Free Counsellor Match Service

Complimentary guidance, standardized questions, and recommendations to find you, the counsellor that would be the best fit for you. We provide you with the information on how the counselling process is and what a great therapist/session should feel like.


Individual Counselling

Our Registered Clinical Counsellors (RCCs) provide effective individual counselling and welcome all mental health challenges and counselling needs. We are here to provide an empathetic and safe space to discuss all points of frustration, stress, or sadness in your life. Our team varies in specializations and therapeutic styles, with each counsellor bringing a unique set of tools and experiences... Read More

Our Registered Clinical Counsellors (RCCs) provide effective individual counselling and welcome all mental health challenges and counselling needs. We are here to provide an empathetic and safe space to discuss all points of frustration, stress, or sadness in your life. Our team varies in specializations and therapeutic styles, with each counsellor bringing a unique set of tools and experiences to your sessions. Our RCC's take on a client-centred approach and are here to support you with whatever challenges you want to bring to therapy.


Relationship / Couples Counselling

Our Registered Clinical Counsellors (RCCs) provide effective relationship counselling and welcome all stages and types of relationships. Our counsellors are well-versed in managing the various different types of conflicts that can arise when emotional conversations need to be had in a therapeutic setting. Whether it be to help with communication, create understanding, or continue maintaining th... Read More

Our Registered Clinical Counsellors (RCCs) provide effective relationship counselling and welcome all stages and types of relationships. Our counsellors are well-versed in managing the various different types of conflicts that can arise when emotional conversations need to be had in a therapeutic setting. Whether it be to help with communication, create understanding, or continue maintaining the relationship, our clinicians are here to help!


Family Counselling (3+ people)

Our Registered Clinical Counsellors (RCCs) provide effective family counselling and welcome all configurations of family units. Our clinicians are incredibly comfortable with holding space for meaningful, and sometimes quite difficult, conversations in the therapy room. Each counsellor brings their own unique approach to help you and your family understand and work through the different dynamic... Read More

Our Registered Clinical Counsellors (RCCs) provide effective family counselling and welcome all configurations of family units. Our clinicians are incredibly comfortable with holding space for meaningful, and sometimes quite difficult, conversations in the therapy room. Each counsellor brings their own unique approach to help you and your family understand and work through the different dynamics that being in a family bring.


Youth Counselling (10-18y)

Our team of expert youth therapists support clients in adolescence (ages 10-18) with their mental health using a variety of evidence-based techniques. Our youth counsellors specialize in offering a non-judgmental, collaborative, and safe space to discuss a wide range of mental health challenges. These sessions often include talk therapy and may also include play therapy with different mediums s... Read More

Our team of expert youth therapists support clients in adolescence (ages 10-18) with their mental health using a variety of evidence-based techniques. Our youth counsellors specialize in offering a non-judgmental, collaborative, and safe space to discuss a wide range of mental health challenges. These sessions often include talk therapy and may also include play therapy with different mediums such as art, sensory items, sand tray, or movement. The goal of youth counselling is to have the counsellor and client connect in a meaningful and authentic way, where the client will feel heard, validated, and prioritized in terms of desired outcomes for therapy.


Child Counselling (2-9y)

Our team of expert child therapists support your child (ages 2-9) with their mental health using a variety of evidence-based techniques. These sessions may include play therapy with resources such as art, toys, sensory play, music and movement, sand tray, reading, and talk therapy. During a child counselling session, the goal is to have the child connect with the therapist in an authentic and m... Read More

Our team of expert child therapists support your child (ages 2-9) with their mental health using a variety of evidence-based techniques. These sessions may include play therapy with resources such as art, toys, sensory play, music and movement, sand tray, reading, and talk therapy. During a child counselling session, the goal is to have the child connect with the therapist in an authentic and meaningful way, where parents are encouraged to have the child attend the session on their own. Our child therapists specialize in a wide range of developmental needs and will create a plan to support your child with coping mechanisms and emotional regulation skills to help alleviate any mental health challenges.


Counselling with a Senior Counsellor


Counselling with a Clinical Director

At Skylark, our Clinical Directors (RCC's) are recognized for their commitment to continuous learning and their extensive experience in a wide range of therapeutic approaches. With their deep understanding of all mental health concerns, our Clinical Directors provide specialized care with extensive training in several evidence-based therapies. Our Clinical Directors are solution focused and wor... Read More

At Skylark, our Clinical Directors (RCC's) are recognized for their commitment to continuous learning and their extensive experience in a wide range of therapeutic approaches. With their deep understanding of all mental health concerns, our Clinical Directors provide specialized care with extensive training in several evidence-based therapies. Our Clinical Directors are solution focused and work to establish immediate rapport to guide clients towards personal growth and healing in individual, relationship, and family counselling. Their advanced skills enable them to empower clients to overcome challenges, build resilience, and flourish in their personal journeys.


Clinical Support for Counsellors

Sessions built for Registered Clinical Counsellors looking for Case Consultation, Skill Development and Professional Growth

Katy recently attained her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of British Columbia. From her years of experience in research, she grew particularly interested in studying the relationship between neurological processes and health outcomes amongst individuals diagnosed with brain and addiction disorders. Through her studies at UBC, she has engaged in fMRI research examining impulse control in Bipolar populations and presented research on key determinants of health for aging adult populations. Additionally, she assists in research at Red Fish Healing Centre for Mental Health & Addiction to expand evidence-based treatments for comorbid mental health and substance use conditions. Katy hopes to pursue a career in clinical psychology in order to further develop treatment research and inform her evidence-based approach in clinical practice.

Katy recently attained her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of British Columbia.... Read More

Kyra is a psychology graduate from the University of British Columbia, where she found her passion for clinical and developmental psychology. She is passionate about mental health and describes herself as empathetic and approachable, with a good sense of humour. Kyra is currently working on expanding her clinical skills and is focusing on reducing the mental health stigma in the community by representing our team as lead clinical coordinator.

Kyra is a psychology graduate from the University of British Columbia, where she found her passio... Read More

Clayton provides therapy for adults and youth struggling with depression, anxiety, symptoms of trauma, and feeling directionless and purposeless in life. Having previously worked as a journalist, janitor, construction worker and kids’ camp counsellor, Clayton knows what it’s like to take time finding your way in life.

Clayton provides therapy for adults and youth struggling with depression, anxiety, symptoms of tr... Read More

I’m passionate about welcoming individuals of all backgrounds into my practice and my primary areas of focus are clients with anxiety and depression, substance use challenges, developmental trauma, stress management, and life transitions. I use a trauma-informed and anti-oppressive lens to guide my clients in finding greater strength and resiliency in their lives. As someone who has changed careers a few times, I understand the process of finding purpose in your life and am able to provide tools to those searching for meaning in their everyday lives. I also have personal expertise within the LGBTQ+ community and do specialize in supporting clients navigating life transitions and matters of identity.

I’m passionate about welcoming individuals of all backgrounds into my practice and my primary are... Read More

As a Registered Clinical Counsellor, Jenna has extensive experience supporting people with anxiety, depression, trauma, sexual issues, and self-esteem. Jenna also has a strong research background in men’s mental health and sexuality, with a specific focus on supporting clients who have survived sexual truama. Jenna’s open and warm approach comes across in sessions with a blend of clinical modalities to help meet the needs and goals of her clients. Jenna has a growth mindset and her passion for mental health shines in the way she problem solves, builds treatment plans, and shifts psychological patterns to tangible goals with her clients. Outside of the therapy space, Jenna loves reading thrillers, eating sushi, and exploring the outdoors, and is perseverant in finding the research about latest therapeutic tools and skills.

As a Registered Clinical Counsellor, Jenna has extensive experience supporting people with anxiet... Read More

I take a compassionate, authentic and non-judgmental approach when working with clients. My hope is that counselling can be a place in which you feel safe to explore yourself and your experiences, find solace and meaning. I have often found having someone be alongside me as I explore my inner experiences to be grounding. My hope is that I can be that grounding space for my clients in order to give them courage to explore their inner experiences. I believe it is essential that you feel safe and understood in our work, and I hope that we can work toward building a sense of trust and safety together. I have experience working with adults from various backgrounds and cultures. I have worked with those struggling with relationship issues, grief, anxiety, and trauma.

I take a compassionate, authentic and non-judgmental approach when working with clients. My hope ... Read More

Heather has worked in the counselling field for many years, working with children, adolescents, families, adults, and individuals within the criminal justice system. She currently works at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital as the clinical supervisor for the counselling department. This role offers her the opportunity to work with acute mental health issues such as schizophrenia, psychosis, bipolar, etc., as well as mood disorders such as PTSD, anxiety, and depression.

Heather has worked in the counselling field for many years, working with children, adolescents, f... Read More

Before the private practice realm, I was a community based mental health worker, supporting individuals with psychiatric disorders through Psychosocial Rehabilitation. Prior to entering the mental health sector, I worked in the education system as a School Age Assistant, providing educational and recreational based support. I have worked with children and youth with developmental disabilities in supporting them with their learning of life skills. Furthermore, I was a Program Coordinator for a settlement based non-profit agency where I developed and facilitated sports and education-based programs to promote a supportive transition for new immigrant youth and young adults.

I am passionate about supporting individuals in their journey with mental health while embracing the importance of identity, culture and its influence on self and finding a place in society. This process can be enriching and fulfilling through embracing our unique roots which become pivotal in our journey through life, career, and personal relationships.

My professional experiences have shown me the uniqueness of every individual and their story. I offer an environment of support and empathy, free of judgement or ridicule. This extends into providing clinical counselling, mental health psycho-education, and CBT skills training.

Before the private practice realm, I was a community based mental health worker, supporting indiv... Read More

Anna obtained her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of British Columbia, and is currently completing a master’s degree in counselling psychology. She has worked in health psychology and clinical psychology research labs, as an emergency phone responder at the Vancouver Crisis Centre, and as a Neurofeedback technician. Anna has also taught trauma-informed yoga which inspired her passion for somatic practice in counselling, and using the body as a resource to process trauma, stress, and strong emotions. She aspires to complete training in EMDR and Somatic Experiencing upon completion of her master’s degree.

Anna obtained her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of British Columbia, and... Read More

Elizabeth is a multicultural counsellor who has worked with children, youth, and adults, at different settings, including a children’s hospital, a non-profit organization, private practice, and schools. Being born and raised outside of Canada, has allowed her to draw from her own experience and connect with international clients. She also offers counselling in Spanish, which provides Spanish-speaking clients with a familiar space, and cultural sensitiveness. Both in-person and virtual counselling sessions are available.

Elizabeth is a multicultural counsellor who has worked with children, youth, and adults, at diffe... Read More

My desire to serve the community in which I grew up in, has always been important to me. I have worked at overdose prevention sites, harm reduction residential facilities, suicide crisis lines, and employment family assistance program (EFAP). It’s been a privilege to work with such a diverse range of clients. Having lived experience as a first responder, I am aware of how trauma can profoundly impact the mind and body.

I utilize a blend of evidence-based practices including humanistic culturally responsive and socially just approaches (CRSJ). I specialize in addiction, relationships, trauma, anxiety and depression.

My desire to serve the community in which I grew up in, has always been important to me. I have w... Read More

Laurie has worked in the counselling field for over 10 years. Laurie has supervised practicum students, been interim clinical supervisor of a counselling team, and worked for Vancouver Coastal Health as a concurrent disorders counsellor. Laurie worked at a lab at UBC which focused its research on intimate Partner violence, paraphilia, and terror management.

Laurie has worked in the counselling field for over 10 years. Laurie has supervised practicum st... Read More

Abby holds a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology and has experience working with a diverse range of client populations, including children, adolescents, and adults. Her background in supporting individuals at crisis lines, hospices, and schools has provided Abby with the opportunity to provide help to people experiencing a range of challenges and stressors, including anxiety, grief, depression, and various traumas. Abby completed her counselling practicum supporting children, youth, and families and has the ability to provide clients with both in-person as well as virtual counselling services.

Abby holds a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology and has experience working with a diverse ... Read More

My passion in counselling is working with adolescents, emerging adults, and adults. I work with a variety of concerns, including feelings of uncertainty, aimlessness, and symptoms of anxiety and depression. My goal is to create a space where we can investigate the concerns that have guided you to therapy and ways we can build your strengths to help navigate through personal obstacles. I take a collaborative approach; I don’t have all the answers, but we will work together to find solutions, relief, meaning, and direction.

My passion in counselling is working with adolescents, emerging adults, and adults. I work with a... Read More

Kaitlin is a clinical counsellor whose passion is working with clients who struggle with substance use and addiction; prior to that, she spent three years as a classroom English teacher. She has spent the majority of her studies and work in addiction treatment, using CBT, DBT, and existential modalities.

Kaitlin is a clinical counsellor whose passion is working with clients who struggle with substanc... Read More

Danielle has worked in the counselling field for the last 10 years. She’s supervised practicum students, taught Master’s level classes on anger management, trauma, and counselling skills. She has worked for a local health authority as a concurrent disorders clinician, worked as a clinical consultant enhancing clinical documentation systems, and worked in India conducting couples therapy.

Danielle has worked in the counselling field for the last 10 years. She’s supervised practicum st... Read More

I have always found meaning in connecting with and supporting others. At times, finding similar thoughts and opinions has helped me feel more human; other times, being introduced to different ideas and people has helped open my mind to new possibilities and opportunities. I try to bring that connectedness to my work.

I have always found meaning in connecting with and supporting others. At times, finding similar t... Read More

Jess is currently an undergraduate student at the University of British Columbia, where she’s worked as a research assistant at UBC’s Early Development Research Group. Her experience at the lab has stimulated her passion for psychological research, which led to her completing her first of two undergraduate theses for her degree. The second of which she will be working on this year at UBC’s Social Identity Lab. She is passionate about reducing the stigma surrounding mental and sexual health, and minimizing barriers for those who want to seek treatment. With hopes of pursuing a career in Clinical or Counseling Psychology, Jessica is currently focused on broadening her skills in the clinical sector by representing our team as a clinical coordinator.

Jess is currently an undergraduate student at the University of British Columbia, where she’s wor... Read More

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