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Finding a Counsellor in Vancouver

Are you trying to find a counsellor in Vancouver? Feeling overwhelmed? You are not alone. If you have gone to search for a counsellor on PyschologyToday or CounsellingBC you might end up scrolling through hundreds of profiles and wondering, “how the heck am I supposed to chose just one?” I…

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How Insurance Works for Counselling

Since counseling is not covered under BC’s Medical Services Plan (MSP), those seeking counseling through a private practice or practitioner (like Cedarwood Collective), often wonder about payment. Will I have to pay for this out-of-pocket or will this be paid for by insurance? Do you have extended healthcare benefits? Well,…

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Types of Therapy—Which One is Right for Me?

I often think there is something strange about searching for a therapist. Website’s like Psychology Today list “types of therapy” under treatment approach as if we, the prospective clients, know what the heck they are talking about. CBT, EFT, DBT, IFS, AEDP, EMDR—wait—what? Yeah. It’s a lot of acronyms. Should we, as…

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What is gaslighting, anyway?

It seems, lately, we are all being gaslit. Gaslighting is everywhere—from reality TV to our most intimate relationships—we now have a name for those interpersonal encounters that once left us speechless. Have we been victims of gaslighting all of our lives and just recently found the word to make sense…

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