John Parker, MA RCC

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  • Registered Clinical Counsellor
  • 2284 Davis Crescent, Duncan, British Columbia, V9L 4L9
  • Phone: 250-715-5661
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  • Session Fees: Individual counselling $100 session $120 per session for couples counselling


John is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors.  He has a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology based in Chicago - now Adler University.

John offers support to individual adults, couples and youth experiencing difficulties in their personal, work/school or family relationships.

 

John’s approach with you, the client, is to identify and address the underlying, or root issues, that are creating the present difficulties.  It is very important to him that you feel truly understood.  John focusing on working collaboratively with you to build on your inherent strengths to find clarity and give you hope in meeting your current challenge.

 

John is dedicated to helping his clients find resolution and to move forward positively in their lives in meaningful and measurable ways.

 

In the area of Marriage/Couples therapy, John collaboratively works to help the couple with:

 

·         Restoring trust in the relationship

·         Address and remove the barriers to healthier more positive communication

·         Develop healthy boundaries

·         Addressing infidelity and intimacy issues

·         Supporting those who choose separation and divorce

 

John also works with those who have suffered a traumatic event, often using his training in EMDR (an evidence-based approach).  John's special interests include working with clients who struggle with Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders, and especially those who have episodes of dissociation, self-harming behaviors and strong suicidal ideation. 

In a different capacity, John has developed training for volunteer counsellors as part of his role as coordinator/supervisor of the Volunteer Counselling Program with the Ladysmith Resources Centre Association in Ladysmith, BC - a community based non-profit agency.  He has provided training in the area of Intimate Partner Violence for his team and continues to provide clinical supervision and mentoring to his MA Practicum students. 

 

John’s practice includes working with individuals struggling with:

 

·         Recovery from substance use disorders

·         Anxiety & Stress

·         Depression

·         Historical abuse - physical or sexual 

·         Trauma resolution

·         Living with Chronic Pain


 


John Parker Reaches

Duncan BC