Areas of practice
- Adolescent Issues
- Anxiety and/or Panic
- Parent/Teen Conflict
- Personal Growth
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Trauma Counselling
- Adolescent Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
Tatiana is a certified clinical counselor registered with the Canadian Clinical and Psychotherapy Association (C.C.P.A). She has been in the counseling and helping profession for over fifteen years and has expertise counseling youth and families in numerous settings including government, community, schools and hospitals. Tatiana provides counseling to individuals, youth, parents and families facing mental illnesses including anxiety, major depression, mood difficulties and psychosis. She also provides counseling for interpersonal difficulties/family conflict, low self-esteem, victimization and past trauma and/or abuse.
Tatiana has a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology, which she obtained at the University of Victoria. Tatiana is committed to continual growth both as a person and a counselor. She has trained at the Justice Institute of BC, UBC Continuing Education and attended numerous training opportunities with Fraser Health including Early Psychosis Intervention (EPI), motivational interviewing, self- harm education and suicide prevention.
Tatiana is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) which helps clients utilize mindfulness to deal with intense emotions effectively. She is also trained in Cognitive Therapy Behavior (CBT) techniques including relaxation, challenging negative thinking and problem solving. Tatiana has experience in conflict resolution, solution focused therapy and motivational interviewing. She is familiar with body orientated therapies including Observed Experiential Integration (OEI) and narrative techniques. Tatiana relies on these counseling approaches as they offer effective solutions and tools to life’s challenges including improving overall mental health.
Individuals and families facing adversity, mental health issues and any other problems often benefit from speaking to a professional they can talk to openly that they trust who will listen, validate their feelings, offer compassion and non-judgmental support. Tatiana prides herself on being professional yet warm and supportive keeping in mind that people are experts on their lives and often know what is best for them. Her role is to help them express their feelings, explore their strengths as well as their resources and build upon them to create a fulfilling life with meaningful relationships. She is passionate about helping people uncover their natural talents and gifts to help them through adversity. Tatiana believes that negative life events can be transformed from crisis into opportunities to redefine ourselves and what is important to us.
If you would like to benefit from talking to an empathetic, non-judgmental counselor with a warm genuine attitude during a difficult time in your life; who will listen to you, increase your self- awareness and help you make sense of things then please call and book a free 15 telephone consultation.
Client fee individuals:120.00/ hour
Client fee couples/families:160.00/ 90min