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Chantal Bernard

Chantal Bernard is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with the  British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors as well as a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.

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ABOUT CHANTAL

Chantal has over 15 years of experience working in the human services field, first as a social worker and now as a therapist. Chantal’s area of expertise and passion is working with children, youth, adults and couples from diverse cultural backgrounds who have experienced trauma, and who may struggle with anxiety, depression, PTSD, grief and loss, interpersonal relationships and dysfunctional family dynamics. She has worked in rural communities in northern BC, Asia and Africa.


Creating a safe and trusting space through deep listening, empathy, compassion, genuine interest and care is at the centre of Chantal’s work. Her approach to well-being is holistic; connecting mind, body and heart. She is a trauma informed counsellor intent on working with each individual’s strengths and resources along with finding the right strategies to help each individual feel better, grow, transform and heal.

 

Credentials and Training

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Child and Youth Care

  • Master of Counselling (MC)

  • Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)

  • San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety

  • Foundations of Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for Adolescence (DBT)

  • Trauma Informed

  • Certified Yoga Instructor

  • Registered with BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (RCC)

  • Professional Member of Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)