Crystal Johnson

Registered Clinical Counsellor, Vancouver, Canada
  • English
  • Mood Disorders
  • Grief & Loss
  • Transitions
€70 /Session

My Approach

I believe that we all have resources and strengths that can sometimes be masked by challenging circumstances. Through interventions rooted in mindfulness and values-based living, I know you can rebuild your life and flourish with new meaning. I draw upon Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, E...

I believe that we all have resources and strengths that can sometimes be masked by challenging circumstances. Through interventions rooted in mindfulness and values-based living, I know you can rebuild your life and flourish with new meaning. I draw upon Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Existential Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Person-Centred Therapy in my work.

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About Crystal

My life with health challenges has led me to work to help other people. I grew up with Type 1 Diabetes and have coped with anxiety and depression as a result.  These personal experiences are backed by professional training and over 10 years of working in health care.  I know that ...

My life with health challenges has led me to work to help other people. I grew up with Type 1 Diabetes and have coped with anxiety and depression as a result.  These personal experiences are backed by professional training and over 10 years of working in health care.  I know that have a physcial illness often has emotional consequences that are not recognized in the main medical system.  My personal and professional background allow me to explore your individual health situation and to support you in coping with the challenges you face.

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Education

Master of Counselling Psychology - Adler University 

Master of Science, Speech Language Pathology, University of British Columbia 

Bachelor of Science, Psychology and Linguistics, with Distinction, University of Victoria

Continuing Education: * Meaning Therapy * Impact Therapy * Motivational Interviewing * CBT for Depression and Suicide * Moral Courage: Living Your Values with Integrity * Trauma and Mindfulness

Experience

Alavida Health - I work within an integrated team providing service for individuals with alcohol misuse

Crystal Johnson Counselling - my private practice. I primarily work with people coping with acute or chronic health issues. This can involve adjustment, burnout and coping with grief and loss.

Providence Health Care - Speech Language Pathology. I provide services for individuals with communication and swallowing disorders.

Workshops:

* Co-facilitation of a group experience with a certified Daring Way™ facilitator. These groups used the curriculum developed by Dr. Brene Brown and applied it to people with health concerns.

* Counselling for SLPs - ½ day workshop to introduce counselling skills to Speech Pathologists Presentations:

* Diabetes Canada - Coping with the challenges of raising a child with Type 1 Diabetes

* British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC) - public and professional presentations on coping with, and supporting, clients with chronic illnesses

* Diabetes Canada - webinars on coping with the psychological challenges of diabetes

West Broadway
V6K1S6 Vancouver