Clinical Counselling Team Trauma-informed care
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Camilla Bjurling, Registered Clinical Counsellor
Camilla has her Masters degree of Counselling Psychology from Adler University. Over the last 25 years she has worked with youth and young adults. Her passion is to assist people in overcoming the obstacles they face and reach their goals and aspirations. Her approach is client-centered and collaborative using Adlerian and attachment as theoretical foundations with a trauma-informed approach. Camilla uses a holistic approach taking into account the individual’s family, community, culture, work / school including emotional, mental and physical aspects of that individual. She is inspired by the uniqueness of each individual she meets as she has travelled extensively and worked with youth, young adults and adults in countries such as Thailand, Mexico and the U.S. as well as in Canada from Northern BC to Quebec. In her downtime you will find her catching up on Netflix, spending time with her family and walking her dog at the beach.

Chelsea Pilon, Registered Clinical Counsellor

Chelsie is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and has a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology and an Undergraduate degree in Communications. When meeting with clients, Chelsie’s top priority is to make sure they feel safe and supported. She believes that connection and safety create the foundation for healing and growth.  Chelsie meets her client’s right where they are, empowers them to take control of their therapeutic journey, and supports them to make positive changes in their lives. Chelsie takes a trauma-informed and attachment-based approach to counselling. She understands that the root cause of mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, anger, and maladaptive behaviors often stem from histories of trauma. Chelsie also draws on emotion-focused and body-centered therapy to help her client’s access their emotions on a deeper level. She believes that the body holds a lot of knowledge, and by connecting with it we can develop a deeper sense of knowing, regain our personal power, and feel grounded and more confident in ourselves.

Allison Wong, Registered Clinical Counsellor

Allison has her Masters in Counselling from City University of Seattle, and an Undergraduate Degree in Psychology from Simon Fraser University. Over the last few years, Allison has worked extensively with children, youth, and parents through her clinical work, and work within the Surrey School District. She believes in meeting her clients where they are, through a safe, non-judgmental therapeutic setting. She takes a compassion approach to healing, and hopes that her client’s therapeutic journey will cultivate empowerment, growth, and positive change. Although she draws from a variety of modalities, Allison takes on a strengths-based and trauma-informed approach to counselling. She hopes that through nurturing her client’s courage and strengths, her clients will transform their adversity into learning and growth. In her spare time, you can catch her listening to various types of music, and spending time with her dog.

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