Individual & Couples Counselling
for Men, Women, and Trans Individuals
Joe Ramirez is a Canadian Certified Counsellor and a certified Adlerian psychotherapist with a Master of Counselling Psychology, providing individual and relationship counselling.
His approach to the therapeutic session is in his belief that
"every person seeks to be known as they are, and accepted just the same."
Specialized training to support unique needs include:
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From an Adlerian psychotherapy background, he is capable of addressing concerns in brief counselling or in long-term psychotherapy depending upon the need, financial ability, and the goal(s) in movement through various concerns, such as:
SPECIFIC and COMPLEX
MEN'S SPECIFIC CONCERNS
LGBTQ - Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Bisexual, Queer
NOTE: The lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer communities are different communities with differing priorities, needs, and concerns.
As well as more generally experienced concerns, such as:
As an Adlerian psychotherapist, he considers the individual inclusively and integrally connected to his community and environment. Meaning that he swiftly and respectfully considers the impact of the following five life domains on the individual:
However, Joe is a firm believer that the most important aspect of the psychotherapy session is the relationship, supported by mutual respect, trust, and dignity.
In addition to private practice, he teaches at the Adler University Vancouver Campus, a graduate university that incorporates social responsibility as part of their graduate programs, as well as volunteers as a counsellor with the Health Initiative for Men.
When coming into counselling with Joe, he is very keen to understand the reason you've come to counselling in the way you see it.
In short: What Matters To You
If it is time for you to make a change, press here to make an appointment
While people often think of counselling in terms of addressing deep wounds, at times a brief check-in can provide enough insight and support to address minor mental or emotional barriers that keep one from making significant positive strides in their life and relationships.