Gillian Sutherland

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RCSW, RCC

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Gillian Sutherland

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RCSW, RCC

She/Her/Hers

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

6010 Brickyard Road
102
Nanaimo, BC V9V
(226) 799-0835
Offers online therapy

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About

At Central Island Counselling, our clients will immediately find an advocate with compassion, acceptance and expertise. We provide the highest standard of private clinical counselling services to adults, youth, children and families in the Nanaimo area and beyond. We value privacy, professionalism and creativity in care. Our mission is to safely guide each client while they rediscover their internal resources. You are not alone and there is a path forward to healing.
Gillian uses a client-centered, culturally competent and holistic perspective to understand every individual clients’ relationship with their identified goals for counselling. Together, Gillian and her clients, develop a plan of care using only evidence-based and best practice approaches. Gillian offers animal assisted therapy and expressive play therapy.
Reignite hope and increase the joy and meaning in your life today. Reach out for more information.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $135 - $190
Pay By: Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Alliance
  • Arete
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Desjardins
  • First Nations Health Authority
  • First Responders Health
  • Great-West Life
  • Green Shield Canada
  • Medavie Blue Cross
  • Military OneSource
  • Pacific Blue Cross
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • Veterans Affairs Canada
Many clients are able to access funding for counselling through their extended medial plans, employee assistance programs and more.
Email me or call (226) 799-0835 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 18 Years
  • Licence: British Columbia / 08997
  • School: Florida Atlantic University
  • Year Graduated: 2004
We specialize in treating trauma and the many debilitating symptoms that can arise from trauma.

Location

6010 Brickyard Road
102
Nanaimo, BC V9V
(226) 799-0835
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Mood Disorders
  • Child
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Animal Assisted Therapy
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Family Conflict
  • Internet Addiction
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Play Therapy
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • School Issues
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • LGBTQ+

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Clinical Supervision and Qualified Supervisors
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • EMDR
  • Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Expressive Arts
  • Expressive Play Therapy
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Gottman Method
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Play Therapy
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Links

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Last Modified: 19 Apr 2022
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Gillian Sutherland

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, RCSW, RCC