Resources in Victoria BC, and General Resources

Websites

 

Al-Anon Family Groups

 

Bridges for Women Society – provides employability training programs and other services to women survivors of abuse.

 

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention 

 

Canadian Mental Health Associaton

 

Capital Mental Health Association

 

Citizens Counselling Centre - Affordable Counselling

 

Credit Counselling Society

 

Crime Victim Assistance Program Counselling Guidelines

 

Crisis

    

Domestic Violence Help Starts Here

 

Genograms       

 

Grief

       

Highly Sensitive Person

 

LGBTQ Resources

 

Marty Klein  - Changing the way people, politics and the media look at sex

Pacific Centre Family Services Assn.  Affordable Counselling

Relationship Issues – Lynne Namka

Sex Resources – Sites devoted to answering questions about sex and sexuality

Sociological Images  

 

South Island Centre for Counselling and Training – Affordable Counselling

 

The Trauma and Mental Health Report – free online magazine

 

Transgender Health Program

 

Vancouver Island Crisis Line   

 

Victoria, B.C., Canada Information

 

Victoria HospiceCounselling and Spiritual Care

 

 

 

 

Mental Health Professionals

 

Here are links to the sites of other counsellors and mental health professionals in Victoria, B.C., and in various places in Canada and the United States.

 

Canada

 

Linda Michelle Pentelbury, R. Psychologist

 

Lynda Stockwell, M.S.W.  R.S.W.

 

Victoria, BC

 

 

Mississauga, ON

Joy Tsai-Yuan Hung, MFT

 

Burnaby, BC

 

Terri Yu, PhD

 

Montreal, QC

Mark Giesbrecht, MA, RCC

 

Nanaimo, BC

Christine Gatzke M.Ed, CCC, CPAC/ARC

 

Saskatoon, SK

Sara Kamin, MSc

 

Toronto, ON

Elsie De Vita, R.Psych Psychotherapist

 

Vancouver, BC

Jennifer Rodrigues, Ed.D, RCC

 

Vancouver, BC

Megan Sutherland, MSW, RCSW

 

Vancouver, BC

 

USA

 

Michelle Samuel, LCSW

 

Ann Arbor, MI

Ross Rosenberg, M.Ed., LCPC, CADC

 

Chicago, IL

Michael Salas, MA, LPC, LCDC, CDP

 

Dallas, TX

Pamela Goffman, LCSW

 

Delray Beach, FL

Seth Dennis  M.Ed., Psy.D

 

Durham, NC

Julie Wells, MFTI

 

Irvine and San Diego, CA

Melissa Kester LMFT

 

NY City

Olga Rothschild, LMHC

 

NY City

Jonathan Lebolt PhD, LCSW

 

Richmond, VA

Deborah Lamb, M.A.

 

Salem, OR

Susan Blake  MA., LPC

 

San Antonio, TX

 

 

 

Andrew Rose, LCSW

 

San Francisco, CA

Jim Christrup, LCSW

 

San Francisco, CA

Lutfiah (Lucy) Milhem PhD

 

San Francisco, CA

Ellen Ledley, LCSW, BCD

 

Santa Monica, CA

Janet Haines, M.S., LPC

 

St. George, UT

Irena Milentijevic, Psy.D.

 

The Woodlands, TX

Peg Hemmer, MSW, LISW-S

 

Westerville, OH

 

 

 

 

 

Articles

 

A Buddhist’s Perspective on Grieving

Clients’ Perceptions of the Therapeutic Relationship and Its Role In Outcome

Hope and Healing: A Practical Guide for Survivors of Suicide

The Mindful Practitioner

The Miracle of Mindfulness

The Neural Basis of the Complex Task of Meditation

Same Sex Couples

 

 

 

 

 

Books

 

The Hard Questions: 100 Essential Questions to Ask Before You Say “I Do” by Susan Piver

 Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness by Sharon Salzberg and John Kabat-Zinn

 

The Mindfulness Solution: Everyday Practices for Everyday Problems by Ronald D. Siegel, PsyD

The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, PhD

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall B. Rosenberg

 

The Places That Scare You, and other titles, by Pema Chödrön

 

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John M. Gottman, PhD and Nan Silver

 

 

 

 

Please contact Caron with any websites, articles, or books that you have found helpful or useful, or if you would like to be included on her list of resources.