A Solution-Focused Counselling Service

We facilitate a therapeutic, safe environment allowing internal exploration helping to identify current patterns and behaviour that influence quality of life.

About - Family Connect
About - Family Connect
About - Family Connect
About - Family Connect

Who We Are

Family Connect Counselling Group was established in 2018 with a goal to provide solution-focused therapy, incorporating various modalities, individualized for each client.

Our focus is to facilitate a therapeutic, safe environment allowing internal exploration helping our clients to identify current patterns and behaviours that influence quality of life.

We work collaboratively with each client, setting goals helping to change core belief systems into more positive outcomes.

Our Counsellors

Lorrie Landers, MTC, RTC

Lorrie has several years’ experience working with complex internal anxiety issues, early childhood trauma, treating and working with the effects of mood dysregulation, addictions, & self-destructive behaviour.  Her specialty is helping youth and adults with developmental disorders/disabilities helping to navigate life and gain self-confidence with a deeper sense of independence. Approaches to therapy are client-based, incorporating different modalities while supporting both reality and attachment-based models towards self-exploration, feelings, and behaviours in a non-judgmental environment. 

Armaghan Esfandiari, MA, RCC-ACS

Armaghan is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and has a background in Developmental Psychology.  For the past ten years, she has been supporting children, adolescents and young adults with major anxiety disorders, depression, and trauma by helping clients develop a deeper connection between heart and brain gaining better self-compassion and self-awareness towards solutions.  Armaghan takes different therapeutic approaches with her clients drawing from Attachment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT) and Internal Family System Therapy (IFT).

Teaching and clinical supervision is what she specializes in and is an Approved Clinical Supervisor with BC Association of Clinical Counsellors, providing clinical supervision to counsellors and students in university, private and clinical settings for over 5 years.  She enjoys working with newer counsellors to provide not only the clinical supervision requirements but to build confidence and ownership in their profession.  She takes a developmental and strength-based approach in clinical supervision to help counsellors be better versions of themselves.

Our Services

Individual Counselling

Individual Counselling is an opportunity to receive guidance during difficult times in life. It can help in many situations such as anger, depression, anxiety, etc.

Children and Youth Counselling

Different mental health conditions such as stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, family conflict, grief and loss can have an impact on daily function of children and youth.

Parenting Counselling

Parenting can be challenging, especially through the many stages a child goes through
emotionally and mentally. There are many factors that can make parenting difficult.

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