Debbie helped me with two very different issues and both times, she approached them in a compassionate, professional and effective manner. The tools she employs to assist her clients are user-friendly, make sense and they really supported me in working through my situations.
She is attentive during the sessions and I never once felt rushed or hurried. The setting is comfortable and I immediately felt at ease and safe. Debbie’s feedback and guidance is thought provoking and provided positively and kindly.
I would recommend Debbie to anyone wanting counselling. E.M.
We really appreciate your listening, understanding and suggestions. Your own experiences have been helpful as well. B.A. & G.A.
I met Debbie when she was teaching a parenting class and hired her privately. It’s nice to have a coach in life. Debbie is that for me. I have already gained such perspective. With an easy conversational manner, she delivers the goods. Knowledgeable and respectful. Thank you, B.B.
Thank you for your kindness, thoughtfulness and skill in making our road to recovery so much easier. A.S. & R.S., ICBC clients
I have two adopted teenage children with FAS (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome). I have worked with various institutions, behaviourists, psychiatrists, and counsellors over the years and I find that Debbie has finally answered questions that I have been asking for many years. Not just what the problem is, but real ways to help the healing to begin. I wish I had found her many years back. L.E. (private client)
I was fortunate enough to be introduced to Debbie at a very challenging time in my life. Without even realizing it, I was suffering from major depression. As part of my treatment, I was referred to Debbie. At our first meeting, I wept constantly. I was unaccustomed to feeling so vulnerable and so out of control. Debbie was reassuring and comforting. Her knowledge of human emotions and conditions reassured me. I realized that I was not alone and that I would get better.
After several more sessions, I was beginning to understand why I was suffering from depression. Debbie and I discussed my life, who I was and who I wanted to be. She allowed me to unravel the issues that were causing me to be depressed.
Once I understood the underlying causes, Debbie gave me the tools to get stronger. She encouraged me do what was best for me, to allow me to be happy, healthy, and feel joy again. With her support and encouragement, I made some of the most difficult choices and changes in my life. I know that my journey is not complete. My relationship with Debbie will continue. Her counselling has been an invaluable tool for me in becoming myself again. I want that to continue. C.D.