Depression Counselling in Vancouver, BC.

Leading therapy for major depression, bipolar, postpartum depression, SAD and mood disorders in Vancouver, British Columbia.


Christie Dakin, BCS, RTC, MTC
Depression Counsellor

Christie Dakin, BCS, RTC, MTC

Master Therapeutic Counsellor

#2 - 42 West 13th Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Y 1V6 | 604 720 7093

Depression can feel debilitating and leave people feeling isolated and unsure of how to get out of that "grey" zone. I describe it that way because when depressed, everything feels grey and nothing seems to matter. I think it is very important to uncover the underlying causes of a client's depression. This typically involves an increased awareness of how they are seeing themselves, and changing these negative thought patterns. In a way, depression can result in self loathing and recrimination. I help my clients make significant shifts in how they see themselves and others.

Ian Bond, MA, BA, RCC
Depression Counsellor

Ian Bond, MA, BA, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor (#2648)

Suite 205 - 2628 Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 4B4 | 604-809-1018

Ian provides professional, effective, and compassionate therapy for depression. He helps client's achieve their goals such as the following: To alleviate their depressed mood and return to a previous, or new, level of effective functioning. Recognize, accept, and cope with their feelings of depression. Develop healthier cognitive patterns, beliefs, expectations, etc. about self, others, and the world, that can alleviate depressive symptoms. Develop healthier interpersonal relationships, which can lead to alleviating and preventing depressive symptoms. Resolve past hurts and traumas. Ian provides a 30 minute consultation to briefly discuss your specific situation and how he can help.

Sookyung Ahn, RCC, CCC, RTC
Depression Counsellor

Sookyung Ahn, RCC, CCC, RTC

Registered Clinical Counsellor and Art Therapist

470 Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 1V4 | 604-352-7024

Depression is not simple sadness. Most people get upset when life doesn’t go their way. But someone with depression can feel so bad they struggle to do everyday activities. Depression is not a sign of weakness. Although depression can sap one’s energy or motivation, having the condition does not meant one is lazy. Depression is a very treatable condition and support is available. Remember, you don’t need to be in a crisis to get help.

Patrick Myers, Ph.D.
Depression Counsellor

Patrick Myers, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist 1850

1061 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5T4 | 604-468-7300

Do you feel like you're in a fog and can't see the light? Do you feel like no one cares? Do you feel like you've lost that oomph for life? Do you experience aches and pains, and a loss of energy? According to the World Health Organization, depression has become the 2nd leading contributor to the global burden of disease. But, there is hope! Allow me to help you regain your sense of balance and passion in life again. Call 604-468-7300 now.

Alison Huggins, MA, RCC.
Depression Counselor

Alison Huggins, MA, RCC.

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Available for Online Therapy

Most of us have been affected by depression at some point in our lives, or have loved someone who has. It often takes time and hard work to uncover the underlying reasons why we are experiencing symptoms of depression. One session at a time, together we embark on an unravelling process, in which clients explore their inner worlds. There's no better feeling as a therapist than witnessing a client arrive at a place of clarity and empowerment, and take back control of their life.

Tamara Knott, BA, BComm, MA, RCC
Depression Counsellor

Tamara Knott, BA, BComm, MA, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

200-1892 W. Broadway Ave, Vancouver, Kitsilano, British Columbia V6J 1Y9 | (778)888-3418

Depression drains your energy, hope, and drive, making it difficult to do what you need to feel better. But while overcoming depression isn’t quick or easy, it’s far from impossible. You can’t beat it through sheer willpower, but you do have some control—even if your depression is severe and stubbornly persistent. Recovering from depression requires action. But taking action when you’re depressed is hard. In fact, just thinking about the things you should do to feel better, like going for a walk or spending time with friends, can be exhausting. Getting the support you need plays a big role in lifting the fog of depression and keeping it away.

Andrew Herfst, RCC, CCC
Depression Counsellor

Andrew Herfst, RCC, CCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

938 Howe Street, Suite 908, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 1N9 | 604-362-0770

Depression can negatively affect our relationships, ability to concentrate, feelings of self-worth, and life enjoyment. Even getting out of bed in the morning can be tough. We know that counselling can help by interrupting patterns of thought and behaviour that feed the depression. I work with you by sharing skills designed to positively change the way you think about things and the way you interact with others and the world around you. You may feel helpless or hopeless, but know that you are not alone.

Helen Francis, BscN MSW RCSW
Depression Counsellor

Helen Francis, BscN MSW RCSW

Registered Clinical Social Worker

Suite 205-2902 West Broadway, Vancouver , British Columbia V6K 2G8 | 778-996-6985

I will listen to the stories of your experience with depression. Together we will find ways of coping with depression, while working on acceptance of living skillfully with depression. I will teach you how to be more compassionate with yourself, using techniques from Mindful Self-Compassion. I will help you build capacity to cope with depression and capitalize on your strengths.

Erica Collyer Beauchamp, MEd RCC
Depression Counsellor

Erica Collyer Beauchamp, MEd RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

970 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2R4 | 604-218-1393

Feeling depressed is a horrible way to live your life. I work with clients to help them overcome their depression for good. We spend time on creating awareness and insight while developing healthy coping strategies, repairing/strengthening relationships, addressing ineffective habits, and altering thinking, feeling, and behavioural patterns. Whether it be situational depression or an ongoing pattern of depression, we can find ways to improve your mood and thus your quality of life.

Camillia Manchur, MCP-AT, CCC
Depression Counsellor

Camillia Manchur, MCP-AT, CCC

Art Therapist and Canadian Certified Counsellor

2524 Cypress Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 2E6 | 604-355-2632

Are you feeling sad and down all the time? Do you feel like life is meaningless and has lost its color? Art therapy is a very useful way of starting to understand your depression by starting to engage with yourself and understand your self. What is it that you need to be OK? Who are you when you aren't sad? How do you know that you are depressed? Dream exploration is also an excellent way of getting to know our psyche and starting to become curious about what it needs. Dreams allow us to understand what it is that we are neglecting. Whether you are experiencing chronic depression or acute depression, I would be happy to help facilitate your healing journey

Joseph Eliezer, RP, RPC MPCC-S,
Depression Counsellor

Joseph Eliezer, RP, RPC MPCC-S,

Registered Psychotherapist, Master Practitioner of Clinical Counseling, Supervisor

#28 -1089 West Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1E5 | (604) 739-3010

You feel hopeless. Your thoughts and behaviors spiral. You can’t sleep, and you don’t eat well. Connecting with others is impossible. Many days you don’t want to get out of bed. You see no way out. You think this will never change. Fortunately, whether you’ve been living with depression for weeks or longer, you can live better. Overcoming depression requires patience and sensitivity. Together, we will take a very gentle approach to working through & resolving the reasons behind your depression. Successful therapy results in: increased energy, restoration of hope, deeper connection to self/others, greater tolerance for unpleasantness and enhanced self-esteem.

Art For Change, MA, BA, BCATR, RCC
Depression Counsellor

Art For Change, MA, BA, BCATR, RCC

Counsellor and Art Therapist

#2- 2414 Main Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 3E3 | 1-778-785-1485

Depression can be devastating. What is the worst part of what you're going through? How long has this been going on? When/Where did it start? What does you mind and heart tell you? We use various counselling approaches including Existential Therapy to support you in your struggle with depression. We meet you where you are at, and support you to process, heal and grow.

Patti Langlais, M.A, MPCC, CCHt
Depression Counselor

Patti Langlais, M.A, MPCC, CCHt

Registered Counsellor, Master Practitioner Clinical Counsellor

Available for Online Therapy

Depression can be experienced in a multitude of ways and often differently by each person. Depression can leave an individual feeling overwhelmed, a loss interested in activities that they used to enjoy, feel a lack of energy, have difficulty sleeping, experienced pronounced weight changes, and even serious illness. You do not have to suffer or feel alone. We will work with you to uncover the elements to your depression and help you to regain enjoyment and satisfaction in your life.

Jennifer Scott, RCC, RSW
Depression Counsellor

Jennifer Scott, RCC, RSW

Registered Clinical Counsellor, Registered Social Worker

206/217 - 1118 Homer St., Vancouver (Yaletown), British Columbia V6B 6L5 | 604-763-5340

Depression is not only a mental problem, it is also a physical one - often leaving you with fatigue and lack of motivation to do anything. The first step to healing depression is building inner and outer resources for immediate symptom relief. This includes self- care, especially physical exercise along with mindful awareness of your internal experience . The next step is challenging those distorted beliefs and perceptions of yourself and the world. You can get better soon.

Mary Wilkerson, BEd, MCP, RCC
Depression Counsellor

Mary Wilkerson, BEd, MCP, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Commercial Drive, Vancouver , British Columbia V5L 3X9 | 778 323-9667

Having difficulty coping with life? Feeling unfulfilled? Feeling overwhelmed? Don't know who you are? In a life or work transition? Suffering from seasonal affective disorder? I will create a warm, safe environment and help you discover what changes you can make to feel better, happier and more satisfied. Change feelings, thoughts and behaviours to help you break the cycle. I can help you process your thoughts and feelings and gain insight into yourself. Together we will work with the tools your need to create a new beginning helping you find new meaning in life and setting up goals for the future.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Depression Counsellor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 1H2 | 1-877-606-6161

Grey Matters International, Inc. and the work of Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D. handles depression and other emotional disorders in a very unique way. Most of therapy or counseling processes utilize validation, unconditional positive regard, and reframing as common techniques to get someone to heal from their depression. Though this can be helpful, it rarely fixes the core problem behind it and for tough cases we then refer them usually to a psychiatrist for medication which can have tons of side effects. Instead, why not try a natural and arguably more effective way to not just change your mind, but change the brain--where the depression is rooted. Contact us at kevin@kevinflemingphd.com.

Janine Ray, MA, BA, BCATR, RCC
Depression Counsellor

Janine Ray, MA, BA, BCATR, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

#2- 2414 Main Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V5T 3E3 | 1-778-785-1485

Depression can be devastating. What is the worst part of what you're going through? How long has this been going on? When/Where did it start? What does you mind and heart tell you? We use various counselling approaches including Existential Therapy to support you in your struggle with depression. We meet you where you are at, and support you to process, heal and grow.

Elana Sures, MEd, RCC
Depression Counsellor

Elana Sures, MEd, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

#501 - 1587 West 8th Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1T5 | 604.603.8941

If depression could speak, it would say "why bother?" Depression leaves us feeling unmotivated, hopeless, and negative about ourselves and our potential. In counselling, I provide a compassion-focused approach to treating depression that will help you to increase your sense self-worth and build motivation to mobilize yourself. I believe that when treating depression, it is essential to explore emotions such as anger, guilt and shame that often perpetuate a defeated and empty state. Doing so can feel uncomfortable, but is ultimately liberating. Many of my depressed - even suicidal - clients report that therapy has helped improve their mood and take meaningful action in their lives.

Devorah Peterson, M.Ed., RCC
Depression Counsellor

Devorah Peterson, M.Ed., RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1Y9 | 604-807-3900

No two people experience depression in exactly the same way and so dealing with it also needs an individual approach. Rather than viewing depression as something wrong with the person experiencing it, the client and I listen to what it might have to say to them. Though understandably, nobody likes depression, and it can be managed with tools such as Cognitive Behavioural therapy and mindfulness, etc., it can also be engaged through other approaches that allow its importance and meaning (and what it is calling for) is revealed. This can bring greater richness, wisdom, and appreciation for life.

Bronwyn Sullivan, MOC, RCC
Depression Counsellor

Bronwyn Sullivan, MOC, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

3195 Granvilles Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3K2 | 604-762-2152

Do you find yourself waking up in the morning unmotivated, low energy and just blah? Is it hard to remember feeling happy and excited? Depression may creep up on you or it may be feel like you are at the bottom of dark hole that you can't find your way out of. Together we will work to discover the source of your sadness and re-build your life. There is hope and things can feel better.

Suzanne St. John Smith, M.A. (Comms); M.A. (Psych.)
Depression Counsellor

Suzanne St. John Smith, M.A. (Comms); M.A. (Psych.)

Registered and Certified Canadian Counsellor

#200-1497 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, British Columbia V7T 1B8 | 604-922-0808

Depression feels like a 1,000 lb. weight. It's so heavy and foreboding that it makes it hard to face a day. Everything in you wants to surrender to it and just crawl back under the covers. Or, it manifests itself in different ways: you feel irritated much of the time, short-tempered, exhausted, restless, and you don't enjoy life the way you did before. Let me help you discover the reasons why you feel this way, and even if you know why, perhaps you need some guidance in terms of helping you get 'unstuck'. Just give me a call and we can begin...

Aleksandra Dobric Stanosevic, MA, BSW, RSW
Depression Counsellor

Aleksandra Dobric Stanosevic, MA, BSW, RSW

Registered Transactional Analysis Practitioner

3735 Cardiff Street, Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 2H1 | +16045665558

Modern populations are increasingly overfed, malnourished, sedentary, sunlight-deficient, sleep-deprived, and socially-isolated. Research is showing that depressed people who put time and energy into activities that will help them recover have a higher recovery rate. Things that can help improve mood and feelings are: physical exercise, diet, managing our thoughts and feelings, self-care, social contact, improving our body 'clock' and mindfulness. None of them work like a magic cure, but when used regularly and in combination, they will help you feel much better. Everyone's mood fluctuates, so even if you put these things into practice, you will still have bad days. Be patient, it takes time

Tiffani Van Buckley, MA, RCC
Depression Counsellor

Tiffani Van Buckley, MA, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

3223 Main Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 3M6 | 778-995-0242

Tiffani views feelings of depression as a symptom of "unfinished business" of the past that impedes the present experience and future possibilities. Feelings of depression (sadness, lack of motivation, fatigue, irritability, poor concentration, thoughts of self-harm) are a message that something is not right and needs to be addressed. Tiffani offers a safe, non-judgemental and confidential space to speak openly about troubling thoughts, explore self-defeating patterns and problem solve to experience life as joyful, peaceful and satisfying.

Lynne Jones, MA, RCC
Depression Counsellor

Lynne Jones, MA, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

#205, 2902 West Broadway, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 2J8 | 604-375-2446

Depression is now the number one cause of suffering in the world today (World Health Organization Statistics). Each person's story is different and there is no "one size fits all" when it comes to treating depression, depending upon the severity of symptoms. I assess and offer practical tools as well as create a safe and secure place and environment for people to come and talk to me about things that they may not tell anyone else because of the shame and stigma of depression. I am trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy as well as a number of other therapeutic techniques which have been proven to help with depression.

CaraLynne McLean, M.C.P., R.C.C., B.C.A.C.C.
Depression Counsellor

CaraLynne McLean, M.C.P., R.C.C., B.C.A.C.C.

Registered Clinical Counsellor

706 Queensbury Avenue, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7L 3V8 | 604-728-7193

The debilitating effects of depression can take a toll on personal or professional relationships, activities and responsibilities that you were once able to accomplish. If your low mood is a pervasively negative factor in your life then finding relief from the symptoms may feel difficult. Here are a few examples of how depression may be manifesting itself in your life. 1)You have lost interest in things you once found pleasurable, 2)You notice increased irritability, sadness, hopelessness or restlessness, 3)You have trouble sleeping and/or find it difficult to wake. Together we will wade through the fog and look for ways to cope and move forward.



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