Dr. Elizabeth Bradley is a Registered Clinical Counsellor located in Victoria, BC. She offers counselling in-person or by phone or video and is not accepting new clients at this time. Elizabeth has a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Essex, England. She provides individual counselling for anxiety, depression, trauma or loss, long term pain, anger and interpersonal issues. Elizabeth has expertise in working with low self esteem, body image issues and personality disorders.
Elizabeth helps people understand how their early experiences or relationships can be shaping their present difficulties. This helps to break old habits and helps people let go of emotional pain. Through this approach, people can begin to meet their own personal goals. She firmly believes that people are the experts in their own experiences. Elizabeth also helps people identify their ideas on what will work best for them. She provides a safe space that can help people find answers to their questions, make sense of their lives and make changes that feel right for them.
Elizabeth is originally from the UK, where she completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy at the University of Essex, England. She holds masters degrees and further training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy and Cognitive Analytic Therapy. In England, she also completed an undergraduate and masters degree in Psychology and Clinical Psychology at the University of Sussex. She trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy at the University of Southampton. Her office is located in the Fairfield area of Victoria.
People describe Elizabeth as warm, engaging and personable. She considers a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship to be the most important part of counselling. Elizabeth also supports people to open up in their own style. She is passionate about the future of counselling and also works as a clinical supervisor, educator and trainer of other counsellors. She teaches at City University, on the Masters in Counselling.
Elizabeth moved to British Columbia from England early in 2019, so she has personal experience in considering big transitions in life. Outside of work, Elizabeth spends her time baking cakes, playing video games and spending time with her cat, Banks.