Marlie Philp, BA

Registered Therapeutic Counsellor (RTC) #2605

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About Marlie

I work with women between the ages of 18-40 and whose primary struggle lies in their relationships - with either themselves or others. Issues may include self-esteem, identity, body image, negative self-talk, self-deprecating thoughts, limiting beliefs, anxiety, depression or loneliness. In relationship with others, clients issues may include social anxiety, communication, unhealthy relationship patterns, like co-dependency, difficulty with secure attachment, infidelity or overall dissatisfaction. My clients are seeking a grounded sense of self, to learn to love themselves and to find real connection.

I am trained in Transpersonal Counselling Psychology, with an approach that pulls together aspects of Family Systems theory, attachment theory, person-centered and somatic-oriented therapies, including polyvagal theory. I believe in the power of healing through connection and the safe container of the therapeutic relationship. My specialty is working with women who harbour deep shame and struggle to see their own value and self-worth.

As a woman myself who has battled with many of these challenges, I continue to do my own work and have found wisdom in my struggle. My priority is to guide and support women to do their own work in the container of a safe therapeutic space - to be seen, heard and held without judgment. In this space, there can only be healing and growth.

  • Practice Information
    Experienced helping people with:
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • General Emotional Health
    • Health and Wellness
    • Insecurity
    • Life Balance
    • Marriage
    • Perfectionism
    • Personal Growth
    • Relationship Issues
    • Self Esteem Issues
    • Stress Management
    I use the following approaches:
    • Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP)
    • Attachment-Based Psychotherapy
    • Body Centred Psychotherapy
    • Client-Centered Psychotherapy
    • Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)
    • Family Systems
    • Mindfulness
    • Online Counselling
    • Person-Centered Therapy
    • Transpersonal Psychology
    For members of the Queer community:
    • I Welcome Queer Identity Clients
  • Location Information
    Online Counselling
    Alight Counselling
    Therapy Platforms
    • Other online platform
    Practice Locations
    Alight Counselling
    Cook and Fairfield, Victoria, BC
    Languages

    Services offered in English only.

  • Availability & Rates
    Availability
    Monday9:00am - 12:00pm
    5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Tuesday9:00am - 12:00pm
    5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Wednesday9:00am - 11:00am
    3:30pm - 6:00pm
    Thursday9:00am - 11:00am
    3:30pm - 6:00pm
    Friday11:00am - 1:00pm
    4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Client Rates
    Individual Therapy$130 / 60min
    Online Therapy$130 / 60min
    Sliding ScaleYes
    Free Initial ConsultationYes

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

    Payment Options
    • Visa
    • Mastercard
    • Discover
    • Amex
    • e-Transfer