Trauma Counselling Vancouver
Have you ever experienced something that has affected you negatively? Do the memories of those experiences generate feelings of anxiety or panic? Do those feelings of anxiety get triggered in moments when you least expect them to?
It can be challenging to identify a life event as a 'trauma', In addition, it can be even more challenging to recall those events and talk through them as it may be a traumatizing experience all over again. If you are feeling alone, those memories are affecting you in negative ways such as impacting your day-to-day activities, we are here to support you.
Working through Trauma
Our counsellors are specialized in trauma counselling and are certified for approaches specific to help you process your trauma and empower you to have the tools and resources to help navigate those triggers. We help you regain control of your life instead of having the trauma controlling you.
We value trust and connecting in the therapeutic relationship between the client and counsellor. This is an essential component in trauma counselling as you need to feel space in order to allow the process of healing to start.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why would I want to a therapist?
People who are struggling may seek therapy to treat a problem and/or learn healthy ways to cope. A therapists role is to support you through life's hardships when it may seem unbearable. Therapy is also a place for strengthening communication skills and engaging in self exploration.
Do you direct bill to extended insurance plans?
We currently do not accept payment directly from the insurance company. If your plan does not cover RCC, CCC, but covers Registered Psychologist or Social Workers, you can make a request to your employer and insurance company that they adjust your plan.
Are sessions covered by my benefits?
Registered Clinical Counsellors (RCC) and Certified Canadian Counsellor (CCC) are typically covered by many extended health benefit plans, however, this depends on your company’s specific plan. We recommend speaking to your human resources department or consult your benefit booklet.
What are the benefits of virtual counselling?
Online counselling is easily accessible for all who want to use it. It overcomes barriers that may limit others from seeking therapy. Online therapy is also convenient. Both the client and the therapist have the convenience of corresponding at a wider ranges of times. With the added bonus of attending session in comfortable and familiar space.
Which type of counselling is best for me?
Your therapist will be able to determine if virtual counselling, otherwise known as Telehealth, will be the best format for you. Each individual has unique needs that our counsellors take into consideration when assessing whether means of service delivery is best for you.
all or email for a complementary consultation to find out which is appropriate for you.
How much counselling will I need?
Your counselling needs depends on your current overall health status and what you can afford. Typically, the average amount of sessions are between 10-14 sessions in total, although some individuals may need less and some may need more.