Mina Makkar, MEd

Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) #2160

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About Mina

I work with children and teens with school and learning-related issues such as ADHD, anger, anxiety, grief, selective mutism, negative self-concept, disordered eating and such.

I work with adults dealing with a variety of issues including attachment, trauma, and grief that may be manifesting as depression, adoption, anger, anxiety, loneliness, relationship issues, alcoholism, low self-confidence, negative self-concept, disordered eating etc.

I approach counselling from an attachment and trauma-informed lens. Over the years, I have gained experience and training in using various therapeutic approaches such as EMDR, Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Rational Emotive Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Expressive Art Therapy.

  • Practice Information
    Experienced helping people with:
    • Aging Related Issues
    • Anxiety
    • Children and Childhood Issues
    • Depression
    • Divorce
    • Family Issues
    • Grief and Loss
    • Insomnia
    • Life Transitions
    • Parenting Issues
    • Perfectionism
    • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
    • Relationship Issues
    • Stress Management
    • Workplace Issues
    I use the following approaches:
    • Art Therapy
    • Attachment-Based Psychotherapy
    • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
    • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
    • Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)
    • Eye Movement Desensitization And Reprocessing (EMDR)
    • Family Systems
    • Mindfulness
    • Sandplay Therapy
    • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
    Visible Diversity
    • Identifies as Person of Color
    • Member of a Visible Minority
  • Location Information
    Online Counselling
    Online counselling is available
    Therapy Platforms
    • Other online platform
    • Zoom
    Practice Locations
    A Kind Universe Counselling Services
    Fraser Hwy, Surrey, BC

    Services offered in English, Punjabi, Hindi.

  • Availability & Rates
    Monday10:00am - 8:00pm
    Tuesday10:00am - 8:00pm
    Wednesday10:00am - 8:00pm
    Thursday10:00am - 8:00pm
    Friday10:00am - 8:00pm
    Saturday10:00am - 8:00pm
    Client Rates
    Couples Therapy$120 / 60min
    Family Therapy$120 / 60min
    Individual Therapy$100 / 60min
    Online Therapy$100 / 60min
    Telephone Therapy$100 / 60min
    Sliding ScaleYes
    Student RateYes
    Low Income Rate AvailableYes
    Free Initial ConsultationYes

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

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