Mr. Wallace Murray, BA

ICF Associate Certified Coach (ACC)

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About Wallace

In my private practice, I work one-to-one, in groups, and online with clients from all over the world, guiding others to un-cover possibilities and paths to life. I am a member of the International Association of Counselling Hypnotherapists, under FACT BC that oversees all counsellors and psychotherapists in British Columbia Canada. When asked, I am also a helper with ceremonial medicine, in gratitude to the Balinese and Cree knowledge keepers that have mentored me, guided me, and protected me as I learned what I can do and what I am still learning to do.

My studies include an Advanced Bachelor’s degree, and a graduate degree, a Post Baccalaureate Graduate Diploma. I also have an Advanced Counselling Skills Diploma. I am a Compassionate Inquiry Practitioner, a 240-hour, year-long, graduate level training in a psychotherapy mental health approach developed by Gabor Mate. I am also a Humanistic Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner as well as a Master Practitioner of NLP. I also draw from over 26 years of professional experience as an adult educator, global coach and trainer, alongside my counselling practice. At present, my primary focus outside my practice is supporting mental health support workers and doing counselling and assessments within Aboriginal Services.

Following both modern therapeutic methods as well as Indigenous modalities, I help others to un-cover what they come to know. During our sessions, as we discover more about you, this information informs me to choose the best approach/method to hold you while you uncover your truth. The focus of the healing process is the restoration of relationships that have become out of balance. As a counsellor, one is a supporter in a shared experience of learning and growing, with assessments usually being completed by the person being helped. I use questions, storytelling, humour, modelling, and proven methods to raise your awareness of your wholeness and interrelationships within life. When called, I use the healing power of hypnosis for connecting within ourselves: spiritual, mental, physical, and emotional. I use a two-eyed approach of both Ericksonian and Indigenous knowledge when using hypnosis.

What focuses me into my work are my first-hand experiences into the power of psychotherapy alongside other modalites such as hypnosis or helping one integrate plant medicine learnings,  and how much more impactful it is than trying to heal ourselves on our own. Two, I have also experienced firsthand  ongoing therapy with integration work and how much more impactful that is as well. Three, I witness the growth that clients are doing as well as the ceilings and confusion they still have after all the learnings we discover together. 

With all the research that confirms this, I am grateful to be witness to the work we are doing together. I welcome working with you.

Some areas I specialize in: Death and Dying, Grief, Life coaching, Life Transitions, PTSD, Trauma, Addictions, Anger Management, Anxiety, Chronic illness, Stress, Psychedelic and Plant Medicine Integration, Difficult psychedelic experiences, Parenting, Depression, Identity explorationServices:Counseling, Psychotherapy, Psychedelic integration, Mindfulness training, Trauma-focused psychotherapy, Substance use disorder counseling, Somatic therapy, Shadow work, Shaman awakening, Career counseling, Group, Mind-body therapy, Relational and family therapy, Dieta counseling, Pre- and post-ritual counseling, Sex and Intimacy therapy/addiction

  • Practice Information
    Experienced helping people with:
    • ADHD
    • Abuse
    • Addictions
    • Anger Issues
    • Anxiety
    • Cultural Issues
    • Death and Dying
    • Depression
    • Divorce
    • General Emotional Health
    • Grief and Loss
    • Life Transitions
    • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
    • Sex And Intimacy Issues
    • Trauma Issues
    I use the following approaches:
    • Client-Centered Psychotherapy
    • Coaching
    • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
    • Gestalt Therapy
    • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
    • Narrative Therapy
    • Person-Centered Therapy
    • Somatic Experiencing
    • Transpersonal Psychology
    • Trauma Informed Counsellling
    For members of the Queer community:
    • I Welcome Queer Identity Clients

    Wallace has been in practice for 12 years.

  • Location Information
    Online Counselling
    Therapy Platforms
    • Zoom
    Practice Locations
    Wallace Murray & Associates
    Denman Street, Vancouver, BC

    Services offered in English only.

  • Availability & Rates
    Monday9:00am - 7:30pm
    Tuesday9:00am - 7:30pm
    Wednesday9:00am - 7:30pm
    Thursday9:00am - 7:30pm
    Friday12:30pm - 7:30pm
    Client Rates
    Individual Therapy$150 / 60min
    Group Therapy$40 / 60min
    Coaching$150 / 60min
    Organizations$250 / 60min
    Online Therapy$125 / 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
    • Visa
    • PayPal
    • Debit
    • e-Transfer