Contact Information

Practice Details

  • Are you in private practice?: Yes
  • Do you participate in any insurance plans? No
  • Do you offer sliding scale/reduced fee counselling? No
  • Telephone/Video counseling: Yes, PJ has moved to a new secure online platform and provides both telephone and video counselling.
  • Please list all languages that you speak: English

What Kind of Clients Do You Work With

  • PJ provides individual, group, couple, and family treatment.

Message from Therapist

Lifted Counselling and Consulting is so much more than a counselling agency. Dedicated to evidence based practice and empirically supported treatments, it is a group of highly trained and qualified professionals who are committed to providing compassionate, validating, and effective counselling services to adults, youths, couples, and families. It also strive to deliver the most updated, relevant and research-informed trainings, workshops, and consultations to parents, teachers, and health care professionals.

“At Lifted Counselling and Consulting, we believe in developing, validating and supportive relationships with the people we meet. We believe in creating change through finding acceptance. We believe in building lives that are worth living. Most importantly, we believe in you.  Come, and stay elevated.”

Bio

One of the co-founders of Lifted Counselling and Consulting, PJ is Registered Clinical (RCC) and Canadian Certified (CCC) Counsellor. PJ received his Master of Education degree in Counselling Psychology from Simon Fraser University.

PJ has particular expertise in providing individual, group and family treatment to high-risk youth and families experiencing concerns such as suicidality, self-harm, emotional dysregulation, impulsivity, depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis and addictions. PJ focuses his practice from an interpersonal approach with thoughtful integration of cognitive and behavioural, skill-based strategies. PJ also has extensive specialized training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Emotion Focused Family Therapy (EFFT).

As a skilled speaker and consultant, PJ has presented at numerous forums, workshops, and conferences locally, nationally and internationally providing consultation and skill-based trainings for parents, educators, counsellors, and health care professionals.

Credentials, Training, Qualifications

Expertise

Depression, anxiety, work-related issues, life transitions

Counselling Methods Used

PJ’s clinical practice is informed from both interpersonal-process and family systems approaches, while he also helps families employ skill-based strategies through thoughtful integration of the theoretical foundations and principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, and Emotion Focused Family Therapy.


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