Services Offered

My area of specialization and counselling services include treating depression and anxiety, eating disorders and addictions. I have a six year accumulation of specialized training in these areas.  Having worked in both local and global agencies, treatment centres and private practices has allowed me to enhance these specialized clinical skills.

Anger Management

Develop skills to appropriately manage unhealthy experiences of anger

Child Expressive Therapies

Creative approaches to working with children to overcome emotional and behavioral concerns

General Counselling

Overcome depression, anxiety, relationship concerns and more…

Personal Injury

Emotional and trauma-based support for psychological injuries acquired from personal injury

About us

In addition to our commitment :

West Kootenay Counselling Services is designed to help our clients overcome life difficulties by developing new insights and coping skills. Here are some of the challenges that we help people work with:

  • Anxiety / Depression
  • Addictions
  • Major Life Transitions
  • Trauma / PTSD
  • Grief / Loss
  • Relationship Sexuality

General Questions

If you would like to book an appointment, please fill out the contact us form below or call me.

Life isn’t always a perfect sunset. Life is endlessly complex and ofter difficult. This does not mean that you have to struggle.

WKCS is designed to help our clients overcome life difficulties by developing new insights and coping skills.

Subsequent sessions are $110 for one 50- minute session of individual counselling or $125 for one 50-minute session of couples counselling, not including GST. We have a limited number of “sliding fee scale” slots available in our schedule for individuals experiencing financial hardshi

I provide individual, couples, family, and child therapy.

Our goal is to provide you with a comfortable, safe, and non-judgmental environment where you can openly discuss the issues you are seeking assistance with. Individual psychotherapy is designed to help you learn new and healthy ways to cope with a wide range of issues.

why choose us

Using the principles of Positive Psychology, personal exploration and goal setting, I can help you define the life that you want and take the steps to get you there.

About Us

Certified Consellors

Nicole Ripley is a Registered Clinical Counsellor.

Subsidized Programs

Crime Victim Assistance Program, Employee Assistance Programs (GreenShield, Arete, Aspiria.

Emergency Care

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Non Judgemental Environment

WKCS is committed to providing a safe and non judgemental environment.

West Kootenay Counselling Services gives proficient directing and psychotherapy administrations for people and families in the Kootenay region.

Phone: 250-826-4410