Addiction Therapists in Metchosin, BC.

Counselling for addiction and codependency in Metchosin, BC. Help for alcohol and substance abuse, pornography, sex and internet addiction, gambling, and compulsive spending.


Tamara Bainbridge, BA, MC, RCC
Addiction Counsellor

Tamara Bainbridge, BA, MC, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

In V8T 4N4 - Nearby to Metchosin.

Addiction and compulsive behaviors can make us feel powerless regardless of whether the problem is with drugs, alcohol, food, gambling, shopping or other problematic behaviors or substances. My approach to managing addiction and addictive compulsive behavior is to create a safe space to explore the problem, assess the impact in your life, provide information and create a plan appropriate to you and your individual needs.

Sharolyn Sloat, PhD,  CPBC  #1666
Addiction Counsellor

Sharolyn Sloat, PhD, CPBC #1666

Psychologist (Registered with CPBC)

In V9A 5S1 - Nearby to Metchosin.

Dr. Sloat treats addiction using non-12 Step methods (including CBT), and while she welcomes people struggling with any stage of addiction, she specializes in working with those who are post-rehabilitation. It is important to understand why one becomes addicted in the first place, and it's important to establish new and healthy patterns that edge out the addictive ones such that relapse is less likely. During treatment Dr. Sloat touches upon the actual addictions, but mostly she focuses on the underlying reasons and factors that perpetuate them. If left untreated, addiction becomes "hard-wired" in, and Dr. Sloat helps people "re-wire" their lives.

Kirsteen Moore, Psy. D., R.C.C.
Addiction Counsellor

Kirsteen Moore, Psy. D., R.C.C.

Psychotherapist

In V8M 1J8 - Nearby to Metchosin.

I am honoured that you are interested in my services and I would like to tell you a little bit about myself. I have been described as slightly non-conventional in the counselling world, which suits me perfectly, and also tends to suit youth who are trying to stand up to the force of the problems in their life. I am very comfortable working with this population, and I feel fortunate that I can connect with teens the way I do, conventionally or in a way that makes sense to them.

Janice Graham, Ph.D., RCC
Addiction Counsellor

Janice Graham, Ph.D., RCC

Psychotherapist and Registered Clinical Counsellor

In V9C 1E7 - Nearby to Metchosin.

There are many kinds of addictions including substance, sexual, internet, porn, shopping, shoplifting, some phobias and gambling. Specialized addictions counseling and medical intervention are advised where appropriate. Janice Graham will support you by helping you understand why you turn to addictive behaviours. You will identify the needs you are trying to meet and plan ways to resolve these needs and meet them in ways that do not destroy yourself and your relationships or involve you with the law. The place of 12 step programs and other support groups will be reviewed. My treatment approach is compassionate and accepting.

Alain Langlais, MH, RTC, CHHt
Addiction Counselor

Alain Langlais, MH, RTC, CHHt

Counsellor

Available for Online Therapy

“It was a long and heavy day and I just need to break the edge.” “I communicate better after few drinks” “I can’t fall asleep if I don’t have my…” When a substance becomes a “priority”, or becomes overused, it begins to creep into and destroy an individual’s health, family, relationship and even work. The question becomes "Do I have control over it or does it have control over me?". Often substances are used as coping mechanism without realizing that it often creates even more anxiety and depression, leaving a person feeling more stress and low down the road. Feeling anxious without a "quick fix" or a “temporary Band-Aid” is a strong indicator that a person is or has lost control with the desired substance. In counselling, we work to support...(view profile to read more)

Laurie Moniz, MA, RCC
Addiction Counsellor

Laurie Moniz, MA, RCC

Registered Clinical Counselling

In V8Z 3E9 - Nearby to Metchosin.

For some of us, looking back on our childhoods can be very difficult and painful. We know from research that many forms of addiction stem from challenging childhood experiences. Laurie works form the viewpoint that when we have experienced a difficult childhood, in order to survive we naturally create patterns of self protection, these self protection patterns often show up later in life as addictive behaviors such gambling, food, exercise, alcohol, drugs. Laurie will help you recognize how your early childhood events are continuing to impact and affect you today in your life. The benefits of working with Laurie include helping you to untangle from your past and move forward with your life. Laurie will work with you to uncover your inner strength,...(view profile to read more)

Nadine Weis, B.Ed, MA, RCC
Addiction Counsellor

Nadine Weis, B.Ed, MA, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

In V9C 2J3 - Nearby to Metchosin.

Living with an addiction can become second nature like breathing. It is not easy to disentangle from a destructive, ingrained habit that reduces your ability to engage in living life to the full. What will life look like without this addiction; what possibilities will open up for you? Together, we will envision what life could be like down to the last detail, and then take concrete, committed steps to move you in that direction. I will meet you where you are at every step of the way.

Guido Timmermans, MA (Couns. Psych.)  CCC
Addiction Counsellor

Guido Timmermans, MA (Couns. Psych.) CCC

Canadian Certified Counsellor

In V9B 6R5 - Nearby to Metchosin.

I am guided by your willingness to make a change, your believe in your ability to make that change, and the priority that making this change has in your life. An addiction has usually such a strong grip on a person, who is often also alone and has tried many times before; that extraordinary patience, perseverance, and continued refocusing is needed. At the same time, the many people that succeed every day after having tried many times, are proof that it can be done. My focus is to support your willingness, ability, and priority within a structured plan of carefully chosen activities that are realistic and meaningful.

George Bielay, MSc., RCC, MFT
Addiction Counsellor

George Bielay, MSc., RCC, MFT

Registered Clinical Counsellor, Marriage & Family Therapist

In V8S 4R7 - Nearby to Metchosin.

It takes courage the face the challenges of addiction, be it alcohol, drugs, gambling, sex, shopping etc. Taking the first step towards reclaiming your life is vital in the recovery process. If you have decided, for whatever reason, that you want to stop your addiction and addictive behaviours, there is help available. Image having more energy and a renewed vitality of life. Discover the steps to cope with the addiction, learning how to manage and live life more fully.

Geoff Williams, MA MSW RCSW RCC
Addiction Counsellor

Geoff Williams, MA MSW RCSW RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor & Registered Clinical Social Worker

In V8V 4M2 - Nearby to Metchosin.

I do not provide pure addictions counselling. I do provide counselling for other problems impacted by substance abuse or addictive behaviours. Whether the goal is cutting out the addictive behaviour or minimizing its impact, I work through motivational interviewing to help people access addiction treatment if needed. If treatment is not needed, I target the underlying problem such as anxiety, depression, or family conflict. So if you have a family member who requires assessment and direction, or you yourself need to know that you addiction is in good hands while you focus on another problem, I can help.

Misha Gitberg, MA, RCC
Addiction Counsellor

Misha Gitberg, MA, RCC

Registered Clinical Counselor

In V8N 1G2 - Nearby to Metchosin.

I am skilled at helping people overcome various addictive behaviors-from using drugs and alcohol, gambling, sexual and internet addictions, shopping and food addictions to name a few. I am approaching addictions from a holistic perspective, helping you increase your awareness of the addictive pattern, develop practical skills to work with it, help you establish new positive experiences dealing with your inner world as well as negotiating social environment. I will guide you towards healing that wants to happen in you-the hidden gift of addiction.

Michelle Gay, M.A., RCC, CCC
Addiction Counsellor

Michelle Gay, M.A., RCC, CCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor, Canadian Certified Counsellor, Teacher (BC and TESL Canada)

In V8V 3K8 - Nearby to Metchosin.

I have experience and training in substance and process (behavioural) addiction. I draw on EMDR to help reduce the urges that result from specific triggers related to the addition. I also use a the psychotherapy process to help clients work through the painful experiences that resulted in addictions, work at repairing relationships and moving forward.

Sarah G. Flynn, RCC, MA, MREM
Addiction Counsellor

Sarah G. Flynn, RCC, MA, MREM

Registered Clinical Counsellor

In V8T 2Y6 - Nearby to Metchosin.

Often underlying addictions is an inability to regulate emotions. A key to working with addictions is to give people the tools, techniques and resources to regulate emotions without the unwanted behavior or substance. Often an addict experiences a sense of shame at not being able to function without the addiction. These shameful feelings lead to a desire to engage in the addiction to escape them. Once the effects of the addictive behavior have worn off, however, the shame returns and the addict feels compelled to use again. Therapy can help break this cycle by giving the addict the ability to express feelings in healthier ways and in a safe and non-judgemental environment.



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Thank you for visiting our British Columbia page of therapists in Metchosin who specialize in addictions in all forms- internet addiction, pornography and sex addictions, gambling, alcohol and drug abuse, shopping, and food addictions.  An addiction can destroy lives and relationships. Often times there is a codependent person somewhere in the sphere of an addict. Professional therapy from an addiction specialist in Metchosin, BC is a vital part of recoverey and healing. We are ready to help, let's get started.

Metchosin is located in British Columbia, Canada. It has a land area of 71.13 square kilometers.  The population of Metchosin is 4,708 people with 1,818 households . The population ranking for Metchosin is #748 nationally and #104 for the province of British Columbia with a density of 66.20 people per sq km. Metchosin therapists serve postal code: V9C.