About Louise

Experience and Expertise

Louise has provided compassionate and professional care for families and individuals of all ages for the past 27 years in a variety of settings, including private practice, online coaching, Capital Mental Health Association, International Student Ministries Canada, and in various pastoral ministry settings.

Louise brings a wealth of life experience as well as professional insight to each counselling relationship.

Louise’s competencies include:

Divorce/Separation Recovery
Navigating trauma from sexual betrayal
Pre and Post Formal Disclosure Support
Spiritual abuse in the context of sexual betrayal
Life Transitions
Stress and Anxiety
Grief and Loss
Dating again/Remarriage
General Mental Health Issues
Financial Empowerment
Parenting Challenges
Blended Family Issues
Spiritual Guidance
12 Step Recovery – Adult Children of Alcoholics

Professional Credentials

Master of Arts Degree in Religion (Magna Cum Laude) from Ambrose Theological Seminary with further training in counselling psychotherapy from Providence Theological Seminary

Registered Clinical Counsellor with BCACC (British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors)

Certified Clinical Partner Specialist with APSATS for partners of Sex Addicts – specializing in betrayal and relational trauma.

Registered Service Provider with British Columbia’s Crime Victims Assistance Program, which provides financial assistance for individuals (and their families) who have been victims of a violent crime including physical and sexual abuse.

Volunteer Clinician with BC Disaster Psychosocial Services – providing trauma relief to victims of natural disasters – Past deployments for Louise include: High River, Alberta (Flood); Fort McMurray, Alberta (Fire)

Worldview and Counselling Perspective

Louise sees herself as a fellow traveller along life’s journey.

Like the Semitic nomads, we live in a desert with many lonely travelers who are looking for a moment of peace, for a fresh drink and for a sign of encouragement so that they can continue their mysterious search for freedom.
~ Henri Nouwen

Louise seeks to provide for her clients, the kind of peace and encouragement she herself has received in her own life journey.

Approaches Used

Solution Focused Therapy
Existential/Logotherapy
Strength Based Therapy
Person Centered Therapy

Counselling Information

Your counselling fees may be covered by your extended medical benefits. Please contact your plan administrator to see if your plan covers Registered Clinical Counsellors.

The counselling fees are based on a sliding scale according to your household income level, as follows:

Family Income:                    Fees:    
$0 – $42,000                         $90
$42,001 – $60,000                $100
$60,001 – $72,000                $120
$72,001 or greater               $130

Session Length

Each counselling session is 50 minutes.

Cancellation Fee

With notification of less than 24 hours, clients agree to pay a cancellation fee equal to a full session.

Payment for Services

Payment is due at the time of the session by cash or cheque. You may also pay by e-transfer or PayPal by the end of the day. Please make cheques payable to Louise Jewell.

Making a Counselling Request

To make a counselling appointment please contact Louise at: louise.d.jewell@gmail.com or call her at 1-778-350-1344.

Louise’s Counselling Locations

Louise provides counselling in person (in Ucluelet and Victoria, BC) and online (by phone or Skype). Directions to Louise’s office will be provided when appointments are made.

Mailing Address:

Louise Jewell, PO Box 1253, Ucluelet, BC, CANADA, V0R 3A0