(780) 513-6333 - Professional Counselling Services

Bear Creek Counselling offers a safe environment

to help others acquire skills, attitudes, & insights

that enable them to meet life's challenges,

and to grow in self identity. 

About Us

Karen Gustafson

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karen@bearcreekcounselling.com

 

Karen Gustafson is founder and counsellor at BCC, and has her MA in Counselling Psychology.

Having lost her husband in a vehicle accident, Karen shares: "I have deep
compassion for those going through times of crisis, trauma, and grief". Her heart also reaches out to those struggling with personal, marriage, or family crises.

Karen utilizes a variety of counselling models including Family Systems, Gottman, Career Counselling, Biblical principles, Emotion Focused Therapy, Attachment Theory, & Cognitive Therapy.   Karen is a certified "Observed Experiential Integration" trauma therapist and trainer.  

Karen counsels both adults & children. 

1 Hour Session:  $120

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Miguel Godau

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miguel@bearcreekcounselling.com


Miguel Godau has a Masters of Arts Degree in Counselling Psychology from Trinity Western University.  He has experience working with diverse client settings including depression, anxiety, grief work, self-harm, existential issues, family conflicts, couples counselling, sexual identity struggles, addictions, and work in multicultural and correctional settings.
Miguel's heart's desire is helping people to build a more sustainable personal & family life.  Having observed struggles within his own and other families, he sees that with stronger communication and emotional skills, families can grow closer. 

Miguel includes a blend of therapeutic models and techniques to meet client needs- including:  Attachment Theory, Psychodynamic Theory, Jungian Sand Tray Therapy, Existential Theory, Emotion-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Bowenian Family Therapy, Bio-Psycho-Social-Spiritual Model of Addictions, Career Counselling Models, and Observed Experiential Integration. 

 1 Hour Session:  $120 



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Tina Hackett Myles

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tina@bearcreekcounselling.com


Tina is a Provisional Psychologist, has a Masters in Counselling Psychology. and is Registered Social Worker.   She has worked with clients struggling with mental health, addiction, domestic violence and developmental disabilities.

Tina believes in a holistic approach to counselling and draws from Solution Focused, Systems Theory, Cognitive Behavioral Theory and Attachment Theory in her work with clients. Tina brings a humanistic perspective to her work wherein clients are viewed with the potential to grow and learn from past experiences and to develop new skills to address the challenges they encounter.

Tina is a certified EMDR Therapist, and  Sex Addiction Therapist with the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals and is available to work with individuals and partners struggling with sexual addiction.                      

 1 Hour Session:  $140                       

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About Us

Kerry Donovan

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kerry@bearcreekcounselling.com  


Kerry has an MA in Counselling Psychology as well as an MA in Christian Ministry with a focus on Marriage and Family Therapy(MFT). He is registered with the British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors(BCACC).

Kerry integrates many approaches in his work with individuals and couples including, narrative, family systems(family of origin), core beliefs, and emotional intelligence (EQ). Kerry has also facilitated therapeutic personal growth groups with themes including healthy boundaries, self-awareness, healthy relationships and life-span/developmental stage tasks and men's issues. Kerry has worked in various cross cultural settings including with Indigenous/First Nations peoples as well as working with international students in Athens, Greece. Kerry is passionate about the counselling process having observed the personal growth/healing stories of those he has worked alongside.


1 Hour Session:  $120


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Beth Bellamy, Intern

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beth@bearcreekcounselling.com


Beth Bellamy is completing her Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. With fifteen years experience in youth mentorship and a background of teaching middle school, Beth has worked with a wide range of youth and young adults looking for support with depression, anxiety, self-harm, suicide, grieving, family conflict, emotion regulation, sexual identity, and developing holistic (physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual) wellbeing and personal balance. She believes that understanding one's cultural identity, even within the unique mini-culture of one’s own family, is a key part to helping individuals understand meaning within the difficult events of the world around us. Beth’s passion is to help individuals cultivate holistic wellness, develop their own circles of authentic support, and find healing from the thousands of “little hurts” that can hold us back. She draws from several different ideologies including  attachment theory, emotion-focused therapy, Gestalt therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, existential theory, Jungian personality archetypes, and Observed & Experiential Integration (OEI Trauma Therapy).


1 Hour Session:  $80.00

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Bear Creek Counselling

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#104, 9814 - 97 Street

Grande Prairie, AB

T8V 8H5