Sarah MacDonell, Clinical Counsellor

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Sarah MacDonell

  • Clinical Counsellor
  • Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars. 1 rating(s).
Accepting new patients


Your child is struggling. Let’s find a solution that eases their pain and gives them (and you) tools to move forward. 

Sessions focus on learning coping skills, building resiliency, and exploring experiences and feelings in a safe, judgement-free environment. The use of Play and Expressive Therapy, as well as talk-therapy (for teens), allows your child to move through life’s challenges by promoting self-awareness and distress tolerance. 

You’re looking for solutions, and I’m here to help.

Treatments & services

  • Children & youth
  • Individual

Languages spoken

  • English


  • * Stenberg College, Counselling Therapy Dipl. with Distinctions
  • * Expressive Play Therapy (Level 1 & 2), Justice Institute of BC
  • * Sandplay Therapy (Level 1 & 2), JIBC/Centre for Expressive Therapy
  • * Expressive Play Therapy for the Grieving Child, Justice Institute of BC
  • * BC Play Therapy Assoc., Attachment-Based Play Therapy cert.
  • * Canadian Mental Health Assoc., safeTALK Crisis cert.
  • * Trauma Informed Care, Somatics cert.
  • * MBSR-Practitioner certification
  • * Non-Violent Communication cert.
  • * University of Waterloo
  • * Queen’s University

Professional associations

  • Member in good standing with the CPCA
Facility Information

Services & supplies

  • Children & youth
  • Individual


  • Close to public transit
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair accessible
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