Ms Anne Massar, MA

Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) #3976

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About Anne

Why Changing Seasons?

Anne has practiced in the counselling field for 26 years.  She brings a wealth of professional and personal experience to her clients.  Anne's approach ensures clients feel supported, emotionally safe, and ultimately in charge of their own change process. 

Anne's approach is eclectic with grounding in Adlerian psychology and many years experience practicing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), Brief Solution-Focused Therapy, Mind-Body Approaches, Family Systems and Use of Self.

Anne is a Registered Clinical Counsellor in good standing with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC), and strictly adheres to their code of ethics. 

Clients served include: 

  • Individual Counselling for Adults, Older Adults, Post-Secondary Students and Adolescents 16+. Areas of practice include Managing Depression & Anxiety, Grief & Loss, Self-Esteem Building, Assertivenes Training, Anger Management,  Family of Origiin Issues, Trauma, Work-Related Matters, Separation & Divorce, Pet Loss Therapy.                                                                                                      
  • Relationship Counselling.  Areas of practice include Communication, Building Emotional Intimacy, Marriage Preparation, Infidelity & Building Trust, Separation Counselling.                                                                             

  • Family Counselling. Family of Origin Issues, forgiveness, enabling & codependency, mental illness, establishing boundaries, managing conflict, Later life challenges with aging family members.
  •  Parenting. Discipline/Encouragement vs. Praise, family meetings, understanding developmental milestones.                                                                                                         

  • Practice Information
    Experienced helping people with:
    • Aging Related Issues
    • Anger Issues
    • Career and Job Issues
    • Death and Dying
    • Divorce
    • General Emotional Health
    • Grief and Loss
    • Life Balance
    • Life Transitions
    • Mood Disorders
    • Parenting Issues
    • Personal Growth
    • Relationship Issues
    • Self Esteem Issues
    • Trauma Issues
    I use the following approaches:
    • Brief Psychotherapy
    • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
    • Communication Training
    • Couples Counselling
    • Critical Incident Stress Management
    • Emotional Freedom Techniques
    • Eye Movement Desensitization And Reprocessing (EMDR)
    • Family Systems
    • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
    • Online Counselling
    For members of the Queer community:
    • I Welcome Queer Identity Clients

    Anne has been in practice for 28 years.

  • Location Information
    Practice Locations
    Changing Seasons Counselling Services
    6188 Fairway Avenue Sechelt, BC V0N 3A5
    • Free Parking

    Services offered in English only.

  • Availability & Rates
    Monday11:00am - 7:00pm
    Tuesday11:00am - 7:00pm
    Wednesday11:00am - 7:00pm
    Thursday10:00am - 5:00pm
    Client Rates
    Couples Therapy$135 / 60min
    Family Therapy$135 / 60min
    Individual Therapy$125 / 60min
    Online Therapy$125 / 60min
    Student RateYes
    Low Income Rate AvailableYes

    Note: If seeking reimbursement from an insurance provider, please check coverage amounts and details with them.

    Payment Options
    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • Debit
    • e-Transfer