Registered Clinical Counsellor

Maria has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Counselling and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors. She works in private practice with both youth and adults struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma and substance use. She is also a certified yoga instructor and has been teaching yoga since 2003. Maria has practiced and studied Eastern based wisdom practices such as yoga, mediation and mindfulness for over 20 years and often integrates these wisdom based practices into her work with clients. Yoga and Buddhist based practices have formed an integral part of every aspect of her life’s work as a mother, partner, mentor, teacher, and counsellor. Maria has over 10 years of experience facilitating workshops that delve deeper into these teachings and that help individuals begin to integrate the wisdom of these teachings into their everyday lives.

Therapy for Youth and Adults specializing in:

– anxiety
– depression
– trauma
– substance use
– grief and loss
– parenting struggles

Interventions / Modalities Used:

– mindfulness based interventions
– somatic psychotherapy
– cognitive based therapy (CBT)
– dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)
– solution focused
– narrative therapy

Request an Appointment or More Information

Phone: 778-839-4066

Upcoming Events With Maria

Saturday September 29th

Mindfulness Based Practices for Stress Reduction

With Maria Fabiano

The mind, body, and breath are intimately connected to one another. Learn practical and easily accessible grounding exercises, yoga postures and breathing techniques that help clear the mind, reduce anxiety, and facilitate mindful living.

Saturday October 27th

Mindful Parenting and Mindfulness Practices for Children Workshop

With Maria Fabiano

Although parenting is a rewarding and nourishing experience it can also at times be stressful and emotionally challenging. This workshop will introduce parents to mindfulness based parenting and how to introduce mindfulness into the home.

Saturday November 24th

Breath, the Body, and the Mind Workshop with Maria Fabiano

With Maria Fabiano

The mind, body, and breath are intimately connected to one another. In this workshop we will explore the healing power of the breath to relieve stress, reduce anxiety, and help connect you to the present moment.

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