Locations, Fees & Services
This page lists our locations, fees, and counselling services, please click on the links below to go to the respective section.
Evenings and weekend appointments are available depending on the counsellor or intern. Please contact us with any questions or to book an appointment. Interns see clients at the lower sliding fee scale ($15-$50) and currently we have interns available in the North Vancouver and Vancouver offices.
Counselling locations include:
North Vancouver offices: 1500 Marine Drive, North Vancouver, V7P 1T7, suites 205, 209, 224 - (near Capilano Rd, Marine and McGowan)
West Vancouver: 7 - 1437A Clyde Avenue, West Vancouver, V7T 1E9 (Between 14th and 15th)
New Westminster: 401 - 625 Fifth Avenue, New Westminster, V3M 1X4 (5th Avenue and 7th Street)
East Vancouver: 2703 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, V5N 4C5 (near Broadway)
Downtown: 915 - 1125 Howe Street, Vancouver, V6G 2K8 (Howe & Helmcken)
West Side: 212 - 1628 W. 1st Avenue, Vancouver, V6J 3Z2 (near Granville Island)
Surrey: 59A Ave at 172A Street, V3S 5S4, Surrey
South Vancouver: Oakridge Plaza; 357 - 5740 Cambie Street, Vancouver, V5Z 3A6. (Cambie and 41st)
For all counselling inquiries contact 604 926 5496.
Counselling is on a sliding fee scale based on a client’s gross income, number of dependents and current circumstances.
Interns and Residents are part of the clinical training program at Living Systems. They have / or are pursuing a master’s degree and are specializing in family systems therapy and receive regular supervision. They see clients who can pay between $15-$50 per session. PLEASE NOTE: we currently have interns available only at our North Shore and Vancouver offices.
Associate Clinical Counsellors and our Full Clinical Counsellors are experienced Bowen family system therapists and registered counsellors. For fee details see the counsellor profiles under Counsellors/Interns.
Some extended health insurance or employee assistance programs cover counselling fees. Check your program and discuss it with your counsellor.
We work with individuals, couples and families to address a wide variety of concerns.
- Depression, Anxiety and Stress
- Marital issues, separation, divorce, parenting or relationship problems.
- Low self-esteem, assertiveness, anger, communication or career issues.
- Grief, aging or health issues
- Spiritual or religious concerns
Understanding how an individual functions in one's family, work, and social systems offers new and more effective ways to manage self and improve relationships.
Our Work with Children
We also work with parents to help them in their relationships with their children. Play Therapy can be a effective approach when working with younger children. One of our counsellors is a Registered Play Therapist and works out of our North Vancouver office.
Duration of Counselling
The length of time in counselling varies with the individual and the situation. This can be discussed with the counsellor.
Quality of Counselling
Our counsellors and interns abide by a code of ethics as proscribed by their professional association and the American Association of Pastoral Counsellors (AAPC).
Living Systems places a high value on the quality of counselling and professional competence. If you at any time would like to speak to someone about the quality of care whether you are extremely satisfied or have had some difficulty or complaint, please contact: Katherine White, Clinical Manager, 604 926 5496 ext 300.