Areas of practice
- Anxiety and/or Panic
- Divorce and/or Separation
- Grief and Loss - General
- Grief and Loss - Prenatal
- Marriage and/or Relationship Issues
- Postpartum Depression
- Pre-Marital Counselling
- Self-Esteem Issues
- Stress Management
- Women's Issues
- Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
- Adlerian Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT)
- Feminist Psychotherapy
- Gottman Method Couples Therapy
- Marriage & Couples Counselling
- Mindfulness approaches
- Solution Focused Therapy
Counselling practice website:www.lotuscounselling.com
Mary Gillis is a registered clinical counsellor who sees clients at her Vancouver office, located West Broadway, near Yew St.
Mary brings years of experience to her therapy practice. She works with adults experiencing depression, anxiety, grief, parenting and relationship stress. In addition, Mary has specialized training in reproductive and sexual health: pregnancy loss and termination, fertility treatments, postpartum depression/anxiety, and menopause. She also provides counselling services to victims of crime and their families, through the Crime Victim Assistance Program.
Mary creates a safe, confidential and non-judgmental therapeutic environment in which her clients can feel heard and understood. She provides a nurturing and supportive atmosphere in which her clients can explore their life issues and challenges. She draws on clients' strengths, emphasizing resilience and encouragement, while providing practical techniques and coping tools for everyday use.
Mary uses a combination of Adlerian, Acceptance and Committment, Cognitive-Behavioural and Solution-Focused approaches in order to individualize her work with each client. She provides marital/relationship counselling drawing from an Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and Gottman approach.
Please contact Mary should you wish to know more about her counselling philosophy and expertise.
Client fee individuals:60 min $130, 90 min $190
Client fee couples/families:60 min $140, 90 min $200