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Blue Bird Counselling

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Summary

  • Relationship counselling Relationship counselling
  • Individual counselling Individual counselling
  • Service navigator  Service navigator
  • FNHA  FNHA
  • CVAP CVAP
  • LGBQ+ Affirming  LGBQ+ Affirming
  • Trans Affirming Trans Affirming
  • Wheelchair Accessible Wheelchair Accessible
  • Remote services  Remote services

Hi there, my name is Amrin and I am a Registered Clinical Counsellor and a Registered Social Worker. Please feel free to look at my website to learn more about me.
My approach with each person is as unique as the individual. I have a natural ability to connect with people, and to empathize with them. I strive to work collaboratively with you in order to achieve the most positive and maximum results. My hope is to provide you with the education, skills, tools and insights in order to empower you to live your life to the fullest. I believe in holistic treatment – emotional, cognitive, physical and spiritual.

I am trained in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Emotion Focussed Therapy (EFT), mindfulness, and I am trauma informed. I have a certificate in Expressive Therapies, am a Critical Incident First Responder and am completing my level 1 & 2 in the Gottman Method Couples Therapy. I have training and experience in art and traditional talk therapies.

I am here to help, please feel free to reach out for a free consultation to ensure I am the right fit for you.

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.

Want to learn more about our screening questions and filters?


Are the forms used in your practice inclusive of various sexual orientations and gender identities (e.g., opportunities to fill in pronouns, etc.)?

—Yes

Do you collect and use preferred names (rather than legal names) for all communications?

—Yes

Do you and your colleagues ask about pronouns and use them appropriately?

—Yes

Are you and your colleagues aware of what specific barriers may exist for trans individuals accessing your services?

—Yes

Are you and your colleagues aware of what specific barriers may exist for Two-Spirit individuals accessing your services?

—Yes, to some extent

Do you offer Indigenous 2S/LGBTQ+ specific resources, for example Indigenous Elders or Knowledge Keepers?

—Yes, to some extent

I am still learning

Are you and your colleagues comfortable asking relevant questions about gender identity and sexual orientation?

—Yes

Are you and your colleagues aware of what specific barriers may exist for LGBQ individuals accessing your services?

—Yes

Can you and your colleagues distinguish gender/identity dysphoria/distress from mental health conditions?

—Yes, to some extent

I am still learning tools

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. (For example, do you have experience working with people with diverse physical or cognitive abilities, or those who are living with specific chronic illness(es)?

—Yes

Yes, I have worked in health care for 20 years and worked with people with physical disabilities as well as chronic illnesses

Does your practice have gender-neutral washrooms?

—Yes

yes, there is a one stalled bathroom that can be used

Are there clear anti-discrimination policies that include gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation in your organization or practice?

—Yes

in my office

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.

—Yes

Are all individuals involved in service provision actively engaged in anti-racist practices, policies, and systems in their care model?

—Yes

Address

202 - 15388 24th Avenue
Surrey, BC
V4A 2J2

Languages

Services available in these languages

  • English

Last updated: January 19, 2022
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