Doing Family Right

Maximizing your most
important relationships.

Leanne Novakowski

Click HERE to request counselling with Leanne.

1. EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE

Leanne is all heart. Her warmth and genuine care flows out to everyone she meets. She is dedicated to helping individuals and families create healthier, happier lives. She’s enjoyed being a public school teacher, a Children’s pastor and a Christian School Counsellor. Leanne’s been in private practice before joining the DFR team since 2001. She works with children, teens, families, couples, and individuals counselling through the various challenges of life.

Her competency areas include:

  • stress and anxiety
  • abuse
  • anger management
  • mental health
  • divorce
  • self worth
  • communication
  • conflict resolution
  • trauma
  • forgiveness
  • spiritual care
  • health issues
  • foster care
  • life transitions
  • learning disabilities
  • ADHD
  • grief and loss
  • depression
  • parenting
  • relationships

2. PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS

Leanne is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) # 2296 with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors and has a Masters of Education (MEd) in Counselling Psychology from Simon Fraser University, Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) in Psychology, and a Professional Teaching Certificate. She has had training in many areas including complex trauma therapy, anxiety treatments, and ADHD.

3. WORLDVIEW AND COUNSELLING PERSPECTIVE

Leanne appreciates that each person is very unique and she will treat you with compassion, warmth, understanding, and empathy. She uses various strategies to address issues, such as cognitive behavioural therapy, narrative therapy, art therapy, and play therapy. Leanne has a strong Christian faith background and is highly respectful of all perspectives. She will work with you to determine your goals, and then support you as you achieve them.

4. COUNSELLING INFORMATION

Counselling in Person (all ages) and Skype/Facetime (adults only): $125/session.

Session Length – 50 minutes.

5. PAYMENT FOR SERVICES

Payment is due at the time of the session by cash or cheque or by e-transfer by the end of the day. Make cheques payable to Leanne Novakowski. Some employee benefits packages and extended medical insurance cover personal and family counselling with registered counsellors. Check with your provider.

Cancellation Fee: With notification of less than 24 hours, clients agree to pay a cancellation fee equal to a full session, except in emergency.

6. MAKING A COUNSELLING REQUEST

Regardless of the nature of your personal, parenting or family issues, interested individuals, parents or couples should fill out the Counselling Request Form below or email Leanne at: leanne@doingfamilyright.com

7. LEANNE’S COUNSELLING LOCATION

DFR Care Centre
31107 Peardonville Rd.
Abbotsford, BC,  Canada V2T 6T9

For directions to get to the DFR Care Centre travelling from East of Abbotsford, click HERE

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Counselling Request Form


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