Liz is not accepting new clients at this time.
Liz is a Registered Clinical Counsellor is a third-generation counsellor, following in the footsteps of her dad and grandfather. Her work with clients includes helping youth, adults, and seniors who have experienced anxiety, depression, grief & loss, sleep-related issues, school and job transitions, chronic pain, stress management, and trauma. Liz practices from a client-centred approach, using empathy and connection to help each individual find their own path to growth and healing. She integrates evidence-based techniques, such as Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), to encourage self-awareness of thoughts, behaviours, and emotions. She also draws from Mindfulness, Somatic, and Trauma-Informed approaches.
She grew up in Prince George, BC and moved to Victoria in 2002 to pursue her passion for music and to study Psychology at the University of Victoria. Liz believes in social justice, which led her to the Master of Counselling Psychology (MCP) program at Adler University, known for its commitment to social responsibility. During this time, she completed a social justice practicum at the West End Seniors’ Network in Vancouver, followed by a clinical internship at the Victoria non-profit, South Island Centre for Counselling & Training. After completing her MCP in 2016, Liz started private practice and continued to volunteer and work at South Island Centre, as a counsellor and facilitator of an anxiety support group. She has also worked as a Grief & Loss counsellor/group leader for the Victoria non-profit, Learning Through Loss.
Based out of Pender Island, Liz provides video/telephone counselling. She loves songwriting and playing guitar, spending time with family and friends, and being near the ocean. She is grateful to live, work, and raise her two children on Coast Salish Territory.