Clinical Services – Island
Sources Oceanside Resource Centre provides clinical services that focus on the mental wellness of youth (13+), young adults and parents who have children up to the age of 18. All clinical services are provided in-office or through tele-health using trauma-informed and evidence-based therapeutic approaches. Services are delivered in a manner that respects each person’s individual rights, safety, economic status, gender, race, age, cultural or ethnic origins, physical or mental ability and sexuality.
Counselling for youth (13-18) as well as counselling for parents with children birth to 18 on personal challenges impacting parenting ability. Clinicians utilize a variety of evidence-based counselling approaches to support client development and improve their mental wellness Typically, the focus for clinical counselling services center around depression, anxiety and the impact of trauma. Referrals from the community are accepted for this program.
DiscoverY is a program that offers short-term counselling to youth and young adults (15-29) who might otherwise not be eligible for services in the community. DiscoverY Oceanside focuses on building resilience and exploring new ways of communicating, coping and relating to self and others. Service is typically 8-10 sessions and focuses on things like depression, anxiety, basic stress management techniques and coping strategies, developing healthy communication and boundaries in relationships, navigating the challenges and difficulties that arise with the transition into adulthood, self-esteem, assertiveness skills, gender identity and sexual orientation. Referrals from the community are accepted for this program.
Sexual Abuse Intervention
Clinical services for children (3-18) to promote healing for children who have experienced abuse as well as support and educate the non-abusive family members who are impacted by the abuse. Also, promoting healthier sexual behaviour for children under the age of 12 who have sexual behaviour issues. Through a trauma-informed approach, children/youth learn to cope with the impact of their traumatic experiences through a supportive counselling/treatment process. The process addresses the social, cognitive, emotional, behavioural and psychological issues arising when children have experienced sexual abuse as well as assists in providing skills and corrective experiences to promote healthier social functioning. Referrals from the community are accepted for this program.
Cost: All clinical services are provided free of charge.
Referrals: Community referrals are accepted from youth, young adults, parents, physicians, school personnel and other community professionals. Referrals can be made by phone, fax or email.
Clinical counselling and sexual abuse intervention services are funded by the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD).
DiscoverY is funded by the Parksville/Qualicum Community Foundation.
The enhanced Oceanside DiscoverY program is supported by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund and Parksville-Qualicum Community Foundation.
Clinical counselling services and sexual abuse intervention are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
Hours of Operation
|Monday – Friday||9:00 am – 4:30 pm|
Individual appointment times will be made based on client needs.