Mary Kwan

Counsellor, MCP, RCC

Verified by Psychology Today
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(604) 330-4682

Mary Kwan

Counsellor, MCP, RCC

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Vancouver, BC V5P
(604) 330-4682
Offers online therapy

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Additional Location

Calgary, AB T2P
(604) 330-4682
Announcement icon I do in-person, online/video and phone sessions. Call today for a free consultation of about 15 min. Language can be in English or Chinese

About

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Having practiced as a Clinical Psychologist overseas for 20 years, I am very familiar with all kinds of conditions. If you are having relationship with your spouse or others, I can help. You might be stressed out trying to parent your children, whatever age they maybe and esp for offsprings who have ADHD, Autism or learning problems, I love to help. Or you maybe depressed, anxious, wanting to work out your inner issues so that you can be a happy person, I am here to give you a hand. Or you might have a lot of pain/stress in your life, with various kinds of addictions not knowing where to do, I am here to help you find your way out.
As an overseas Psychologist who has worked in the prisons and social welfare department in Hong Kong, I can understand teens and children very well. Having studied Educational and Clinical Psychology, I understand parenting discipline and learning issues, and have a passion for autism and ADHD. Why not call for a free initial consultation for your situation?
I am very passionate, responsible and professional in my work. I have a sincere attitude, like to help people and want them to live the best life they can, and doing it within the shortest time frame possible. You may not have a good experience in the past with psychological service, I encourage you to give it a try, and price should never be an issue here.
作為有多於20年經驗的海外臨床心理學家,我遇過很多不同類形的問題。你若對你配偶的关系感到恐惧,或者难以管教你的孩子,特别是在学习或自闭症和多动症的领域,我都可以帮助您。無論您是感到沮丧焦虑,想和別人谈谈,還是想解决你的内心的矛盾,讓你成为一个快乐的人,我都会帮助您。感觉被困在你的家庭关系中,你仍然是可以過個幸福的生活,能够实现你想做的事情的。如果你在生活中有很多问题或痛苦,有不同类型的成瘾,不知道该去哪里,我在这里帮助你找到出路。
作为一名曾在香港监狱和社会福利署工作的海外心理学家,並有多於20年臨床經驗,我非常了解青少年和儿童。在学习了教育和临床心理学之后,我了解育儿纪律和学习问题,并对自闭症和多动症充满热情。为什么不针对您的情况进行免费的初步咨询?
我在工作中非常熱情,负责任和专业。我有真诚的态度,喜欢帮助人们,希望他们过上最好的生活,並且在 作为一名曾在香港监狱和社会福利署工作的海外心理学家,我非常了解青少年和儿童。在学习了教育和临床心理学之后,我了解育儿纪律和学习问题,并对自闭症和多动症充满热情。为什么不针对您的情况进行免费的初步咨询? 最短的时间内做到这一点。你过去可能没有很好的心理服务经验,我鼓励你试一试,价格在这里不应该是一个问题。

Finances

  • Session Fee: $130 per session
  • Couples Session Fee: $140 per session
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Paypal, Wire
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Alberta Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross
  • Canada Life | Great-West Life
  • Equitable Life of Canada
  • Humana
  • Insurance Corporation of British Columbia
  • Manulife
  • Pacific Blue Cross
  • Providence
  • PsychCare
  • SunLife
  • UHC UnitedHealthcare UBH United Behavioral Health
15min free consultation is offered to discuss case/charges. Despite 20 years of clinical experience, charges are negotiable.
Email me or call (604) 330-4682 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 22 Years
  • Licence: British Columbia / 19028
  • School: California State University
  • Year Graduated: 1982
I finished all course work in Educational Psychologist program from University of British Columbia. I finished Instructor's Diploma of BC.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: BCACC / 19028
  • Member Since: 2021

Mary Kwan's Groups

Parenting Group

Parenting Group is made up of parents who would like to learn more about parenting. They share their views and experiences so as to optimize their parenting skills and gain insight and understanding into the area. The group will be facilitated by me and I will give a talk on a specific parenting issue each time before the group begins.

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Growth Group

In a life that is full of stress, pain and unpleasantness, the tendency to seek avoidance and even addictions have become common. this group focus on personal growth where people share their life experiences and hobbies and try to understand the role it plays in their lives.

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Relationship Group

We often desire friends and relationships more than we think. Whether you are working on a partner relationship, friends, family or work relationships, you want to make it fulfilling and successful. How often we have missed opportunities and chances to be with someone that could be of great benefit whether it is just emotional support or financial need. The group come together to learn more about the essence of relationships and how to make a relationship happen and make it last.

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Location

Vancouver, BC V5P
(604) 330-4682
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Other Location +

Additional Location

Calgary, AB T2P
(604) 330-4682
Specialties
  • Parenting
  • ADHD
  • Autism
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Career Guidance
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
Sexuality
  • LGBTQ+

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian and Indigenous Peoples
I also speak: Cantonese, Chinese, Mandarin. Cantonese and Mandarin
Faith: Christian
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler
Communities
  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Cancer
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Immuno-disorders
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Little Person Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Single Mother
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Christian Counselling
  • Clinical Supervision and Qualified Supervisors
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Positive Psychology
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

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Last Modified: 1 Dec 2022
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Mary Kwan

Counsellor, MCP, RCC