Therapists in Ashcroft, BC

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Lucy Maria Fernandes
Pre-Licensed Professional, CYC-P
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Ashcroft, BC V0K  (Online Only)
I am accepting new clients. I am lived experience through the many facets that one experiences in a life journey. The world is a beautiful but complicated place that will impact your mind, body & spirit. We are powerful beings that are able to heal, make changes and still get life enjoyments through healing. I have a direct understanding in childhood traumas, sexual assaults, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, ADHD, ODD, parental guidance, menopause, relationship challenges, and women’s issues.
I am accepting new clients. I am lived experience through the many facets that one experiences in a life journey. The world is a beautiful but complicated place that will impact your mind, body & spirit. We are powerful beings that are able to heal, make changes and still get life enjoyments through healing. I have a direct understanding in childhood traumas, sexual assaults, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, ADHD, ODD, parental guidance, menopause, relationship challenges, and women’s issues.
(289) 270-6843 View (289) 270-6843
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Alycia Allen
Pre-Licensed Professional, BA, BEd, MACP
Verified Verified
Ashcroft, BC V0K
Life is hard, and navigating its challenges can feel overwhelming at times. While it's normal to feel overwhelmed or stuck, know that you don't have to face these challenges alone. As a counsellor, I'm here to offer you support through these tough times. My approach is rooted in empathy, collaboration, and respect for your unique experiences. Together, we'll explore your thoughts, feelings, and challenges in a safe and nonjudgmental space.
Life is hard, and navigating its challenges can feel overwhelming at times. While it's normal to feel overwhelmed or stuck, know that you don't have to face these challenges alone. As a counsellor, I'm here to offer you support through these tough times. My approach is rooted in empathy, collaboration, and respect for your unique experiences. Together, we'll explore your thoughts, feelings, and challenges in a safe and nonjudgmental space.
(236) 314-2754 View (236) 314-2754

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Ellen Schultz Counselling and Coaching
Counsellor, MACMHC, MAHSC, CCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
100 Mile House, BC V0K  (Online Only)
Hello! I'm glad you stopped by, because I know that seeking out help during difficult times can be intimidating. Right off the bat, I want to let you know that I would love to meet with you and talk about what you're going through. My goal is to provide a warm environment where we can work together on your goals. Ideally, you would come with a willingness to share about what's bothering you, and an openness to trying some new things. In return, I commit to helping you set meaningful goals and identify the blind spots that might be holding you back.
Hello! I'm glad you stopped by, because I know that seeking out help during difficult times can be intimidating. Right off the bat, I want to let you know that I would love to meet with you and talk about what you're going through. My goal is to provide a warm environment where we can work together on your goals. Ideally, you would come with a willingness to share about what's bothering you, and an openness to trying some new things. In return, I commit to helping you set meaningful goals and identify the blind spots that might be holding you back.
(825) 258-5931 View (825) 258-5931
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Zakia Ovington
Counsellor, RCC, CCC, LMHCA
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Cache Creek, BC V0K
Are you struggling with challenges in your life and work? I can help you overcome feelings of hopelessness, anxiety, and depression. Specializing in trauma recovery, emotional well-being, and authentic self-leadership, my approach is deeply rooted in compassion and professional clinical expertise. I provide a nurturing and safe environment where individuals can freely explore and overcome their personal and professional challenges. My commitment extends beyond mere coping strategies, aiming to empower each client with resilience, self-awareness, and a deeper understanding of their own journey.
Are you struggling with challenges in your life and work? I can help you overcome feelings of hopelessness, anxiety, and depression. Specializing in trauma recovery, emotional well-being, and authentic self-leadership, my approach is deeply rooted in compassion and professional clinical expertise. I provide a nurturing and safe environment where individuals can freely explore and overcome their personal and professional challenges. My commitment extends beyond mere coping strategies, aiming to empower each client with resilience, self-awareness, and a deeper understanding of their own journey.
(902) 706-2318 View (902) 706-2318
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Megan Jane Umphress
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSW, MSW, RSW
Verified Verified
Cache Creek, BC V0K
Waitlist for new clients
Working mostly with children and teens, Megan uses her extensive experience to help them with issues like ADHD, anxiety, Autism and trauma. Starting by increasing regulation in the nervous system, Megan helps them reduce their stress and find new ways to cope. She is amazed that every day she gets to meet with kids who are struggling and find ways to help them navigate their world and make sense of how it all works.
Working mostly with children and teens, Megan uses her extensive experience to help them with issues like ADHD, anxiety, Autism and trauma. Starting by increasing regulation in the nervous system, Megan helps them reduce their stress and find new ways to cope. She is amazed that every day she gets to meet with kids who are struggling and find ways to help them navigate their world and make sense of how it all works.
(778) 257-4253 View (778) 257-4253
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Jessica A Fukushima
Counsellor, MA, RCAT, RCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Logan Lake, BC V0K
Hi, I'm Jessica. I'm a Registered Clinical Counsellor and Registered Canadian Art Therapist. I specialize in complex trauma/PTSD, grief and loss, ADHD, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety, depression, and general mental health issues. As a mixed-race and neurodiverse counsellor, I have a unique understanding of neurodiversity, cultural and ethnic diversity, and mental health. I have experience working with discrimination and racism, youth and adults with ADHD, parents raising children with ADHD, and children who follow a different developmental path.
Hi, I'm Jessica. I'm a Registered Clinical Counsellor and Registered Canadian Art Therapist. I specialize in complex trauma/PTSD, grief and loss, ADHD, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety, depression, and general mental health issues. As a mixed-race and neurodiverse counsellor, I have a unique understanding of neurodiversity, cultural and ethnic diversity, and mental health. I have experience working with discrimination and racism, youth and adults with ADHD, parents raising children with ADHD, and children who follow a different developmental path.
(778) 400-4956 View (778) 400-4956
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Charlotte Wyvill
Counsellor, CCC, RCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
100 Mile House, BC V0K
I specialize in helping clients who are navigating challenges related to relationships, divorce, parenting, and childhood trauma. I love to help clients who feel stuck, trapped, or in survival mode, to feel more free, alive, and thriving. I work through a trauma informed anti-oppressive lens to help clients who may be struggling to accept parts of themselves, and to thrive in an oppressive culture. This work can help you if you are struggling with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, PTSD, or just feeling stuck.
I specialize in helping clients who are navigating challenges related to relationships, divorce, parenting, and childhood trauma. I love to help clients who feel stuck, trapped, or in survival mode, to feel more free, alive, and thriving. I work through a trauma informed anti-oppressive lens to help clients who may be struggling to accept parts of themselves, and to thrive in an oppressive culture. This work can help you if you are struggling with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, PTSD, or just feeling stuck.
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Greg Scriver
BEd, MEd, (Psych)
Verified Verified
100 Mile House, BC V0K
I am an optimistic, positive, energy based counsellor who believes that you have the best solutions to your own identified life challenges---my role as a professional therapist is to assist you in exploring and better understanding those issues and assisting you in developing viable options and choices for positive change. I would be happy to assist you in your journey by employing numerous therapies that I feel would empower you to attain that positive change. I have more than 20 years experience specializing in CBT, marriage/couple counselling, depression, anxiety, stress, PTSD & trauma, EMDR, grief & loss, pain management and addictions (alcohol, drugs and gaming)
I am an optimistic, positive, energy based counsellor who believes that you have the best solutions to your own identified life challenges---my role as a professional therapist is to assist you in exploring and better understanding those issues and assisting you in developing viable options and choices for positive change. I would be happy to assist you in your journey by employing numerous therapies that I feel would empower you to attain that positive change. I have more than 20 years experience specializing in CBT, marriage/couple counselling, depression, anxiety, stress, PTSD & trauma, EMDR, grief & loss, pain management and addictions (alcohol, drugs and gaming)
(807) 787-0698 View (807) 787-0698
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Collaborative Counselling
Counsellor, MACP, RCC
Verified Verified
Lillooet, BC V0K
I view counselling as an opportunity to work with a specialist in psychology who can provide you with the knowledge, support and tools to help you improve your life significantly. I have focused on pursuing extensive training in treating a variety of life stressors. I have a comprehensive psychological toolbox that I would like to share to help you live the best life possible. I am a registered EMDR Therapist (both Internationally and in Canada), a Gotman therapist, and I have worked in the mental health field for over 30 years, a background in the Canadian Military, as a Municipal Fire Fighter, and First Responder.
I view counselling as an opportunity to work with a specialist in psychology who can provide you with the knowledge, support and tools to help you improve your life significantly. I have focused on pursuing extensive training in treating a variety of life stressors. I have a comprehensive psychological toolbox that I would like to share to help you live the best life possible. I am a registered EMDR Therapist (both Internationally and in Canada), a Gotman therapist, and I have worked in the mental health field for over 30 years, a background in the Canadian Military, as a Municipal Fire Fighter, and First Responder.
(819) 201-9043 View (819) 201-9043
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Marianne Stewart
Counsellor, MA, CCC, RCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
100 Mile House, BC V0K  (Online Only)
ARE YOU STRUGGLING with Anxiety and Panic Attacks, Addiction, Chronic Stress, Post-Traumatic Stress, Depression and Mood Disorders, Major Life Events, Your Sexuality and Identity, or Family and Relationship Concerns? Maybe a mix of issues? FEELING OVERWHELMED? If so...a therapeutic relationship can set you on the path to wellness quickly - once you've given yourself the opportunity to be heard with empathy and compassion. Within the space of a therapeutic alliance, healing and growth really are possible.
ARE YOU STRUGGLING with Anxiety and Panic Attacks, Addiction, Chronic Stress, Post-Traumatic Stress, Depression and Mood Disorders, Major Life Events, Your Sexuality and Identity, or Family and Relationship Concerns? Maybe a mix of issues? FEELING OVERWHELMED? If so...a therapeutic relationship can set you on the path to wellness quickly - once you've given yourself the opportunity to be heard with empathy and compassion. Within the space of a therapeutic alliance, healing and growth really are possible.
(604) 229-6279 View (604) 229-6279
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Kenneth Ellis
Counsellor, Bed, MEd, CCC
Verified Verified
Logan Lake, BC V0K
I have been working for over 25 years, as an educator and a counsellor. I enjoy helping people navigate life’s obstacles. I like to teach people new skills, while acknowledging we all have a legitimate way of being that needs to be recognized and respected. I think helping people recognize their own power fosters the strength and resilience needed to face life’s challenges. I have helped clients with various needs and have extensive experience helping clients on the autism spectrum, and clients with developmental disabilities. My practice is neurodiversity affirming, and I am comfortable working with clients of all ages.
I have been working for over 25 years, as an educator and a counsellor. I enjoy helping people navigate life’s obstacles. I like to teach people new skills, while acknowledging we all have a legitimate way of being that needs to be recognized and respected. I think helping people recognize their own power fosters the strength and resilience needed to face life’s challenges. I have helped clients with various needs and have extensive experience helping clients on the autism spectrum, and clients with developmental disabilities. My practice is neurodiversity affirming, and I am comfortable working with clients of all ages.
(778) 761-3522 View (778) 761-3522
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Amethyst Therapy Inc
Counsellor, BScN, MACP, RCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
100 Mile House, BC V0K
(249) 294-1374 View (249) 294-1374

Online Therapists

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Sarah Gibson
Counsellor, MA, RCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Penticton, BC V2A
Waitlist for new clients
Is your child or adolescent overly anxious as they struggle with low-self esteem and a lack of confidence? You may be observing them figuring out who they are and are exploring different facets of their identity, including questions around gender, sexuality, and how they express themselves in their clothing choices. During this process, they may be having difficulty making or maintaining positive relationships with those around them. At home or school, overwhelming feelings of worry and frustration are becoming harder to deal with and your child is in need of support. I can support your child to thrive through all of these changes.
Is your child or adolescent overly anxious as they struggle with low-self esteem and a lack of confidence? You may be observing them figuring out who they are and are exploring different facets of their identity, including questions around gender, sexuality, and how they express themselves in their clothing choices. During this process, they may be having difficulty making or maintaining positive relationships with those around them. At home or school, overwhelming feelings of worry and frustration are becoming harder to deal with and your child is in need of support. I can support your child to thrive through all of these changes.
(778) 557-9525 View (778) 557-9525
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Fern Whitfield
Counsellor, MPCC, RPC
Verified Verified
Kamloops, BC V2C  (Online Only)
I'm a down-to-earth, client-centered counsellor that can bring new hope to you and new life to your relationships. If you're struggling with your marriage or relationship, thinking about separation or divorce, facing family problems or parenting challenges, or just needing some individual support, I'm here and ready to listen with warmth, kindness and compassion, without any judgement or criticism. Our lives are filled with challenges...let's find new ways to change them into opportunities and put some peace and joy back into your daily living.
I'm a down-to-earth, client-centered counsellor that can bring new hope to you and new life to your relationships. If you're struggling with your marriage or relationship, thinking about separation or divorce, facing family problems or parenting challenges, or just needing some individual support, I'm here and ready to listen with warmth, kindness and compassion, without any judgement or criticism. Our lives are filled with challenges...let's find new ways to change them into opportunities and put some peace and joy back into your daily living.
(855) 974-4686 View (855) 974-4686
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Brett B. Ginter - Registered Psychologist
Psychologist, MA, RPsych
Verified Verified
Kamloops, BC V2C
NOTE: I AM UNABLE TO ADD NEW CLIENTS AT THE KAMLOOPS LOCATION. (However, consideration is given to first responders (Police, Fire, Ambulance) and Veterans).
NOTE: I AM UNABLE TO ADD NEW CLIENTS AT THE KAMLOOPS LOCATION. (However, consideration is given to first responders (Police, Fire, Ambulance) and Veterans).
(877) 834-4015 View (877) 834-4015
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Sierra Haw
Counsellor, BSc, BEd, MEd, RCC, CCC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Kamloops, BC V2C
It is inevitable that at some point in our lives we will all experience stress in one of its many forms. Difficulties with relationships, jobs, loss, health, trauma and even the relentlessness of a fast-paced lifestyle can lead us to feel overwhelmed and even helpless. Our bodies are designed to allow us to cope with the typical stressors that we come up against in daily life. Unfortunately, the systems we use to manage challenges sometimes become overwhelmed or fail to function in an optimal manner, this can lead to symptoms that can be difficult to manage alone.
It is inevitable that at some point in our lives we will all experience stress in one of its many forms. Difficulties with relationships, jobs, loss, health, trauma and even the relentlessness of a fast-paced lifestyle can lead us to feel overwhelmed and even helpless. Our bodies are designed to allow us to cope with the typical stressors that we come up against in daily life. Unfortunately, the systems we use to manage challenges sometimes become overwhelmed or fail to function in an optimal manner, this can lead to symptoms that can be difficult to manage alone.
(778) 901-6273 View (778) 901-6273
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Ashley Broadfoot
Counsellor, MEd, RCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Kamloops, BC V2B
Do you struggle with feeling disconnected? Are you constantly putting other peoples needs before your own? Do you have generational trauma that you have always been trying to find the time to work through? Now more than ever, people are overwhelmed with their relationships, career, and families. I work with clients from all different walks of life to prioritize themselves in a way that improves all aspects of their lives.
Do you struggle with feeling disconnected? Are you constantly putting other peoples needs before your own? Do you have generational trauma that you have always been trying to find the time to work through? Now more than ever, people are overwhelmed with their relationships, career, and families. I work with clients from all different walks of life to prioritize themselves in a way that improves all aspects of their lives.
(289) 768-8464 View (289) 768-8464
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Christina Lang
Counsellor, MA, RCC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Kamloops, BC V1S
I am honoured to have the privilege to live, work, and play on the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc territory. I am experienced and passionate about supporting individuals and families! I understand that our coping styles often significantly impact our relationships, leaving us feeling confused and disconnected from those they care for the most. My vast experience contributes to my understanding of behaviours linked to coping with trauma, anxiety, depression, addictions, grief, and relationships.
I am honoured to have the privilege to live, work, and play on the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc territory. I am experienced and passionate about supporting individuals and families! I understand that our coping styles often significantly impact our relationships, leaving us feeling confused and disconnected from those they care for the most. My vast experience contributes to my understanding of behaviours linked to coping with trauma, anxiety, depression, addictions, grief, and relationships.
(587) 741-0077 View (587) 741-0077
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The Happyness Center
Counsellor, RPC, IAYT, E-RYT
Verified Verified
Kamloops, BC V2C
Counselling can be helpful to people who are struggling to cope with daily life for a long time or people who need support to move them through challenging moments. Our main objective is to help clients discover their true authentic self. Some of the issues we help include Trauma, PTSD, and mental conditioning like Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Addictions, self-esteem, cognitive, and behavioural issues. During the sessions, we will help clients feel connected, build inner confidence, and create boundaries, to have better control of their life. We will help clients feel empowered and build inner resilience to feel happy and relaxed.
Counselling can be helpful to people who are struggling to cope with daily life for a long time or people who need support to move them through challenging moments. Our main objective is to help clients discover their true authentic self. Some of the issues we help include Trauma, PTSD, and mental conditioning like Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Addictions, self-esteem, cognitive, and behavioural issues. During the sessions, we will help clients feel connected, build inner confidence, and create boundaries, to have better control of their life. We will help clients feel empowered and build inner resilience to feel happy and relaxed.
(902) 201-2775 View (902) 201-2775
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Currents Counselling
Counsellor, RCC, MSW, CCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Kamloops, BC V2C
We recognize that relationships are hard! We also tend to do the same things over and over, even though they are not working! Our clients are looking for support in their most important relationships. They may be needing this in the form of individual, couple, or family therapy. Our clients may also be seeking support for trauma, issues of violence, first responder support, EMDR, and holistic supports. Our clients want an individual approach that recognizes the unique details of their lives, experiences, and relationships matter! We offer in-person sessions in Kamloops, Salmon Arm, and Merritt and virtual sessions from anywhere!
We recognize that relationships are hard! We also tend to do the same things over and over, even though they are not working! Our clients are looking for support in their most important relationships. They may be needing this in the form of individual, couple, or family therapy. Our clients may also be seeking support for trauma, issues of violence, first responder support, EMDR, and holistic supports. Our clients want an individual approach that recognizes the unique details of their lives, experiences, and relationships matter! We offer in-person sessions in Kamloops, Salmon Arm, and Merritt and virtual sessions from anywhere!
(506) 404-1692 View (506) 404-1692
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Susan Hunt
Counsellor, RPC, CYC-P
Verified Verified
Quesnel, BC V2J
Hi, I am a Registered Professional Counsellor (RPC) and Certified Child and Youth Care Professional (CYC-P) with more than 28 years of experience supporting vulnerable children, youth, and their families. I work from a strength-based, trauma informed perspective; using activity and a focus on nature to engage and support others in Finding their Path to healing and wellness.
Hi, I am a Registered Professional Counsellor (RPC) and Certified Child and Youth Care Professional (CYC-P) with more than 28 years of experience supporting vulnerable children, youth, and their families. I work from a strength-based, trauma informed perspective; using activity and a focus on nature to engage and support others in Finding their Path to healing and wellness.
(581) 481-5474 View (581) 481-5474
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Nicole Shigeoka
Counsellor, RCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Kamloops, BC V2B
I take a gentle yet direct angle to help you move at your pace while giving an encouraging push to keep you on your path to healing and wholeness. I take a special focus in exploring how your past experiences impact your current life in a nonjudgmental and compassionate way. I work with trauma and ADHD, and often integrate work with the two to help you thrive. I aim to help you find the safety to let go of your burdens and find effective ways that your world can work for you (rather than against you), based on the here and now instead of the past, through deep processing and integration of new patterns.
I take a gentle yet direct angle to help you move at your pace while giving an encouraging push to keep you on your path to healing and wholeness. I take a special focus in exploring how your past experiences impact your current life in a nonjudgmental and compassionate way. I work with trauma and ADHD, and often integrate work with the two to help you thrive. I aim to help you find the safety to let go of your burdens and find effective ways that your world can work for you (rather than against you), based on the here and now instead of the past, through deep processing and integration of new patterns.
(506) 560-4088 View (506) 560-4088
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Shannon Ritchie
Counsellor, MC, RCC
Verified Verified
7 Endorsed
Kamloops, BC V2C
Couple and Family Counselling is the focus of my practice. Relationship dynamics can be complex. I work with couples and family members in a collaborative and non-judgmental way to identify what is working and what is not within the family system. I also specialize in working with trauma, first responders (BCEHS and the RCMP) and with individuals who have experienced, witnessed, or perpetrated violence. I believe the details of my clients lived experiences are important and I will work hard to understand clients responses, and the larger context. I have over 10 years’ experience working with individuals, couples, and families.
Couple and Family Counselling is the focus of my practice. Relationship dynamics can be complex. I work with couples and family members in a collaborative and non-judgmental way to identify what is working and what is not within the family system. I also specialize in working with trauma, first responders (BCEHS and the RCMP) and with individuals who have experienced, witnessed, or perpetrated violence. I believe the details of my clients lived experiences are important and I will work hard to understand clients responses, and the larger context. I have over 10 years’ experience working with individuals, couples, and families.
(250) 819-1902 View (250) 819-1902
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Marcia J Cooper
Counsellor, BEd, MEd, CCC
Verified Verified
Kamloops, BC V2E  (Online Only)
Loss is something we all encounter at some point in our lives, and grief is our natural response when we have to say goodbye to something or someone we hold dear. The depth of our sadness reflects just how much we cared and were attached to what we lost. Sometimes, this sorrow can be so overwhelming that it becomes challenging to concentrate on anything else. It's worth noting that in many societies, we don't talk much about death, which leaves us unsure about how to handle grief—a part of life that never really goes away. Like an emotional rollercoaster; it takes us through a process of change that is difficult to navigate.
Loss is something we all encounter at some point in our lives, and grief is our natural response when we have to say goodbye to something or someone we hold dear. The depth of our sadness reflects just how much we cared and were attached to what we lost. Sometimes, this sorrow can be so overwhelming that it becomes challenging to concentrate on anything else. It's worth noting that in many societies, we don't talk much about death, which leaves us unsure about how to handle grief—a part of life that never really goes away. Like an emotional rollercoaster; it takes us through a process of change that is difficult to navigate.
(778) 771-4842 View (778) 771-4842
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Laura Cocksedge
Counsellor, BCYC, MC, RCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Kamloops, BC V2C  (Online Only)
Laura’s area of concentration includes working in the areas of child development and adult addiction. She is available to work for people of all ages. Laura believes in honouring and upholding the dignity of people with the understanding that many life events are dignity-stripping, and that both the freedom to speak and the responses from others are key. Adversity affects us all; healing begins with understanding, acceptance, and compassion. Laura’s practice is informed by Response-Based Practice, solution-focused theory, meaning-centred theory, feminist theory, and systemic family theory.
Laura’s area of concentration includes working in the areas of child development and adult addiction. She is available to work for people of all ages. Laura believes in honouring and upholding the dignity of people with the understanding that many life events are dignity-stripping, and that both the freedom to speak and the responses from others are key. Adversity affects us all; healing begins with understanding, acceptance, and compassion. Laura’s practice is informed by Response-Based Practice, solution-focused theory, meaning-centred theory, feminist theory, and systemic family theory.
(873) 371-5746 View (873) 371-5746

How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Ashcroft, BC

< 10

Counsellors in Ashcroft, BC who prioritize treating:

100% Relationship Issues
100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Addiction
100% Grief
100% Trauma and PTSD
100% School Issues

Average years in practice

25 Years

Gender breakdown

100% Female

How Counsellors in Ashcroft, BC see their clients

50% In Person and Online
50% Online Only
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Ashcroft?

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

Most Counsellors and Psychotherapists listed in the directory are certified by one of the main professional associations, mainly the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA), and will have a Certified Canadian Counsellor (CCC) designation with their name. Social Workers listed in the directory must be registered members of the college specific to their province. To be listed in the directory, Psychologists must be registered with the psychological college specific to their province or territory.

Providers whose professional membership or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Given the considerable variation in professional regulation and prerequisites across Canadian provinces, some providers may possess significant professional qualifications without necessarily holding professional memberships or being obliged to acquire them. As a result, they may be selectively included without the "Verified" seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counsellor?

Psychologists, counsellors, psychotherapists and social workers can all provide counselling or talking therapy and have credentials and supervised, practical experience that enable them to do so in Canada.

Psychologists have a master's and/or doctoral degree and have passed both written and oral exams. Psychologists are able to complete mental health assessments and provide diagnostic information to clients as well as provide counselling therapy or psychotherapy. Counsellors and psychotherapists are expected to have a master's or doctoral degree in counselling psychology, social work, or a related mental health discipline and certification by a professional association, such as the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Registered Social Workers possess a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Social Work and where possible must be licensed or certified by the provincial government and/or regulatory college.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, the cost of a therapy session in Canada could be between $100 and $200. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

If you are struggling to access therapy due to budget constraints, you could also consider public funded mental health services. Some types of outpatient mental health services are covered by Medicare, provided these are performed by a licensed mental health professional in the provinces or territory you reside in and who accepts the assignment.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your postal code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Professionals licensed by regulatory colleges and those certified by associations such as the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association are obligated to uphold client confidentiality unless there is a legal reason that requires them to disclose information. Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship and only under specific circumstances, such as when there is the potential or known harm to the client or others, or a court order, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.