About PTSD and Chronic Pain Specialist M. Allison Reeves
M. ALLISON REEVES , M.A., is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and has been since 1994. After 18 years as a therapist in Victoria, Allison relocated to Oceanside area on Vancouver Island. Her home office in Parksville opened Wednesday, August 15, 2012.
With over 25 years experience as a psychotherapist, and an M.A. (educational psychology specializing in learning and development as well as counselling), she is currently in private practice counselling adults grappling with a wide array of issues. Her three areas of extensive background are: family caregiving, chronic physical illness, as well as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). She is a highly trained EMDR clinician and has been using it successfully treating severely traumatized clients since 1998.
In addition to being a well-known therapist in Victoria and now in the Oceanside community, Allison has done numerous psycho-educational presentations (virtual and in-person) for a variety of caregiving and health-focused organizations.
"I am an interactive, solution-focused therapist. My therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help my clients effectively address personal life challenges. I use a variety of proven effective techniques to offer a highly personalized approach. With compassion and understanding, I work with my clients to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to achieving." - M. Allison Reeves