Areas of practice
- Cross Cultural Issues
- Grief and Loss - General
- Marriage and/or Relationship Issues
- Trauma Counselling
- Adlerian Therapy
- Cross Cultural Therapy
- Group Therapy
- Mindfulness approaches
- Somatic Experiencing
Counselling practice website:www.mindinbody.ca
Mercedes Baines is a Registered Clinical Counsellor & a Certified Adlerian Therapist with a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology & a research focus in grief & loss. Inspiring fully embodied living, she runs Mind In Body Integrated Counselling Services which encourages connection, self-awareness, insight, growth, & transformation with individuals, couples & groups. Her areas of practice include: grief & loss; body image; creativity; relationships; communication; trauma; identity; sexuality & issues related to race & culture.
Recognizing the interconnection between the mind & body, Mercedes takes a holistic approach to counselling therapy. She views each person as a unique whole being (body, mind & spirit) influencing & influenced by our social contexts such as family, friends, work, environment, & culture. In her work, she weaves collaborative conversation with creativity, tailoring her approach to the specific needs & situations of each person. Mercedes is passionate about the unique meaning you make of the world & your circumstances & your ability to make positive changes in order to live a more fully embodied life. She believes that when you pursue fully embodied living you feel a greater sense of belonging, empowerment & purpose in your life. In addition to individual counselling, Mercedes also offers therapeutic, psycho-educational & professional development workshops for individuals, couples, businesses & organizations.
Client fee individuals:$140 plus GST
Client fee couples/families:$170 plus GST