Ian Gartshore
Marriage & Family Therapist, MTh Verified
Verified
Nanaimo, BC V9R
When life is difficult the resulting symptoms usually include depression, anxiety, fear, anger and/or withdrawal. Rather than avoiding these states I have helped hundreds of clients turn them into resources, significantly improving their lives --usually after only a few sessions. I have 25+ years experience working with couples, individuals, families and groups, and have supervised 20+ new therapists. I specialize with couples, helping them to move beyond arguing, tension, anger, resentment and distancing into happy couples. My clients turn their problems into workable solutions. Free tips: www.shorecounselling.ca.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(855) 336-1330
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Nanaimo, BC V9R
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
When life is difficult the resulting symptoms usually include depression, anxiety, fear, anger and/or withdrawal. Rather than avoiding these states I have helped hundreds of clients turn them into resources, significantly improving their lives --usually after only a few sessions. I have 25+ years experience working with couples, individuals, families and groups, and have supervised 20+ new therapists. I specialize with couples, helping them to move beyond arguing, tension, anger, resentment and distancing into happy couples. My clients turn their problems into workable solutions. Free tips: www.shorecounselling.ca.
Alice Curitz
Counsellor, MA, RCC, CCC Verified
Verified
Nanaimo, BC V9S
Sometimes it can feel like we're stuck, lost and have to try to figure it out alone. I'm here to support you in redefining who you are and what you want. Create the life you truly deserve by working through the tough stuff and embracing your unique abilities. I believe that connection is what helps us to heal and grow. My practice is based on building an authentic connection with you in order to help you become empowered to reach your goals. I work with clients across Canada via video chat and phone.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(778) 901-2715
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Nanaimo, BC V9S
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Sometimes it can feel like we're stuck, lost and have to try to figure it out alone. I'm here to support you in redefining who you are and what you want. Create the life you truly deserve by working through the tough stuff and embracing your unique abilities. I believe that connection is what helps us to heal and grow. My practice is based on building an authentic connection with you in order to help you become empowered to reach your goals. I work with clients across Canada via video chat and phone.
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Terry Ketteringham
Counsellor, RCC, CHyp Verified
Verified
Nanaimo, BC V9R
Breaking Chains Counselling provides counselling, hypnotherapy, recovery coaching, continuing care and trauma therapy in Nanaimo, Vancouver Island and online. All counselling services are offered face to face or online through e-counselling anywhere in the world you have internet access.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(778) 771-4220
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Nanaimo, BC V9R
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Breaking Chains Counselling provides counselling, hypnotherapy, recovery coaching, continuing care and trauma therapy in Nanaimo, Vancouver Island and online. All counselling services are offered face to face or online through e-counselling anywhere in the world you have internet access.
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Michelle Lynne Good
Counsellor, MA, RCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Nanaimo, BC V9R
When you searched the net or picked up the phone and called for help, you already started the change process. Through your life story, my experience and a solution-focused perspective we can explore possibilities, develop an action plan and create lasting change.Together we can explore how unique and dynamic you are as both an individual and as part of a collective.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(855) 734-1332
Verified
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Office is near:
Nanaimo, BC V9R
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
When you searched the net or picked up the phone and called for help, you already started the change process. Through your life story, my experience and a solution-focused perspective we can explore possibilities, develop an action plan and create lasting change.Together we can explore how unique and dynamic you are as both an individual and as part of a collective.
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Johanne Saraceno
Counsellor, MA, RCC Verified
Verified
Nanaimo, BC V9S
Relationship and safety are two core concepts that guide my approach to practice. A grounded understanding in the neurobiology of development and trauma, the role of attachment experiences, as well as contextual factors and a belief in the body’s inherent capacity for healing help inform my assessment and interventions. We heal through knowing ourselves and in connection to the world and the relationships around us.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(778) 784-4190
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Nanaimo, BC V9S
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Relationship and safety are two core concepts that guide my approach to practice. A grounded understanding in the neurobiology of development and trauma, the role of attachment experiences, as well as contextual factors and a belief in the body’s inherent capacity for healing help inform my assessment and interventions. We heal through knowing ourselves and in connection to the world and the relationships around us.
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Chris J Clarke
Counsellor, MACP, RCC Verified
Verified
Nanaimo, BC V9R
Providing help for: Relationship Issues, Depression, Anxiety, Grief & Loss, Addictions, Personal Growth, Abuse, Parenting, Anger Management, Stress, Guilt, Insomnia, Family, Trauma, Spiritual...
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(778) 766-4468
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Nanaimo, BC V9R
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Providing help for: Relationship Issues, Depression, Anxiety, Grief & Loss, Addictions, Personal Growth, Abuse, Parenting, Anger Management, Stress, Guilt, Insomnia, Family, Trauma, Spiritual...
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Ycha Gil
Counsellor, BCRCC Verified
Verified
Nanaimo, BC V9T
Let’s work together to explore the challenges creating uneasiness, confusion and pain in your life. We will work in a comfortable, accepting space to create a meaningful, grounding experience to help you gain new awareness, explore choices and promote positive and rewarding change and self-care. Traditional talk therapies are not the only way to explore your story, and I often use sand play, art, storytelling, journaling, metaphor and imagery to reach a deeper understanding.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(778) 784-4191
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Nanaimo, BC V9T
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Let’s work together to explore the challenges creating uneasiness, confusion and pain in your life. We will work in a comfortable, accepting space to create a meaningful, grounding experience to help you gain new awareness, explore choices and promote positive and rewarding change and self-care. Traditional talk therapies are not the only way to explore your story, and I often use sand play, art, storytelling, journaling, metaphor and imagery to reach a deeper understanding.
Juliana Herlaar
Counsellor, RTC Verified
Verified
Nanaimo, BC V9R
Have you ever been described as ‘too sensitive’? Do you feel like you lose sight of who you are in relationship? Do you struggle with creating boundaries & communicating your needs? You may be a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) or Empath. HSPs & Empaths are keenly tuned to the needs of other people. This can be exhausting which may lead to anxiety, depression & struggle with body image. My integrated approach helps you to filter through the endless information, advice & overwhelming pressures surrounding you by reconnecting to your body & intuition. Head on over to my website and grab my Free Guide to Boundaries.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(604) 210-6354
Verified
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Nanaimo, BC V9R
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Have you ever been described as ‘too sensitive’? Do you feel like you lose sight of who you are in relationship? Do you struggle with creating boundaries & communicating your needs? You may be a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) or Empath. HSPs & Empaths are keenly tuned to the needs of other people. This can be exhausting which may lead to anxiety, depression & struggle with body image. My integrated approach helps you to filter through the endless information, advice & overwhelming pressures surrounding you by reconnecting to your body & intuition. Head on over to my website and grab my Free Guide to Boundaries.
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Mountain Gate Psychotherapy
Counsellor, PhD(c), MSc, BSc
Office is near:
Nanaimo, BC V9R
I specialize in working with adults and teenagers experiencing depression and anxiety. I also work with people experiencing trauma, spiritual crisis, relationship issues, loneliness, problems due to medication, and stress in many forms. A block of time in my practice is kept open daily for those in crisis, who cannot find adequate support through the public system. I also work with couples wishing to heal relational concerns, and those with an inclination towards spiritual practice/life. I am LGBTQ2S+ friendly and welcome people from all faith backgrounds and walks of life. Sessions are available in-person, by email, and via video.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(306) 988-4692
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Office is near:
Nanaimo, BC V9R
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I specialize in working with adults and teenagers experiencing depression and anxiety. I also work with people experiencing trauma, spiritual crisis, relationship issues, loneliness, problems due to medication, and stress in many forms. A block of time in my practice is kept open daily for those in crisis, who cannot find adequate support through the public system. I also work with couples wishing to heal relational concerns, and those with an inclination towards spiritual practice/life. I am LGBTQ2S+ friendly and welcome people from all faith backgrounds and walks of life. Sessions are available in-person, by email, and via video.
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Jodie Smith
Counsellor, MA, MEd, RCC Verified
Verified
Nanaimo, BC V9R
To conceptualize therapy, the following might be a helpful picture. Recently, we decided to hatch our own chickens. After a couple of weeks, we candled the eggs to get a glimpse inside. The glimpse was amazing and mysterious—we could see life happening beneath the shell. This is what often happens in a counselling session; we look beneath the “shell” and get a glimpse of the mystery and complexity of the human experience. From this deeper looker inside, we have many choices and changes that are possible.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(778) 767-5970
Verified
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Nanaimo, BC V9R
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
To conceptualize therapy, the following might be a helpful picture. Recently, we decided to hatch our own chickens. After a couple of weeks, we candled the eggs to get a glimpse inside. The glimpse was amazing and mysterious—we could see life happening beneath the shell. This is what often happens in a counselling session; we look beneath the “shell” and get a glimpse of the mystery and complexity of the human experience. From this deeper looker inside, we have many choices and changes that are possible.
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Julie MacNaughton
Counsellor, MA, RCC Verified
Verified
Nanaimo, BC V9R
I believe people are the expert of their own lives and will work with you in accessing your own inner strength and knowledge. When people are living as their authentic selves, people will experience more joy, wellness and fewer symptoms associated with stress. I will support you in finding your inner strengths, develop new coping strategies and enrich your quality of life. My goal is to help you learn about your authentic self through learning techniques and coping strategies to help you live your best life and feeling empowered. I am offering video sessions only at this time.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(604) 332-1559
Verified
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Nanaimo, BC V9R
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I believe people are the expert of their own lives and will work with you in accessing your own inner strength and knowledge. When people are living as their authentic selves, people will experience more joy, wellness and fewer symptoms associated with stress. I will support you in finding your inner strengths, develop new coping strategies and enrich your quality of life. My goal is to help you learn about your authentic self through learning techniques and coping strategies to help you live your best life and feeling empowered. I am offering video sessions only at this time.
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Veronica Harris
Counsellor, MACP, RCC Verified
Verified
Nanaimo, BC V9R
I'm here to see your struggle and hear your story. In my practice I value the opportunity to work with individuals who are experiencing grief and loss, depression and anxiety, parenting and family challenges, and the impacts of trauma. As a clinical counsellor and a mother I offer support to women throughout motherhood, addressing concerns for postpartum depression and anxiety, transitioning to motherhood, intimate partner challenges, burnout, pregnancy and postpartum loss, and processing birth trauma. I work in collaboration with the client to explore the issues and to support their emotional wellbeing and personal growth.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(778) 800-6565
Verified
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Nanaimo, BC V9R
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I'm here to see your struggle and hear your story. In my practice I value the opportunity to work with individuals who are experiencing grief and loss, depression and anxiety, parenting and family challenges, and the impacts of trauma. As a clinical counsellor and a mother I offer support to women throughout motherhood, addressing concerns for postpartum depression and anxiety, transitioning to motherhood, intimate partner challenges, burnout, pregnancy and postpartum loss, and processing birth trauma. I work in collaboration with the client to explore the issues and to support their emotional wellbeing and personal growth.
Sonder Haven Counselling
Counsellor, MA, RCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Nanaimo, BC V9R
I'm a genderqueer trans counsellor who works with adults, youth, and families to gently explore difficulties while affirming the ways people are already working towards their own healing. Right now we are dealing with a lot: COVID-19, the ongoing and escalating police violence against Black and Indigenous peoples, as well as the ongoing racism against Asian and South Asian communities and Hispanic and Latin communities. In these times we need to find ways to support each other through the isolation, uncertainty and hardships. I offer several sliding scale options to make counselling as accessible as possible.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(778) 400-6352
Verified
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Office is near:
Nanaimo, BC V9R
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I'm a genderqueer trans counsellor who works with adults, youth, and families to gently explore difficulties while affirming the ways people are already working towards their own healing. Right now we are dealing with a lot: COVID-19, the ongoing and escalating police violence against Black and Indigenous peoples, as well as the ongoing racism against Asian and South Asian communities and Hispanic and Latin communities. In these times we need to find ways to support each other through the isolation, uncertainty and hardships. I offer several sliding scale options to make counselling as accessible as possible.
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Natalie Luchtmeyer
Counsellor, MA, RCC Verified
Verified
Nanaimo, BC V9R
In a world where people are experiencing increased anxiety and isolation it is important to find a place of safety and belonging. I believe people have the resources within themselves to thrive in this ever changing and complex society and it is my responsibility to guide you through the process of finding your own strengths. I have experience working with children and youth who struggle with anxiety issues stemming from family strife, school stress and self-esteem. I do family mediation and work with clients individually or as a couple. Without relationship human beings are lost, we crave connection.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(866) 722-5450
Verified
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Nanaimo, BC V9R
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
In a world where people are experiencing increased anxiety and isolation it is important to find a place of safety and belonging. I believe people have the resources within themselves to thrive in this ever changing and complex society and it is my responsibility to guide you through the process of finding your own strengths. I have experience working with children and youth who struggle with anxiety issues stemming from family strife, school stress and self-esteem. I do family mediation and work with clients individually or as a couple. Without relationship human beings are lost, we crave connection.
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Erin Albanese
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, RCC Verified
Verified
Nanaimo, BC V9R
Do you find yourself trapped in the same argument you've had countless times before? Does it feel like you and a loved one speak different languages? Have you lost the "spark" in your romantic relationship? Are you struggling with family dynamics, past hurt, or breaking a destructive cycle? The good news is that you are not alone - especially during these challenging times. Every healthy and honest relationship encounters conflict. The challenging part is how we navigate it. Our approaches can make-or-break our relationships and sometimes ourselves, in the process.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Verified
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Nanaimo, BC V9R
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Do you find yourself trapped in the same argument you've had countless times before? Does it feel like you and a loved one speak different languages? Have you lost the "spark" in your romantic relationship? Are you struggling with family dynamics, past hurt, or breaking a destructive cycle? The good news is that you are not alone - especially during these challenging times. Every healthy and honest relationship encounters conflict. The challenging part is how we navigate it. Our approaches can make-or-break our relationships and sometimes ourselves, in the process.
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Katelin Wyness
Counsellor, MCP, RCC Verified
Verified
Nanaimo, BC V9S
I work with people who are feeling stuck on something in life and would like to move through it. Whether it's anxiety, low mood, challenging circumstances or anything else life has thrown at you, together we can work on it. Along with offering support and a safe space to speak, we can come up with a plan that uses your individual strengths to create and sustain positive change.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(604) 243-2863
Verified
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Nanaimo, BC V9S
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I work with people who are feeling stuck on something in life and would like to move through it. Whether it's anxiety, low mood, challenging circumstances or anything else life has thrown at you, together we can work on it. Along with offering support and a safe space to speak, we can come up with a plan that uses your individual strengths to create and sustain positive change.
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Kyle Cheveldayoff
Psychologist, MCPsyc, MScReha, BScKin Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Nanaimo, BC V9R
Mind-Body Health: I assist people in developing three fundamental human "systems" of Mind, Body, and Spirit/Energy. These three interactive Systems work at the same time, like three cogs in a machine, and are somewhat unique to each person according to their outlook on life and the context they find themselves in. For example the Fear around COVID has brought forth additional stressors to impact these Systems by activating the sympathetic nervous system (the fight/flight/freeze stress response). Together we will develop practical life "experiments" to better activate these Systems for psychological flexibility (e.g., meditation)
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Verified
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Office is near:
Nanaimo, BC V9R
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Mind-Body Health: I assist people in developing three fundamental human "systems" of Mind, Body, and Spirit/Energy. These three interactive Systems work at the same time, like three cogs in a machine, and are somewhat unique to each person according to their outlook on life and the context they find themselves in. For example the Fear around COVID has brought forth additional stressors to impact these Systems by activating the sympathetic nervous system (the fight/flight/freeze stress response). Together we will develop practical life "experiments" to better activate these Systems for psychological flexibility (e.g., meditation)
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Murray S C Anderson
Counsellor, PhD, RCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Nanaimo, BC V9R
I see clients of all ages and backgrounds, presenting with a wide array of issues and concerns. Some are seeking a long-term therapeutic relationship, and for others, a single session is adequate. Either way, I want to create a safe and productive therapeutic environment for clients to feel comfortable in talking about their lives. I want to collaborate with clients to help them glean a better understanding of their lives, and come up with ways to make it through their day feeling better and more confident in their actions.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(778) 949-7035
Verified
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Office is near:
Nanaimo, BC V9R
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
I see clients of all ages and backgrounds, presenting with a wide array of issues and concerns. Some are seeking a long-term therapeutic relationship, and for others, a single session is adequate. Either way, I want to create a safe and productive therapeutic environment for clients to feel comfortable in talking about their lives. I want to collaborate with clients to help them glean a better understanding of their lives, and come up with ways to make it through their day feeling better and more confident in their actions.
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Kathryn Joy Atkinson
Counsellor, MA, RCC Verified
Verified
Nanaimo, BC V9T
Island Clinical Counselling is now practicing out of the Red Canoe. New clients are now being accepted for appointments in May. To all of you who feel weary, frightened, overwhelmed, alone: take refuge here. You are not alone. There is hope. Although the waves seem too rough, they can be calmed. Let’s navigate these storms together. I am Kathryn Atkinson and I want to provide you with a safe space to share your struggles, be truly heard, and understood. Together we will find ways to increase your resilience and climb those mountains that seem insurmountable or traverse those dark storms that seem unending.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(778) 718-5446
Verified
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Nanaimo, BC V9T
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Island Clinical Counselling is now practicing out of the Red Canoe. New clients are now being accepted for appointments in May. To all of you who feel weary, frightened, overwhelmed, alone: take refuge here. You are not alone. There is hope. Although the waves seem too rough, they can be calmed. Let’s navigate these storms together. I am Kathryn Atkinson and I want to provide you with a safe space to share your struggles, be truly heard, and understood. Together we will find ways to increase your resilience and climb those mountains that seem insurmountable or traverse those dark storms that seem unending.
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Janice Bell
Counsellor, MSW, RCC Verified
Verified
Nanaimo, BC V9R
Janice has had a private practice for 22 years, 16 of those in Nanaimo. Her office location provides comfort, confidentiality and convenience. Her schedule is structured to meet the needs of clients. Janice believes that people have the ability to make change in the form of behavior, belief, or perception. As a therapist Janice assists her clients in their process of change. She is highly skilled in assessing and implementing the interventions most appropriate to each individual unique situation.
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
(855) 980-0747
Verified
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Nanaimo, BC V9R
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Janice has had a private practice for 22 years, 16 of those in Nanaimo. Her office location provides comfort, confidentiality and convenience. Her schedule is structured to meet the needs of clients. Janice believes that people have the ability to make change in the form of behavior, belief, or perception. As a therapist Janice assists her clients in their process of change. She is highly skilled in assessing and implementing the interventions most appropriate to each individual unique situation.

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Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19) Counsellors
Adolescence describes the teenage years between 13 and 19 and can be considered the transitional stage from childhood to adulthood. However the physical and psychological changes that occur in adolescence can start earlier, and it can be a time of both disorientation and discovery. The transitional period can bring up issues of independence and self-identity. Sometimes teens may be experimenting with drugs and alcohol or sexuality. During this time, peer groups and external appearance tend to increase in importance.

For help with adolescents or for a Nanaimo adolescent counsellor these professionals provide help for adolescent development and adolescent education. They include adolescent counsellors in Nanaimo, adolescent psychologists, and adolescent therapists. They can help with adolescent behavior, adolescent learning and adolescent discipline.

Nanaimo teen counsellors also provide help for troubled teens in Nanaimo or troubled teen boys and girls. For parents of out-of-control teens, Nanaimo counsellors can help with communicating and understanding your teen. And counsellors in Nanaimo can help with teenager behavior and teen learning issues.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Nanaimo are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counsellor in Nanaimo you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counselling or couples counselling in Nanaimo and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counselling in Nanaimo or family therapy in Nanaimo.