counselling for individuals, couples & families
telephonic and video conferencing options available
Tom Foster, MSW, RSW, RCC
Registered Social Worker - British Columbia College of Social Workers
Registered Clinical Counselor - British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors
Member - BC Association of Social Workers
Certified Sex Therapist - University of Minnesota - Program in Human Sexuality
Tom has been a therapist for over 40 years and has experience working with clients facing a wide range of concerns. Tom has worked extensively with issues related to sexuality, relationship conflict (and growth), as well as dispute resolution. Tom focuses on applying interest-based principles to working with couples and families in dispute. He is particularly effective in helping clients manage the strong emotions that can play a significant role in achieving a constructive outcome. Tom also applies mindfulness approaches to helping clients deal with anxiety and depression.
Tom Foster has a BA from the University of Alberta, and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Toronto.
Tom successfully completed the counsellor training program at the Institute for Substance Abuse Studies in San Diego California. He is a Certified Sex Therapist through the University of Minnesota Medical School, Program in Human Sexuality and is a Crisis Management Consultant, and Debriefer.
warm, bright, and comfortable
Telephonic and video conferencing options available.
(please call to discuss your situation)
Because I am a Registered Social Worker, as well as a Registered Clinical Counselor, my services may be covered under various extended health plans or Employee and Family Assistance Programs.
I am an approved vendor for ICBC
I accept cheques, email transfers & cash.
In this time of COVID-19, please know that for all in-person meetings there is enough space to stay physically distanced (2m apart), and that all of the high-touch surfaces in the office are being extra cleaned.
I ask that you don't attend any in-person sessions if you are feeling unwell, and I will do the same. Thanks!