Changing Seasons Counselling Services
Why Changing Seasons?
Anne has practiced in the counselling field for 25+ years and brings a wealth of professional and personal experience to her clients. Her approach ensures the client feels supported, emotionally safe and ultimately in charge of their own change process. Anne's approach is eclectic with grounding in Adlerian psychology, and many years experience practicing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, EMDR, EFT, Brief Solution-focused therapy, Family Systems, Mind-Body approaches and Use of Self. Anne is a Registered Clinical Counsellor in good standing with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors, and strictly adheres to their code of ethics.
About Anne Massar......
Supportive, interested, compassionate, authentic......these are a few adjectives clients have used to describe Anne. A visit at Changing Seasons is likely to feel like a chat with a friend.... someone who cares about your wellbeing and respectfully helps you develop strategies and tools to sort through your challenges and live a happier and more fulfilling life. We typically begin by identifying the things you would like to see change. There is no pressure....you share as you feel comfortable.
Individual Counselling for:
Depression, Anxiety, Grief & Loss, Self-Esteem, Gender Issues, Assertiveness Training, Anger Management, Family of Origin Issues, Trauma, Work challenges, etc.
Family of origin issues, forgiveness, enabling & codependency, mental illness, establishing boundaries, conflict management
Discipline, encouragement vs. praise, family meetings, understanding developmental milestones
Communication, emotional intimacy, marriage preparation, supporting your spouse, sexuality, infidelity & betrayal
Separation & Divorce:
Making the decision, adjusting to the decision, helping the children, co-parenting, redefining your life, dating
Test anxiety, relationships, academic stress, home sickness, cultural adjustment, depression, anxiety, time management, sleep
Later Life Issues such as:
Supporting aging parents & role-reversal, retirement, health-related issues, the nursing home decision
Pet Loss Therapy:
Supportive counselling for dealing with the loss of a beloved pet or fur baby.
"My husband and I saw Anne Massar, but I also saw her on an individual basis. I would like to express my appreciation for her skills, compassion and ability to quickly uncover the buried root of issues I was struggling with, and work with me towards solutions. Her work was truly outstanding..."
Anonymous Female Client
"Anne was very easy to talk to and understanding. She made me feel comfortable. I would see Anne again if I feel the need to in the coming future."
"Anne encourages people to speak and guides sessions well so I could realize for myself the feelings and stages of aging. She made me think a little deeper about things. Very positive."
Senior Group Member
Many employee benefits cover the cost of services by a Registered Clinical Counsellor.
Anne is also a Provider
for several Employee Assistance Programs, ICBC, WorkSafeBC & CVAP (Crime Victims
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