Life Transitions

Counselling for Life Transitions in Vancouver, BC

Life transitions can be exhilarating, yet challenging at the same time. They often push us to our limits, testing our adaptability and resilience. But guess what? You don’t have to face these changes alone. Lotus Therapy & Counselling Centre is here to help you turn life’s challenges into opportunities for growth and self-discovery.

The lotus flower is a remarkable symbol of perseverance and inner strength. Despite growing in muddy waters, it blooms with unmatched beauty, reminding us of our potential to thrive in the face of adversity. Like the lotus, our team at Lotus Therapy Centre believes that everyone has the capacity to overcome obstacles and flourish during life’s many transitions

Whether you are starting a new job, moving to a new city, becoming a parent, or going through a relationship change, our Vancouver-based counsellors will be with you every step of the way.

Who Can Benefit from Counselling for Life Transitions

Counselling for life transitions can benefit a wide range of people who are experiencing significant changes in their lives. These transitions can be positive or negative, expected or unexpected. Clients come us for a variety of concerns, such as:

  • Divorce or separation, including relationship patterns, adjusting to single life, and co-parenting
  • Marriage-related topics, including wedding stress, premarital counseling, and newlywed adjustments
  • Career or educational matters, such as career exploration, change, unemployment, retirement, or returning to school
  • Family-related issues, like first-time parenthood, raising children, stepfamily concerns, and caregiving for aging parents
  • Health challenges, including changes in health status, chronic illness, pandemic stress, and life-threatening diseases
  • Geographical shifts, encompassing moving, immigration, and cultural adaptation
  • Grieving the loss of someone or something significant in our lives

If you or someone you know is going through a significant life transition and could benefit from counseling, we encourage you to reach out to one of our skilled and compassionate counsellors

Our team is dedicated to providing a supportive and nurturing environment to help you navigate these challenging times.

Remember, reaching out for help is a sign of strength, and we are here to support you through your life transitions, empowering you to thrive and grow.

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Resources

Vancouver Friends For Life

www.vancouverfriendsforlife.ca

Specialized support programs, including counselling, for persons living with HIV, cancer, hepatitis C and other illnesses.

Callanish Society

www.callanish.org

Offers a healing space, retreats, counselling and other groups for those affected by cancer.

BC Cancer Agency, Cancer Support Groups

www.bccancer.bc.ca

604-877-6000, ext.2194

Parenting After Separation

www2.gov.bc.ca

Program for B.C. parents and other family members who are dealing with family issues including guardianship, parenting arrangements, contact, child support and spousal support.

BC Bereavement Helpline: The BC Bereavement Helpline provides support and resources for individuals who are experiencing grief and loss. They offer a toll-free helpline, support groups, and educational resources.

Family Services of Greater Vancouver: Family Services of Greater Vancouver offers support and resources for individuals going through life transitions, such as divorce, separation, and parenting.

Women’s Transition Houses and Safe Homes: Women’s Transition Houses and Safe Homes provide emergency shelter and support for women and children who are experiencing domestic violence. They offer a variety of programs and services, including counseling, legal advocacy, and referrals to community resources.

“There is a wisdom in trauma when we realize that our traumatic responses and imprints are not ourselves and that we can work them through and thus become ourselves.”

― Gabor Mate