Ferne Strain

Counsellor, BSW, MSW, RSW

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(855) 338-0752

Ferne Strain

Counsellor, BSW, MSW, RSW


Location

Offers video and phone sessions

Compassionate counselling
153 Seymour Suit 302g
Kamloops, BC V2B
(855) 338-0752

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I want to help support you in moving forward in your life. Growth and change is difficult to do on your own. I offer a compassionate perspective and a safe environment to explore what is stopping you from living the life you desire. I understand how difficult life can be and how hard it is to ask for help. I come from an attachment and trauma lens and will be there with you throughout your journey. I have worked in the mental health field for 14 years and have a variety of approaches to help you work through your pain. I am a experienced therapist that offers services to veterans, individual, couples and children.
I am passionate about working with couples to improve their relationship. I offer a safe environment for couples to both be heard and work towards strengthening their relationship. I believe couples often have difficulties in communication skills, asking for what they need in the relationship, agreeing on finances, parenting and infidelity.
I have a strong background in adoption, parenting special needs children and mental health issues in adults, children and youth. I have an empathic approach to supporting individuals, veterans and couples to be able express their emotions and create change in their current situation. I believe in change through self-reflection and new ways of coping.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $120 - $140
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Cheque
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Ceridian
  • ComPsych
  • Great West Life
  • Great-West Life
  • Holman Group
  • Homewood Health
  • Manulife
  • Pacific Blue Cross
  • PsychCare
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 15 Years
  • Licence: British Columbia / 09837
  • School: University of British Columbia
  • Year Graduated: 2002

Ferne Strain's Groups

anxiety group

This group will focus on strategies to reduce anxiety, learn about anxiety , address goals and plans to reduce anxiety.

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ADHD adults

This group will focus on Adults with ADHD. There will be support, information about symptoms and treatment methods.

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Circle of Security Parenting group

An evidenced -based intervention program for parents and children that focuses on relationships from an attachment lens. This is a eight week group that can you nurture your child's attachment, emotional resilience and help you have a secure relationship with your child.

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Location

Compassionate counselling
153 Seymour Suit 302g
Kamloops, BC V2B
(855) 338-0752
Offers video and phone sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Towns/Cities:
Postal Codes:
Specialties
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Depression
  • Parenting
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Fetal alcohol syndrome, adoption, ADHD
  • Grief
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Transitions
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • play therapy
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: First Nations and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Cancer
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors -
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family / Marital
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Infant mental health
  • Interpersonal
  • Narrative
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Play Therapy
  • Sandplay
  • Satir
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

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Last Modified: 21 Aug 2020
Ferne Strain, BSW, MSW, RSW, Counsellor in Kamloops

Ferne Strain

Counsellor, BSW, MSW, RSW