Areas of practice
- Adolescent Issues
- Anger Management Issues
- Anxiety and/or Panic
- Attention Deficit Disorder
- Eating Disorders
- Grief and Loss - General
- Intimacy Issues
- Life Transitions
- Marriage and/or Relationship Issues
- Parent/Teen Conflict
- Personal Growth
- Professional Burnout
- School/Work Adjustment
- Self Harming Practices
- Self-Esteem Issues
- Stress Management
- ADD and ADHD Coping Strategies
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Emotionally Focused Therapy - Individuals
- Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP)
- Interpersonal Psychotherapy
- Marriage & Couples Counselling
- Pain Management
- Psychodynamic Therapy
- Relational Psychotherapy
- Shame Counselling & Therapy
Counselling practice website:http://www.vancouveranxietytherapist.com
I am a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) and a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) working with adults and adolescents in my Vancouver office.
Many of the people who come to see me have various motivations for seeking psychotherapy. Some find themselves struggling with self-destructive patterns that have resulted in a number of losses and relationship conflicts. Some find themselves feeling especially:
- isolated and withdrawn from others;
- underachieving in some area(s) of their lives;
- in chronic emotional/physical pain;
- low in self-esteem, and/or;
- unable to assert their needs and desires, and/or;
The journey to attain and maintain meaningful connections with others, achieve goals, or find freedom from debilitating symptoms of depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, and/or grief can be very painful and seem especially daunting.
Whichever your motivation for seeking support, we will work together to clarify the problems impacting you, how they started, what are maintaining them, and how you can change them. Throughout this process, you may learn about the ways in which you have coped with your struggles and may discover some of these may no longer be helpful to you and you would like support developing alternative ways of coping. My work is very active and collaborative in sessions, using complementary approaches, to assess and work through your moment-by-moment responses to treatment interventions. I have found through this collaborative, step-by-step approach, clients report a greater understanding of the processes contributing to their pain and suffering. At the same time, and session by session, clients are supported through an important and powerful process of working through their emotional blockages. As a result of engaging in this repeated experience, clients often report an abrupt drop in their tension, anxiety, and their other physical symptoms. It is the balance between collaboration and hands-on experiences in each session that allows for improved mastery over difficulties, sometimes in a relatively short number of sessions.
I invite you to contact me at (604) 354-3925 for a free 15-minute phone consultation to help you determine whether I would be a good fit for you in helping you to overcome your challenges and you can learn more about how we can best address your specific needs.
If you feel ready to take the next step and would like to book an appointment, you can also call/email me or feel free to access my online scheduler by clicking on “Schedule an Appointment” below.
I look forward to helping you in your journey of a more authentic and fulfilling life experience!
Client fee individuals:$140 + GST / 60-Minutes
Client fee couples/families:$150 + GST / 75-Minutes