to help you both in person or online.
We invite you to look through our list of Low Cost Counsellors below to see who might be a good fit for you.
Please feel free to click the ‘book an appointment’ link to book a no obligation complementary online Initial Consultation. You can meet with one or more of the Intern Counsellors listed below to see who feels like the best fit.
Want more information before booking or not clear how to book? You can either contact our practitioners directly to set up your appointments, or if you’d like more help or information to decide, reach out to our Admin team and we’ll help you get settled in with the right person.
All our Student Interns are in the final stages of their Masters training programs and are carefully supervised by our senior clinical team members. They have completed many years of training and prior experience working with people.
Student Interns offer accessible, quality supports at a lower rate. Some extended health benefits programs may cover your work with one of our students. All EVC Interns offer both online and in person services.
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Cecilia is a Master of Counselling Psychology student intern who brings a unique background as a nurse, and her unwavering passion for helping people has shaped her commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of her clients. With a deep understanding of the human condition and a genuine empathy for those seeking support, Cecilia creates a nurturing and safe space where clients can embark on a transformative journey toward healing and personal growth.
Clients who work with Cecilia can expect to experience her empathic and non-judgmental approach. With a profound belief in the inherent worth and potential of every individual, she focuses on fostering a therapeutic relationship built on trust, respect, and collaboration. By establishing a solid rapport, Cecilia aims to create an environment where clients feel comfortable sharing their thoughts, emotions, and vulnerabilities.
“Let’s discover your inner peace, unlock your potential, and create a life you love together.”
Cecilia offers low-cost counselling with some further sliding-scale options
Greta Hedley (she/her) is completing her Expressive Arts Therapy Master’s Degree and has worked as an Expressive Arts Therapy Facilitator in BC since 2012 in both one-on-one and group settings including in schools.
Her educational journey includes the visual arts, costume, textiles, and somatic therapy studies.
Greta has worked extensively with children, youth, and adults, creating a compassionate and safe haven for them to express their emotions and process their experiences through the arts.
Besides everyday life challenges, some of Greta’s clients face on-going struggles with ADHD, depression, anxiety, grief, loss as well as trauma and displacement.
With a heartfelt client-centered approach, Greta integrates her knowledge of the arts into her work to support healing and growth.
Greta works with clients of all ages and offers online and in-person sessions, has weekend appointment options, and offers low-cost counselling with some further sliding scale options.
Michael Indermaur (he/him/they/them) is a Master of Counselling Psychology intern who is offering individual therapy to adults and has experience working with depression, anxiety, addictions, relationships/communication, identity, and self-esteem. He is committed to providing a compassionate, judgement-free, anti-oppressive space in therapy and aims to tailor his work to each individual client’s specific goals and preferences. Michael draws on gestalt, solution-focused, mindfulness, cognitive-behavioural and narrative therapies to create the best-suited approach for each client.
Michael identifies as gay and grew up and received his first degree (B.Sc., Biomedical science) in Australia. He has permanently relocated to Vancouver and is pursuing greater meaning in his life through spirituality and meditation. Michael has lived experience of anxiety and identity issues and finds comfort in nature, travel, food and fitness. He encourages people who have questions or concerns about therapy to get in touch.
Michael offers online and in-person sessions.
Michael offers low-cost counselling with some further sliding scale options.
Zoë (she/her/hers) is a practicum student completing her master of counselling degree program. Her approach is client-centred, grounded and empathetic. Foundationally, she utilizes client-therapist attuning prevalent in Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy to create a safe and supportive experience where clients feel safe and thrive. Her eclectic approach utilizes several modalities, including Narrative Therapy, Emotion-Focused Therapy and grounding tools available through Somatic engagement. Zoë implements solution-focused and empowering brief therapeutic tools to ensure clients recognize their innate strengths and experience current shifts in their well-being and everyday lives.
Zoë offers online sessions throughout the week and in-person sessions on Sundays.
Zoë offers low-cost counselling with some further sliding-scale options
Shauna Carson (she/her/hers) is a graduate student at Yorkville University. Before pursuing her masters in counselling, she worked in social services for over 15 years. Shauna has experience working with a wide variety of people, primarily with those who are neurodivergent. She endeavours to offer a safe, non-judgmental, collaborative, and compassionate space where her clients feel comfortable expressing their emotions. Shauna’s stance is trauma-informed and anti-oppressive, and she brings a gentle, grounding presence to her work. Some of the people she has worked with are struggling with ADHD, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, and neurodiversity. Her holistic approach integrates mindfulness, self-compassion, solution-focused, and existential therapies. As part of her career journey, Shauna is passionate about learning new interventions and skills. Shauna works with youth and adults ages 9 and up.
Shauna offers online and in-person sessions, including in-person sessions on Sundays and Fridays and online sessions at other times during the week.
Shauna offers low-cost counselling with some further sliding scale options.
Please let us know what would make your counselling experience ideal and we’ll get back to you with some recommendations for EVC team members that would be a great fit!