Low Cost Counselling

 

Individual Counselling (50 mins):

$50 + GST

AVERY THERAPY CENTRE offers low cost counselling in Vancouver and online to people who are experiencing financial challenges. These services are provided by our intern counsellors who are in the process of completing their master's degrees in counselling. At this point in their training, they have the necessary skills to support you with your goals using evidence-based approaches.

 

It is our priority to offer accessible and affordable counselling at a reduced rate for people from all walks of life. Sessions can be conducted virtually or in-person at our office in Downtown Vancouver.

The interns selected to work with us has to demonstrate a high level of empathy, compassion, and respect. Our interns are typically with the centre for about 8-12 months and they are supervised by a seasoned, PhD level therapist.

If you are interested, you can read more about your intern counsellors below. We look forward to being apart of your healing journey!

 

Additional Resources
for Low Cost, Reduced Cost, Sliding Scale, or Free Counselling

Adler Centre – Counselling Clinic
604-742-1818
www.adlercentre.ca/clinic.html
Low-cost individual and couples counselling services ($60 individual, $85 couple) and sliding scale services. Counselling provided by counselling psychology graduate student interns, supervised by a registered counsellor.

BC Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse

604-682-6482

https://bc-malesurvivors.com/for-survivors/funding-your-therapy/

Registered clinical counsellors (RCCs) provide individual and group counselling for male survivors of sexual abuse. RCC fee: $100 for individual counselling. Group counselling: $40 per week. Reduced cost counselling provided by practicum students at $45/hr. Victim services workers on staff to help apply for funding for those who qualify.

Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre

604-442-4352

https://cwhwc.com/services/

Drop-in professional counselling for trans and gender-diverse people. Call to find out when the next counselling clinic is being held.

Ciel Community Counselling (East Vancouver)
www.cielcommunitycounselling.com
Reduced fee counselling services ($45 individual counselling, $70 couples therapy) provided by masters level counselling student interns supervised by registered counsellors.

Dragonstone Counselling
604-738-7557
www.dragonstonecounselling.ca
Low cost counselling offered at sliding scale provided by supervised counselling student interns.

Family Services of Greater Vancouver
604-874-2938 x 4141
www.fsgv.ca/find-the-support-you-need/counselling/
No-cost counselling from registered counsellors. Access to services may require referral from a Social Worker.

Heath Initiative for Men (HIM)

604-488-1001 ext. 230

https://checkhimout.ca/gay-mens-health/mental-health/counselling-support/

Brief professional counselling (8 sessions) is available to gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men either by donation equivalent to hourly wage. Vancouver, New Westminster, Surrey, Abbotsford.

Moving Forward Family Services
778-321-3054
www.mffs.ca
Free short-term and low-cost counselling via telephone and online. Email for information: counsellor@movingforwardfamilyservices.com

Oak Counselling (Vancouver)
604-266-5611
http://oakcounselling.org
Reduced fee individual, couples & family counselling provided by volunteer registered counsellors. Fee based on monthly income.

Shoreline Counselling (Fort Langley & Vancouver)
604-371-4145
www.shorelinecounselling.ca
Low-cost counselling offered by graduate interns or post-graduate fellow ($40-$80 per session) and sliding scale fee offered by registered counsellors.

ThriveLife Counselling & Wellness (Fort Langley)
778-239-2962
www.thrive-life.ca
Low-cost counselling offered by graduate interns supervised by registered counsellors or a post-graduate fellow ($50-$75 per session) for invidivuals who don't have insurance coverage or need financial support.

Qmunity - Counselling Program

604-684-5307 ext.107

https://qmunity.ca/get-support/counselling/

Counselling for members of the LGBTQ+ communities provided by Registered Social Workers and Clinical Counsellors. $60-$140 a session. Daytime only. 10-session limit.

Scarfe Counselling (UBC Psychology Clinic)
604-827-1523
Free counselling provided by counselling psychology graduate student interns, supervised by a registered psychologist. Clinic runs September-April.