Therapy Resources

Local Resources

Building Healthy Families
Various programs offering coaching for parent.
Mon-Fri 8.00-4.30
1390 K.L.O. Road

(Child and Youth Mental Health) Interior Health
Tues and Thurs morning 9-11 for assessment
(need to get there by 9 because first come first serve)
After assessment, they will give info/provide services/refer out for services
If 16+ can go without a guardian
1340 Ellis St, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9N1

The Foundry
Integrated youth (ages 12-24) and family services for mental health and substance use
Open 9.00-5.00 Mon-Fri
Walk-in 2.00-5.00 Mon-Fri
100-1815 Kirschner Road

Okanagan Boys and Girls Club
1434 Graham Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 3A8
Phone: 250-762-3914
Fax: 250-762-6562

Connect Counselling and Therapy Society (Previously Kelowna Family Centre)
Counselling for seniors, adults, families and children.
For free services, need CYMH referral.
204-347 Leon

Reach Out
Counselling for youth aged 13-25, parents and families.
Adults and couples counselling also available.
Mon-Thurs 9.30-5.30
1868 Ambrosi Road


Attachment & Trauma Websites

Child Trauma Academy
International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation
Beyond Consequences Institute
EMDR Institute

Autism Websites

Autism Society of BC
Autism Community Training
Geneva Centre for Autism 
BC Ministry of Children and Family Development / Special Needs
POPARD: Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders
Autism Funding Unit
Digital Resources for Students with Autism

Play Therapy Websites

BCPTA (British Columbia Play Therapy Association)

Somatic Experiencing Websites

Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute
Dr. Dan Siegel
Somatic Experiencing and Medical Trauma

Recommended Books related to Somatic Experiencing

Waking the Tiger – Peter Levine
Crash Course – Dr.’s Diane and Larry Heller
Reversing Chronic Pain – Maggie Phillips
The Mindfulness Solution – Ron Siegel
Sexual Healing – Peter Levine

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