Helping clients with PTSD, Chronic Pain, Chronic Illness, Anxiety, Depression and issues related to stabilizing the balance of mind and body.
Megan Hughes is a Registrant of both the College of Psychologists of BC, and the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. She is also a member of the BC Psychological Association. She is both a Registered Psychology Assistant and a Registered Clinical Counsellor. Her practice focuses on reducing the physiological symptoms associated with PTSD, chronic pain and chronic illness in her clients, and in promoting healthy coping strategies for the future.
She works to overcome anxiety, depression, stress, grief, and loss in adults, adolescents and children. Though these issues present differently across developmental ages, typically the underlying issues are the same.
She uses EMDR, CBT, Clinical Hypnosis and sensory awareness techniques primarily with adults and adolescents, and play therapy, art therapy and sand tray work with children.
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and trauma from life events in adulthood, as well as survivors of abuse and traumas in childhood.
Chronic Pain and Chronic Illness
Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome, Central Sensitization, Arthritis, Neuralgia, Injury from Accidents, ICBC claims and others.
Anxiety & Depression
These are common symptoms accompanying trauma, chronic conditions, stress and grief. Persistant states of anxiety and depression change the way the nervous system functions, deepening the cycle of ill-health.
Children & Adolescents
School related issues, family stress, grief, loss, social issues, divorce, at-risk behaviour, as well as chronic conditions, anxiety and depression.