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South Island Counselling
Counsellor, RCC

South Island Counselling

Counsellor, RCC

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed
3821 Cedar Hill Cross Road, Victoria, BC V8P
Photo of Richard Sayad - South Island Counselling, RCC, Counsellor
South Island Counselling is a team of Registered Clinical Counsellors and Canadian Certified Counsellors, who offer counselling services to individuals, couples and families in the Greater Victoria area. We can offer a unique experience to our clients as we have 10 clinical counsellors who can be matched to your specific needs. Our approaches can help with anxiety, depression, stress, addictions, trauma, family conflict, low self-esteem, marital conflict, sexual, emotional or physical abuse, grief and loss, relationship issues, life transitions, mood changes, gender identity, spiritual concerns and so much more.
We draw from a variety of different counselling approaches and theories including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills, Bowen Family Systems, Internal Family Systems, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Mindfulness Based Practices, The Gottman Method, Spiritual Direction and so much more.
Why we are different: Not only do we want to give you a professional and experienced counsellor, we want to set the bar as to what a counselling agency is. At South Island Counselling we want to build the foundation for a strong and empowered community. Reach out today to begin your journey of healing with us.
Take the first step to help. Call or South Island Counselling now - (672) 202-1356 x101

Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

South Island Counselling

3821 Cedar Hill Cross Road

Victoria, BC V8P

(672) 202-1356 x101
We offer both in-person and online sessions and are currently accepting new clients. We are located near Cedar Hill and Cedar Hill X ,
I specialize in Anxiety, Depression and Trauma and PTSD 
$130 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  
We have 10 clinical counsellors who can be matched to your needs and you are giving back to your community by paying it forward.
South Island Counselling
Photo of Richard Sayad - South Island Counselling, RCC, Counsellor

Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

South Island Counselling

3821 Cedar Hill Cross Road

Victoria, BC V8P

(672) 202-1356 x101
We offer both in-person and online sessions and are currently accepting new clients. We are located near Cedar Hill and Cedar Hill X ,
I specialize in Anxiety, Depression and Trauma and PTSD 
$130 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals, couples and families  
We have 10 clinical counsellors who can be matched to your needs and you are giving back to your community by paying it forward.
South Island Counselling

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $130
  • Couple Sessions $130
  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by American Express, Cash, Cheque, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • Blue Cross
  • Canada Life | Great-West Life
  • Desjardins
  • Great-West Life
  • Green Shield Canada
  • Manulife
  • SunLife
"
Our Centre does not bill directly to Insurance Agencies. Your receipt will have the counsellor's license no. for insurance reimbursement.
or call with questions - (672) 202-1356 x101
Photo of Richard Sayad - South Island Counselling, RCC, Counsellor
South Island Counselling
Counsellor, RCC
"
Our Centre does not bill directly to Insurance Agencies. Your receipt will have the counsellor's license no. for insurance reimbursement.
or call with questions - (672) 202-1356 x101
Photo of Richard Sayad - South Island Counselling, RCC, Counsellor
South Island Counselling
Counsellor, RCC

Qualifications

    Counsellor: Richard Sayad
  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by Province of British Columbia / 15912 Richard Sayad
  • In Practice for 6 Years
  • Membership with BCACC
  • Attended City University, MC, Graduated 2018
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South Island Counselling is a team of 10 Registered Clinical Counsellors and Canadian Certified Counsellors.
or call with questions - (672) 202-1356 x101
Photo of Richard Sayad - South Island Counselling, RCC, Counsellor
South Island Counselling
Counsellor, RCC
"
South Island Counselling is a team of 10 Registered Clinical Counsellors and Canadian Certified Counsellors.
or call with questions - (672) 202-1356 x101
Photo of Richard Sayad - South Island Counselling, RCC, Counsellor
South Island Counselling
Counsellor, RCC

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma and PTSD

Expertise

  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Bisexual
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Career Guidance
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Lesbian
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Transgender
  • Video Game Addiction
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We specialize in assisting clients navigating challenges such as anxiety, depression or trauma. We will delve deeply into these issues, working collaboratively to craft a tailored plan aimed at reclaiming control over your life. The majority of our clients experience a gradual alleviation of symptoms within the first month, followed by sustained improvement in the long-term.
or call with questions - (672) 202-1356 x101
Photo of Richard Sayad - South Island Counselling, RCC, Counsellor
South Island Counselling
Counsellor, RCC
"
We specialize in assisting clients navigating challenges such as anxiety, depression or trauma. We will delve deeply into these issues, working collaboratively to craft a tailored plan aimed at reclaiming control over your life. The majority of our clients experience a gradual alleviation of symptoms within the first month, followed by sustained improvement in the long-term.
or call with questions - (672) 202-1356 x101
Photo of Richard Sayad - South Island Counselling, RCC, Counsellor
South Island Counselling
Counsellor, RCC

Endorsement

Jonathan Watters
Jonathan Watters
CounsellorMARCC
Richard is very personable and keen to support where you need it the most. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience with many therapy approaches and offers excellent supervision to counsellors.

Client Focus

Age

Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Intersex Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

I also speak

French
Thai

Religion

Christian

Age

Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Bisexual Allied
Gay Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Intersex Allied
Lesbian Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Single Mother
Transgender Allied

I also speak

French
Thai

Religion

Christian

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Christian Counselling
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma Focused
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (672) 202-1356 x101
Photo of Richard Sayad - South Island Counselling, RCC, Counsellor
South Island Counselling
Counsellor, RCC
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (672) 202-1356 x101
Photo of Richard Sayad - South Island Counselling, RCC, Counsellor
South Island Counselling
Counsellor, RCC

Groups

Location

Primary Location

South Island Counselling

3821 Cedar Hill Cross Road

Victoria, BC V8P

(672) 202-1356 x101

Nearby Areas

Postal Codes

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We offer both in-person and online sessions and are currently accepting new clients. We are located near Cedar Hill and Cedar Hill X ,
Take the first step to help. Call now - (672) 202-1356 x101
Photo of Richard Sayad - South Island Counselling, RCC, Counsellor
South Island Counselling
Counsellor, RCC
"
We offer both in-person and online sessions and are currently accepting new clients. We are located near Cedar Hill and Cedar Hill X ,
Take the first step to help. Call now - (672) 202-1356 x101
Photo of Richard Sayad - South Island Counselling, RCC, Counsellor
South Island Counselling
Counsellor, RCC