Karlie LeClaire, RCC

Karlie LeClaire is a Registered Clinical Counsellor located in Vancouver, BC.  She provides mental health counselling for  anxiety, depression, grief and loss, addictions, and relationship difficulties  in addition to other issues.  She is experienced in response-based counselling and EMDR for those who have experienced trauma.  Karlie provides mental health counselling via e-counselling by phone or secure video chat.  In September, Karlie will see clients in person in her new office located in Kitsilano, Vancouver, BC.

Karlie also has expertise working with children and youth, particularly those who identify with the LGBTQ population.  She provides support on other issues including depression, anxiety, substance use, eating disorders, self-harm.  Karlie also has extensive experience working with children and youth with different needs and abilities including Autism Spectrum Disorder and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.  Her ability to connect with children and youth has given her the privilege of seeing these young people develop and improve on their therapeutic goals.

Karlie received her Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology at the University of Victoria and her Masters of Counselling Degree from City University of Seattle. During her Masters Program, she was an Intern at Victoria’s Citizens’ Counselling Center.  She has also provided therapy at Vancouver Island Health Authority, Salvation Army, and Aids Vancouver Island.  She has a keen interest in supporting clients who have experienced trauma, including sexualized violence.

Karlie sees mental health as an important part of our well being.  Karlie provides a supportive environment for therapy that is free of judgement.  She tailors her approach to a person’s individual needs.  She understands that seeking help can be a life-changing decision that can open up many possibilities.