Lynn Valley Counselling offers individual and couple counselling in an empowering and safe environment.

Make yourself a priority. Whether you are seeking solutions, experiencing a life transition or you simply want to grow, Lynn Valley Counselling welcomes you to our safe space, judgment-free.

About us

Welcome to Lynn Valley Counselling, Lynn Valley’s only integrated counselling clinic. Our North Vancouver counselling clinic provides counselling for children, teens, adults, couples, families, and groups as well as a range of therapies. We create a safe environment where clients can feel seen and heard without judgment. Working collaboratively with our clients, we empower them to reach personal goals and equip them with the tools they need to reach them.

Our committed team of registered clinical counsellors and Canadian certified counsellors are dedicated to your wellbeing. We can support you on your personal journey of healing and growth.

There is a conversation happening inside you, pay deep attention to what your inner world is saying.

Rupi Kaur

Our Clinicians

Meet our compassionate, professional counsellors, all registered and certified to practice in BC. Our counsellors will always meet you where you are.  Our clinicians all have areas of specialization, and we can accommodate your needs, whether you seek counselling for an individual, couple or group.

Eric Hadley

Student Counsellor, he/his

Eric embarks on his counselling career with prior clinical experience as an accredited music therapist, having worked with individuals of all ages on subjects including grief, anxiety, depression, and life transitions.

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Lucia Arreaga

Student Counsellor, she/her

Lucia offers a supportive, non-judgmental, and collaborative therapeutic environment where clients can bravely explore their experiences, relationships, and aspects of themselves that may be causing difficulties.

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Olivia Blander

Experienced Counsellor, she/her
CCC # 10008206

Olivia works with teens and adults dealing with depression, anxiety, and the lasting effects of trauma. She provides a uniquely helpful perspective for clients struggling with shame, self-doubt, performance-related issues, and interpersonal struggles.

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Maddy Battisti

Junior Counsellor, she/her
RCC #20394

Maddy works primarily with teens and adults and has experience supporting individuals through depression, anxiety, relationship issues, sexual trauma, self-esteem and body image issues.

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Donna Hutchinson

Senior Counsellor, she/her/hers
RCC # 18691

Donna applies her vast knowledge, experience, and expertise from 30+ years in health, fitness, and psychology to support her clients with various concerns, including life transitions, anxiety, panic attacks, phobias, and depression.

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Low-Cost Counselling Services

by Student Counsellors

Our low-cost counselling initiative is designed to support individuals facing financial challenges.
Our team of dedicated Student Counsellors provides affordable counselling services as part of their clinical training for their Master’s Degrees.

Lynn Valley Counselling Groups

Expressive Arts Therapy Group
Expressive Arts Group
Facilitator: Osha Hagon, RCC

Join us for Osha’s Expressive Arts Group! Over the course of 4 monthly sessions, Osha will guide you through a group therapy format while utilising art to explore themes of stuckness, safety, values, meaning-making, and acceptance in our lives.

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Farsi-Speaking Therapy Group
Relationship Harmony Group – Farsi-Speaking
Facilitator: Parinaz Falsafi, RCC

If you are looking for emotional support and want to connect with other Iranian people for encouragement, care, and connection, join our weekly support group for Iranian community members.

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Olivia’s Therapy Book Club
Facilitator: Olivia Blander, RCC

Join us for Olivia’s Therapy Book Club! Over the course of 6 weeks, Olivia will lead you through a safe group dynamic, exploring topics and themes surrounding Sharon Salzberg’s “Real Life : The Journey from Isolation to Openness and Freedom.”

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Free Trauma-Informed Yoga Group
Facilitator: Osha Hagon, RCC

Join us for a 60-minute free trauma-informed yoga class for members of the community. All abilities welcome! No previous yoga experience is necessary. Groups will occur on the last Saturday of every month.

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Bruce Avery
Bruce Avery
Emma is an exceptional therapist that’s compassionate, warm, and empathetic. Her team is fortunate to have her as their leader and her clients are in great hands. I would recommend her to anyone seeking support.
Kaitlyn Domingues
Kaitlyn Domingues
I really admire and appreciate the welcoming and kind atmosphere Emma continually curates at Lynn Valley Counselling, for both her team of counsellors and all the clients that work with LVC. Emma is innately thoughtful, compassionate, and kind; traits that undeniably translate over to her practice and operate at the forefront of LVC. Highly recommend!
Aaliya H
Aaliya H
Emma is a thoughtful, skilled, experienced and compassionate therapist. She values her work and her clients tremendously, and it shows.
Mia D.
Mia D.
Emma is a natural therapist; her innate ability to provide empathy, compassion, and safety to her clients and associates is exemplary. Emma is dedicated to helping individuals and couples reach their therapeutic goals and improve their overall wellbeing. If you’re looking for a skilled therapist to support you on your healing journey, I encourage you to book with Emma.
Deema Abu
Deema Abu
Emma is an empathic and compassionate Clinical Director and counsellor. Her warm and inviting presence makes her easy to trust and open up to. She has extensive knowledge of mental health and is passionate about her job and supporting her clients through both her and her team's work.

Get in touch

Looking for some support and guidance? Lynn Valley Counselling – we provide individual, couples, family, and group counselling for children, teens, and adults. Our registered therapists are trained in diversity awareness and committed to combating barriers to mental health. We’re here for you. Let’s talk.

Reach out today for a free, confidential consultation.



1 (604) 924-6626 


Lynn Valley Centre (#44-1199) Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver BC, V7J 3H2.

Clinic hours: 8:30 AM – 9:00 Monday-Friday. By appointment only.

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    We respectfully acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.