I endeavour to be an ally to members of the LGBTQIA2S+ communities. I strive for a position of humility in my practice and it is my clients who ultimately decide on whether I have been a true ally or not.
Clients who attend my downtown Vancouver counselling and psychotherapy office tell me that I am a counsellor who helps them feel comfortable and at ease. They understand that they can talk without being judged and that I will listen. I provide therapy for clients with a variety of life concerns, including:
LGBTQ+ clients also come to Willow Tree Counselling for help with:
If you are seeking unconditional acceptance and respect, strict confidentiality, a collaborative counselling approach, a calming office environment, and many years of experience as a therapist, you have come to the right place! Every identity is welcome here. I encourage you to contact me for a free 15 minute telephone consultation to ask questions and determine whether I am a good fit for you. I look forward to hearing from you!
The ‘101’ of the LGBTQ communities in a short illustrated guide: sexuality, gender identity, coming out, navigating relationships and more.
Mini illustrated guide packed with info and suggestions on using they/them pronouns. Especially recommended for family and friends.
The title says it all. A concise readable work.
Equitable and accessible care, surgical planning, and peer and community support for trans people across the province. Also has a database of resources and groups for trans folks and their loved ones.
List of private master’s-level counsellors, or their interns, offering subsidized counselling. Updated quarterly.
Peer support hotline run by and for trans people.
Canada-wide, 24/7 professional phone counselling and other support options.
Resource list, updated quarterly.
Services strengthening the health and well-being of gay men.
Specialized support programs, including counselling, for persons living with HIV, cancer, hepatitis C and other illnesses.
A resource list of lower-cost professional counselling options in Vancouver. Corrections and suggestions welcome.
Info, referral and peer support to family members and friends of the LGBTQ+ communities.
Serving and supporting LGBTQ+ folks and their allies. Programs, information and referral.