Offering Compassionate Individual Adult Counselling

Offering Compassionate Individual Adult Counselling

At Allius, we understand that individuals seek our services for various reasons, such as anxiety, life transitions, family of origin issues, trauma, and loss. Our approach emphasizes the use of mindfulness and values-based cognitive and behavioral strategies, drawing from psychotherapies like Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindful Self-Compassion, among others. Research increasingly shows that making connections with our internal experiences can lead to long-lasting improvements for individuals facing diverse difficulties. Clients have provided positive feedback, reporting significant benefits when adopting a more accepting and compassionate approach to emotional and interpersonal struggles. Our work at Allius is informed by neuroscience and the concept of “neuroception,” which guides our team’s strategy.

As an adult client, you may be encouraged to explore the use of the sand tray as a therapeutic tool. The sand tray method has strong support as it allows individuals to work through emotional content that may be challenging to access through talk therapies alone.

Lurline specializes in offering brief trauma methods, typically consisting of 1-5 sessions. These methods have a robust research foundation, demonstrating consistently positive results in resolving trauma and emotional over-activation often associated with the issues clients bring to therapy. Options such as Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), The Flash Technique, and Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR) are available to help process difficult feelings, losses, traumatic events, or challenging relationships.

Additionally, we have extensive expertise in the area of separation and divorce. If you are grappling with issues related to separation, divorce, co-parenting, or family court, we have supported numerous clients through this particularly challenging transition.

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Allius Services serves clients across Nanaimo, Parksville, Qualicum, Ladysmith, Chemainus, Port Alberni, and the surrounding areas.