources to support you in rebuilding or healing challenging relationships with your loved ones. You can learn new and creative ways to handle parent-child relationship challenges or hiccups. Relationship counseling can revive hope in your relationships and increase alternative perspectives that help you grow in your relationships.
Group Therapy is a wonderful way to focus on a specific theme or topic that is processed and discussed in a group with other individuals. Group therapy is a place to increase skills in a particular area, for example, anger management, coping skills, or parenting capacity. Clients gain new insights, experience deeper connections with peers, and create self-awareness through accountability to other group members. Group Therapy is for men and woman, young and old. We can all benefit from a peer learning environment.
Client fee individuals:$120/50 minute session or $170/90 minute session
Client fee couples/families:$130/50 minute session or $180/90 minute session