Leadership, Loyalty, and My Very Good Luck

Preface…I (Carolyn) wrote recently about the great team I work with every day at Bergen and Associates Counselling…and I used a story of Lindsey as an example of the quality of people I interact with.  A solid team of therapists that supports and builds each other up, makes for better therapy for clients, I think. …

Introducing…Carolyn Klassen

This is not your typical “introducing our newest therapist/intern” blog.  I’m introducing me…my new name. Same therapist…different name.  Used to be Carolyn Bergen. Now…Carolyn Klassen. I got married in April.  And when I got home from my honeymoon, I was still a Bergen… You see, I got a whole new pack of Junior Tribe Members …

Introducing Heather and Lindsey

I love my job, for multiple reasons…the well appointed offices, the smooth systems we’ve now got running like a well oiled machine, the clients who bravely show up to tell their stories ready to wrestle with new insights and move forward with courage.    We are all far from perfect, but we show up anyway …

A person is more than their behaviour

I spent some time with Deanna Carpentier the other day and we were talking about her work with adolescents. One of her special interests in working with teens…and we’ve seen a lot of teens flock through our doors to see her. Deanna doesn’t try to be a teen…and just “being herself” works.  She connects with …

Meet Sabrina Friesen

I’ve known Sabrina for years…since around the time she started her Master’s in Counselling.  I’ve heard about her papers and her practicums and her arduous adventures of being a counselling student, as an acquaintance already in the field who followed her aspirations with interest. Even before she had all the training, I just had a …