Nestled on 5 acres, Angela welcomes children, youth, and adults to step into nature and contemplation to reconnect, reflect, release and restore. Angela is a seasoned, Registered Clinical Counsellor, Certified Canadian Counsellor, Registered Canadian, and BC Art Therapist. Angela is a developmental, strengths-based Clinical Supervisor, who specializes in Art-Based Clinical Supervision.
Angela supports individuals seeking a nurturing and safe milieu to explore widespread personal, couple, and family-related issues. Additional, areas of concentration include career and vocation counseling, retirement, self-care, corporate mental health, and wellness.
Angela's practice includes the use of evidence-based practices such as CBT, MBCT, and Gottman Method (for couples); as well as, rich Transpersonal and experiential approaches that include Art Therapy, Sand & Play Therapy, SoulCollage, Walking the Labyrinth, Therapeutic Writing and Nature Therapy.
Angela celebrates with clients as they reach their goals and gain a sense of personal freedom!
Evidence of this freedom comes in many forms... Helping children learn to identify and voice their feelings Witnessing couples create fondness and admiration in their relationship Listening to a client share special memories of a loved one who has died Helping clients discover relaxation strategies they can count on to foster peace & health Bridging opportunities for warmth, trust, and connection between a parent and child (loving eye gazes are so special to witness!) Facilitating groups that increase participant's awareness and commitment to mental health and wellness Supporting family members to understand one another's perspectives in healthy new ways Teaching clients with ADHD how to manage tasks, develop time management, communication, and relaxation skills Holding space for a client who has limited experiences of being heard and understood, of being seen Witnessing a client reconnect with their creative source and fall in love with making art, crafts, music or storytelling Receiving information that a child, teen or adult is safe and thriving Listening to a client say they are proud of themselves or hearing about a client's recent success using new strategies
What will be happening in your life or how will you be feeling when you reach your goal/s?
Angela Herd ReachesSouth Surrey BCCloverdale BCSurrey BCOsoyoos BCLangley BC