Registered Clinical Counsellor, Illuminate Counselling
Deema values creating a therapeutic space where her clients feel safe, supported and free of judgment. She believes in the power of the relationship to support your healing. Deema offers a holistic and integrative approach, tailored to each person, using resources and techniques (CBT, EFT, Person-centered therapy). She understands that not everyone is the same and so approaches will always be guided by your individual needs.
With Deema, you can expect to explore your emotional experiences, develop tools to manage symptoms, as well as benefit from an enriched self-awareness and greater self-compassion.
Deema is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC).
Clinical areas of focus: anxiety, relationships, depression, self-esteem & body image, acculturation stresses.
Deema is skilled at making clients feel understood, supported, and hopeful that there is a way through life’s challenges. Through 1:1 counselling, you can expect to explore your emotional experiences, develop tools to manage your mental health, as well as benefit from enriched self-awareness and greater self-compassion.
Considering couples counselling?
Deema is also experienced dealing with a variety of common relationship concerns, including:
- Communication struggles
- Conflict management
- Misaligned expectations
- Resentment & breaches to trust
- Division-of-labour issues
- Feeling disconnected from each other
- Repetitive arguments
- Questions of compatibility & fit
- Sex-based issues & sexual health
Whether you are experienced with counselling or thinking about it for the first time, Deema will always work hard to make you feel supported and cared for.