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Hey folks, I'm Candice.
Nice to meet you!

I would love to share a little about me..

A little about me..

Hey everyone. Im Candice (she/her). I'm a counsellor, art therapist, beyond quantum healing practitioner, and fellow human being having a very human experience. I am also a queer, cisgender, non-disabled, polyamorous, neurodivergent, White settler of Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry living on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. 

I became aware of my calling to help others at a young age due to my own struggles with my internal and external worlds. It didn't matter if I was in a room full of people.. I always felt alone, and that feeling of aloneness deepened my pain into suffering. I remember thinking to myself: I want to help others so they don't feel so alone with their pain. I want to be the person that I have always needed and never had. 

My desire to help others became my guiding light and the reason I am still here today. I have passionately worked towards this calling and have been formally studying the field of psychology and "helping fields" for 9+ years. Although my time in traditional schooling is over, I continue my learning through inspiring trainings, books, podcasts, online research, and deep conversations with those around me. I am also continually un-learning. Most of what is being taught in traditional schools, especially in the field of psychology, is biased, and even harmful for folks from marginalized and oppressed groups. Within my un-learning journey I realized a lot of what gets taught needs to be critically analyzed, questioned, and sometimes completely thrown out the window. 

While on my journey of learning and growing as a counsellor & helper, I believe it is equally important to continue my own personal growth journey. How can I support you if I am not also living and experiencing my own journey of healing? I am always attending therapy, exploring other healing modalities, reading, crying, laughing, connecting with nature, being human, and practicing being my own "gentle inner loving parent." Engaging in my own self-discovery process is one of my deepest passions and I am so excited to hold space while you engage in your own process. My own experience of the tough, beautiful, confusing, frustrating, joyful, and awe-inspiring cycle of healing provides deep understanding, wisdom, and compassion which supports me in supporting you.

 

I am dedicated and honoured to walk alongside you on your path. 

When I'm not in the counsellor's seat, you can always find me: diving deep into a book, listening to podcasts, riding my bike, cooking, painting or anything creative, singing and dancing my heart out, and enjoying any moments of sunshine.

You are welcome here!

Located in Vancouver, BC.
Services offered virtually.

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I acknowledge that I am a settler living & working on the stolen territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.