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Shirley Friesen

Offers Virtual appointments only
  • Psychologist
  • Woman
  • Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars. 322 rating(s).
Accepting new patients

Provider's hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
By appointment only
Tuesday
8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
By appointment only
Friday
By appointment only
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Description

As a Registered Psychologist in BC, Shirley has over 20 years of experience working/consulting in a variety of settings including the Anxiety centres, the Regional Psychiatric Centre, and the fitness industry. Shirley has experience as a consultant for workplace psychological health and safety and labour relations. She has experience working with people from all walks of life, from students to parents, to high level executives and professionals. Reach out if you would like to learn more about how to better navigate and cope with whatever is preventing you from being your best self.

Conditions

  • Abuse
  • Adjustment disorder
  • Aging
  • Anxiety
  • Bullying
  • Communication
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Fears / Phobias
  • Grief, loss, bereavement
  • Infertility or Adoption
  • Infidelity
  • Mental Disorders
  • Panic disorder
  • Parenting
  • Postpartum depression
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Stress
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace stress

Services

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Emotionally focused therapy
  • Exposure and response prevention
  • Forensic therapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Psychological therapy
  • Solution-focused brief therapy

Clientele

  • Adults (18+)​
  • LGBTQ2+
  • Seniors (65+)​

Languages spoken

  • English

Education

  • BA (Hon.) - Simon Fraser University
  • MA Applied Social Psychology - Carleton University

Professional associations

  • College of Psychologists of BC
  • Canadian Psychological Association
  • BC Psychological Association
Facility Information

Off the Couch Psychology Centre

Summary

Shirley Friesen has over 20 years of experience helping people who are exhausted from trying too hard to keep everything under control and feeling like imposters in the workplace. She can gently teach you the strategies that will help you feel less anxious and stressed more confident, self-assured and happier!

She also has extensive experience supporting people who are experiencing workplace burnout or dealing with toxic people/work environments.

At the present time we are offering telehealth (video or telephone) appointments only in order to prevent transmission of COVID-19

Business hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
By appointment only
Tuesday
8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
By appointment only
Friday
By appointment only
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Services & supplies

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Emotionally focused therapy
  • Exposure and response prevention
  • Forensic therapy
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Psychological therapy
  • Solution-focused brief therapy

Provider's hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
By appointment only
Tuesday
8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
By appointment only
Friday
By appointment only
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Business hours

Sunday
Closed
Monday
By appointment only
Tuesday
8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
By appointment only
Friday
By appointment only
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm