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You are welcome here.
Just as you are.

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BONNY  YUNG (she/her)


Are you in a season of struggle and looking for clarity and support to help you move through difficulty? Perhaps you’re here because you’ve reached your tipping point or find yourself reacting in big ways to seemingly small things. Or maybe you feel anxious, isolated, anstruggle with rumination, self-criticism, or emotional vulnerability. Whatever has led you here, please know that the journey doesn't have to be taken alone.


When alongside a trusted other, change and healing are possible. Together we can uncover unhelpful patterns, process difficult emotional and relational experiences, and become more deeply connected to ourselves and others.


Whether you are new to counselling or have experienced it many times over, I welcome you.

Areas of Focus and Interest

  • Childhood attachment trauma

  • Anxiety

  • Depression and low mood

  • Low self-esteem and shame

  • Grief and loss

  • Relationship issues

  • Life transitions


Spreading Some Good

A portion each standard-priced session goes towards supporting the counselling needs of those living in Vancouver's marginalized communities.

Reduced Rate

A limited number of reduced-cost sessions are available to those who are currently experiencing financial insecurity. Priority is given to single parents, newcomers to Canada, and BIPOC individuals.

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Free 20-Minute Consultation

Reaching out for support can be hard, as is the process of finding a counsellor that feels right to you. Book a free 20-minute telephone or video chat with me without any obligation to proceed.


Do you see clients in-person?

Yes, I see clients in-person on Wednesdays (9:30 am - 2:20 pm) in the Il Mercato Building, 202-1651 Commercial Drive, Vancouver. 


How should I prepare for the first session?

For virtual sessions, simply ensure that you are in a comfortable, safe, and private space. 


**Covid-19: Please note that I am accepting in-person clients who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19.**

What will the first session look like?

The first session typically includes an overview of the limits to confidentiality, a discussion about what has brought you here, and the goals you had in mind. After the first session, you will likely have a good idea about our fit together and decide whether or not you would like to begin the counselling process with me.

Are sessions covered?

Counselling by a registered clinical counsellor (RCC) is generally covered by most extended health plans, but please confirm with your insurer.

Is therapy confidential?

As a registered counsellor, I am bound by my association (BCACC) to ensure therapy is completely confidential. However, there are situations when I would be required to break confidentiality and follow a duty to report: if there is any reason for me to believe that you have an imminent plan to hurt yourself, another person, or if there is a child in your life who is in danger. Also, if anything in your life involves the court of law, I may be subpoenaed by court to submit our session notes.

Do you offer a reduced rate?

Yes, I reserve a limited number of sessions for those who are experiencing financial insecurity. Limit of five 50-minute sessions per client. Priority is given to single parents, newcomers to Canada, and BIPOC individuals. A waitlist may be involved.

What happens if we're not a good fit?

No worries at all. It sometimes takes seeing a few counsellors before you find someone that feels right to you. I would be happy to refer you to a trusted colleague.

How often do I come for sessions?

You are not obligated to a set number of sessions. But I generally see people on a bi-weekly basis because good therapy takes time.


*Please ask about virtual evening availability*

In-person Sessions

Wednesday, 9:30 am - 2:45 pm


Remote Sessions

Tuesday, 9:30 am - 2:45 pm 

Wednesday, 9:30 am -2:45 pm

Thursday, 9:30 am-2:45 pm (bi-weekly) 

Friday, 9:30 am-2:45 pm

Saturday, 9:00 am-1:00 pm (bi-weekly)


$140 + gst, per 50-minute session of individual therapy.

I accept payment by the end of each session through e-transfer. I will issue a receipt to you once payment has been received.

A portion of each regular priced session goes towards supporting counselling needs in Vancouver's marginalized communities. **

Reduced rate sessions are available to those experiencing financial insecurity. Limited to five sessions per client. Priority is given to single parents, newcomers to Canada, and BIPOC individuals. Reach out for more information.


Address: Il Mercato Building

202-1651 Commercial Drive,

East Vancouver


Phone: 604-365-3222

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Cancellation Policy

Please provide at least 48-hours of notice if you are not able to make it to a session. Payment is due in full if sessions are missed or cancelled within less than 48-hours from the booked session time.

Spreading Some Good

$10 from each standard-priced session will go towards supporting the counselling needs of those living in Vancouver's marginalized communities. WATARI Counselling & Support Services Society was developed in 1986 as a response to the lack of services and programs for high-risk street involved youth in Vancouver and has since expanded to offer 13 essential programs.

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