Island Clinical Counselling Ltd.

Counsellor, RCC, RSW

Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed
(778) 762-3750 Website

Island Clinical Counselling Ltd.

Counsellor, RCC, RSW

Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed

Location

41 Chapel Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R
Call Kathryn Atkinson
(778) 762-3750
Offers online therapy

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About

Welcome to Island Clinical Counselling a new clinic in Nanaimo. We want to provide you with a safe space to share your struggles, be truly heard, and understood. Collaborate with our specialized counsellors and together we will find ways to increase your resilience and climb those mountains that seem insurmountable or traverse those dark storms that seem unending. Island Clinical Counselling is located in Nanaimo BC, but we also provide virtual services to those in other regions. We are currently accepting new clients.
We endeavour to provide culturally safe, diversity affirming, evidenced-based, and person-centred services. Our team works with children, youth, adults, couples, families, and groups. We have activity and play based counsellors on our team. Treatment plans are adapted to everyone who comes through the door.
We have a wide variety of counsellors with experience and training in multiple areas. Feel free to explore our counsellor profiles on the website. Please contact any of our counsellors for a free, initial consultation or a first appointment using the website’s online booking tool. We are looking forward to offering you support during this challenging time.
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Island Clinical Counselling Ltd.
“To all of you who feel weary, frightened, overwhelmed, alone, take refuge here. You are not alone. There is hope.”

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $45 - $155
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Cheque, Mastercard, Visa

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 12 Years
  • Licence: British Columbia / 6221
Our counselling team have a wide variety of experience and designations. Feel free to take a look at our staff profiles on our website.

Endorsements

Counsellor, MC, RCC
"Kathryn and her team bring a combination of clinical skill, wisdom, experience, and warmth. We're thrilled to see their clinic grow and flourish as they likewise help the clients they support to do the same. Well done, Kathryn and Team!"

Counsellor, MA, RCC

Island Clinical Counselling Ltd.'s Groups

Body Focused Repetitive Behaviour Therapy Groups

A workshop for individuals or caregivers of children and youth who engage in body focused repetitive behaviours such as trichotillomania, nail, lip, cheek biting, and dermatillomania. This group is offered online on Zoom. We also offer an ongoing BFRB Support Group for individuals and also caregivers.

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OCD Parent Support Group

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder impacts the entire family system. Family accommodation, burn out, and frustration with limited services are the typical experiences family's report when they have a child with OCD. Join us in a welcoming and supportive atmosphere for a time of sharing and listening as parents come together to encourage and problem solve together. Facilitated by Kathryn, a clinical counsellor, this group is for individuals who have children of any age with OCD like tendencies. It is an opportunity for caregivers to come together and realize that they are not alone.

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OCD Support Group

Online support group for individuals with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, led by Kathryn Atkinson.

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Location

41 Chapel Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R
Call Kathryn Atkinson
(778) 762-3750
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Autism
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Body Focused Repetitive Behaviours
  • Career Guidance
  • Child
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Adlerian
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Clinical Supervision and Qualified Supervisors
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Exposure Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family Systems
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

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Last Modified: 1 Dec 2022
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Island Clinical Counselling Ltd.

Counsellor, RCC, RSW