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.

Karla works with individuals, families, couples, children (8+) and adolescents.

Karla specializes in mental health issues, bereavement, loss, grief, early childhood trauma, anger, stress, career & life transitions, addictions, communication, creating connection, guilt, shame, among other issues.

Karla helps clients find purpose, meaning, release suffering and build trust and resilience.

Trained and practiced in a variety of client-centered approaches that include narrative therapy, solution-focused therapy, family therapy, tools of emotionally focused couples therapy, bereavement therapy, LogosynthesisTM,  acceptance & committment therapy & trauma informed approaches.