Registered Clinical Counsellor
Vanessa Charvin, RCC
Service Provider
Registered Clinical Counsellor #3506
BA Child and Youth Care
ECE Special Needs
Registered Clinical Counsellor in BC (RCC). Offers counselling, play therapy, social skills development and parent coaching for children on the Autism Spectrum. Located in Penticton BC (downtown). Also serves the communities of Summerland, Oliver and Osoyoos.
Vanessa is a Registered Clinical Counsellor in Penticton, and welcomes children and youth of all abilities. She has worked with children and youth on the Autism Spectrum for many years; as a Consultant in the Early Intervention Program at the Queen Alexandra Centre in Victoria, BC; in a Provincially-Funded Autism Program as a Behavioural Interventionist; and as the Clinical Counsellor for 5 years in a special mental health program for children with Neuro-Developmental disabilities including ASD. She has operated a private practice in Victoria for two years before moving to the Okanagan. Vanessa offers play therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural therapy for anxiety and social skills development, behavioural suggestions, and parent coaching, among other treatments. She brings a a special focus and understanding of the Autism Spectrum, with treatments adapted to each child and family's unique strengths and needs.
Services Offered:
Art Therapist|Play Therapist|Social Skills Trainer|Cognitive Behavior Therapist
Mental Health|Therapies
Age Range:
Pre-School Age (0-5) | School Age (5-18)