- Relationship counselling
- Individual counselling
- Support groups
- Sliding Scale
- LGBQ+ Affirming
- Trans Affirming
- Remote services
Allura Sex Therapy Centre is Vancouver's leading group therapy practice exclusively specializing in sex, sexuality, and relationships. Our counsellors provide a safe, judgement-free and sex-positive space for our clients to heal on their own terms and provide help through sex therapy, couples counselling, and trauma counselling. Regardless of your goal, our counsellors are here to help you grow into your relationship or sexuality and feel confident that you know how to find your way through. We offer counselling at a variety of costs from $60 with our counselling interns, $110-$125 sliding scale with registered clinical counsellors, and full cost $140-175 counselling with our registered clinical counsellors and sex therapists, and group counselling and workshops.
Want to learn more about this service’s work with Two-Spirit, trans, LGBQ+ people?
We invite all service providers listed on MindMapBC to answer the following questions. These questions were developed in collaboration with community members, researchers, and mental health and other service providers. They're intended to help us understand what a service provider or organization is doing to affirm and support sexual and gender diverse service users.
See below for responses for this listing.
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Do you collect and use preferred names (rather than legal names) for all communications?
Are the forms used in your practice inclusive of various sexual orientations and gender identities (e.g., opportunities to fill in pronouns, etc.)?
All of our forms offer space to let us know your name and pronouns!
Are you and your colleagues aware of what specific barriers may exist for trans individuals accessing your services?
—Yes, to some extent
Some of our counsellors are more knowledgeable about trans specific care than others; all of our clinicians are trans-inclusive.
Do you offer Indigenous 2S/LGBTQ+ specific resources, for example Indigenous Elders or Knowledge Keepers?
Are you and your colleagues comfortable asking relevant questions about gender identity and sexual orientation?
Are you and your colleagues aware of what specific barriers may exist for LGBQ individuals accessing your services?
Do you and your colleagues ask clients about pronouns and use them appropriately?
Can you and your colleagues distinguish gender/identity dysphoria/distress from mental health conditions?
Are you and your colleagues aware of what specific barriers may exist for Two-Spirit, queer, or trans Indigenous individuals accessing your services?
—Yes, to some extent
Some of our counsellors are more knowledgeable about Two-Spirit, queer, and trans Indigenous specific care than others; all of our clinicians work from an anti-oppressive lens.
Do you and your colleagues have experience working with people who identify as living with a disability or chronic illness? Please tell us more about your experience and any training you have received.
—Yes, to some extent
Some of our counsellors have experience working with folks who identify as living with a disability or chronic illness, particularly with chronic pain. Some of us have received training in this area of work, specifically around sexual pain as well as impact of chronic pain and illness on sexuality.
Does your practice have gender-neutral washrooms?
Unfortunately, the building's washrooms are not gender-neutral; however, we invite clients to use the washroom they are most comfortable in and let them know they are single stalled.
Are there clear anti-discrimination policies that include gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation in your organization or practice?
Are all individuals involved in service provision actively engaged in decolonizing their practices and/or organization? If yes, please type below what actions you and/or your organization are taking.
Our team receives regular training on anti-oppressive and anti-racist work and it is included as a part of all of our consultations when discussing cases.
Are all individuals involved in service provision actively engaged in anti-racist practices, policies, and systems in their care model?
1105 - 808 Nelson Street
Last updated: August 26, 2022
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