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Rachelle Siemens

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Rachelle has spent the last 10 years counselling in a variety of settings. She has worked in the Mental Health and Addictions field, leading therapy groups and workshops at the Maple Ridge Treatment Center. She has also worked with Langley Community Services to help support youth struggling with addictions, and their families. In her private practice, Rachelle has worked with individuals and couples to move through their struggles, find deeper, more meaningful connections with others, and live more satisfying lives. She is delighted to be part of the DFR Care Centre team.

1. Experience and Expertise

Areas of competency:

  • Addictions
  • Navigating Trauma
  • Parenting Challenges
  • Adoption Issues
  • Marital Stresses
  • Increasing Intimacy in Relationships
  • Life Transitions
  • Grief and Loss
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • General Mental Health Issues
  • Strengthening Family Connections

2. Professional Credentials

Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, and a Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology. Rachelle is also trained in Gottman Method Couple’s Therapy (Level 1) and has completed the Neufeld Institute’s Level 1 intensive certification, in which she received training in Child Development and Attachment Theory.

Rachelle is an accountable Mental Health Professional, a Designation of BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC) and as such is a Registered Clinical Counsellor – License #2973. Some employee benefits packages and extended medical insurance cover personal and family counseling. Check with your provider.


Rachelle is also endorsed by the British Columbia Professional Firefighter’s Association as an Occupationally Aware Therapist, ready to serve members of BC’s Fire Service.

Rachelle is an approved counsellor with the Crime Victim Assistance Program and as such, approved counselees may request her counselling services within this program and be covered $80.00 per session.


3. Worldview and Counselling Perspective

Rachelle works from a person-centered perspective and enjoys connecting with her clients, building a strong foundation of trust and mutual respect as they journey together. Her counselling focus is designed to help people overcome past trauma, build deeper and lasting relational bonds and find greater life meaning and purpose. She is drawn to a deeper spiritual life and faith experience that shapes her worldview and fuels her counseling process with great care and compassion.

4. Counselling Information

Counselling in Person or Online (Skype or FaceTime): $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 Rachelle Siemens.

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

6. 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 Rachelle at:

7. Rachelle’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

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

Counselling Request Form

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