COVID-19

Scroll to the bottom of the page to download COVID-19 worksheets and resources, to help you manage your time, stress, anxiety, so we can get through this difficult time as comfortably as possible. 

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Who I am

How I can help

How I can help

If you're feeling stuck, you've come to the right place.


I am a Registered Clinical Counsellor (BC), a Registered Social Worker (BC & Ont), and a Registered Psychotherapist (Ont); with my Masters degree in Counselling Psychology.  This means I have the qualifications and expertise to provide professional, helpful counselling services. 


I have over a decade of experience working collaboratively with youth, couples, and adults to help them address the troublesome memories and experiences from the past, the struggles and difficulties of today, and the anxieties and fears about the future.





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How I can help

How I can help

How I can help

I firmly believe in the importance of flexibility in therapy. Although I primarily utilize Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy approaches, I have significant training in a wide variety of therapeutic techniques. I customize my work to best fit you.


Some of my areas of specialty include:  

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Emotional difficulties
  • Self-esteem and boundary issues
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Self-worth and identity concerns
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage / Relationship tension
  • Family conflict
  • Grief and loss
  • Addictions (substances and pornography)

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What I do

How I can help

What I do

I give my clients the opportunity to access therapy from the comfort of their own homes. 


Utilizing a secure, PHIPA compliant, online platform, I can 'meet' with my clients at their convenience. 


I have years of working with individuals in the film industry, sales sector, medical field, and other occupations that are considered high-stress, high-pressure, and without the reliability of a set schedule. My flexible approach and availability provides an opportunity for my clients to get the support they need, without compromising their work and personal commitments.


Many of my clients travel extensively for either work or pleasure - without disruption to therapy. 




Contact Me

drop me a line

and get started on the path towards the life you want

Joy Sereda Clinical Counselling

#1702 - 805 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1K1, CA

(604) 839-9941

Hours

By appointment only

Weekend and evening sessions available

Session scheduled?

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Redesigning your routine

Finding a schedule and routine that works for you.

COVID-19 has creating signficant and sudden changes to everyone. Many people are struggling to adjust to working from home, homeschooling kids, having too much free time, or having no free time at all. 

Using the information you already have, you can redesign your routine, and ease the struggle with sudden transition and changes. 

This example and worksheet can guide you through identifying what  has worked for you, in the past and creating what you need to move forward. 

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Reducing the pressure

Getting realistic with what you can do

Everyday I hear clients telling me about all the different things they feel they "should" be doing during COVID-19 self-isolation.

Although many of the ideas may sound wonderful, they are not always realistic, and can create unnecessary stress and pressure. 

Use the following worksheet to check yourself, your expectations, and reduce the pressure on yourself.  

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Chill out

Discover and plan how to reduce stress and anxiety

We often don't notice stress and anxiety creeping up on us - until we are nearly overwhelmed with it. 

Use this worksheet to identify what stress management and anxiety reducing strategies work for you. Recognizing and documenting them now, will make it much easier for you to remember what to do when you are feeling overwhelmed. 

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Self check-in

Taking a moment to check in with yourself.

The COVID-19 crisis can trigger many difficult and uncomfortable emotions. Many are experiencing more intense anxiety, high levels of stress, fear, and uncertainty. 

Taking a moment to check in with how we're feeling, and noticing exactly what's going on for us, can help us feel more grounded, and in control of ourselves. 

Use the attached pdf to take yourself through the 4-steps of a self-check in. 

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