Counselling & Consulting

Heather Vale MA, RCC
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If you are facing
challenges involving….
  • Marriage
  • Relationships
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma & Abuse
  • Depression
  • Grief & Loss
  • Separation and Divorce
  • Parenting
  • Adolescent Issues
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Anger
  • Communication
  • Addiction
  • Sexual Concerns
I can help you by providing professional….

Assistance with life’s challenges and transitions

Support & Understanding

Guidance to enhance your relationships

Heather Vale Appointments

Appointments available at Victoria office or South Cowichan Valley office.

About Heather Vale

My diverse experience includes 18 years of private practice coupled with counseling and training positions with provincial and federal governments, non-governmental agencies, and universities. I am also a contributing author to a published professional textbook.

Together we can understand life’s challenges and transitions. My objective is to nourish growth that enables you to achieve life satisfaction and fulfillment.


Therapeutic Approaches

My therapeutic approach is collaborative, client-centered, and change-focused. Therapy may include the following:


  • Family Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy (Individual, Couple and Family)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy
  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Expressive Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Group Therapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Canine-Assisted Interventions

Professional Affiliations

  • British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors (RCC #2768)
  • Canadian Association for Child Play Therapy
  • British Columbia Play Therapy Association
  • EMDR Canada/ EMDRIA
  • International Centre For Excellence In Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT)

Heather Vale

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Covid-19 Update

All sessions are currently on-line until further notice.

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Fees are $155-plus-GST per 50-minute session. A number of extended health benefit plans provide full or partial coverage for my services. Check your plan today to determine coverage.


208-560 Johnson Street
Victoria, BC
I have practice locations in both Victoria and South Cowichan (Shawnigan Lake)

Traditional Territory

Land Acknowledgement

Acknowledging the traditional unceded territory of the Lekwungen speaking people on whose land I live, work and play, háy̓sxʷ q̓ə!

Transgender & Gender-Diverse Safespace

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