Clear Counselling | Catherine Giffin – Psychotherapist
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Catherine Giffin MCP, CCC

PSYCHOTHERAPIST

“When people feel supported and encouraged, they have the potential to heal, create, change, and thrive!”

WORK

  • Clear Counselling
  • Options Community Services – Mental Health Outreach
  • Creekside Withdrawal Management – Detox Support

 

EDUCATION

  • Master of Counselling Psychology, Adler University
  • BA, Psychology
  • Human Services Certificate
  • Gottman Couples Therapy (Level 1)

 

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Addictions
  • Anxiety and Panic Attacks
  • Crisis Interventions
  • Couples Counselling
  • Debriefing Skills
  • Depression
  • Group Counselling
  • Grief Counselling
  • LGBTQ Parenting
  • Relationship Counselling
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Sex and Gender Identity Concerns
  • Sex Therapy
  • Woman’s Sexual Health Issues
  • Women’s Health Issues
  • Suicide Ideation
  • Young Adult Counselling
  • Time Management – Structured Day Planning
  • Trauma

 

APPROACHES USED

  • Gestalt
  • Solution Focused
  • Gottman Couples Therapy
  • Dialectal Behavior Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Adlerian Depth Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Therapy

ABOUT

Catherine Giffin (she/her) provides Individual Counselling, Couples Counselling, and Sex Therapy. She is an Adlerian Psychotherapist and a Canadian Certified Counsellor, with specialized training in the areas of:

  • Women’s Sexual Health
  • Relationships and Sexuality
  • Self-Identity and Self Worth

 

Since 2010, she worked in, both, private and government sectors in BC and Manitoba, and with a clientele diverse in age, ethnicities, gender/sexual identities, abilities, and addressing complex addictions and disease concerns impacting:

  • Work
  • Identity and Self
  • Sex and Relationships
  • Family and Friend Relationships
  • Spirituality – Personal Principles and Meaning

 

Catherine helps with learning new skills, insights, and addressing current beliefs, as well as teaches clients how to listen to their own body reaction.

 

“Our body provides us messages that often give us answers to further understanding ourselves and increase our confidence to navigating life.”

 

Counselling can feel complex; however, it doesn’t have to be. Session topics may include:

 

Life Concerns

  • Lifestyle Goals
  • Anxiety – Feeling in Crisis
  • Sexuality – Porn, Education, Self-Acceptance
  • Bullying – Experienced in youth, work, and in relationships
  • Relationship – Sexual Conflicts, Communication Conflicts and Resentments
  • Parenting Conflicts – with diverse identities, and/or Cross-Cultural Parenting
  • Academic Stresses – secondary, post-secondary, and graduate levels
  • Parent – Youth Relationships
  • Grief – Loss and Trauma

 

Women’s Sexual Health Concerns
She is passionate about; listening to your experiences, normalizing them, and sharing education. Her goal is to empower and foster healing towards;

  • Self-acceptance
  • Self-confidence development
  • Normalizing of experiences
  • Sexuality and sexual identity empowerment
  • Sex – education, techniques, and approaches

 

Relationships Concerns
Catherine understands the importance, beauty, and complexity of relationships. She aims to meet each partner where they are at in the relationship, by understanding their journey. Relationship counselling with Catherine looks like;

  • Addressing mistaken beliefs
  • Gaining insight into current patterns of interaction
  • Addressing struggles with intimacy and sexual roadblocks
  • Providing Conflict Resolution Skills and Communication Techniques with the understanding of concerns.

 

Catherine believes in her clients, and that each human has developed a unique way of navigating through life based on the experiences they have faced.

When you connect with Catherine, it’s time to use your strengths to create a life that feels right for you.

 

Email now to make a change for you.

WORK

  • Clear Counselling
  • Options Community Services – Mental Health Outreach
  • Creekside Withdrawal Management – Detox Support

 

EDUCATION

  • Master of Counselling Psychology, Adler University
  • BA, Psychology
  • Human Services Certificate
  • Gottman Couples Therapy (Level 1)

 

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Addictions
  • Anxiety and Panic Attacks
  • Crisis Interventions
  • Couples Counselling
  • Debriefing Skills
  • Depression
  • Group Counselling
  • Grief Counselling
  • LGBTQ Parenting
  • Relationship Counselling
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Sex and Gender Identity Concerns
  • Sex Therapy
  • Woman’s Sexual Health Issues
  • Women’s Health Issues
  • Suicide Ideation
  • Young Adult Counselling
  • Time Management – Structured Day Planning
  • Trauma

 

APPROACHES USED

  • Gestalt
  • Solution Focused
  • Gottman Couples Therapy
  • Dialectal Behavior Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Adlerian Depth Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Therapy

ABOUT

Catherine Giffin (she/her) provides Individual Counselling, Couples Counselling, and Sex Therapy. She is an Adlerian Psychotherapist and a Canadian Certified Counsellor, with specialized training in the areas of:

  • Women’s Sexual Health
  • Relationships and Sexuality
  • Self-Identity and Self Worth

 

Since 2010, she worked in, both, private and government sectors in BC and Manitoba, and with a clientele diverse in age, ethnicities, gender/sexual identities, abilities, and addressing complex addictions and disease concerns impacting:

  • Work
  • Identity and Self
  • Sex and Relationships
  • Family and Friend Relationships
  • Spirituality – Personal Principles and Meaning

 

Catherine helps with learning new skills, insights, and addressing current beliefs, as well as teaches clients how to listen to their own body reaction.

 

“Our body provides us messages that often give us answers to further understanding ourselves and increase our confidence to navigating life.”

 

Counselling can feel complex; however, it doesn’t have to be. Session topics may include:

 

Life Concerns

  • Lifestyle Goals
  • Anxiety – Feeling in Crisis
  • Sexuality – Porn, Education, Self-Acceptance
  • Bullying – Experienced in youth, work, and in relationships
  • Relationship – Sexual Conflicts, Communication Conflicts and Resentments
  • Parenting Conflicts – with diverse identities, and/or Cross-Cultural Parenting
  • Academic Stresses – secondary, post-secondary, and graduate levels
  • Parent – Youth Relationships
  • Grief – Loss and Trauma

 

Women’s Sexual Health Concerns
She is passionate about; listening to your experiences, normalizing them, and sharing education. Her goal is to empower and foster healing towards;

  • Self-acceptance
  • Self-confidence development
  • Normalizing of experiences
  • Sexuality and sexual identity empowerment
  • Sex – education, techniques, and approaches

 

Relationships Concerns
Catherine understands the importance, beauty, and complexity of relationships. She aims to meet each partner where they are at in the relationship, by understanding their journey. Relationship counselling with Catherine looks like;

  • Addressing mistaken beliefs
  • Gaining insight into current patterns of interaction
  • Addressing struggles with intimacy and sexual roadblocks
  • Providing Conflict Resolution Skills and Communication Techniques with the understanding of concerns.

 

Catherine believes in her clients, and that each human has developed a unique way of navigating through life based on the experiences they have faced.

When you connect with Catherine, it’s time to use your strengths to create a life that feels right for you.

 

Email now to make a change for you.