Bonnie Hall, M. Couns., RCC

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Education and Experience

Bonnie Hall has a Master’s of Counselling degree and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with   a private practice in Richmond, BC.  She offers counselling services for people who are feeling frustrated in their relationships with others, or who are unhappy with themselves.  Her counselling focus is on working with couples at all stages of their relationship, and with parents and families facing difficulties, particularly in times of transition.  She also welcomes individuals who are seeking therapy for a broad range of issues, including anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, self-esteem, and personal growth. 

Bonnie has been active in the helping professions for over 25 years.  Before entering the counselling field, Bonnie earned a Bachelor of Science degree and diplomas in education and   music.  She spent many years as a high school teacher in greater Vancouver and in Japan, and worked with adults and children of all ages as a private voice and piano teacher.  She has worked as a counsellor in not-for-profit agencies as well as in private practice, addressing a wide variety of client concerns in these contexts. 

Bonnie has been married for 30 years and has raised three children.  She is intimately acquainted with the challenges of maintaining balance and meeting one’s needs in a busy family life, of navigating the dance between autonomy and connectedness in an intimate relationship, and of adjusting to the numerous transitions and difficulties we all encounter in life.  Her experience and training have imbued her with a passion for helping people achieve a sense of harmony in their relationships with a significant other, with family members, and with themselves.  

Approach

Recognizing that there is a strong correlation between one’s relationship with the self and with others, Bonnie offers insights and practical strategies drawn from a variety of therapeutic modalities to help clients learn how to be true to their authentic selves while maintaining emotionally satisfying connections to others.  Bonnie offers clients a warm, supportive, and respectful climate in which clients feel genuinely and deeply heard without judgement.  She actively engages in the counselling process through sharing her insights and knowledge with clients, tailoring interventions to each client’s unique needs.   

Individuals working with Bonnie can:

·         Gain a better understanding of themselves and their reactions to stressful situations

·         Learn to deal with challenging emotions

·         Start to move beyond difficult losses

·         Move toward a healthier self-esteem

·         Regain lost energy, clarity of thought, and creativity

·         Gain a sense of hope for the future

Couples and families working with Bonnie can:

·         Learn to communicate more effectively even when discussing difficult topics

·         Build a sense of trust

·         Deepen intimacy

·         Establish a sense of connection and understanding

·         De-escalate conflict

·         Gain confidence in parenting

·         Learn to deal constructively with children’s problematic behaviour

·         Acquire insight into their family’s patterns of functioning

·         Establish a more harmonious atmosphere in their nuclear and extended family relationships

Bonnie considers it her passion and privilege to accompany others on their quest for greater life and relationship satisfaction.  Please contact her today to schedule an appointment.


Bonnie Hall Reaches

Richmond BC