Counsellors

Counsellors

Portraits of women in health

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Afua Cooper
Edition: 
Vol 7, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article demonstrates in portraits how some immigrant women, women of colour and native women are working to eradicate the bias they face while accessing the health care system.  Examines how some immigrant women, women of colour and native women enrich the existing system by incorporating the wisdom of other cultures. 

Tranquility can kill

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Linda Rauch Peregal
Edition: 
vol 3, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article consists of an interview about one womans withdrawal from addiction to Valium. The interview is conducted by a member of the Women's Therapy Study Support Group and Connie Clement of Women Healthsharing.   


Seeking help

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
The Feminist Therapy Support Group
Edition: 
Vol 3, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is the second of a special issue of Healthsharing on the topic of women and therapy by The Feminist Therapy Study/Support Group. Identifies four steps which can assist in the process of seeking help. 

Fat as a therapeutic issue: raising awareness in ourselves and our clients

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English
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Online
Author: 
Cheri K Erdman
Publisher: 
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses fat prejudice among therapists. Examines how therapists can confront those feelings and provide good care to all their clients.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Tips for social workers, counselors, health workers, teachers, clergy, and others helping victims of rape, domestic violence and

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English
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Online
Author: 
Marie De Santis
Publisher: 
Women's Justice Center
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Santa Rosa, CA

Describes how social workers and other people advocating for and supporting victims of rape, child abuse, and domestic assault can assist their clients.

Guidebook on vicarious trauma: recommended solutions for anti-violence workers

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English
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Paper
Online
Author: 
Jan I. Richardson
Publisher: 
Public Health Agency of Canada, National Clearinghouse on Family Violence
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes the effect on therapists, counsellors, and advocates resulting from exposure to the trauma experiences of their clients. Offers management strategies for vicarious trauma as an occupational hazard.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 066229517X
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Includes bibliographical references.

British Columbia Association Of Clinical Counsellors

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All women
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Francophones
Families
Organization Type: 
Private foundation
Service Language: 
English

The BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC) was incorporated in 1988 with the principal goal of regulating the professional practice of Clinical Counsellors (see below) in the province of British Columbia. The abbreviation “BC” is and should be retained in all official and legal references to our title. Today, the BCACC represents over 2,000 Registered Clinical Counsellors throughout BC.

Primary Telephone: 
250-595-4448
Email Address: 
hoffice@bc_counsellors.org
Fax Number: 
250-595-2926
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-909-6303
Street Address: 
14-2544 Dunlevy St
City: 
Victoria
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V8R 5Z2
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