A counsellor for everyone
Sources Counselling Services is a fee-based counselling program located in White Rock.
The Counselling Services team offers a wide variety of backgrounds, training, and life experiences. Our Intake Coordinator will ask you a few questions and match you with a counsellor most appropriate for you. All of our counsellors are Registered Clinical Counsellors with a Master’s Degree. Each of our counsellors are registered in professional regulatory bodies such as the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors.
We offer individual, couples, family and group counselling for:
- Separation or divorce
- Workplace issues
- Anger management
- Historical trauma
- Grief and Loss
- Stress and anxiety
- Lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered issues
- Family concerns
- Play therapy for children
There are some service limitations.
Sessions can be arranged according to the availability of the counsellor.
Sources Counselling Services is a fee-for-service program, with subsidy provided through Sources Foundation and donations. Counselling can be covered through some extended medical plans or specialized funding programs (please inquire).
- Meet Our Counsellors
Colin Evans Jessica Ferguson-King Kristen Hamilton Colin Evans has 12 years of experience working with individuals (youth and adults) and couples as a Registered Clinical Counsellor. He uses a variety of approaches to meet each individual where they are at in their life journey, and further work as a guide to where you want to be in your life. His goal is to provide a safe and caring environment to take on the work each person wants to navigate in their life. Jessica provides individual and family counselling to diverse children, youth, and adults. She integrates a gentle, empathetic, and encouraging perspective into a holistic counselling approach and has additional training to play therapy and other expressive modalities. Jessica works with clients dealing with a wide range of issues and life changes including those related to family and interpersonal dynamics, mental health, behavioural issues, parenting, emotional regulation, trauma, abuse, grief, loss, bereavement, separation/divorce, foster care, and coping with chronic stressors. Kristen Hamilton is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. She graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. Over the past 10 years, her professional experiences have been driven by her passion for working with children, youth, families and adults. She has worked in a wide range of settings and populations, including hospital, community and private practice. Kristen uses components of person-centred theory, attachment theory, family systems theory, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT), mindfulness, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and accelerated experiential dynamic psychotherapy (AEDP). Sophie Ma Zhu Azadeh Miley Connie Millar Sophie Ma Zhu is a registered clinical counsellor (RCC#15018). She completed her Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology at UBC and is currently studying as a doctoral student in the Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodology Program. She received training in Adlerian Psychotherapy and Parent Education based on Adlerian Psychology. She has been working with youth and adult clients on a range of issues including emotion management, self-esteem and identity, relationships, life transitions, and career development. Sophie provides counselling in English and Mandarin. Azadeh is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BCAAC and holds a Master’s in Counselling Psychology. She is the manager of Youth Services with Sources Community Resources and enjoys working with youth and their families while taking a trauma informed and harm reduction approach. She has received advanced training in Emotion Focused Family Therapy and bases her therapeutic appraoch working with families on raising parental self-efficacy while helping family members to deeply understand and validate one-another. Azadeh is trained in DBT, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, and mindfulness-based approaches, and has effectively guided clients in their awareness and healing journeys. Azadeh is well versed in guiding her clients through concerns such as anxiety, depression, grief, anger management, substance abuse, parenting, and life transitions/divorce/separation. Elizabeth Nardella George Passmore Megan Pickell Elizabeth’s bright and playful spirit is seen in her work, and her kind smile welcomes clients of all ages. She brings knowledge of many meaningful ways of living, particularly as an active ally in the LGBTQ community and those touched by loss. In her work, Elizabeth infuses narrative therapy with creativity, sand tray, art, and play. Her passion for life-long learning and travel has opened many opportunities for new and enriching experiences and serves as a source of inspiration as she assists clients on their therapy journey. George Passmore has developed a depth of understanding of a broad range of life issues during his diverse experience as a Register Clinical Counsellor since 1997. He is currently the Manager of Counselling and Addiction Services at Sources Community Resources Society. His approach places a priority on developing a strong and safe therapeutic relationship that is tailored to each client, drawing from his extensive training in therapeutic approaches such as Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, EMDR and Psychodrama. George has effectively assisted adults, couples and youth in addressing challenges such as the development of authenticity and self-awareness, increasing the capacity to connect deeply with others, enhancing parenting, moving through grief, managing anger and other emotions, recovery from problematic substance use (with a specific focus on repairing relationships impacted by substance use), strengthening male identity, and resolving family of origin issues. Megan Pickell is a Registered Clinical Counsellor, and holds a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology from UBC. With over a decade of therapeutic experience, she has a passion for supporting individuals, youth and families in addressing issues that are holding them back from experiencing the life they deserve. Her areas of specialty include anxiety, depression, self-compassion, attachment parenting/conflict resolution and substance use. She believes that the therapeutic relationship is the most important aspect for growth, and she considers it a privilege to work alongside clients to help them achieve their goals. Megan works from a collaborative and strengths-based approach, and based on individual needs, utilize concepts of mindfulness, CBT and DBT, among other interventions. Akeiko Rawn Debi Shannon Tracey Shepherd Akeiko has been working with youth and families for 12 years supporting neurodiverse youth. She works from Alexander den Heijer’s framework of “when a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower.” With her, you can imagine future possibilities, create possible futures, and journey beyond surviving and develop new kinds of living in the direction of preferred identities. Akeiko is fluent in German. Debi Shannon pursued a second career in counselling after working outside the home and raising a family. Her work at the Fraser Crisis Line added to her desire to help people as they struggle with immediate and ongoing concerns. She works with adult clients (young, middle-aged, & older), as well as couples, as they face many diverse issues such as: life and family transitions, relationship concerns (couples and adult family members), communication, anxiety, stress/life balance, depression, grief and loss, the impact of Alzheimer’s Disease, and family caregiver stress. She is an optimist who believes change is possible at any stage of life. Tracey Shephard is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (UBC) who combines compassion and practical tools to work with adult clients who are dealing with a variety of issues, such as anxiety, depression, substance use, problem gambling, and trauma as well as relationship issues which may be resolved through establishing clear boundaries and communication. Her goal is to work with clients to help them make changes in their lives that are consistent with their values and work best for them. Mark Thomas Heather Wintermeyer Mark Thomas holds a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. With almost 20 years of experience, he has enjoyed working with individuals who are trying to improve their lives. Although his clinical focus is on anxiety and depression, he also has many years of experience working with individuals struggling with the following: ADHD, stress, boundary setting, and relationship issues. In addition to counselling, Mark is also a seasoned certified neurofeedback practitioner. Heather Wintermeyer has been the Intake Coordinator for Counselling Services and Substance Use Services since 2012. She brings a vast knowledge of local resources and services within Sources and in the White Rock/South Surrey community. She has a degree in Psychology and has diverse work experience with many populations including mental health, substance users, acquired brain injury, children, youth, and older adults. She understands that reaching out for help, whether for yourself, or someone else can be scary and challenging. She tries to provide a safe space to share a bit about your individual situation, listening to what you like to do, and offer hope that things can improve. Heather will ask a series of questions to get a sense for the issue or concern and review what might be helpful to you. With a collaborative team approach, she will do her best to help you find meaningful connections and services, and the best ‘fit’ for a counsellor.
Hours of Operation
|Monday – Friday||8:30 am – 4:30 pm|
Note: Although intake hours are until 4:30 pm, counselling appointments are scheduled into the evenings and weekends.