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Adventura Counselling Services

Registered Clinical Counsellors. Relationship Issues, Loneliness, Couples, Pre-Marital, Pre-Natal, Post-Natal, Co-Parenting, Personal Development, Parenting Challenges, Separation/Divorce, Transitions, General Support. Vancouver: (778) 888-3418 or (604) 600-7687

Jean Alder, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist – counselling men and women in depression, anxiety, couple issues and abuse issues. Vancouver: 875 – 8753

Jerry Arthur-Wong, Psy.D., R.C.C.

Registered clinical counsellor seeing individuals, couples and families, specializing in divorce and physical illness issues; groups for fathers with limited/no access to their child(ren); abused men; anger management. Vancouver 205-5089

Ursula Baumann RCC & Ron McConnell FCH, RCC

Family mediation, therapy and consultations: New Westminster 520-3122

Judy Beale, M.A. R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist – over 15 years counselling and therapy experience with adults, individuals and couples. Specializing in relationship trauma/loss for men and women. Vancouver: 224-6236

Paul D. Biscop, Ph.D.

Men’s group in art therapy workshops – abandonment/abuse – personal growth and transformation: New Westminster 517-0552

Giles Bixler

Registered Clinical Counsellor – 15 years counselling and psychotherapy for men. 20 years in a men’s group. Creativity, anger management and relationship issues: Vancouver 878 -6767

Barbara Bjorndahl

Counsellor/psychotherapist specializing in dysfunctional family and child abuse issues – Vancouver: 266-5449

Anne Bosch

Jungian Counselling – Individuation: dis-identifying with collective ideals. North Vancouver:988-8088

Joel Brass & Associates Ltd.

Specializing in relationship issues and healing the inner child; workshops and seminars: Vancouver 732-0392 Gibsons 886-3221

B.C. Men’s Resource Center

Privatly funded to promote the equality of men, women and children: Vancouver 878-9033

Sharon Burrows, M.A.

Jungian oriented psychotherapist with 15 years counselling women, couples, adolescents and parent-child: Vancouver 876-9105

Chalke & Company

Family mediation services by lawyer Doug Chalke and Angela Chalk. Since 1984 the Chalkes have mediated or co-mediated over 500 family law mediations; North Vancouver 980-4855

David C. Chan, Ph.D.

Registered psychologist doing individual and family counselling with respect to relationship, parenting, reconciliation, custody and divorce – Cantonese and Mandarin spoken. Vancouver and Surrey: 873-0999

Richard T. Clarke & Assoc. Inc

Richard and Carolyn Clarke provide counselling and guidance services aimed at reducing stresses that lead to self-destructive behavior: Vancouver 683-1804

Avraham Cohn

Registered clinical counsellor doing training and work with men: Vancouver 732-4204

Robert L. Colby, R. Psych.

Registered psychologist, custody and access assessments, loss of contact with children, access problems, relationship problems, sexual issues. Vancouver: 684-4494

Anne E. Davies, M.A.

Counselling and therapy for individuals, couples and families. Whiterock: 531 – 1026

Vincent D’Monte, Th.M.

Clinical member and supervisor, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy doing work with individuals and couples: Vancouver 734-5655

Stephen Douglas.

Gestalt and Jungian therapist working a lot with men. Vancouver: 731-7685

Cameron Egyeda, M.A., (Ps)

30 years professional experience in couple and family therapy, life cycle transition worries, relationship stresses, separation/divorce and child concerns – clinical member and supervicor BC Assoc. for Marriage and Family Therapy: Victoria 250 382 9896

Bob Finlay

Bob Finlay has a Master’s Degree in Psychology and is a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist, and a Registered Clinical Counsellor. He has over 40 years experience as a therapist. In addition to being a Family Law
mediator, Divorce Coach, Custody and Access Evaluator and Parenting Coordinator, Bob works as a reunification therapist with families where a child has become estranged from a parent due to alienation or other factors.

Natalie Forstbauer

Sea Quo Wellness Centre providing polarity, massage, Reiki, aromatherapy, cranial sacral therapy, anger/stress management and emotional release work to restore energy, wellbeing and strength: Vancouver 683-6558

Monique Giard, B.A., RPC

Therapist/hypnotist/counsellor specializing in abuse issues, depression, self-esteem issues, addictions and mid-life crises for individuals and couples. Vancouver: 736-2788

Mark Giesbrecht
M.A., C.C.C., R.C.C.

Working with individuals, couples and families who are experiencing crisis and change. 604-735-4664 counselling@ca.inter.net

Dianne Gilmour M.A., R.C.C.

Gilmour Group Counselling & Consulting. Specializing in Marriage, Couples and Relationship Counselling. Phone: 604-880-0941 info@gilmourcounselling.com

Gilsig Divorce & Family Law Mediation

Marla B. Gilsig, Barrister and Solicitor. An accredited family law mediator and a member of Mediate BC. info@gilsig.ca

Joel Grymaloski, M.A.

Family therapist – conflict, dispair and tension in relationships can signal personal growth needs – Vancouver:685-5621

Margaret A. Hanna

Registered clinical counsellor and registered art therapist for couples and individuals experiencing emotional conflict: Vancouver 605-7008

Sandra Hallows, RN, B.A. (Psych)

Counselling and hypnotherapy specializing in: Transitions, stress, anxiety, and holistic weight management. Change limiting beliefs and behavior patterns and resolve past conflicts. Approaches include hypnosis, NLP, Timeline, Gestalt Vancouver: 683-0767

David Hatfield – Leadership Consultant and Facilitator

David specializes in masculinity and male identity work. He is the program director for the Vancouver-based, on-going course for men, Manology, and Canadian coordinator for International Men’s Day.

Leon Hawrylenko, M. Ed.

Dealing with men’s issues in psychotherapy- anger management, emotional integration and expression, addictions, and couples counselling – Vancouver: 733-2291

Jennings and Jennings

Husband and wife team , counselling and workshops on conflict and relationships – Port Coquitlam: 945-7799


Professional Counsellors help individuals, couples, families or groups who find themselves stuck with problems that don’t seem to be resolved over time or with effort.

Georgialee Lang, B.A., J.D.

Family Law Arbitration, Appellate Advocacy, Litegation Strategy

Les Leader, Ph.D.

Registered psychologist – many years psychotherapy primarly with men: Vancouver 222 – 1116

David Liebe

Therapist helping men define and engage their life passion. Vancouver: 731-7685

Stephen Madigan, M.S.W.,PhD

Approved supervisor for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy specializing in family issues, mediation and divorce, using Narrative Therapy which acts to reauthor lives and relationships. Vancouver: 688-7865

Men’s Progressive

A healing group for men who wish to live more fully and improve their relationships with themselves and others: Vancouver 731- 7685

Lesly Merrill, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist – marital/couples and relationship counselling – work on stress, anger and depression : Vancouver 734-8172

North Shore Counselling Center

Counselling for individuals, couples, and families using Family Systems Theory: Offices in North Van, West Van, Burnaby, Langley and 3 in Vancouver : 926 – 5495

Northwest Institute for Relationship Therapy

Terry Brennen abd Patricia Kitchener, registered clinical counsellors,provide Imago Relationship Workshops and psychotherapy for couples and individuals : West Vancouver: 926-5905

David Pawlick, M.A., R.C.C.

Counselling in relationships, improved communication, stress management, mediation, and dreamwork. Mayne Island:681-6385

Diane Payette M.A.

Registered clinical counsellor offering effective short-term counselling & clinical hypnotherapy, psychotherapy, consultation and training: Vancouver 879-0330

Sheri Phillips MA, RCC

Sheri is a registered clinical counsellor in private practice. Her areas of experience and interest are working with individuals who have suffered trauma and/or loss. Sheri also has experience working with individuals who are suffering from depression, anxiety, and PTSD, which is often due to a trauma or loss of some kind.

Ruth Raziel, B.Sc., CCH

A spiritual approach to counselling and hypnotherapy for difficult life transitions and problems – certified hypnotherapist/counsellor – 15 years experieince: Vancouver 874-0451

Pega Ren, Ed.D.

Registered Clinical Counsellor, Board Cert. Sexologist Vancouver 604 – 269 – 2692

Bianca Rucker, R.N., B.Sc., M.A. Ph.D

Sex and relationship therapy for individuals and couples. Clinical hypnosis. Registered as a nurse and as a marriage and family therapist: Vancouver 731 – 4466

Judith Rosen, M.A., R.C.C.

Counselling in: low self-esteem; depressions; anxiety; relationship issues; sexual abuse; addictions; eating disorders; co-dependcency; empowerment: Vancouver and White Rock 538-9796

Tom Schroeder, M.Div., R.C.C.

Registered Clinical Counsellor – relationship issues, separation/divorce; anxiety and depression; domestic violence; sexual issues Vancouver: 730-6006

Jim Sellner, Ph.D., Dip.C.

20 years counselling couples, men and women; workshops; anger management; author: Vancouver 224-0715

Ellen Shapiro, M.A., R..C.C.

Registered clinical counsellor – individuals, couples & families – divorce /separation – post-divorce-parenting and blended families: Vancouver 290 – 9535

Ruth Shell

Registered Clinical Counsellor – Couple and family counselling; personal stress; addictions; building self-esteem; life style changes. Vancouver: 604-681-7175

John L. Solano

Quest Empowerment Services -Provides empowerment counselling and groups for men, women, couples and businesses. lectures, seminars, supervised access and exchanges, chemical dependency evaluations, anger management counselling: Vancouver 801- 2678

James C. Stabler, M.S.W.

Family counselling, couples and individuals; clinical counselling; family law mediation. Burnaby: 432-9121

Robert E. Toews

Divorce Mediation: Making the best of a bad situation. Vancouver: 664 – 7714

Gayle M.Way Ph. D., R. Psych.

Dr. Gayle Way is a registered psychologist and feminist therapist with over 20 years clinical experience in providing consultation, psychotherapy and counselling to men, women and couples. Vancouver 604 731 – 3517

Westpoint Counsellling Center

Claire Maisonneuve, clinical counselling with Master’s degree in counselling psychology, and James Kok M.P.S. with 20 years psychology and spirituality: relationship and marriage conflict: Vancouver 732-0392

Cathy Wilder, M.Ed., O.D., Dip.C.

Coaching and counselling personal development through changes and transition in life emphasizing an integrated approach to body-mind and soul satisfaction. 15 years as consultant, educator and counsellor on leadership and well-being. Vancouver: 738-9133

Claire Winstone, M.A., R.C.C.

Group psychotherapy: powerful, supportive, individualized experiential healing from dysfunctional parenting, abuse, neglect, birth or other traumas to the inner child. Individual pre-group and EMDR (trauma desensitization) sessions: Vancouver 874-9070

Eileen R. Wooding, M.Sc.

Registered clinical counsellor and trained mediator. 17 years experience in individual, marital and family counselling. North Vancouver: 986-9450

Roleen Youssef, M.A., R.C.C.

Stress counselling for individuals, couples, families – Vancouver: 872-5858