The Centre offers individual, couples, and group counselling to people 18 years and older in Greater Victoria.
We offer up to 10 sessions over a 14-week period of individual or couples counselling. Counselling is available days, evenings and weekends in our offices in Quadra Village.
Our volunteer counsellors are trained to work with the following life issues:
changes in status or roles
stress and anxiety management
self esteem and assertiveness
We welcome the 2SLGBTQQIA+ community with all gender washrooms, asking about pronouns, and making every attempt to fulfill requests for counsellors versed in 2SLGBTQQIA+ issues. In recognition of the impacts of race-based stress, we also make every attempt to fulfill requests for IBPOC counsellors, and counsellors versed in anti-racist practice.
Our 2024 Winter Groups are open for registration. Call now as they fill up quickly.
Our Winter Groups include: Shame Resilience, Exploring Anger, Mindfullness-based practises to move through Depression and Anxiety, and Building Self-Esteem.
Download our Groups Info Sheet HERE for complete the details.
Group counselling can be a very effective and affordable way to find the kind of information and support that you may need to make positive changes in your life. Our groups run three times each year (Fall, Winter and Spring) and include a range of focuses. Examples of the groups that we offer are :
building self esteem
mindfulness based practices to move through depression and anxiety
tools for building friendship: a group for men
If you need help now because you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, please call the Vancouver Island Crisis Line for service at 1-888-494-3888. You can get more information by visiting their website.
If you would like to research community services online go to BC211.ca