Marital and Premarital
Theoretical influences include Person-Centered with an emphasis on acceptance, empathy, and client empowerment as well as Family Systems involving ‘inner self psychology’, the tenets of which assert that a core component of being human is the continual striving for growth, transformation, and connection with self and others.
While not an exhaustive list, my primary client base consists of work with individuals who suffer with anxiety and panic, depression, chronic pain, marital and family, relationships, grief/loss, addictions, spirituality, life-transition, and death and dying.
Lesley is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and member in good standing with the BCACC. Lesley’s training and education includes a Bachelor’s Degree (BA) from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MACP) from Yorkville University.
She has completed additional programs in the areas of grief and bereavement counselling, mental health first aid, spiritual care, suicide intervention and applied behavioral analysis.
As an AASECT certified sex therapist since 2005, I enjoy helping adults re-ignite excitement and be more comfortable sexually. Michael Cranston, LCMFT, CST, and I work with some couples as a husband and wife coaching team to take on relationship dynamics, communication problems and intimacy concerns.