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Ocean and rocks helping wellness

The path to improving wellness is challenging.

We can help make it achievable.

PHILOSOPHY

Sage Coastal Counselling

At Sage Coastal Counselling, we believe in a holistic model of wellness; we know that therapy and wellness are not a one size fits all. Our specialized therapists are passionate about tailoring services to meet your unique and individual goals to ensure you receive high quality counselling and lasting results. 

 

 Here we work through strength-based, trauma and culturally informed lens, offering a collaborative approach to treatment. We provide a safe space for you to land, ensuring we move at a pace that is comfortable for you, while challenging you and promoting positive growth. We are here to help you achieve your wellness goals and heal what is holding you back. 

Sage Coastal Counselling currently provides virtual and phone counselling services to anyone in British Columbia, and in person services to those in Nanaimo. We offer daytime, evening, and weekend sessions and groups to fit your busy life.

DO YOU IMAGINE WHAT YOUR LIFE MIGHT LOOK LIKE IF YOU WERE CLOSER TO YOUR GOALS? 

THERAPY CAN HELP MAKE THAT A REALITY.

 

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POSSIBLE BENEFITS TO THERAPY

  • Improved emotion regulation

  • Improved relationships & boundaries

  • Increased self-esteem, self-love & self-care

  • Decreased stress & increased ability to cope

  • Personal growth

  • Reduction of trauma symptoms 

  • Increased mental clarity & reduced "brain fog"

  • Awareness & Understanding of thoughts and behaviours

  • Awareness & understanding of how your past influences your present

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AREAS WE SPECIALIZE IN

  • Trauma - Dissociation, PTSD, CPTSD, Attachment trauma, MVA Trauma, Birth Trauma

  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

  • Emotion Regulation Difficulties

  • Anxiety

  • Depression & Low Mood

  • Stress & Life Transitions

  • Relationship Difficulties

  • Self-Esteem 

  • Coping Skills

  • Perfectionism & Performance Difficulties

  • First Responder Spouse Life 

  • Addictions/Substance Use

  • Parenting

  • Perinatal Mental Health

  • ADHD

  • Complex Grief

  • Life Transitions

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THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES WE UTILIZE

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) & Cognitive behavioural therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (CBT-PTSD)

  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)

  • The Gottman Method 

  • Internal Family Systems (Parts & Inner Child Work)

  • Attachment Therapy

  • Mindfulness- Based Approaches

  • Somatic & Body Based Approaches

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SERVICES WE OFFER

  • Individual Counselling

  • ICBC Counselling

  • FNHA Counselling

  • Relationship & Couples Counselling

  • Virtual Counselling

  • In Person Counselling

  • Walk and Talk Sessions

  • Therapy Groups

  • Psychoeducation Groups

  • Daytime, Evening & Weekend Availability

  • Registered Clinical Counsellors & Registered Social Workers 

We know starting therapy and finding the right counsellor can be difficult.

With the therapeutic relationship being the most important indicator of effective therapy, we place high importance on finding the right fit. 

Contact us or book a free consultation to find out how we can contribute to your wellness journey.
Or, if you're ready, click below to book a session.
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