We bring over 20 years experience and training to our counselling practice. Our therapists hold a minimum of a Masters level of education in Psychology and are certified with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, BC Association of Clinical Counsellors, and/or British Columbia College of Social Workers.
Heather Bach MA, CCC
Heather Bach brings 20 years of experience and training to her role as Clinical Director of the Bach Counselling Group. With her Master of Arts in Psychology she is certified with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Heather works primarily with couples and individuals using evidence-based approaches in dealing with relationship issues, separation, anxiety, depression, trauma, disordered eating and ADHD.
She designed and developed the North Shore Program for Children Affected by Family Violence and the Kelowna Trauma Program for marginalized women. Heather has extensive training and experience in her work with family relationships and therapeutic groups. In her work with couples and families, greater understanding and more fulfilling connections are established. Heather is skillful and solution focused.
Cited as an expert by the media, she has been the subject of numerous interviews in print, radio and television. She routinely presents at events and forums.
Grace Hopkins, MA
With her master's in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling in the U.K., Grace brings over 10 years of experience and training to her work as a counsellor. Counselling individuals, couples, and families with an integrative approach, Grace uses cognitive behavioural therapy, solution focused and mindfulness therapy. Through a trauma and attachment informed perspective, Grace counsels clients struggling with relationships, depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, and disordered eating.
In addition, Grace worked with refugees and asylum seekers suffering from cultural trauma. She has facilitated therapeutic training groups and counsels issues of trauma, anxiety, early attachment, parenthood, infertility, transitions, gender identity, disordered eating, addiction, and anger.