Services

What We Offer

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

situational depression

relationship/ communication

conflict

self esteem and assertiveness

anger

 

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.

Groups

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 :

exploring anger

shame resilience

creating happiness

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.

Referrals

We’ll assist you in finding the help you want.

The Centre attempts to maintain current information on many other local community and government social services.
If individuals requesting counselling can be more appropriately served elsewhere, referral information will be offered. If you are needing information for a friend or family member please call.

If you would like to research community services online go to BC211.ca

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