Counselling Services

Counselling Services

The Counselling Services Department provides language-specific counselling, outreach and educational services to immigrants and refugees within their cultural value system. Our programs directly address the needs of immigrants and refugees in their adjustment to the changes, challenges, and losses that accompany immigration to a new country. These programs provide short-term, solution-focused counselling and support services in Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Arabic, Spanish, Mandarin, Korean, Vietnamese, , Farsi, and English.

All Counselling Services staff meet the specific educational requirements for each stream of service and are experienced in cross-cultural counselling. In addition, the clinical staff are multi-lingual, Masters Level Counsellors registered with BC Association of Clinical Counsellors . Staff members are provided with on-going professional development training to ensure that the standard of service delivery continues to meet or exceed internationally recognized standards of practice.

Clinical Management is provided to all staff by a qualified Practitioner with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in Clinical Supervision. DIVERSEcity offers a unique opportunity for interns and practicum students within the following fields: Counselling Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, and Child and Youth Care.

If you need more information about these programs, please contact the Administrative Assistant at 604-547-1202 or via email at counsellingservices@dcrs.ca

Corina Carroll, Manager of Counselling Services
Email ccarroll@dcrs.ca

Anil Baines, Manager of Clinical Services
Email abaines@dcrs.ca