Jennifer Mansell, counsellor

Jennifer Mansell, MSW, RSW, CYT

I have supported and counselled people with disabilities, students, youth involved in the criminal justice system, youth and adults with addictions and mental health concerns, multi-stressed families and couples in crisis. My current specialized interests are mindfulness-based couples counselling, perinatal and maternal mental health, family therapy, and somatic therapies including yoga and Hakomi.
Contact: jennifer@nourishwellnesscomox.com

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Kathryn Schmidt, Art Therapist, CCC

I am an Art Therapist and Canadian Certified Counsellor working in the Comox Valley, BC. I have a B.F.A. from Simon Fraser University (2009) and an M.A. in Art Therapy from Concordia University (2016). I offer individual and group therapy for kids, teens, adults, specializing in ASD, ADHD, anxiety, life transitions, and grief.  I use a humanistic and client-centred approach to address therapeutic goals such as increased insight, emotional expression/ regulation, better attachment between caregivers and children, management of symptoms such as stress, as well as increased executive functioning.

Contact: colourwheelarttherapy@gmail.com

Paula Purcell, counsellor

Paula Purcell, Registered Clinical Counsellor

I am a Registered Clinical Counsellor with my Master’s Degree, working in this field since 1998. While my practice currently specializes in anxiety, depression & grief, working with teens to seniors, my background includes working with individuals, couples and families & a variety of issues. I meet clients with a caring, compassionate stance that is educated and informed. I think systemically, using aspects of CBT, DBT and Mindfulness, and am always honoured to be a witness to another’s experience.
Contact: paula@nourishwellnesscomox.com

Marny Elliott, B.A. Psych., R.I.H.R. – Parenting Coach and Relationship Counsellor

I work with adults and children to elevate how they relate to themselves and each other. Using the Nurtured Heart Approach® and Spiritual Psychotherapy, I support families, communities and individuals to end negative patterns, resolve uncertainty and address challenging personal/interpersonal behavior and conflict to bring deeper awareness, kindness, respect, compassion, joy and success.
Contact: marny@nourishwellnesscomox.com

Elizabeth van Assum

Elisabeth van Assum, Counseller, MA MEd RCC

I work effectively with people experiencing challenges with life transition issues. Life transitions, although always inevitable and often unsettling, offer opportunities for insight, change, growth, wisdom and joy. Therapy with me offers a collaborative opportunity in which to skillfully manage your unique experiences and struggles with life transitions. Through our work together you become increasingly skillful and capable of widening the scope of your personal awareness, navigating your experiential landscape and integrating your transition into an authentic lasting transformation. For more detailed information about my offering, my expertise and my practice please refer to my website www.elisabethvanassum.com
Contact: evanassum@gmail.com

Suzan Moldenhauer, Counsellor

I offer individual counselling for people who are struggling with body image and eating disorders as well as couples counseling for those who need help making changes in their relationship.

My therapeutic style is characterized by warmth, empathy, humor, and compassion. You will find it very easy to talk to me as I am down to earth, humble, and direct in a caring way. I want you to feel empowered, find meaning, and reclaim your life.

If you are looking for a counselor to help you with issues around eating or with your relationship, I can help.

For more information, please visit my website https://restoredhopecounsellingservices.ca

Contact: suzan@nourishwellnesscomox.com

Carly Panzenboeck, Heart and Mind Coach

Would you like to feel more whole, peaceful and free?  It is my passion to facilitate you as you journey inward into the parts of yourself you have denied, rejected and disowned in order to become more whole and fully yourself.

I enjoy working with individuals to assist them in becoming more self aware and conscious of what is preventing them from inner peace and overall wellness.  I work directly with the subconscious part of the mind to find answers and solutions that reside within for the purpose of dismantling negative, self limiting beliefs to create new patterns that bring mental, emotional and physical well being.

” embrace your darkness to find the light”