Ascent Psychology is staffed by Dr. Katie Kryski, R.Psych. and Dr. Melanie Parkin, R.Psych. Drs. Kryski and Parkin are Registered Psychologists who provides intervention and comprehensive assessment services to children, adolescents, adults, and couples/families facing a range of clinical and personal issues. They work out of Revelstoke, BC but are available to provide telepsychology services to remote areas. They will work with you to find an approach that fits for you personally while meeting your therapeutic needs.
Please visit their practice website for more details regarding their services, rates, and contact information. Ascent Psychology can be contacted through the website or via telephone.
Specialties: intervention, assessment/diagnosis, and consultation for mild to severe mental health issues.
P. (250) 837-0966 F: (250) 805-0404
Phoebe Toop (BPsych, RPC-C) offers trauma-informed counselling services to individuals and couples experiencing depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, and more. Phoebe uses a strengths-based approach to support her clients with whatever challenges they may be facing. Awaken Within is an inclusive safe space for all, regardless of race, gender, or sexuality. Phoebe is passionate about making mental health services accessible and can offer a sliding scale for those with demonstrated financial need.
P: (250) 509-4116
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Shuswap-Revelstoke Branch is part of a nationwide, volunteer organization that promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. CMHA accomplishes this mission through advocacy, education, community-based research and service. Among others, local programs and services include the Revelstoke Awareness and Outreach Program, and partnering to support mental health promotion (community education, information and navigation).
The mission of Community Connections (Revelstoke) Society is to support individuals and families in Revelstoke by providing and advocating for accessible, responsive social services. In doing so, they provide services to individuals and families from prenatal to senior years.
Specialties: counselling, food bank, social justice & housing support, child development, school outreach
Executive Director: Sheena Wells
The professional counsellors at Community Connections are committed to building constructive and collaborative partnerships with individuals and families seeking support. Their practice is inclusive, client-centered and sensitive to culture, gender and spirituality. Counselling services provided at Community Connections include individual, family and group.
The team have a range of professional backgrounds including Social Work education and registration, Psychology, Early Childhood Education and Educational Assistant Programs, and are committed to ongoing professional development.
Counselling services are funded by the Government of British Columbia through the Ministry of Children and Family Development and Ministry of Community Services as well as contracted Employee Assistance Program Providers.
- Counselling and Consultation Services – counselling services, child and youth services, educational and consultation services
- Family and Youth Services – counselling, youth mentoring, family support, Bellies and Babies, PACT, summer camps
- Community Outreach and Development – Food Bank, Food Connect, food security, social justice, homeless outreach, tenant support
- Community Living for Adults – Home share program, supported employment, individualized community living programs
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A Family Justice Counsellor provides assistance with parenting issues related to separation or divorce – for example, sorting out issues regarding parenting time and parenting responsibilities, as well as child and spousal support. Counsellors are trained to provide legal information, emotional support and short-term counselling, referrals to community services, post-separation mediation, etc. They do not provide legal advice. All services are confidential and free of charge to parents and other family members.
P. (250) 549-5588 or 1 (888) 282-2283
Jennifer Wright, M.Sc., R.CC. offers Registered Clinical Counselling to individuals, couples, family and parent counselling. CRC welcomes children, adolescents and adults, and offers unconditional positive regard, compassion, precision clinical skills, and evidenced based treatment modalities.
Specialties: cognitive behavioural therapy, emotion focused couples therapy, family systems therapy, SMART recovery for addiction services
Julia Steele is a Registered Therapeutic Counsellor with a spiritually based practice informed by mindfulness meditation practices. Julia works with a psychological understanding of chakras/energy centres. Her practice is inspired by a number of therapeutic approaches including object relations psychoanalysis, Jungian depth psychology, family systems theory, psychotherapy for the treatment of trauma, EFT couples therapy, and person centred therapy.
Specialties: adults 18 and older, individual and couples counselling
Kristal Bradshaw, M.S., R.MFT is a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist as a Clinical Fellow with both the Canadian and American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. She offers individual and/or family counselling for children and youth struggling with a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, self-harming behaviours, autism, eating disorders, stress and managing change. Art and play therapy are sometimes used.
Specializations: Marriage and family therapy, children, youth, Autism Spectrum Disorder.