Areas of practice
- Anxiety and/or Panic
- Career Issues
- Cross Cultural Issues
- Family Caregiver Stress
- Family Issues
- Grief and Loss - General
- LGBTQ Issues
- Life Transitions
- Personal Growth
- School/Work Adjustment
- Stress Management
- Teen Adjustment Issues
- Trauma Counselling
- Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Cross Cultural Therapy
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
- Mindfulness approaches
- Motivational Interviewing
- Narrative Therapy
- Somatic Experiencing
- Video Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
Other languages spoken
Counselling practice website:http://moniquecounselling.com/
No one needs to be alone and feel isolated during difficult times. Let’s have a conversation to work together to explore and practice different coping strategies and get the support you need.
Monique is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and a Canadian Certified Counsellor, with over 10 years of experience working with youths, students, parents and adults in managing their academic, career and life transitions in educational institutions and the workplace. She offers individual counselling, family counselling, and career exploration services in the Lower Mainland.
Monique’s work has been involved with complex issues including child abuse, sexual violence, traumatic events, self-harm, panic attacks, immigrant and cultural adjustment, sexual orientation, visible and invisible illnesses, grief and loss. She takes on a collaborative approach in co-creating a safe and supportive environment to understand how your experience impact your life and find ways to be able to enjoy and live your life as fully as possible again.
Her professional training includes:
- M.Ed. in Counselling Psychology at Simon Fraser University
- M.A. in Trauma Psychology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
- Somatic Experiencing Training (Intermediate Level)
- DBT Skills Training
- Anticipatory Grief and Traumatic Bereavement Facilitator Training
- Personality Dimensions Qualified Facilitator (Level 1)
- Narrative Career Exploration Training
- Play Therapy Training
- Mediation and Conflict Resolution Training
- Self-compassion Workshop
Monique is committed to ongoing professional training and workshops.
Monique believes that changes not only happen during sessions but also outside of the therapy room as well. She shares techniques and strategies during sessions and encourage you to try them in your daily life. This approach is intended to catalyze the therapeutic process to help your brain to learn new tools.
Combining the therapeutic conversation and the practical tools, you may soon begin to feel more comfortable with yourself, re-engage your experience differently, and create new meaning in life again.
Let’s have a conversation with Monique today if you would like to know if she is a right fit for you.
Monique offers a free 15-minute phone consultation.
Client fee individuals:$150
Client fee couples/families:$225