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Existing Therapy Support Services

 

A) Extended Health. Your work insurance may already cover mental health services with a Psychologist or Registered Counsellor, usually without the need for a physician's referral. Check your policy or call your group benefits provider.

 

B) Work EAP-Employee Assistance Programs. Your workplace may already have short term therapy provision through their own network. Talk to your human services department. 

 

C) White Rock/South Surrey Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. Services are part of the Fraser Health Authority https://www.fraserhealth.ca/. Find the Mental Health button on Main Page. Call 604-541-6844 to set up an intake phone session.  Free-individual therapy services currently over the telephone. FREE

 

D) Sources Counselling Services in White Rock is a community service that offers fee-based individual, couples, family, and group counselling. Mandarin and Spanish speaking therapists available.  Call 604-538-2522 to set up an intake phone session. Video/phone therapy provided.https://www.sourcesbc.ca/our-services/counselling-services/

 

E) Private Practice therapists are available through both the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors https://bc-counsellors.org/ or the BC Psychological Association .https://www.psychologists.bc.ca/ Fees for private therapy will range from $120 to $220+

F) Bounceback.ca  is a free (Canadian Mental Health online program) skill-building program designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression, anxiety, stress or worry. Delivered online or over the phone with a coach. 9 self study CBT modules can be accessed immediately. (They removed the physician referral requirement)  https://bouncebackbc.ca/  FREE

G)Veterans and RCMP members can connect to any therapy provider already in the RCMP and Veterans  Health Services Network. FREE

 

H) Domestic abuse. Women's Place can be a resource 604-536-9611 for clothing, shelter, peer crisis support FREE

I) First Nations support is available through fnha.ca and the 24 hour crisis line, 1-800-588-8717 FREE

J) E.L.L Resources: SuccessBC: 

Mandarin and Cantonese language resources counselling and support. 604-270-8233助,       604-270-8222辅助 

https://www.successbc.ca/eng/services/family-youth/counselling-service/

K) DIVERSEcity  

https://www.dcrs.ca/our-services/counselling-services/

These programs provide short-term, solution-focused counselling and support services in Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Arabic, Spanish, Mandarin, Korean, Farsi and English.

L) Victim of a crime, Crime Victims Assistance can help you apply for access to therapy services. 1-866-660-3888 cvap@gov.bc.ca 

M)Low income and no other counselling coverage? Ask your WRSS Family Practice Physician about 8 session counselling grants delivered through Sources. 

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COVID Related Free Support

Specific COVID related support services:

Now Available: Canadian Psychology Association now has an online registry of BC psychologists who will provide free therapy to front line health care providers

https://cpa.ca/corona-virus/psychservices/

 

Now Available: 

Care to Speak: peer support for B.C. healthcare workers

If you are experiencing tough times or challenges with your mental health, access online chat support  or call 1-866-802-7337 (PEER) for peer support  Monday to Friday, 5pm to 9pm, or Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Peer volunteers have healthcare experience within the continuing care sector. They are trained to provide virtual support and can refer you to additional resources.

Now Available; Together-wr free support therapy services for local White Rock/South Surrey Residents, 1-3 sessions.

Now Available: Sources Trauma Counselling supporting those in WR/SS who are suffering from domestic or interpersonal violence.

Resource and referral line: 604-541-4826

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