Problems and Symptoms

Arbutus trees near Victoria, BCPeople seek short-term counselling or longer-term psychotherapy for many reasons.  Below is a description of a few common issues and symptoms that bring people to my door.  There is also  information on a few deeper psychological problems and concerns that people may be experiencing.

Common Problems




Grief and Loss

Deeper Issues

Midlife and other Life Transitions

Spiritual “Emergency” or Emergence


Derek Martin, PhD
Canadian Certified Counsellor
Suite 301, 284 Helmcken Rd, Victoria, BC  V9B 1T2
Phone: (250) 882-0322