A safe, inclusive and non-judgmental space:
We are committed to walking beside you with support and compassion as you explore your inner world and step towards the emotional experience your heart truly desires.
Opportunities to share and receive support:
At every session, we invite you to share as much or as little as you feel comfortable sharing, while receiving support to move through the struggles and obstacles you are experiencing.
The chance to gain clarity and new perspectives:
You will learn new emotional skills (or strengthen existing ones) and see your life and relationships from new perspectives.
With their continuing love and support, Nasreen and Shahaa have helped me come to a place of surrendering my deepest fears. I have been able to follow through with taking responsibility for my mistakes and reaching out to family members I haven’t been real with for a long long time. I’m done pretending everything is “fine”. I am moving towards embracing myself with all that I am. Thank you Nasreen and Shahaa.
Principal Counsellors: $150 including GST for 60 minutes | $210 including GST for 90 minutes
Associate Counsellors: $125 including GST for 60 minutes | $180 including GST for 90 minutes
Although nobody wants a crisis, if we allow it to, these times can be an opportunity to re-examine our relationships with ourselves and our lives. The journey of counselling is not to eliminate pain, difficulty or challenge, but to have a different experience of life despite the external circumstances. Through private counselling, we offer our clients a safe and non-judgmental space to open up, explore feelings, and consciously create a new relationship with struggle. As you get better at feeling difficult feelings and allowing them to move through you, you give yourself the opportunity to have the experience you want. We are committed to helping you identify what you want out of your counselling journey and supporting you to get there.
We offer counselling for individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, grief & loss, self worth, relationship difficulties, life transitions and more. Counselling is available in-person in our Port Moody offices and online.
Principal Counsellors: $165 including GST for 60 minutes | $230 including GST for 90 minutes
Associate Counsellors: $140 including GST for 60 minutes | $190 including GST for 90 minutes
The common myth behind “falling in love” is that our partner will become the answer to all of our pain and loneliness. Yet, the place where many of us experience the greatest disconnection and discomfort is in intimate relationship. While you may think this is a sign that your relationship is falling apart, or worse, at its end, we believe that this is where the relationship has the most potential to move to a deeper level of intimacy and connection.
Here’s where you have the opportunity to have the hard conversations that really need to be had — and you don’t have to do it alone.
We offer relationship counselling for couples facing communication issues, struggles with emotional or physical intimacy, betrayals, parenting issues, relationship crossroads and more. Counselling is available in-person in our Port Moody offices and online.
"What you seek is seeking you." - Rumi
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At Breathing Space Counselling we deeply value connection and support. Our desire is to create a safe space for the community around us to connect and have access to support and resources, especially during times of struggle. Over time we have noticed the gap between the kind of support that is desired/needed and what is available. By listening to our clients and colleagues, we endeavour to answer that call and fill the gap by offering a periodic community events on a variety of topics. See our Events page for details on upcoming events and join our mailing list to be informed when new events are announced.
Professional Development for Counsellors
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As counsellors, we are passionate about continuing our personal growth and professional development. We know the value of filling our own cups and staying inspired while working with clients. Our aim is to continue to learn about specialized areas of counselling, cutting edge research, and new tools and techniques — and we like learning with our friends and colleagues! We organize periodic professional development events for counsellors and invite leaders in their fields to come and teach. Events in the pipeline are on topics such as couples counselling, somatic experiencing, addiction and more. If you are a counsellor who wants to learn as part of a committed and mutually supportive community, check out our Events page to see what professional development offerings we have coming up. Also, sign up to our mailing list to be kept informed when we announce new professional development opportunities.