Andrea Dasilva, M.Ed., RCC has a BA degree in Psychology, as well as an M Ed. degree in Counselling Psychology from the University of British Columbia. She is is a fully licensed Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. Andrea is an EMDR certified therapist.
Andrea primarily focuses on working with individuals (aged 18+) seeking treatment for the following conditions:
In her sessions, Andrea uses an eclectic mix of therapeutic strategies, based on the needs, values, interests, and abilities of each individual client: she often uses action and commitment therapy (ACT), dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing), and self compassion strategies – again tailored to the uniqueness of each client and the issue(s) presented. All of her sessions are client centered and strengths focused.
Andrea is a collaborative and compassionate counsellor who respects diversity and accepts challenges – in all of their forms. She values your feedback and appreciates your effort and participation.