Supporting Children, Youth, and Families in Greater Vancouver since 1990

Shalene Takara, MA, RCC

Counselling services also offered in French.

Shalene Takara has been providing counselling to couples and families for over 10 years. She specializes in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) and works with parent couples facing issues such as communication, conflict, anger, mental health issues (e.g. depression, anxiety, trauma), parenting issues, addiction, separation/divorce, co-parenting, and major life transitions. She also has specialized training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy for Trauma, Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT), Emotion-Focused Family Therapy (EFFT), and attachment-based parenting. She has worked with diverse populations including immigrant and refugee families, same-sex parent couples, and families from the indigenous community.

Shalene holds a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology. She is bilingual and can provide counselling services in English or French

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