“Anyone who needs special and caring help will always find this quality in Georgia. Every time I came to see her I was amazed at her insight – she guides and encourages without judgment.”


Trained Clinical Counsellor in Victoria, BC

Georgia has developed her professional practice, working with a range of people in crisis or simply wishing to grow and pursue new directions. She has helped people move from a state of chaos and dealing with significant challenges to empowerment and self-direction through both individual and and couples counselling.  Her work involves a significant amount of supporting self-development as well as social skills development.  In addition to private practice, Georgia has worked as a Mental Health Counsellor for the Vancouver Island Health Authority; four years as a Women’s Counsellor with The Victoria Women’s Transition House Society and nine years as an Employment Assistance Counsellor.  Georgia has recently trained as a hypnotherapist (RTT Practitioner trained in the Marisa Peer method).

Areas of special interest

Georgia practices a strength-based and person-centred approach in her work with individuals. Bringing a good sense of humour, down to earth manner and a positive, warm attitude, she has excellent individual, group facilitation and workshop skills. Over the past thirteen years Georgia has worked with individuals and groups of people experiencing a range of challenges and seeking help with:

  • Couples/relationship/communication
  • Career development
  • Life transitions
  • Parenting teens
  • Loss and grief (normal and complicated)
  • Trauma
  • Poor boundaries and low self esteem
  • Bullying in the workplace
  • Self harming/cutting
  • Anxiety and panic attacks
  • Phobias
  • Depression
  • Inner child exploration

In addition to her MA, Georgia has also completed a range of advanced professional development programs including: Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Certification; Counselling Practice training; PATH (Planning Alternative Tomorrows – a person centred planning tool) Facilitator Training; Aging to Saging Certification; and Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions – Facilitator Training and recently completed training in hypnotherapy (Rapid Transformational Therapy using the Marisa Peer method).

Georgia is a member of:

The Canadian Counseling and Psychotherapy Association (certification #5304; membership #5086) 2023-2024.

International Institute of Complementary Therapists (membership #2108051044) 2023-2024.

Georgia is married (43  years) with two adult children and one grandchild.