Affordable Volunteer Counselling Support

The cornerstone of our agency, Cowichan Family Life has been training quality lay counsellors since 1970.  These skilled, caring individuals provide our counselling services, overseen by our Registered Clinical Counsellor. Our counsellors receive ongoing mentoring and skill development their Clinical Supervisor.

Individual and couples counselling is available for those needing emotional support, psycho-educational information, and counselling for current issues.  Our services use a strength-based, solution-focused brief therapy model.  Sessions are one hour, held weekly for eight weeks. Community and self-referrals are welcome. We also offer practicum placements for University Master’s programs.

Call to book an Intake session

Intake sessions help determine whether Cowichan Family Life is the best resource for support for you.  Clients are then matched with a suitable counsellor or referred to another service is better able to meet your needs. Intakes are free and are held Tuesdays and Thursdays.

To book a 45 minute intake, please call us at 250-748-8281 or email request.