With over 10 years of experience in the field of counselling, Arian brings a wealth of expertise to her practice. She has extensive training in trauma informed therapy as well as couples/marital counselling. As an EMDR therapist, she has helped countless First Responders, Veterans, and individuals dealing with trauma and PTSD. As a relationship therapist (certified in Gottman’s method for couples therapy), she effectively guides couples and individuals through relationship concerns. Arian is also trained in various other modalities which enables her to effectively treat various mental health issues.
Learn how to perform at optimal levels in all aspects of your life by overcoming the mental or physical barriers, as well as the behavioural limitations that get in the way of success.
Veterans & First Responders
Counselling can provide support for any issues related to your service or other experiences in the line of duty, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, grief or anxiety.
Trauma assessments involve an in-depth analysis of the nature, timing, and severity of the traumatic events, the effects those events had on you and whether you have long lasting symptoms as a result.
Mental Health Assessments
A mental health assessment can help you identify if you have any underlying mental health conditions that are impacting your quality of life such as anxiety, depression, OCD, borderline personality disorder, PTSD and more.
Develop the confidence to trust in yourself and be decisive in your actions without fear of making the wrong decision or for being judged for not making the right one.
Learn how to resolve conflicts in a healthy and productive way without compromising your own values, integrity, boundaries or self-respect so that everyone involved feels heard and respected.
Develop the strength and resilience to cope with a variety of work issues including handling conflict, occupational stress, returning to work, employment leave, motivation issues and feeling stuck.
Trauma & PTSD
Understand, process, and work through the difficult emotions and memories that are causing you pain after the traumatic experience in a safe and non-judgmental environment to help you recover and heal.
Stress and Burnout
Learn to reduce your stress and prevent burn out by practicing mindfulness, implementing relaxation techniques, setting boundaries, doing things you enjoy and prioritizing self-care.
Reframe your thoughts and experiences to challenge the unhelpful beliefs that harm your self-image so that you can start to feel good about yourself and live your life with confidence and self-love.
Start identifying the triggers that lead to your unwanted and intrusive thoughts to regain control of your life by learning how to sit with those feelings, rather than compulsively acting on them.
Grief and Loss
Grieve your loss at your pace in a caring and supportive environment as you move through the different stages of grief and begin to take the steps to move on from your loss and heal.
Gender and Sexuality
Feel supported in a safe and accepting space for you to explore your sexuality and gender identity, process and heal from discrimination, and gain the strength to come out and be your authentic self.
Identify, understand, and work through the experiences, thoughts, and feelings that are making you feel depressed and learn effective coping strategies to help you overcome them to live a happier life.
Work together to get through rough patches, improve communication, nurture intimacy, rebuild trust, set boundaries, make parenting decisions, and handle separation or divorce constructively.
Identify and change the patterns of behaviour that make it difficult for you to make decisions, ask for help, set boundaries, be alone, or stop yourself from feeling responsible for other people’s behaviours.
If you have experienced trauma as a child, counselling can help you understand, process and heal from what has happened to you so that you can move on with confidence, strength and resilience.
Regain control in your life and learn how to control your anger by improving communication skills, expressing yourself in healthy ways, learning to relax, reframing your thoughts, and practicing gratitude.
Identify the root cause of your anxiety, develop resilience and learn to cope with your generalized anxiety, social anxiety, performance anxiety, OCD, panic attacks or phobias so you can lead a fulfilling life.