Going through a difficult time or significant life-transition? Need help with an important decision or a relationship challenge? Interested in learning more tools to cope with stress, anxiety, depression, or anger? We can help!
CMHA North and West Vancouver offers short-term, low-cost, confidential, one-to-one support to adults living on the North Shore. Our professional team of counsellors can assist you to explore your key concerns, identify opportunities for growth and develop strategies for meaningful change.
This service provides up to 12 sessions of individual counselling. This short-term, affordable service is provided for adults who do not have an open claim with ICBC, WCB or any other insurance carrier and who have a realistic potential to benefit from short-term counselling.
We have two tiers of counselling professionals available:
$25/session for individuals
$50/session for couples and families
Our Master’s level counselling interns are in the final year of professional training and have been studying the field of counselling psychology for 7 years. They are supervised by our Registered Clinical Counsellor.
Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC):
$50/session for individuals
$75/session for couples and families
Our Registered Clinical Counsellor , Mercedes Baines has an integrated holistic approach that includes focus on the somatic experience of the body and mindfulness. Her main areas of focus are trauma, life altering and chronic illness, body image, eating issues, and grief and loss.
Registered Clinical Counsellors have a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and in addition to 7 years of study in counselling psychology continue to update their skills and knowledge through ongoing professional development.
This program is available by self-referral, you can request an appointment here.
Please note that the wait time for an appointment may be up to 4 months. We are working on increasing the capacity of our counselling program to decrease wait times.
For more information, feel free to contact us by phone at 604-987-6959, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org