Health Professionals - Mental Health And Substance Use - Counselling

Child and Youth Mental Health

Child and Youth Mental Health services include assessment, counselling and case planning for children and youth with depression, anxiety, family conflict, unmanageable behaviour, or other mental health concerns in home, school or community.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island Community Services
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-9971
Fax: (250) 537-9974
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Children Who Witness Abuse

Counselling and support for children who have witnessed abuse in their homes.more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Women Against Violence (IWAV)
Box 376 Ganges PO
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2W1
Phone: (250) 538-5569
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Family Support

Family Support Services are provided on an outreach basis to families where children are determined to be in an unhealthy or risky home environment.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island Community Services
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-9971
Fax: (250) 537-9974
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Jon Schwabach, Ph.D., RCC

Provide counselling to individuals and couples. Specializing in marital and family therapy, pain management, and the treatment of most mental health conditions including depression and anxiety. Trained in the use of EMDR for treatment of recent and historical trauma. Support for recovery from addictions (drug, alcohol, sex, gambling) and from chronic illness or disability. Extensive experience helping those with severe and persistent mental illness.more info

Address / Contact Info
208 Broadwell Rd
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 1H3
Office: (250) 538-0023
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Marcia Burton

Marcia offers therapeutic counselling support to people experiencing anxiety, depression, bereavement and life challenges. She also works with family members of those experiencing mental health issues. Marcia has formerly worked with Island Health as a mental health clinician, and now offers counselling services in private practice.
Compassion-focused, strength-based.more info

Address / Contact Info
North End, Salt Spring Island, BC
Phone: (250) 930-4541
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School-Based Counsellors

School Support Services include counselling and support for students experiencing difficulty functioning in the classroom and school environment.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island Community Services
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-9971
Fax: (250) 537-9974
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Seniors Programs

The Seniors Wellness Program offers peer support and referrals, as well as wellness workshops, clinics and education to seniors and their care-givers.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island Community Services
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-4607
Phone: (250) 537-9971
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Stopping the Violence Counselling

This program offers counselling to women who have experienced violence in relationships, sexual abuse or childhood abuse.more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Women Against Violence (IWAV)
Box 376 Ganges PO
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2W1
Phone: (250) 538-5568
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Youth Alcohol and Drug

Youth Alcohol and Drug Services provide prevention, education and treatment services for youth and families where substance use is a concern, or where someone is affected by the substance use of another.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island Community Services
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-4365
Fax: (250) 537-9974
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