Lynne Marvell, M.ED, CCC, CCTP
Lynne welcomes virtual and phone clients as well as in-person clients at her office in Hope, BC.
Accepting new individual, youth (12+), couples, and family clients from BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, NWT, and the Yukon.
Lynne is a kind, compassion therapist with over 13 years experience. She completed a Master’s degree in counselling psychology in 2010, is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and is registered in good standing with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Her background as a parent, teacher, mediator and advocate informs her counselling approach.
Lynne enjoys working with diverse populations: couples, adults, adolescents, and families, as well as women experiencing reproductive challenges, perinatal mental health concerns, and menopause. She is 2SLGBTQIA+ affirming and welcoming in her practice.
Lynne has a special interest in helping new parents to settle into their caregiver role following the arrival of a new baby. She has advanced training in Gottman’s “Bringing Baby Home” program, which aims to support new parents strengthen their relationship with one another and resolve conflicts that often arise in the months and years after becoming parents.
Lynne is also an experienced couple’s therapist, with additional experience in supporting couples navigate differences in sexuality, including sex drive discrepancy, communication, and conflict management.
In addition to her clinical experience, Lynne will be undertaking specialized, advanced training in November 2023 to better support clients navigating mental health challenges related to trying to conceive, perinatal loss, pregnancy, and postpartum.
Lynne uses an eclectic, client-centred, and trauma-informed approach that is adapted to each client’s individual need. She views her role as a counsellor as one of support and guidance.
Together, we can make a plan that could include:
Gottman Couples Therapy for relationship strengthening and repair
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) for addiction, anger and distress tolerance
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for anxiety, depression and perfectionism
Acceptance & Mindfulness Approaches for workplace and personal stress
Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT) for problem solving, goal setting and navigating life transitions
Conflict Resolution for communication skills including assertiveness
Somatic Psychotherapy for body awareness
Emotion-Focused Therapy for processing difficult emotions
Exposure & Response Prevention for OCD, panic disorder, social anxiety and phobias
Psychoeducation for boundary setting, parenting skills and career exploration
Curious about how to move forward? I invite you to book a free 15-minute consultation.
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