Andrea Weekes, Psychotherapist, RSW

Counsellor
RSW

Andrea is a registered social worker (RSW) with the BC College of Social Workers and a mindfulness based counsellor with over 12 years of experience working in community mental health and addictions with people from all different walks of life. Andrea has training in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and continues to deepen her own meditation practice through silent retreats and ongoing learning. Andrea’s approach to counselling works holistically on a cognitive level as well as at a body and feeling level, using trauma sensitive mindfulness as well as cognitive processing therapies that help link the mind and body together. Andrea provides a compassionate, empathetic, warm and safe environment, while also giving you skills that you can use in your life to feel more connected, more confident and ultimately more compassionate to yourself. Andrea is an ally of the LGBTQIA+ community and has experience supporting folks in all different expressions of their gender and sexual orientation.

Andrea loves being in nature, hiking and camping with family and friends, and she is an avid reader, and lover of chocolate! Andrea is grateful to be living, and learning on the unceded territories of the Lekwungen speaking Coast Salish peoples, on Vancouver Island where she has her private practice.