If you think you’re to small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito in the room.   ~ Dalai Lama

Karla Dawe’s approach is about helping empower her client’s to live independent, resilient and successful lives. A safe environment that promotes comfort will help clients feel relaxed while they learn about self. An understanding of emotional pain, mental and physical distress is key to personal recovery and development.

Counselling is a way to build rapport with clients to facilitate self-knowledge, emotional acceptance and growth while optimizing personal resources. The aim is to provide an opportunity to work towards living a more satisfying and resourceful life. Karla works with clients in a way that respects client’s value, personal resources and capacity for self-determination.

Trained in a variety of client-centered approaches that include narrative therapy, solution-focused brief therapy, family therapy, bereavement therapy, LogosynthesisTM, cognitive behavioural therapy & trauma informed approaches and so much more.

Specialized training & experience include:

  • Children (6+), adolescents, marriage & family therapy

  • Issues of co-dependency

  • Addictions counselling

  • Bereavement counselling

  • Early childhood trauma & recovery

  • Critical incident group debriefing

  • Trauma informed approach

  • Anxiety & depression

  • Anger management

  • Stress management

  • LogosynthesisTM

  • Career & life transitions