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Alta Vista Counselling offers the highest quality of service to every individual that we meet. Our work includes:


  • A timely response to a client’s request for service.

  • A discussion about goals and the development of a counselling plan to help resolve presenting concerns.

  • Active participation throughout the counselling sessions between the counselor and the client(s).

  • Follow-up services to help a client maintain the changes that clients encounter during therapeutic sessions.


Our counselling and psychotherapy services address issues related to:


  • Grief, loss and bereavement

  • Caregiver stress and distress

  • Compassion fatigue

  • Supportive counselling for mental health concerns such a depression and anxiety

  • Issues important to youth (i.e. self-esteem, bullying)

  • Issues specific to women (i.e. postpartum depression, life balance)

  • Dealing with aging parents

  • Parenting children and teens

Areas of practice


  • Individual therapy and supportive counselling / psychotherapy

  • Family therapy

  • Educational and therapeutic group facilitation


 The people with whom we work


  • Youth 18+

  • Adults


Therapy Approaches used in counselling


  • Narrative Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy​

  • Family Systems Therapy

  • Strategies to improve parenting

  • Brief-Solution Focused Therapy

  • Collaborative Practice​

  • Anti-Oppressive Social Work


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