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About Charlaine Avery

Charlaine as a Counselor


As a life long learner, I have extensive post-graduate studies & training in the following areas of Counselling Psychology & Clinical Practice.

Who I am

I have been a counsellor since 1994, working with adults, youth and children:  individually, as couples, in families and groups.  I have been a manager, clinical director, and quality assurance consultant for counselling services.

What I can do for you

I am a BCACC Registered Clinical Counsellor with a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology from Simon Fraser University (1994).  Since graduation, I have maintained continuous registration with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. 


Through BCACC I follow ethical guidelines and standards to ensure professional counselling services. If you have concerns about my services they can help us resolve them. 

Areas of Practice


Discernment Counselling

Focusing Oriented Therapy (FOT) certified

Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)

Gottman Couples Therapy (Level 2)

Mindfulness and Meditation

Abuse, Addictions and Mental Health

Brief Solution Oriented Therapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Trauma Incident Reduction (TIR)

Eye Movement and Desensitization (EMDR, Level 2)

Satir Counselling

Narrative Therapy

Charlaine Avery M.ED -Avery Counselling
Charlaine Avery M.ED

Registered Clinical Counsellor

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