Transitioning from in-person practitioner visits to online sessions has been presently surprising. As a specialist in trauma & couples counselling, Christine Hall (https://blacksheepcounselling.com/) shares her insights on being an independent practitioner in BC, and how traumas of childhood, COVID and racial tensions are creating an impact.
Christine embraces a holistic and collaborative approach to working with others, respecting that successful therapy honours the values and beliefs of each client. She believes that distress and pain are often the foundations that strength, meaningfulness, and wisdom are built upon. She brings a wealth of specialized training in Relational & Developmental Trauma, Somatic Therapies, EMDR, Couples Counselling, Strengthening Family Systems, Adolescent Issues, Substance Abuse Treatment, Existential Issues (finding meaning and living more fully), LGBTQ+ Issues, The Impacts of Colonization (First Nations sensitivities), and Working with Shame to her work with clients. Christine is a trained Mindfulness Self-Compassion Facilitator and embody a compassionate lens to life and to therapy work. She loves art, travel, culture, and is a fierce social justice advocate.