Alistair Gordon, MA, RCC

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  • Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC)
  • 501-3292 Production Way, Burnaby, British Columbia, V5A 4R4
  • Additional Locations:
      See additional office location: Vancouver, V6J 1Y9
      200-1892 West Broadway
      Vancouver, V6J 1Y9
  • Phone: (604) 754-7807
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  • Session Fees: $120 per 50-mins
  • www.lifecounselling.com/
  • This member is also available for online counseling.
  • Online-counseling methods: Webcam

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Therapy is more like growing a tree than fixing a machine - it takes consistent care and time to grow. I'm a Registered Clinical Counsellor and hold a Master's degree in Counselling Psychology from UBC. I help people with anxiety, stress, depression, and relationships.
 
My approach is integrative as I combine various therapies based on the uniqueness of each individual. I tend to use a lot of experiential exercises rather than solely talking because actively engaging in an experience helps with understanding and making what is learned truly stick.
 
I have counselled people from many walks of life. Some of the places where I have counselled are: UBC, BC Public Service, and Lifespring Counselling. I offer both in-office and online counselling!
 

For a more lengthy description about my practice, please see below: 
 

Lifespring Counselling
 
People come to Lifespring Counselling to get help with a wide range of concerns such as anxiety, depression, stress, relationship problems, trauma, and more. Whether you are looking for individual, online, couples, family, or other counselling services, we can help. 

The term “Lifespring” means "source of life" and this has great significance because people come to counselling to get help with maladaptive ways of thinking, behaving and relating that they want changed to more healthy ways of being.

"Lifespring" also represents a primordial and fundamental direction that most everyone longs to go toward - that of health, life, and positive growth. Lifespring Counselling is intended to be a source for facilitating this positive and life-promoting development toward happiness and health.
 
Your Counsellors 
 
Counsellors at Lifespring hold Master's degrees in Counselling Psychology from the University of British Columbia and are Registered Clinical Counsellors (RCC) with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC). 

What sets us apart from other counsellors is the dedication, quality, and care that we give to counselling each and every client. Our training and experience is some of the best and most diverse, and we have an excellent track record of results.
 
Alistair Gordon, MA, RCC
 
Alistair holds a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Counselling Psychology from the University of British Columbia. He is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors, and a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) with the Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association. Clients and colleagues often comment on Alistair's genuineness, down-to-earth and friendly nature, and dedication to providing the best counselling service to clients.

Alistair has counselled clients from all walks of life including corporate professionals, first responders, indigenous peoples, older adults, students, youth, children, and refugees. Some of the organizations he has counselled at include:
  • UBC Counselling Clinic in New Westminster 
  • UBC Centre for Group Counselling & Trauma 
  • UBC Faculty of Medicine 
  • DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society (DCRS) 
  • BC Public Service 
  • Lifespring Counselling

Blair McLean, MA, RCC
 
Blair holds a Master of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology from the University of British Columbia and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. Blair is passionate about respectfully engaging clients in their healing process and is always in awe of his clients capacities for change. Clients and colleagues remark on Blair’s kindness, his easy way with others and his deep capacity to listen without judgment.

Blair welcomes diverse clients of all ages, cultures, genders, sexual orientations and abilities. Blair has experience counselling clients at several organizations:
  • Lifespring Counselling 
  • Vancouver Community College 
  • Veterans Transition Network 
  • UBC Centre for Group Counselling and Trauma 
  • UBC Counselling Clinic in New Westminster

Our Approach
 
The therapists at Lifespring combine aspects of several psychotherapies including Cognitive-Behavioural, Psychodynamic, Experiential, Schema-Focused, Emotion-Focused, Person-Centred, and Mindfulness-Based.

What this means is that we help you to deal with the emotional baggage that has stuck with you so you can get on with your life. Dealing with the baggage often involves processing the underlying worries and beliefs that are at the core of your inner turmoil. This turmoil is what usually prevents people from having the happiness and peace of mind that they want.

The whole therapy process is accomplished through a compassionate, engaging, effective and safe therapeutic approach. Our approach is informed and guided by neuroscience and counselling research.
 
You will be guided in, but ultimately in charge of deciding what your values, goals, perspectives and potential are. You will be expertly supported in how to create these changes that you want in your self and life.
 
Locations

We have 2 convenient locations to choose from in Vancouver & Burnaby:
  • 300 - 3665 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC V5R 5W2
  • 501 - 3292 Production Way, Burnaby, BC V5A 4R4 

Contact 
 
Your mental health is one of the most important things you can do for your happiness and satisfaction in life. Give us a call at (604) 754-7807 or connect with us through lifecounselling.com to begin your journey to greater happiness and health.


Alistair Gordon Reaches

Burnaby BC
Coquitlam BC