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Margaret Clarke

Margaret Clarke

Margaret Clarke, RMFT-SM, is devoted to providing genuine empathy to ensure you feel heard in a safe environment. She considers therapy to be a genuine partnership between people and that it is a privilege for her to walk with you and help you find hope and new ways of addressing the issues that bring you to therapy. She also has a strength-based therapeutic stance and strives to evoke your own knowledge, skills, insights, and values as she works with you.

 

Margaret utilizes a variety of therapies, such as Family Systems Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Narrative Therapy.

Margaret has over 15 years of experience as a therapist and pursues continuous learning in honing her therapeutic skills. Margaret is involved in educating and supervising new therapists as a professor and coordinator of Briercrest Seminary’s graduate counselling programs and also a CAMFT approved supervisor. Further, Margaret also helps mentor new clinical supervisors as a CAMFT Supervisor Mentor. 

 

Margaret specializes in working with couples, clergy members and their family members, and in providing therapy to other professional therapists and counsellors. In addition to providing therapy, clinical supervision, and supervisor mentoring, Margaret also provides training and presentations on a variety of topics, such as clergy resilience and Motivational Interviewing.

 

If you are interested in working with Margaret you can request a free 15-minute consultation to help you decide if she would be a good fit for you.

 

Carlie Pagens

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Carlie Pagens, RMFT-SM, is passionate about providing a caring and collaborative environment in therapy. She believes that growth comes out of connection with others in environments where we can be authentic and vulnerable, and seeks to provide that environment in therapy. Through an empathetic person-centred approach, Carlie seeks to partner with you as you grow as an individual and in relationship. Carlie uses a variety of style including Narrative Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. 

Carlie has over 10 years of experience working in the field of mental health & addictions. She has worked in a variety of settings including: health care clinic, hospital based services (both inpatient & outpatient), youth addictions outreach program, elementary & high schools, and college counselling centre. 

 

Carlie specializes in working with youth and young adults, and families. She is also experienced in working with people encountering crisis related to questions of faith & spirituality, high performance athletes, and other mental health professionals. Carlie is passionate about supporting other therapists and is an approved supervisor mentor through CAMFT.

Carlie is an approved provider through Indigenous Services Canada's Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) and  the Crime Victim Assistance Program (CVAP) in British Columbia.

 

If you are interested in working with Carlie you can request a free 15-minute consultation to help you decide if she would be a good fit for you.