Lindsay Ries, RCC, CCC

Lindsay specializes in working with individual adults (ages 18+) who have been impacted by trauma, and as a result, are experiencing challenges such as relational issues, low reaction time, anger, depression, anxiety, shame, loneliness, loss of identity, and poor boundaries.

She loves to bring humour into her sessions. She is authentic and laughs at herself when she uses the wrong word or gives a ridiculous analogy to explain a concept. At the end of the day, we are all human, and her desire is to connect with people and just be human together.

Lindsay uses an integrative approach to counselling, tailored to each client, as she believes that every person and their needs are unique. She is trained in both Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Observed and Experiential Integration (OEI), and Lifespan Integration (LI) which are evidenced-based trauma therapies that not only reduce one’s symptoms, but completely alleviate them. She offers support to those seeking personal growth, healing, and desiring a greater understanding of self.

Who is Lindsay outside the therapy room? What you see is what you get! Lindsay promises to always be herself in her sessions. Some of her favourite things to do include being outdoors, camping, hiking, travelling, and meeting new people. Fun fact: She once rode an ostrich!

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Areas of Focus

Abuse survivor | Anxiety/Depression | Boundaries/Relational issues | Childhood abuse | EMDR | Emotional disturbances | First Responders | Loneliness | Loss of identity | Poor self-esteem/Shame | Trauma/PTSD

Age Group

Individual Adults (20+)
*Currently not accepting new clients*

Background & Education

Lindsay is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (#18381) and Certified Canadian Counsellor (#10006442). Throughout the course of her professional development, she completed a BA in Psychology, received her Human Services Certificate, as well as her Masters of Counselling Psychology degree at Trinity Western University. Additionally, she has experience in working with women in residential addictions recovery, those escaping domestic violence and abuse, and volunteered with a local crisis line.

Certifications

  • Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) – Advanced Training
  • Observed & Experiential Integration (OEI) – Level I & II
  • Lifespan Integration – Level I & II
  • Trauma-informed ¬†Practice – Level 1
  • Sandtray Therapy

Available Hours

Monday

2:30-7:30pm

Tuesday

9:00-2:00pm

Wednesday

9:00-2:00pm

Thursday

9:00-2:00pm

Currently a waitlist for the Monday time slot.

Rates

Individual Session

$168 (including GST)

Extended Individual Session

$252 (including GST)

Not sure if you can afford it? Check our pricing page for more information on whether your benefits can cover counselling or other methods of payment.