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Helping Clients Gain Clarity and Strength

“I help clients to clear away what is blocking them from experiencing joy and hope in their lives, moving them towards a new sense of possibility and self-empowerment.”

Sandy Kirkwood, MACP, RPC


Your Choice of Location

  • 1990 West 6th Ave, (at Maple Street)┬áVancouver
  • Secure online video counselling through Zoom
  • Glen Road, Gibsons, BC
  • Or as a gentle walk in nature, in a beautiful outdoor setting. This is called a Walking Counselling session.

Why Walking Counselling?

Ecotherapy is an emerging field that combines counselling with being outdoors, and has been shown to benefit mental health. Walking outdoors with a qualified counsellor can help you to relax and access more of your whole-brain creative insights. Walking and breathing deeply can reduce the anxiety or stress that sometimes accompanies counselling sessions in a more formal setting. Walking also releases endorphins that can boost your mood and give you a better baseline from which to tackle your issues. Walking with a counsellor in one of Vancouver’s beautiful natural settings is geared to your fitness level.

About Sandy Kirkwood

Sandy has a gift for empathy and for connecting with people, helping them to gain a larger perspective of what is going on in their lives. Her passion is for helping people to recover a sense of hope in the face of anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, health concerns, and relationship or parenting issues.

┬áSandy holds a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology and is a Registered Professional Counsellor with the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (#3602). Sandy provides counselling to adolescents and adults.

Sandy is a trained facilitator in Connect Parenting, Kids in the Know and MindUp. She regularly runs a Women’s Support Group.

Rates and Offers

Upcoming Group: Support and Empowerment Group for Women with Chronic Health Concerns

Sandy offers a free 30-minute initial consultation. Come explore if counselling is right for you.

Standard hourly rate $90

Sliding scale and student rates available

Email to set up your free 30-minute consultation or fill in the form below.

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