CELL: 250-420-1622 EMAIL: BY APPOINTMENT: Cranbrook, BC

STATEMENT OF COUNSELLING SERVICES – ‘Be The Change’ Counselling and Consulting provides professional personal counselling in a private practice context. I hold a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work and a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. I have twenty-six years of experience working with children, youth, adults and families. I have been registered and in good standing with the B.C. College of Social Workers since 2006 (registration #08815). I am registered with the BC Association of Social Workers and the Canadian Association of Social Workers, (registration # 1007113).

CONFIDENTIALITY POLICY – Counselling is confidential. No information is provided to third parties, either written or oral, unless prior written permission is given. Limits to confidentiality exist under the following conditions: – imminent self-harm or danger to others – child welfare concerns – subpoena or court order – public safety.

CANCELATION POLICY – If you cancel an appointment, 12-hour notice needs to be provided; otherwise, you will be charged. Missed appointments will also be charged as a full session.

SESSIONS AND FEES – fees are $100 an hour for single sessions, $130 an hour for couples and families, $150 for 1.5 hours. You may be eligible for third party billing if you have extended benefits.