Areas of practice
- Addictions - Including Substances
- Adolescent Issues
- Anxiety and/or Panic
- Critical Incidents and Acute Stress
- Divorce and/or Separation
- Family Issues
- Grief and Loss - General
- Marriage and/or Relationship Issues
- Parenting Issues
- Trauma Counselling
- Adlerian Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Critical Incident Stress Management
- Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT)
- Gottman Method Couples Therapy
- Marriage & Couples Counselling
- Play Therapy
- Psychodynamic Therapy
- Relaxation Therapy
- Satir Therapy
Counselling practice website:www.melaniehuck.ca
Melanie is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (#2136) and a member of the Adlerian Association of BC. She has been a member of the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors since 2003.
She works with adults and teens who have a variety of complex therapeutic issues. Areas of practice include relationships, divorce and separation, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, stress, life transitions, substance abuse, and parenting issues.
Melanie takes a client-centered approach to counselling and believes in using a variety of therapy tools, depending on clients needs. Prior to joining Bonnie Mason and Associates in 2012, Melanie worked for Peace Arch Community Services (now called Sources), White Rock/South Surrey's largest non-profit organization. She worked with both the professional counselling team and the Addictions Services counselling team. Many of these clients had complex therapeutic issues, such as trauma, mental health disorders, depression, and anxiety.
Melanie has experience facilitating psycho-educational groups on back to work transitions, substance use, and parenting. She is an approved provider for the Crime Victim Assistance program. She has received training in Emotion Focused Couples Therapy (EFT), Satir therapy, Gottman Couples therapy, Systematic Training for Effective Parenting, and Clinical Hypnosis through the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
This quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson captures Melanie's counselling philosophy:
"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us"
For more information please visit Melanie Huck's website. You can also follow Melanie on twitter at MelanieHuckRCC
Melanie's approach is tailored to each client and treatment goals are decided through a collaborative process.
Therapeutic approaches may include:
- Emotion Focused Therapy (6 week online course)
- Satir Transformational therapy
- Solution-focused and motivational interviewing techniques
- Cognitive Behavioural techniques
- Gottman Couples therapy techniques
- Psychodynamic and interpersonal approaches
- Play and Sand tray therapy
Counselling may involve helping you to learn tools to manage distress, or may focus on overcoming negative beliefs that are blocking forward movement. It may involve processing past or present trauma, or learning coping tools to manage anxiety, stress, and depression.
Please feel free to contact Melanie at (604) 787-5633 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information, go to www.melaniehuck.ca