palvinder manhas

Palvinder Manhas, M.Ed, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Counselling Background

Pal has worked as a Registered Clinical Counsellor for 14 years, providing psychotherapy and counselling to diverse individuals and families in various contexts.

Pal’s interest in counselling arises from being curious and intrigued about relationships and how each relationship develops and transforms in various contexts. Pal’s goal as a counsellor is to help clients develop a deeper understanding of self and others in relationships.

Pal’s approach to working with clients is based on mutual respect, honesty and genuine interest in the success of clients. Pal works from client centred approach working to support clients to meet their personal and relationship goals. Her approach encompasses but is not limited to: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Traumatic Incident Reduction, Expressive Play Therapies and Gottman Couples Therapy, EMDR along with addressing issues such as anxiety, depression/low mood, grief/loss, trauma, relationships challenges with individuals and couples.

More About Palvinder (Pal)

Key Philosophical Beliefs

  • Asking for support is a sign of strength and part of being human
  • Client counsellor relationship is unique; based on respect, transparency and commitment
  • Change is possible
  • Choice is important
  • Client is the expert of their life

Counselling Training

  • Gottman Couple Therapy Level 1, 2, 3
  • Traumatic Incident Reduction- TIR Essentials
  • Occupational Awareness Training for Treating First Responder Trauma
  • Resisting Vicarious Trauma with Collective Care & Justice-Doing
  • Introduction to Traumatic Incident Reduction- TIR
  • Supporting Grieving Children and Teens: Art, Recreation and Play- Based Activities
  • Advanced Training: Understanding and Helping Behaviorally Challenging Kids
  • Raising Empathy for Students with a Learning Difference – And Discovering Strategies
  • Expressive Therapies: Sand Tray

Professional Membership and Affiliations

  • Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC)
  • Registered Clinical Counsellor with BC Association of Clinical Counsellors

If you are ready to work with one of our therapists,  Contact us in our Langley counselling office. We can then discuss how we can best help you.

Adult Counselling
Child & Teen Counselling
Parent Counselling