We are Registered Social Worker (RSW) with the BCCSW. This regulatory body establishes, monitors, and supports standards of practice and a code of ethics. They superintend the practice of social work through entry to practice standards, exams, establishment and reinforcement of regulations, mandatory continuing professional development program and processing complaints against RSW(s).
Master Theraputic Counsellors (MTC) meet the advanced skills criteria of development beyond entry-to-practice. The Task Group for Counsellor Regulation Competency Profile describes this as follows: “The therapist working at an advanced level has extensive experience and exhibits a nuanced understanding of clinical situations. Decision-making and treatment flow more effectively because the therapist readily perceives which aspects of a presenting situation are the important ones, and how they should be addressed. The therapist working at an advanced level deals effectively with most unusual, difficult to resolve and complex situations.”
An international membership organization of mental health professionals dedicated to the highest standards of excellence and integrity in EMDR.
Membership in BCASW creates a synergy that strengthens the voice of social workers, supports their practice and builds a solid foundation for advocacy and social action. They provide information and support to social workers, leadership in professional and social advocacy and outstanding professional development opportunities.
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This association supports Clinical Counsellors in the practice of Contextual Behavioral Therapy such as Acceptance and Committment Therapy (ACT). It is based on a pragmatic worldview known as functional contextualism. It grows from behavioural analysis in its methodology and assumptions . It Is committed to developing basic behavioural accounts of complex behaviours. It aims to apply these advances in the alleviation human suffering and the advancement of human well-being.
EMDR Canada is dedicated to establishing, maintaining, and promoting the highest standards of excellence and integrity in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing practice, research and education.
Their aims are to provide services and information about EMDR, for EMDR therapists in Canada and for the general public and colleagues in other EMDR Associations. They are a national and bilingual non-profit organization.
Our therapists are all Regulated Social Workers. As such, they are considered health care workers and are required to be vaccinated for COVID as per the BC public health orders. Upon request, we are happy to show you our therapists' proof of vaccination.