Counselling |
We at the Vancouver Women's Health Collective are a non-profit organization helping self-identified women foster health, wellness and equity through feminist approaches to advocacy, shared knowledge and low-barrier programs and services.
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Counselling is a therapeutic relationship between a qualified counsellor and the client. Counselling offers an objective perspective, thus enabling the client to gain insights and strategies to assist in managing their particular situation.


We can help you through a broad range of issues including:

  • Identity issues
  • Lack of motivation
  • Life events and transitions
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress management
  • Childhood trauma
  • Sexual/emotional/physical abuse
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety and panic
  • Body image/disordered eating
  • Depression
  • Family or relationship issues
  • Childhood trauma, family of origin issues
  • Grief and loss


Hours of Availability


Wednesdays 12pm-2pm with Clayre (art therapy)
Mondays 12pm-4pm with Caroline

All appointments are 45-60 minutes long

Clayre Sessoms is a counselling psychology and art therapy graduate student at Adler University. She has 20 years experience as a bodyworker, meditation facilitator, and laughter yoga teacher, often working in a multidisciplinary wellness practice. She has trained in Healing Touch, Gestalt Therapy, and Focusing Oriented Therapy. She hopes to bring focus on the mind-body connection to her work at VWHC. She is a woman who identifies as transgender, lesbian, and a person with a physical disability.