About Alistair Gordon
Alistair is a Registered Clinical Counsellor in private practice, a counsellor at the BC Public Service, and an Adjunct Professor of Counselling Psychology at UBC.
Alistair sees both individuals and couples in his practice. For individual counselling, his approach is a synthesis of fostering insight, teaching practical therapeutic skills and knowledge, and helping to explore perspectives and options for the concerns being faced. Some of the knowledge and tools that clients have found helpful to learn in individual work includes:
- How the brain and mind work
- Origins of psychological turmoil
- Managing stress and anger
- Psychological resilience
- Understanding and managing emotions
- Thinking & problem-solving
- How to change core beliefs.
For couples counselling, Alistair's approach focuses on teaching constructive communication, fostering a greater understanding of each others' underlying needs and emotions, and teaching each person how to relate in a more nurturing way to ultimately increase validation, connection, and satisfaction in the relationship.
Alistair has a limited number of consistent appointments available, so please inquire about his availability.