Areas of practice
- Anxiety and/or Panic
- Chronic Illness
- Death and Dying
- Grief and Loss - General
- LGBTQ Issues
- Self-Esteem Issues
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Family Systems
- Narrative Therapy
- Online / Virtual
- Relaxation Therapy
- Solution Focused Therapy
Counselling practice website:maymikhailcounselling.com
May believes that all people, regardless of their personal struggles come to therapy with inherent strength and capacity and that through the therapy process, these strengths can be mobilized into positive action. May is a strong proponent of working from a strength-based practice framework when counselling individuals and couples. She understands differences due to culture, race, poverty and sexual orientation and incorporates these into her practice. May’s philosophy is that fulfilling relationships are the key to our happiness. That includes relationship to family, friends, workmates and the relationship we have with our self.
May brings over 30 years of experience to counselling. May counselled in many settings: rehabilitation, palliative care, and Hospice. She developed expertise in trauma, bereavement and loss, relationship trauma, and with assisting individuals and families rebuild their lives. May has a masters degree and is registered with the BC College of social workers.
May has a gentle and welcoming presence and a passion for working with people. She uses a wide range of approaches, brings a collaborative approach to counselling and has tremendous faith in human resiliency. May knows from personal experience that seeking out counselling takes courage and to that end she will provide a safe and welcoming place for you.
I know from personal experience that counselling takes courage and to that end, I will aim to provide a safe and welcoming place for you to begin to do the work of transformation. If you're looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you're just ready to move in a new direction in your life, May looks forward to working with you to achieve your goals.
May stays current with new developments in the field of counselling and continues to integrate these into her practice to enhance her work and benefit clients whenever possible. She creates a warm comfortable, safe and trusting atmosphere where clients can explore whatever they need to in a pace that feels right to them.
May is accepting new clients and will respond to all inquiries within one business day.
May is able to provide both Zoom and Skype sessions.
Client fee individuals:$140
Client fee couples/families:$150