Michele L. Gardiner, Elemental Psychotherapy

MAC, CCC, CSAC, CFTP

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Michele L. Gardiner, Elemental Psychotherapy, MAC, CCC, CSAC, CFTP in Summerland
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Michele L. Gardiner, Elemental Psychotherapy

MAC, CCC, CSAC, CFTP


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Michele L. Gardiner, Elemental Psychotherapy
Summerland, British Columbia V0H
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I am Michele Gardiner, a Registered Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) with 15-years’ clinical experience supporting individuals, couples, families and groups through recovery from Addictions, Eating Disorders, Relationship issues, Trauma and co-occurring Mental Health such as anxiety, body image, bullying, depression, identity issues, impulsivity, loss, transitions and self-esteem. As a therapist and human being, I appreciate how therapy and creating change can feel vulnerable and I endeavour to ease this by applying a warm, non-judgemental, client-centred approach that honours you, your personal needs, pace and goals for growth.

An inclusive and informed psychotherapist I hold an MA in Counselling, BA in Psychology and Paralinguistics and extensive training and Certifications in my areas of competency including the Treatment of Addictions, Anxiety Disorders, Eating Disorders, Attachment/Relationships, Trauma and Mental Health across the life span applying evidenced-based practices.

In addition to experience and education, I hope my genuine desire to connect with you from an open, accepting place and create a validating experience where you feel seen and heard and inspired to achieve your goals for growth and change. I am CVAP Provider, offer free consultation, parking, bright clean space and the support of my canine co-therapist, Ash.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 14 Years
  • School: Gonzaga University
  • Year Graduated: 2015
  • License and Province: 10000685 British Columbia

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $120 - $200
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa, Wire
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BC Victims Assistance (CVAP)
  • Dejardins
  • Empire
  • Optima
  • Optima Global Health
  • Sliding Scale (Reduced Fee) Upon Qualifying
  • SunLife
To avoid disappointment or financial hardship, please confirm coverage with your benefits provider prior to commencing therapy. Thank you.
Email us or call (855) 769-9853 with questions.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: Intl. Association of Eating Disorder Professionals / 7979
  • Member Since: 2015
  • Certificate: Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Assoc. / 10000685
  • Certificate Date: 2016

Michele L. Gardiner, Elemental Psychotherapy's Groups

Break the Binge Intensive DBT-Based Therapy Group

This is an intensive 10-week treatment group for adult women, 19+, seeking to end their battle with food, weight, and body preoccupation. The group will be facilitated by Michele Gardiner, a Registered Canadian Certified Counsellor and Psychotherapist with 12-years experience creating and facilitating treatment groups for Mental Health, Addictions, Eating Disorders, and Respectful Relationships in the private and public sectors. Registration is $300 for the 10-sessions and includes materials, location and a free follow-up session. Prescreening is required for this group to ensure fit. Contact Michele directly with any questions at michele@elementalpsychotherapy.com.

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Location

Michele L. Gardiner, Elemental Psychotherapy
Summerland, British Columbia V0H
Call Michele L. Gardiner
(855) 769-9853

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Specialties
  • Eating Disorders
  • Addiction
  • Trauma and PTSD
Issues
  • Adult Bullying, Relational Trauma, Sexual Assault
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Codependency
  • Compulsive Eating/Exercise/Weighing/Laxative Use
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Spirituality
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Biofeedback
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eco-Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Exposure Response Prevention
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • HAES-oriented Approach to Body Weight/Shape
  • Humanistic
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Video/Skype
  • Online Counselling

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Last Modified: 16 Jan 2020
Michele L. Gardiner, Elemental Psychotherapy, MAC, CCC, CSAC, CFTP in Summerland

Michele L. Gardiner, Elemental Psychotherapy

MAC, CCC, CSAC, CFTP