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If you are seeking mental health support and do not have a counsellor please see the following supports that are providing mental health and other health related support in Victoria and BC:
The Canadian Mental Health Association
BC Children's Hospital Kelty Mental Health Resources
If you are in crisis and require immediate support please contact one of the following organizations or call 911:
24-Hour Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888
BC Mental Health Support Line: (no area code) 310-6789
Crisis Centre Chat: https://crisiscentrechat.ca
Suicide Crisis Line: 1-800-784-2433
For those of you who are a current client or a past client please email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a phone or video appointment.
Matt has been a Registered Social Worker (RSW) since 2008 and holds a Masters degree in Social Work (MSW) with a Clinical Specialization. During his career he has developed a passion and reputation for delivering accessible, non-judgmental, and effective mental health services. He has created and delivered mental health programming for a variety of non-profit and government organizations including Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Public School Board, Alberta's Office of the Child and Youth Advocate, and Vancouver Island Health Authority. Within these organizations, Matt has worked to address the systemic barriers to accessing mental health services and has been an advocate for underserved communities.
Since moving to Victoria in 2013, he opened a private counselling practice that focuses on self-care, self acceptance, the process of change, and interpersonal relationships. Matt is an approved community mental health provider for the First Nations Health Authority and the Physician Health Program, and, is honoured to be providing these services on the traditional unceded Coast Salish territory of the Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ nations.