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Lorie cares deeply for people who are experiencing difficulty in life and relationships. She has provided compassionate and professional care for couples, families and individuals of all ages for the past 8 years in a variety of settings, including private practice, the Saskatoon Health Region, and in a Christian school setting. Lorie brings a wealth of life experience as well as professional insight to each counselling relationship.
1. Experience and Expertise
Areas of Competency:
- Marriage Issues (relational distress, communication breakdown, emotional distance)
- Trauma and its effects (recent or distant past)
- Anxiety related problems (phobias, managing stress, obsessions and compulsions, social anxiety, chronic worry)
- Depression, including suicidal ideation and self-harm
- Grief and Loss
- Eating Disorders
- Parenting Difficulties
- Family Relationship Issues
2. Professional Credentials
Master of Arts – Marriage and Family Counselling (Briercrest Seminary)
Bachelor of Education (University of Regina)
Credentials and Training:
Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy – Level 2
Eye Movement Integration (for trauma treatment) – Level 2
Impact Therapy – Level 1
British Columbia Firefighters Association – Occupational Awareness Training
Genesis Process Addictions Counselling Certificate
Approved Counsellor for Crime Victim Assistance Program
3. Professional Designations
Lorie holds the following designations with professional organizations. These designations indicate that she has met rigorous professional requirements and is accountable to professional codes of ethics. Some insurance providers also recognize these designations and clients may be eligible for coverage of part or all of their counselling fees. Please check with your insurance provider.
Registered Marriage and Family Therapist – Registration #119346
(Canadian Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
4. Worldview and Counselling Perspective
Lorie counsels from the perspective that people were created for connection with God and others, and that healthy relationships are essential to mental health and well-being. She respects each person’s unique spiritual journey and integrates spiritual discussion only as desired by the client.
5. Counselling Options
- In Office–$125/50 min. Longer sessions are usually needed for couple counselling and when using Eye Movement Integration for trauma.
- Via Skype–$125/50 min.
6. 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 Lorie Ediger.
7. Making a Counselling Request
Regardless of the nature of the issues in your marriage or family, interested individuals or couples should fill out the counselling request form below or email Lorie directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
8. Office 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
For directions to get to the DFR Care Centre travelling from West of Abbotsford, click HERE