Our Counsellors and Therapists
Ed Mitchell, MPCC (Master Practisioner of Clinical Counselling), MTC (Master Therapeutic Counsellor)
Ed is a lifelong resident of Kelowna who brings a life of many experiences to the field of counselling. In his career as an officer in the Kelowna Fire Department, he was very involved in the Critical Incident Stress team.
Ed has been involved in the community over the years, coaching football, mentoring, and involvement in a number of volunteer roles in the Fire Department, the Gospel Mission, and church, as well as running his own business for about 20 years.
After gaining his diploma from the Kelowna College of Professional Counselling, he has opened his own practice as a Registered Professional Counsellor (RPCc) and TFT.(alg). Ed is a member of the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA), the Professional Counsellors and Psychotherapists (CCPCP), the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF), and the Association for Thought Field Therapy (ATFT).
Ed employs a number of therapeutic techniques, including CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), Solution-Focused, and person centered. He is also trained in T.I.R. (Traumatic Incident Reduction) and TFT (Thought Field Therapy) which can be very helpful in helping to resolve trauma, P.T.S.D., phobias, anxiety and depression.
Individual, couples, and family counselling in:
• Grief and loss
• Relational problems
• Abuse issues
• Conflict Resolution
• Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
• Workshops and group sessions
• Crisis intervention
• Optional counselling from a Christian perspective
Ed will take the steps needed to ensure that the client is in a confidential, caring, and understanding atmosphere. He will collaborate with the clients to develop goals in therapy, as well as help to de-mystify the process for them.
If you feel that you could benefit from any of these services and would like some more information, contact Ed Mitchell to discuss treatment options and to start your healing process.