Counselling Services

We use evidence-based strategies for a wide variety of concerns, such as counselling for depression and anxiety, youth counselling and couples counselling.

Everyone is welcome; whoever you are, wherever you are in your personal journey. 

Counselling we offer

Counselling for men

We offer confidential counselling and facilitate a space for you to speak openly and freely about your concerns. Whether it is counselling for stress and anxiety at home or at work, we will meet you where you are to support your process.

Family counselling

Family counselling is a service that helps families to come together, understand each other better and work through relationship struggles with a registered clinical counsellor trained in family therapy. Families can learn communication tools and work to rebuild connections with loved ones.

(EMDR) for trauma

EMDR is a scientifically-proven trauma and PTSD therapy. It is a structured therapy that is focused on the reprocessing of trauma in a safe environment. EMDR is unlike other therapies and requires the client to commit to a certain number of sessions to see positive results.

LGBTQ2S+ counselling

We offer inclusive counselling services to all individuals. LVC’s registered therapists are trained in diversity awareness. Osha specializes in LGBTQ2S+ counselling and provides a safe space to work through your concerns.

Counselling for women

We provide a safe, welcoming space to support your emotional and psychological well-being. Counselling for depression and anxiety has never been more necessary in the lives of women. We provide therapy that addresses your needs, whether it be counselling for anxiety or therapy to address past or current traumas.

Relationship counselling

Relationships are hard work. Sometimes it gets overwhelming. We offer inclusive relationship counselling, including triadand non-monogamous relationships.with trained relationship therapists. We will work with you to address your struggles and undesirable patterns. We are trained in Gottman Couples Therapy and Emotionally Focused Therapy.

Grief and loss counselling

Grief is a part of life for which we can never truly prepare, and looks different for everyone. Our team of registered clinical counsellors provides grief therapy in order to help you understand your grief. Grief and loss counselling assists you in processing grief, working with you to find your new normal in the face of loss.

Sex therapy

Sex therapy focuses primarily on the medical, psychological, personal, and interpersonal factors that impact an individual or relationship’s sexual satisfaction. Osha specializes in sex therapy for individuals and relationships, focused on ethical non-monogamy and polyamory.

Low Cost Counselling

We provide low-cost counselling services through our team of Student Counsellors who are currently completing the clinical portion of their Master’s Degrees. The students at our clinic all display a high level of training and are supervised by an approved supervisor with the BCACC as well as our Clinical Director.

Counselling for youth

Adolescence is a time when you are working to build your self-concept. It’s also a time of transitions and stressors, related to the academic, social, and family areas. Self-esteem therapy means having an understanding, empathetic counsellor to address your concerns and always respect your privacy in our work together.

Counselling in Farsi

Dr. Mana and Parinaz, our Farsi-speaking clinical counsellors, offer counselling services in both English and Farsi for a variety of concerns. They each provide individual, couples, and family counselling.

Counselling and play therapy for children

Chelsea and Christina offer play therapy primarily to children. Play Therapy provides a unique way for children to develop safety within the session and work towards discussing their feelings. During the sessions, your trained therapist will observe the child’s behaviour, manner, and expressions to gain insight into their needs and problems.

Somatic experiencing for trauma

Osha offers Somatic therapy (SE) for trauma. SE is a body-oriented therapy developed by Dr. Peter Levine to help heal trauma and stress disorders. Osha will work with you to build safety, identify exercises to help relax your nervous system, and develop a stronger connection between your mind and body.

Lynn Valley Counselling Groups

Expressive arts 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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Olivia's_Therapy_Book_Club
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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Preparing for your session

In Person

Your first therapy session can be daunting. There are many ways you can make it a positive experience.

Firstly, be kind and give yourself credit; you´ve taken an essential first step. Set realistic goals; your counsellor will work with you to define achievable objectives.

Finally, set time aside before and after the session to prepare and reflect; this process is about you, so we recommend giving yourself the time and space you need to move forward.

Online

Now that you’ve taken the first step in booking your session, preparing to get the most out of it is essential.

Select a comfortable space from which to attend your virtual session, somewhere that provides the privacy you need.

Make notes of anything you want to discuss with your counsellor and any initial questions you may have. Finally, be prepared to set up follow-up appointments to continue on your healing journey.

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.

Email

info@lynnvalleycounselling.com

Call

1 (604) 924-6626 

Visit

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.