Our therapists can provide help and support for children, youth, adults, families and couples. We have staff who are trained in providing Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Play Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Art Therapy. We can also provide Psychoeduction, Drug and Alcohol Counselling, and Mindfulness Meditation Training.

Our therapists have training and experience with anxiety, depression, addictions, stress, grief and loss, PTSD, behavioural and emotional challenges in children, and relationship difficulties including separation and divorce.

We provide individualized, client-centered and responsive services that are tailored to each client's needs.In addition to offering private therapy and counselling services, our organization provides therapy and counselling for a variety of EAP, extended health and other agencies including ICBC, DND, and other government organizations.

We also are pleased to provide a low cost counselling service for individuals who would not otherwise be able to access support and services. This program is staffed by interns who are fully supervised and supported by our registered clinical counsellors.

For more information please visit our Services page.

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All of our counsellors are accredited by a recognized counselling college or association.  They have completed a minimum of a Master's Degree in a counsellng related field and most have many years of experience.  Please see the individual links for each counsellor to learn more about their skills and backgrounds.

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Leslie Wells
Andrew Lochhead
Rebecca Lafleur
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Kaleen Lohnes
Kathi Cameron
Leslie Fletcher
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Amy Lewis


1550 Lake Trail Road
Courtenay, B.C.
V9N 9C2
Phone: 250-338-2700
Fax: 250-338-2746

Our reception is available Monday through Friday from 8:30am until 4:30pm Pacific Time. If you get an answering machine when you call the reception staff are currently occupied. Please leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible.

Please click on the link below for a map of our location.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is counselling confidential?

Confidentiality is an essential element of every clinical relationship. We are committed to maintaining confidentiality and all your interactions with us are confidential within the limits of the law. This means that your conversations with us remain confidential except when you make statements about harming yourself or another person, when you provide information about a child who is being harmed or is in need of protection, when the information from your counselling is requested through a valid subpoena or court order or when you sign a written release requesting that your counsellor share specific information with another individual or agency.

How do I know if I am going to 'fit' with one counsellor or another?

We believe that 'fit' is an important part of the counselling experience. Research shows that the quality of the relationship that a client is able to develop with their therapist is an essential ingredient in the effectiveness of psychotherapy.

At Pacific Therapy & Consulting we offer a 15 minute FREE consultation. This allows you to meet a counsellor, ask any questions you may have about their work, and see if they feel like a “fit”. It is our goal to assist you to work with a counsellor who feels right for you and has the expertise that you need for effective service.

How do I book an appointment?

Appointments are booked by phone at 250-338-2700.

What are the costs?

Our current rates are:

* Therapeutic Relaxation Programs: FREE
* Individual therapy: $105 + GST
* Couples and Families: $115 + GST
* SHIFT counselling sessions: $30 per session

Counselling costs, in some instances, may be reimbursed through individuals employee assistance plans or extended health. Please check your plans and confirm that your counsellor's qualifications are eligible for your plans.

Counselling sessions are not covered by provincial medical plans.

Some clients may also be eligible to receive services through funding provided to them by ICBC, Crime Victims Assistance, or Austism funding.

If you have questions about counselling through these funding sources please feel free to call our office for more information.

What methods of payment are accepted?

Visa, MasterCard, Debit, Pay Pal, cash, and personal cheque

Payment is due with each appointment.

What are your office hours?

Times that individual therapists are available does vary. Our office staff are generally available between 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday to Friday. They are away for lunch between noon and 1pm.

There is an answering machine for leaving messages when the office staff are not available to answer your call. Please feel free to leave a message and our staff will return your call as soon as possible.

Do you offer online counselling?

Yes we do!  Please see the link in the Services section above for more information.

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