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
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)
Charlaine Avery M.ED
Registered Clinical Counsellor