Catherine Cooke, M.A., CCC

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  • Canadian Certified Counsellor
  • 2nd Floor, 11830 - 223rd Streeet, Maple Ridge, B.C. , Maple Ridge, British Columbia, V2X 5Y1
  • Phone: 604-786-2957
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  • Session Fees: $120.00 + GST.



Catherine returned to school later in life when her kids were in elementary school to obtain her Masters of Arts in Counselling.    She attended Gonzaga University  in Spokane,Wa., and Nelson, B.C. The program at GU is rated as one of the top 4 in the western United States.    She is a registered, licensed counsellor with Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Assoc. &  is a Certified Educator for Positive Discipline (parenting/family-children/teens)  & Gottman 7 Princples Program (couples/marriage/family counselling).    Her professional experience includes working in the social/mental health & addictions field.  She has worked as an  MCFD, Child Protection worker in East Vancouver and in northern BC at remote Indigenous communities in and around Ft. St. James.  As well, she has worked for non profit agencies with families, children, teens, parents in both Maple Ridge and the East Kootenay region of BC.   She was responsible for researching, facilitating a number of evening groups:  FASD/CDBC Parent Support Group,  Kids Support Group and an ADHD Parent Training and Education Group.  
 
To become your "best you", Catherine provides a safe &  respectful environment to support/guide  you towards  growth & wellbeing.  For many  issues, counselling need not be long term.   In quoting one of her respected professors, "you will be in the drivers seat and I ride shot gun" providing guidance, compassion, effective active listening & evidence based strategies to promote movement & informed choices.  And, when appropriate, some respectful humour!  With Catherine's positive energy,  healthy sense of humour and focus on your wellness, you will be encouraged to attain your goals and feel less distress and more engagement with life and family.  
 
Catherine regularly attends professional development courses  to stay informed and relevant with latest evidence based research methodologies in those disciplines she counsels.  She has expertise in child/teen development, parenting, FASD/CDBC, addictions, trauma, grief/loss & couples/marital issues, affairs.  She is also trained in EMDR a treatment for trauma, PTSD, anxiety and other issues.   It is a privilege to work with you and your family.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out @ 604-786-2957 for more information.  I am happy to answer any questions you may have.    
 
Catherine is approved for Family Services of Greater Vancouver,   1st Nations Health Authority and pending Morneau Shepell.  
 
20 minute free telephone consultation for new referrals.   Look forward to talking with you!  
 
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Catherine Cooke Reaches

Maple Ridge BC