We are a team of experienced counselors and psychologists in Vancouver and across BC, dedicated to providing high-quality psychological assessment and psychotherapy services for individuals of all ages, including adolescents and adults. Our team is committed to helping you achieve optimal mental well-being and empowering you to live a fulfilling life.
We prioritize your well-being and strive to create a warm, non-judgmental, and inclusive environment where you feel heard, valued, and supported. We believe in the power of collaboration and work closely with you to develop personalized treatment plans that align with your goals and aspirations.
At MyPsychology BC, we understand that every person's journey is unique. That's why we offer a range of personalized services tailored to meet your specific needs.
Whether you are seeking counselors and psychologists in Vancouver or rural BC, psychological assessment, individual therapy, group therapy, or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) assessments, our experienced and compassionate professionals are here to support you every step of the way.
As leading counselors and psychologists in Vancouver and across BC, we offer a wide range of comprehensive psychological testing services. Our assessments cover various common psychiatric issues, including mood and anxiety disorders, PTSD, ADHD, OCD, Bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia, and various phobias.
Additionally, we have a specialization in psychoeducational and learning disorder assessments, with a particular emphasis on assessing intellectual functioning. The results of our assessments play a crucial role in aiding accurate diagnosis and effective treatment planning.
Our individual therapy covers the Vancouver and BC area and can be conducted physically or virtually. We offer a versatile approach that combines thought-based and emotion-centric explorations. This unique combination creates an atmosphere conducive to self-examination and personal growth.
Our team specializes in a wide range of therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), which focuses on thoughts and behaviors, as well as a general emotion-focused approach. We also integrate exposure techniques, providing a comprehensive approach to treatment that addresses various aspects of a person's experience.
We provide virtual group therapy sessions to cover beyond the Vancouver area. Our group therapy aims to offer guidance, support, and a fresh perspective, empowering individuals to unlock their social potential. By creating a safe and comfortable environment, we facilitate exposure to social situations that may otherwise feel overwhelming.
Our group therapy services extend to cover regions across BC as it is conducted virtually to ensure accessibility to a wider population.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Assessments
Our counselors and psychologists in Vancouver and throughout BC are committed to assisting individuals from all walks of life. Whether you're a concerned parent observing your child's development or an adult seeking self-understanding and an objective evaluation for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), we are here to provide the support you need.
Together, we can unlock a deeper understanding of autism and empower individuals to realize their full potential. Our team is dedicated to guiding you on this transformative journey of awareness and growth.
Professional. Supportive. Confidential.
As leading counselors and psychologists in Vancouver and across BC, we prioritize your well-being and confidentiality. Our team maintains the highest standards of professionalism and adheres to strict ethical guidelines to ensure a safe therapeutic environment.
It is our sincere hope that whether you are seeking help for yourself or your child/teenager, you would reach out to our team. Contact MyPsychology BC today to schedule an appointment.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What types of services do you offer?We provide a range of mental health services, including psychological assessment, individual therapy, group therapy, and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) assessments. Our services cater to individuals of all ages.
What areas in British Columbia do your mental health services cover?Our mental health services are available all across British Columbia, including major cities like Vancouver, Surrey, Victoria, Burnaby, Ladner, Richmond, Kelowna, and more. We also cover all BC regions, such as Vancouver Island, Vancouver Coast & Mountains, Thompson Okanagan, Kootenay Rockies, Northern British Columbia, which includes Haida Gwaii, and the Cariboo, Chilcotin, Coast region.
How do I know if I need psychological assessment or therapy?Determining the appropriate service depends on your specific needs. If you are unsure, we recommend scheduling an initial consultation. Our experienced professionals will conduct a thorough assessment and guide you toward the most suitable treatment option.
How long does the psychological assessment process typically take?The psychological assessment process generally spans over the course of two half-days. This allows sufficient time to conduct the necessary evaluations and assessments comprehensively.
Are your services covered by insurance?We recommend checking with your insurance provider to determine the extent of coverage for the psychological services offered by a Registered Psychologist in British Columbia. If your insurance does not cover certain fees or if you do not have health coverage, it's important to note that you may be eligible to claim a tax deduction as psychological services provided by a Registered Psychologist qualify as a medical expense and are tax deductible.
What can I expect during a psychological assessment?Our comprehensive evaluations may include various components to gather a comprehensive understanding of your psychological functioning. These components may include record reviews, clinical interviews, interviews with parents, siblings, peers, and teachers, rating scales, observations, and standardized tests. This multi-faceted approach allows us to gather diverse perspectives and objective data to provide valuable insights and recommendations.
How confidential are the therapy sessions?At our practice, we prioritize the confidentiality and security of your personal information and therapy sessions. To ensure maximum confidentiality, we advise against emailing content related to your therapy sessions. However, if you choose to communicate via email, we provide an encrypted email system to maintain the privacy of your messages. Additionally, our teletherapy employs encrypted internet voice and video conversations, offering a protected mode of communication. While using landlines provides a higher level of security, it's important to acknowledge that with any form of communication, there is a minimal possibility of privacy breaches. Your privacy and trust are of paramount importance to us, and we take every precaution to safeguard your information and ensure a safe therapeutic environment.
How long does therapy typically last?The duration of therapy varies depending on individual needs and treatment goals. Some individuals may require short-term therapy to address specific concerns, while others may benefit from longer-term therapy to explore deeper issues and facilitate lasting change.
How can I schedule an appointment?To schedule an appointment, you can reach out to us via phone email, or fill out our appointment request here. Our friendly staff will assist you in finding a convenient time for your initial consultation or ongoing sessions.
What qualifications do your therapists possess?Our therapists are highly qualified professionals who hold advanced degrees in psychology or related fields. They have extensive training and experience in providing evidence-based therapies. For student therapy, our psychology student offers in-person and teletherapy sessions under the supervision of Mickey Stein, Ph.D.
Can I involve my family in the therapy process?Family involvement can be beneficial in certain cases. Our therapists will work collaboratively with you to determine the most effective treatment approach, which may involve family therapy or including family members in sessions, depending on your specific circumstances. If you have any additional questions or need further clarification, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. Our team is dedicated to providing you with the information and support you need to make informed decisions about your mental health.