Carsen Farmer, M. C. RCC

A counsellor, adventurer, and proponent of social justice, I work to promote human well- being. I enjoy exploring diverse perspectives, finding common ground, and seeing the bigger picture. My approach is collaborative, client-centred, and eclectic, drawing on cognitive, somatic, and creative approaches to therapy. I offer LGBTQ+ competent individual counselling and kink- and poly-friendly relationship counselling for all unique configurations.

Therapeutic Process

Operating from within an anti-oppression and social-justice framework, I hope to walk alongside you on your journey for a time. Offering inquisitive exploration and holding space for what emerges, I strive to provide a contained, supportive, and structured environment. Within this context, we can investigate the thoughts, feelings, and sensations that arise.

I am trained in AFOT (Aboriginal Focusing-Oriented Therapy, a somatic approach to complex trauma) through the Justice Institute of BC. I also hold a Level 1 certification in Gottman Method Couples Counselling from Best Marriages, and Level 1 and 2 Narrative Therapy Certifications from Yaletown Family Therapy. I draw on Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, as well as expressive arts and sand tray techniques in my work.

Areas of Practice

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Individual counselling

  • Relationship counselling

  • Queer, trans, poly, and kink-friendly counselling

Rates

I am currently taking new clients

I offer sessions on a sliding scale in order to increase accessibility

Typically $80-120 range

 
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Contact Me

604.727.7217

carsen.farmer@gmail.com