Aleksandra Dobric Stanosevic, M.A.

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  • Registered Transactional Analysis Practitioner
  • 3735 Cardiff Street, Burnaby, British Columbia, V5G 2H1
  • Phone: +16045665558
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  • This member is also available for online counseling.
  • Online-counseling methods: Email, Webcam



      I am a therapeutic counselor with a background in Integrative Transactional Analysis. TA is a comprehensive theory of personality and relationships based on the study of specific ego-states, and a system of individual and/or group therapy providing specific tools and models for personal growth and change. Integrative means that I rely on other approaches using insights and elements from relational, cognitive-behavioural and Rogerian modalities in particular.

      The benefits of this approach is that I use different techniques, tailored to the client's unique personality. Some clients like a directive approach, they want to be guided, to be given an almost 'engineering' model explaining our inner life; some prefer a non-directive, client-centered approach, where they would explore their inner landscape with the therapist as a co-traveler. All clients have relational needs which need to be addressed to, and the therapeutic relationship provides safety, validation, 'repaired' parenting, mutuality, client's self-definition, initiation.

      In the course of my professional practice, I have worked mostly with addictions, co-occurring disorders, eating disorders, anxiety, attachment and relationship issues. I have seen clients leave their (usually toxic) family of origin, change an unsatisfying job and end up their unsuccessful relationship. I was amazed by the impact of therapy in people's life. Therapy/counseling can shorten the time of suffering and enhance the quality of life. Finally, the most beautiful aspect of therapy is the process of co-creation, which can sometimes become almost a spiritual experience.
   Besides individual therapy I also work with couples exploring their interlocking script systems, i.e. how two persons can reinjure each other through defensive behavious from their own family scenarios. 


Aleksandra Dobric Stanosevic Reaches

Vancouver BC