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Types of Therapy Available in Langley, BC

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Dr. Mike Dadson observes “CBT” is a front-line treatment for many mental health issues” including depression, anxiety, and panic disorder.

Emotionally Focused Therapy

In therapy, Dr. Michael Dadson (Mike Dadson), will listen to you, with a compassionate, receptive, accepting, non-judgmental, approach.

Humanistic Therapy

Dr. Mike Dadson’s, approach with humanistic therapy, is one of genuineness, acceptance and unconditional positive regard for his clients.

Integrative Counseling

A broad spectrum of mental health issues can be treated with integrative therapy including personality disorders, anxiety, depression.

Mentalization Counseling

Research has found MBT to be an effective treatment for individuals with borderline personality. It may also help with depression, antisocial personality, eating issues, and addiction.

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational interviewing is similar to person-centered (or humanistic) therapy where Dr. Michael Dadson (Mike Dadson), becomes a person of support in your counselling session.

Neurofeedback Therapy

Neurofeedback is the retraining and optimization of your brainwave patterns to help with overall processing and learning in order to improve overall neurological functioning.

Low Energy Neurofeedback

“The Low Energy Neurofeedback System functions at a more rapid rate than traditional neurofeedback also making it more functional” Dr. Michael Dadson (Mike Dadson) remarks.

Person Centred Therapy

Person-centered therapy focuses on a person’s own ability to attain growth and fulfilment. Dr. Mike Dadson relays, “Person-centered therapeutics develops a quality relationship with the client "

Prolonged Exposure Therapy

Prolonged Exposure Therapy is often used to treat trauma/Post Traumatic Stress Disorder commonly known as PTSD. When this approach is used carefully it can be a highly effective treatment for the associated anxiety, depression and anger issues

Self Determination Therapy

The application of self-determination theory (SDT) to psychotherapy is particularly relevant because a central task of therapy is to support the client to autonomously explore, identify, initiate, and sustain a process of change.

Trauma Focused Therapy

“What happened to you, rather than what’s wrong with you, is a foundational move when providing trauma counseling” characterizes Dr. Mike Dadson. It is important to have a complete understanding of a client’s life history to understand their life picture when dealing with trauma.

COUNSELLING SESSION

Individual

One on one options for individuals needing help in overcoming issues or maintaining optimal mental health in their lives daily challenges.

Couples

Couples counselling can be challenging but the positive impact on your relationship, potential family members, and other external relationships in your life make it worth the effort.

Family

Father and Child or entire family counselling can provide your family with the tools, language and behaviour to successfully communicate and overcome obstacles.

OVERVIEW AREA

Dr. Michael Dadson Ph.D.

Counselling (also known as therapy), is available at Dr. Michael Dadson’s clinic, Gentle Currents Therapy in the relaxed community of Brookswood, Langley in the lower mainland. 

Gentle Currents Therapy serves Vancouver’s lower mainland, rural areas of Langley and including the communities of: Aldergrove, Brookswood-Fernridge, Fort Langley, Murrayville, Walnut Grove and  Willoughby-Willowbrook.

Counsellors, counselling psychologists, or therapists, assist, support and guide individuals, couples and/or families, in their emotional journey through therapy. As is typical with trained counselling professionals, counselors or therapists may vary in their areas of therapy expertise. 

In a safe, relaxed and accepting atmosphere, for men and women and their children, Dr. Michael Dadson, counsellors or therapists will be able to provide depression counselling, anxiety counselling, stress counselling, men’s issues and men’s mental health issues counselling, relationship or marriage counselling, anger management counselling, dissociative disorders counselling, and trauma counselling.

I  will do my best to respond to you within 24 hours using our online booking forms. Alternatively, I can be reached in  my office at 778-554-0174 to book an appointment.

Dr. Michael Dadson’s counselling session is $175/hr taxes included (50 minute hour).

Various forms of financial assistance can be found here. 

Neurofeedback Session Fees:

Individual sessions-$120/hr plus taxes (50 minute hour) 

Couples session rates are $175/hr plus taxes (50 minute hour)

Dr. Michael Dadson continues to help a full range of diverse individuals, couples, and families overcome stress, depression, anxiety, Trauma, PTSD, dissociative disorders, adjustment issues and developmental attachment injuries. Dr. Dadson’s publications in the areas of trauma and PTSD recovery, dissociation identity disorder (DID), and father and son relationships, can be found under the “Publications” Section above.

For a full list of Dr. Mike Dadson’s areas of expertise, please visit the “Our Expertise” section above.

 

Dr. Michael Dadson adheres to the code of ethics as set out by the Canadian Association of Clinical Counsellors and Psychotherapy (CCC) Association. 

Counselling sessions are confidential. However as noted in section B, counselling and therapy responsibilities of the CCC, exceptions include when a need is presented to prevent defined and immediate danger to a client or others, or when a court orders disclosure.

Neurofeedback is a non-invasive therapeutic, intervention treatment method that assists you to consciously control your brain wave patterns. 

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The result of neurofeedback treatment can be greater relaxation, a sense of ease and emotional resilience. Among other neurological and mental health issues, Neurofeedback has been used in the treatment of ADHD, trauma and PTSD recovery, anxiety, depression, epilepsy, ASD, insomnia and drug addiction (Larson, S 2006).

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Low energy neurofeedback system (LENS) is safe and effective neurofeedback therapy. In contrast to traditional neurofeedback (requiring your involvement in retraining your brain), the LENS software does all the work to remove blockages that may be causing your symptoms.

A neurofeedback session will take between 45 minutes to 60 minutes. 

The Neurofeedback process is based on the needs and goals of individual clients.

Your therapist or counsellor will discuss the number of recommended sessions with you based on your needs and treatment goals.