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Afton Keys

Counsellor
Afton Keys has always had a passion for connecting with struggling people or just wanting additional supportive resources to work through life's challenges.
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Ally Goult

Counsellor
Ally began her career in mental health as a youth counsellor for the YMCA, supporting at-risk teens. This taught her that human beings have a deep capacity for healing at their core despite the profound adversity they may have faced.
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Camila Mariana Rimada

Counsellor
Camila has worked with homeless youth, international university students, First Nations youth, women affected by violence, people living with HIV/AIDS, cancer patients, and seniors.
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Carmen Davies

Counsellor
Carmen Davies is a Registered Clinical Counsellor in Victoria, BC. She believes in our inherent capacity for healing and transformation, that we are wired to not only heal but to thrive and feel pleasure and connection.
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Christopher Brown

Counsellor
Christopher Brown is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors. He's in his 4th year of a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Adler University.
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Emma Goult

Life Coach
Emma has always had a passion for helping others and a keen interest in human behaviour throughout her life. She also describes herself as someone with a detailed oriented, goal-driven mind who is attracted to problem-solving.
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Evangelos Gkaldanidis

Counsellor
Evangelos is a Registered Clinical Counsellor. He has worked as a trainee therapist in a clinical hospital setting in Greece and he has been offering counselling services as a member of diverse mental health professional teams in Vancouver.
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GaiAnne Ghazaryan

Counsellor
GaiAnne specializes in EMDR. Her approach is collaborative and client-centred that guides clients to process the past, connect with the present and re-imagine the future.
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Jae Yoo

Counsellor & Supervisor
Jae has served as a counsellor for varied clients, working with adults and children. She is well-trained in evidence-based treatment methods and certified in a range of techniques.
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Jillian Bagan

Counsellor
Jillian is a queer-identified, Registered Clinical Counsellor (#19386) and Certified Canadian Counsellor (# 10006165) with Masters in Art Therapy from Concordia University.
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Kelvin Chung

Counsellor
Kelvin likes to use emotion to work with different people. He believes that once the emotions are seen, the pain can be healed.
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Linda Duarte

Counsellor & Supervisor
Linda is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with over 25 years of experience working in a variety of settings: Post Secondary, Career, Couples and Family, Employee Assistance Programs, Addiction and Mental Health.
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Mariana Martinez Vieyra

Counsellor & Supervisor
Mariana is a registered clinical counsellor, level II sensorimotor psychotherapist, trained in EMDR, Focusing-Oriented Psychotherapy, also implementing Mindfulness-based CBT and DBT.
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Mark Halabecki

Supervisor
Mark has worked in child, and adolescent mental health, long-term care, inpatient hospital settings, primary care, outpatient mental health, and is currently working in an outpatient environment with individuals with chronic pain.
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Maryam Bayat

Counsellor
Maryam is a Registered Clinical Counselor with years of counselling experience helping people to find their way in life journey. She also identifies as a mother, an immigrant, and a lifetime learner.
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Marziyeh Abbasi

Counsellor
Marziyeh has worked with youth/adults and families who have been affected by mental health issues. She is committed to creating a safe and non-judgmental environment for all people as they discover their path.
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Melinda Freitas

Counsellor & Supervisor
Melinda's passion for counselling grew from personal experience with grief, loss and trauma. Completing University later in life has fueled her drive to enable and empower others fully. 
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Omar Hussein

Counsellor
Omar wore several hats, from teaching to coaching to chef training. Each experience had its own set of challenges that led him to today, ready to support others.
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Rachel Wellman

Counsellor
Rachel finds it important to connect with others in order to improve both individuals’ and the world’s views toward mental health. She believes the client-counsellor relationship is crucial to the therapeutic process.
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Sam Fischer

Counsellor
Sam has been working as a helping professional for over 15 years, and their diverse background gives them unique skills as a therapist to approach complex issues with warmth, competence, curiosity, and empathy.
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Sukhjeevan Kaur

Counsellor
Sukhjeevan's passion is bringing healing to people who have been through a traumatic/stressful experience. She helps clients find healthy perceptions of themselves and strengthen their relationships to know themselves.
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Susana Diaz Bahamon

Counsellor
Susana Diaz Bahamon has worked with at-risk youth, teenagers, immigrants, and refugees for over ten years. She believes in the capacity of everyone to heal and become the person they want to be.
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Tamara Ukwu

Counsellor & Supervisor
Tamara helps clients to optimize strengths, build resilience and cultivate growth. She is committed to providing a safe and non-judgmental environment and developing a therapeutic and trusting relationship.
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Tania Bakas

Counsellor
Tania’s approach to counselling is influenced by 12 years of experience as a holistic practitioner and her counselling/work background in helping people overcome childhood and relationship wounds.
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Teresa Vozza

Supervisor
Teresa has more than 20 years of experience working with families experiencing various challenges from parenting concerns and protection issues to anger management, domestic violence and grief and loss.
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Let's create change that's fair for everyone

Join a team that is dedicated to improving mental health for everyone. As a counsellor with Phare, you’ll gain a supportive network of peers and supervisors, as well as access to new clients. Build a sustainable living serving clients and supervising others in your profession—all while making mental health fair. If that sounds great to you, let’s chat more!
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