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Therapy

Counselling

Clinical counseling is a specialized form of therapy aimed at helping individuals overcome personal, emotional, or psychological challenges. It involves a trained professional, who provides support and guidance to clients in a confidential and nonjudgmental setting. Clinical counseling provides a supportive and empowering space for individuals to work through their challenges, gain personal growth, and improve their overall quality of life. It emphasizes collaboration between the counselor and client to promote self-discovery, resilience, and emotional healing.

What Can a Clinical Counsellor Help You With?

When you are feeling overwhelmed or unable to cope with life, counselling can help you create a deeper understanding of your struggles to cope. Common life challenges that counsellors help treat include:

  • abuse

  • addiction

  • trauma

  • PTSD

During counseling sessions, clients have the opportunity to explore their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in a safe environment. Counselors offer empathy, validation, and constructive feedback to help clients gain insight into their problems, develop coping skills, and make positive changes in their lives.

  • burnout

  • divorce

  • grief / loss

  • pre-birth & birth trauma

  • post-partum challenges

  • parenting challenges

  • challenges with blended families

Kristin Brattebo, MA, RCC

Clinical Counsellor

Kristin has a Master Of Arts in Counselling Psychology and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BCACC. She is trained in EMDR, with advanced training in pre-birth and birth trauma. She also has over fifteen years of experience working with families and individuals experiencing mental health, abuse, addiction, trauma, PTSD, parenting challenges, divorce, challenges within blended families, postpartum challenges and grief/loss.

She is also passionate about supporting individuals experiencing vicarious trauma, burnout and compassion fatigue within the workplace. Kristin has also done extensive work with families and is currently doing sessions with couples, families, parents and youth, as well as individuals seeking one to one support. As a queer therapist, Kristin also works within the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, specifically working with couples, caregivers, non-binary, transgender and gender queer children and youth. Kristin is a compassionate and empathic therapist, who uses a warm approach to build connection with her clients. Kristin values supporting clients to explore their beliefs and values so they can align with their life’s purpose and passions. Kristin also uses evidence based trauma therapy to support clients in moving through their trauma in a safe environment. Kristin works from an intersectional framework, acknowledging that inter generational trauma, race, gender, sexual orientation and identity can all impact access to equal rights and treatment, life experiences and one’s ability to feel safe in home and/ or community. Kristin is committed to advocating for social justice causes, dismantling systems of oppression and creating inclusive and safe spaces for all. Kristin uses an integrated approach of various modalities, including EMDR, Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, strength based practice and Cognitive/ Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. Kristin is currently doing both in person sessions and phone sessions. She can booked by contacting 250-608-0158 or email kristinfbrattebo@gmail.com.

To book with Kristin you can contact her by:

   - phone: 250-608-0158

   - email:  kristinfbrattebo@gmail.com

   - web:     www.kristinbrattebocounselling.com

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Melanie Maure, MA, RCC

Clinical Counsellor

Mel is a Registered Clinical Counsellor, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner and Holistic Life Coach with a master’s in counselling psychology. She is also a Gateless Writing Coach who encourages the use of the written word to heal and grow.

Mel is passionate about helping adults move through any difficulties that may be creating a sense of stuckness in the mental, spiritual, emotional and physical bodies. She offers 20 years of education and expertise in the fields of injury and trauma recovery and stress reduction. Melanie's greatest sense of service comes from encouraging and advocating for the wellness and dreams of those around her. What she loves most is to witness her clients access the energy, vitality, creativity, and freedom that flows to all of us so we might step into the present and unfold a future of well-being.

To book with Melanie please use her website:

   - www.melaniemaure.org

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Erin Rodier, MA, RCC

Clinical Counsellor

Erin is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with over 10 years of experience who enjoys working with all ages.

She is trained in a variety of therapeutic techniques such as CBT, Sensory integration, Mindfulness & Vagus Nerve Regulation, Nature Therapy, Synergetic Play Therapy, Social Emotional Skill Training and Expressive therapies.

Erin has extensive experience working with individuals who experience neurodivergence such as ADHD, ASD and Developmental Disabilities. Her approach involves sensory integration & strength based practices that target anxiety reduction, social communication & overall wellness through an affirming lens. As a queer therapist, Erin works within the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, by supporting queer identifying, transgender identifying and gender questioning individuals, children/youth, couples, and families, by providing therapy & psychoeducation. Erin also provides many parent, community & group psychoeducational webinars throughout the year.

To book with Erin please reach out to her directly at:

   - erin@grassrootscounselling.ca

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Appointment Options

Individual Session

50 minute one-on-one treatment session.

$150 plus GST

Families & Couples

50 minute treatment session with more than one patient.

$175 plus GST

EMDR

100 minutes counselling

plus EMDR therapy

$300 plus GST

*Prices are approximate and may vary slightly from counsellor to counsellor.

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