Mental Health and Counselling

Children and youth who are experiencing social or emotional difficulties may receive supportive services from a broad range of child and youth counsellors. Issues that are dealt may include: loss and grief, lack of social skills, bullying, aggression and isolation. Children and youth may receive traditional counselling plus play therapy, social skill modeling, community integration activities and more. This service is offered in Fraser Lake, Fort St James and Vanderhoof. Referrals are accepted from anyone.

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Mental Health Counseling For Children & Youth

Child and Youth counsellors provide counselling services to children and youth experiencing difficulties in their lives due to a varied range of problems. This could include treating such disorders as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, fetal alcohol syndrome, sexual or physical abuse issues, self esteem, anxiety, grief and loss, etc. Support is also given to parents of children receiving services.

Children Who Witness Violence

Children and youth who have witnessed emotional, physical, financial or sexual abuse within their families may receive counselling from a qualified service provider. Interventions will include traditional counselling plus play therapy, water and sand tray therapy, narrative therapy and psycho-education regarding safety planning and healthy relationships. This service is offered in Fraser Lake, Fort St James and Vanderhoof. Referrals are accepted from anyone

Sexual Abuse Intervention Program

Children and adolescents who are victims of sexual abuse or assault and their caregivers may receive counselling and psycho-educational support from a qualified counsellor. Interventions include traditional counselling plus art and play therapy, narrative therapy and assessment. This service is offered in Fraser Lake, Fort St James and Vanderhoof. Referrals are accepted from anyone.

Youth Justice

Counselling and support for completing community service work is provided for youth who are on probation and are referred by Youth Court Workers. Counselling covers a wide range of issues including anger management, harm reduction, building of positive self identity, and goal setting. When needed, referrals for psychiatric, psychological, or socio-educational assessment may be made. Service is provided in Fraser Lake, Fort St James and Vanderhoof.