Clear Counselling | Claudette Alain – Psychotherapist
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CLAUDETTE ALAIN MEd, MA, RCC, CCC

PSYCHOTHERAPIST

“Claudette takes a relational and holistic approach to problem solving and believes in building a relationship with her clients based on mutual trust, respect, and integrity. “

WORK

  • Clear Counselling
  • Vancouver School Board
  • French Immersion School Principal
  • Vancouver Principals and Vice Principals Association

 

ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE

  • French

 

EDUCATION

  • Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC)
  • Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC)
  • Doctor of Counselling and Psychotherapy Candidate, YU
  • MA Counselling Psychology, YU
  • MEd Administration & Leadership, UBC
  • BA, French Education, UBC
  • BA Jazz Studies / Liberal Arts

 

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
  • Anger Management Issues
  • Anxiety and/or Panic
  • Burnout
  • Couples Counselling
  • Cross Cultural Issues
  • Cross Cultural Relationships
  • Depression
  • Dreams
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity Issues
  • Grief and Loss – General
  • Infidelity
  • Intimacy Issues
  • LGBTQ+ Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Men’s Issues
  • Parent – Teen Conflict
  • Parenting Issues
  • Pre-Marital Counselling
  • Relationship Counselling
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Sexual Assault
  • Sexuality
  • Spirituality
  • Suicide Ideation / Survivor
  • Trauma Counselling

 

APPROACHES USED

  • Adlerian Depth Psychology
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • EMDR (Sept 2021)
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  • Meditation and Mindfulness Approach
  • Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT)
  • Sex Therapy

ABOUT

Claudette provides Individual, Couples and Family Counselling.

 

She is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and a Canadian Certified Counsellor specializing in the areas of

 

  • Parent-Child Relationships
  • ADHD and Autism Spectrum
  • Adult and Early Childhood Trauma
  • Male and Female Survivors of Sexual Abuse

 

Her emphasis is on helping individuals and families understand themselves better so that they can live fuller lives; and believes strongly that,

 

“Trust and a strong therapeutic alliance are of upmost important in the healing process.”

 

Claudette knows people. From a positive Adlerian Psychotherapy approach, along with 20 years in education as a teacher, Vice Principal and Principal of four French Immersion Schools, and 25 years in the hospitality industry, Claudette has developed such a breadth of background experience to facilitate several difficult conversations and work with clients on a variety of concerns.

 

From a lifespan and development perspective, she has worked with client concerns that have included:

 

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Early Childhood Trauma
  • LGBTQ Gender and Sexuality Concerns
  • Life Transitions
  • Midlife Issues
  • Palliative Care
  • Relationship Issues
  • Senior Issues
  • Survivors of Sexual Abuse

 

Throughout life, some of her clients have been her greatest teachers and is indebted to them for the growth they share.

 

Prior to her work in the education sector, she spent an extensive amount of time in India studying yoga and meditation. She believes that understanding and relating to diverse groups of people are fundamental to fostering a dynamic therapeutic relationship; and believes that people have the capacity to navigate through difficult times in their life and connect with a hopeful future.

 

If you’re needing help, support, and insight in addressing life challenges, then you’re not alone.


Email now for the kind of support you deserve

 

Counselling in French available.

WORK

  • Clear Counselling
  • Vancouver School Board
  • French Immersion School Principal
  • Vancouver Principals and Vice Principals Association

 

ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE

  • French

 

EDUCATION

  • Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC)
  • Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC)
  • Doctor of Counselling and Psychotherapy Candidate, YU
  • MA Counselling Psychology, YU
  • MEd Administration & Leadership, UBC
  • BA, French Education, UBC
  • BA Jazz Studies / Liberal Arts

 

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
  • Anger Management Issues
  • Anxiety and/or Panic
  • Burnout
  • Couples Counselling
  • Cross Cultural Issues
  • Cross Cultural Relationships
  • Depression
  • Dreams
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity Issues
  • Grief and Loss – General
  • Infidelity
  • Intimacy Issues
  • LGBTQ+ Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Men’s Issues
  • Parent – Teen Conflict
  • Parenting Issues
  • Pre-Marital Counselling
  • Relationship Counselling
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Sexual Assault
  • Sexuality
  • Spirituality
  • Suicide Ideation / Survivor
  • Trauma Counselling

 

APPROACHES USED

  • Adlerian Depth Psychology
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • EMDR (Sept 2021)
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  • Meditation and Mindfulness Approach
  • Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT)
  • Sex Therapy

ABOUT

Claudette provides Individual, Couples and Family Counselling.

 

She is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and a Canadian Certified Counsellor specializing in the areas of

 

  • Parent-Child Relationships
  • ADHD and Autism Spectrum
  • Adult and Early Childhood Trauma
  • Male and Female Survivors of Sexual Abuse

 

Her emphasis is on helping individuals and families understand themselves better so that they can live fuller lives; and believes strongly that,

 

“Trust and a strong therapeutic alliance are of upmost important in the healing process.”

 

Claudette knows people. From a positive Adlerian Psychotherapy approach, along with 20 years in education as a teacher, Vice Principal and Principal of four French Immersion Schools, and 25 years in the hospitality industry, Claudette has developed such a breadth of background experience to facilitate several difficult conversations and work with clients on a variety of concerns.

 

From a lifespan and development perspective, she has worked with client concerns that have included:

 

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Early Childhood Trauma
  • LGBTQ Gender and Sexuality Concerns
  • Life Transitions
  • Midlife Issues
  • Palliative Care
  • Relationship Issues
  • Senior Issues
  • Survivors of Sexual Abuse

 

Throughout life, some of her clients have been her greatest teachers and is indebted to them for the growth they share.

 

Prior to her work in the education sector, she spent an extensive amount of time in India studying yoga and meditation. She believes that understanding and relating to diverse groups of people are fundamental to fostering a dynamic therapeutic relationship; and believes that people have the capacity to navigate through difficult times in their life and connect with a hopeful future.

 

If you’re needing help, support, and insight in addressing life challenges, then you’re not alone.


Email now for the kind of support you deserve

 

Counselling in French available.