Who We Are

MindRight Counselling is focused on helping men, women, children/youth, couples, and families deal with issues that negatively impact their quality of living. We provide therapeutic support, guidance, and psychoeducation to assist our clients develop personal insight and work towards making positive change in their overall lives.

We service all clients from the Lower Mainland of BC while being located in the Richmond-Vancouver community. We have worked with many service providers; from doctors, lawyers, and others, to ensure that our clients receive the treatment and care they need.

MindRight Counselling primarily uses a Cognitive-Behavioral Approach in helping clients with their problems and concerns. However, our counsellors are trained in various therapeutic approaches to ensure the service that our clients receive is in line with their goals for counselling.

We want to ensure that you have the tools and interventions to cope and address the issues that you are dealing with presently, as well as being able to deal with any future concerns that may arise.

WHY COUNSELLING?

Have you ever left a pot on the stove, had a lid on top, and didn’t allow for the pressure to vent? What happens? Everything overflows, a huge mess occurs and you have a massive clean-up on your hands. In a sense, counselling works the same way. Stress can build up over time and many of us have a stress tolerance to deal with frustration and anger that result from both our professional and personal lives. Yet, every so often, there comes a point that we are not able to cope with everything that’s going on and we become overwhelmed. What was once easy to deal with become increasingly difficult.

OR, PICTURE A TRAFFIC LIGHT..

When you are living life, you have the “Green Light” and you are full systems go. But, when you are dealing with feelings such as anger, anxiety, depression, or other similar emotions, the “Yellow Light” comes on and you are required to slow down and be cautious. This is the time where counselling can be very effective in creating awareness and insight to help people understand their triggers for stress and learn coping methods to help them through their problems and get back on track with their lives. However, those who try to simply put off dealing with their issues eventually end up encountering a “Red Light,” and all of the stress from work, family, school, and other activities may cause life to come to a screeching halt because the problem can no longer be ignored.

MindRight Counselling can help you whether you are at the “Yellow Light” or “Red Light” stage.

Sometimes, we are not aware that when we are stressed out we experience pain in our bodies whether it is in our neck, shoulders, or other parts. In addition, we may experience nausea, headaches, heartburn, and other somatic symptoms that may not necessarily be related to physical health ailments, but mental health ailments. Our bodies are equipped with warning signs to signal to us when we are not doing well.

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CLINICAL DIRECTOR

MANJ BATHM.ED., R.C.C

Manj Bath is the Clinical Director of MindRight Counselling. He possesses a Masters’ Degree in Counselling Psychology from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC).

Manj has worked with the Government of BC, Government of Alberta, and various not-for-profit agencies in facilitating group counselling, providing therapy to children, youth, individuals, and families, as well as conducting risk/suicide assessments. He uses a bio-psycho-social model in understanding his clients’ issues at hand and developing treatment plans that help them meet their goals for therapy.

Manj works from a Cognitive-Behavioral approach (CBT), but utilizes an eclectic approach to ensure that his clients receive the help they need to address any concerns. His primary interest in research involves cross-cultural/multicultural counselling and exploring themes of validation in immigrant populations. He is available for any media appearances or educational workshops discussing mental health, cross cultural issues, and other related areas.

MindRight Counselling has assisted many clients who are currently involved with ICBC, the Crime Victim Assistance Program (CVAP), and individuals who are involved with the BC Criminal Justice System. We provide psychoeducation and anger management training for individuals involved in assault/domestic violence incidents. In addition, we address significant anxiety, depression, and/or PTSD symptoms as a result of motor vehicle incidents.

FEES & SERVICES

Our fees are in accordance to the recommended fee schedule of the BCACC. MindRight Counselling will work with our clients to ensure that fees do not stand in the way of helping you with making a change. Fees for letters/reports are additional and will vary.

MindRight Counselling accepts cash, credit (via Square), or personal cheque. Personal cheques are subjected to an additional $10 charge due to processing fees.

SUBSIDIZED
COUNSELLING

  • 50 Minutes

  • $80/Session

  • Only available for client approved through CVAP or currently on Income/Disability Assistance.

  • Evening/Weekend appiontments available.

INDIVIDUAL
COUNSELLING

  • 50 Minutes

  • $120/Session

  • Extended length sessions available

  • Can be covered by most Extended Health care providers.

  • Evening/Weekend appointment available.

INDIVIDUAL COUNSELLING WITH
TRANSLATOR

  • 50 Minutes

  • $160/Session

  • Session with STIBC Certified Member Languages include Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Tagalog, Punjabi and others.

  • Evening/Weekend appiontments available.

  • Can be covered by most Extended Health care providers.

  • Evening/Weekend appointment available.

COUPLE/FAMILY
COUNSELLING

  • 75 Minutes

  • $180/Session

  • Extended length sessions available

  • Can be covered by most Extended Health care providers.

  • Evening/Weekend appointment available.

MindRight Counselling has a strict 24-Hour Cancellation policy. If you are unable to attend your scheduled appointment, you must give at least 24 hours’ notice that you cannot attend via call, text, or email. If you do not do so, you will be charged for the full session. MindRight Counselling will ask for a Credit Card to be put on file for this matter. All financial information will be subjected to encryption.

Coverage

Extended Health Care: Many Extended Health Care providers (EHCs) cover the cost of counselling, such as Pacific Blue Cross, Manulife Financial, Great-West Life, SunLife Financial, ihaveaplan, and others. MindRight Counselling recommends that if you are considering counselling to check with your Extended Health Care provider, as well as your Union Contract, to ensure that “Clinical Counsellor,” “Clinical Counselling,” or similar terms are eligible. We want to ensure that there are no surprises when it comes to paying for services.

Crime Victim Assistance Program (CVAP): The Crime Victim Assistance Program (CVAP) assists victims, immediate family members and some witnesses in coping with the effects of violent crime. It provides financial benefits to help offset financial losses and assist in recovery. MindRight Counselling is an approved provider for providing counselling services.

           

ICBC/WorkSafe/Legal Involvement: If you are approved for counselling services through ICBC, MindRight Counselling can assist with addressing your concerns from anxiety, PTSD, pain management, and other areas. If you are currently involved in any legal proceeding involving ICBC, WorkSafe, or Crown Counsel, MindRight Counselling will work with you and your lawyer to ensure that you receive the service you need and will provide reports to your lawyer as needed.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Coverage: MindRight Counselling is an approved EAP provider for Ceridian Lifeworks, ComPsych, FSEAP, Arete, and more.  Check with your employer about your EAP coverage for you and/or your family and request short-term counselling with us to deal with any crises that is impact your quality of life and/or work performance.

CONTACT US

If you are looking to make a positive change in your life, complete our contact form to begin with MindRight Counselling