Counsellors

Please contact your counsellor directly to book or change an appointment

Kimberly Anderson             250-216- 2911

Jennifer Ducharme             250-686-0946

Marilyn Sundeen                 250-642--0047

Janelle Breeze Biagioni     250-812-2962

Allison Jaunzems                 250-813-1917

Cathy Hack                              778-679-1088

Deanna Leippi                       250-217-6773

Scroll down to learn more about your counsellor

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Kim​berly Anderson MA, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor # 3862

Offering a safe and non-judgemental space in

the Westshore and Sooke since 2011


Specialties: 

  • Couples Counselling - Kimberly specializes in working with couples through conflict, communication difficulties, finances, anger issues, forgiveness and so much more.
  • Anxiety - Learn to better cope with feelings of anxiety.
To book an appointment call 250-216-2911
Website: kimberlyandersoncounselling.ca
Availability: Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday in Langford and Sooke.
Payment: Cash, Cheque, or etransfer to [email protected] 


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Jennifer Ducharme BA, MC, RCC, CHT

Registered Clinical Counsellor #4004

Offering opportunities for healing, personal growth, and change


Jennifer can provide:

  • Support during times of transition, grief and loss, and relationship difficulties.
  • Assistance for everyday challenges and life changes.
  • Support for survivors of abuse and for individuals who want to express anger or other emotions differently.
  • Aid to individuals trying to overcome anxiety, depression, and trauma.
  • Aid in setting goals, building self-esteem, and gaining personal awareness.
  • Assistance understanding and transforming core material for personal empowerment and increased life balance.
  • Insight into the connection between the mind and body.
  • The Hakomi Method of Body-Centered Therapy
  • For more information on Hakomi visit http://www.hakomiinstitute.com/.
To book an appointment call 250-686-0946 or email [email protected]
Availability: Wednesday and Thursday until 6pm
Payment: Cash, Cheque, or etransfer to [email protected]


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Marilyn Sundeen BA, MC, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor #8401

Compassionate, Knowledgeable, Understanding


Marilyn's Specialties: 

  • Trauma and Abuse: We use somatic techniques while exploring how past experiences and beliefs have created current distress.
  • Grief and Loss: We explore the feelings and find new ways to adapt to the loss and the new reality.
  • Depression: Together we delve into the many factors that have caused these feelings and find new ways to use your current strengths to embrace more happiness.
  • Anxiety: We focus on calming techniques as well as current thoughts and beliefs that have kept the arousal and distress going.
  • Couples Counselling: We focus on strengthening the bond of trust to solve current issues using Emotionally Focused Therapy.

To book an appointment call 250-642-0047 or email [email protected]

Website: marilynsundeencounselling.com

Availability: Tuesday - Saturday and some evenings.

Payment: Cash, Cheque, or etransfer to [email protected]


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Janelle Breese Biagioni, RPC

Registered Professional Counsellor #3066

Certified Journal to the Self Instructor

Building a Bridge of Hope from Loss to Living

Janelle specializes in working with people who are experiencing anxiety and grief and loss. She uses a variety of counselling methods to provide heart-centered counselling services to children, adults, families, and groups. Janelle can provide:

  • Assistance is overcoming anxiety, depression, and trauma.
  • Support during times of life transitions, grief and loss, and trauma-related events.
  • Support for redesigning life after loss including goal-setting, personal development, and confidence-building.
  • Support for families and survivors of brain injury and the opioid crisis.
  • Support for families of police, military and first-responders.
  • Assistance in releasing and expressing anger and other difficult emotions safely.
  • Assistance in finishing “unfinished business” with a person who has died, left one’s life, or when it is not safe to do face-to-face.
  • Assistance in the creation of meaningful rituals and ceremonies following life losses.

To book an appointment call 250-812-2962 or email [email protected]

Availability: Everyday

Payment: Cash, Cheque, or etransfer to [email protected]

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Allison Jaunzems BA, MC, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor #15937

Providing professional counselling services to individuals with an 

emphasis on cultural background

In her practice, Allison provides creative counselling services tailored to her clients. Her approach focuses on the uniqueness of each person’s experiences to promote personal enhancement and growth. Allison provides professional counselling services for:

  • Interpersonal and relationship difficulties
  • Family of origin issues
  • Life transitions
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Grief and loss
  • Stress, anxiety, and depression
  • Self-esteem and empowerment from a holistic perspective

To book an appointment call 250-813-1917 or email [email protected]

Availability: Fridays, Saturdays, and some evenings

Payment: Cash, Cheque, or etransfer to [email protected]


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Cathy Hack BA, MSc

Registered Clinical Counsellor #12783

Providing non-judgemental support and healing during 

challenging moments in our journey through life.

Cathy uses a client centered approach with a mindfulness based focus in her work with adolescents, youth, and adults. She specializes in working with individuals with mental health and substance misuse issues and those who are experiencing depression, anxiety, and conflict in relationships. Her approach draws from family systems, cognitive behavioural, motivational interviewing, and trauma informed practice models.


To book an appointment call 778-679-1088 or email  [email protected]

Availability: Tuesday through Saturday

Payment: Cash, Cheque, or etransfer to [email protected]


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Deanna Leippi

Certified Clinical Counsellor # 14261

In her counselling practice, Deanna employs a collaborative, client-centered approach to provide counselling services to adults and couples. She can provide:

  • Support through grief and loss
  • Help navigating life transitions
  • Support for individuals and families who are experiencing change ie. Separation and divorce, blended families and single parent families
  • Assistance for those struggling with anxiety and depression
  • Help in goal setting, self-esteem, and stress management
  • Support for front line workers
  • Support for survivors of abuse

To book an appointment call 250-217-6773 or email  [email protected]

Availability: Friday and Saturday

Payment: Cash, Cheque, or etransfer to [email protected]