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Simon Funnell

in Surrey, BC

Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC), Registered Therapeutic Counsellor (RTC)

"Bravery is taking the first step towards understanding yourself, even when the path is unclear"

Life’s challenges can often feel like insurmountable obstacles, leaving you stuck in a place where even your best efforts seem to fall short. You might find yourself thinking, “If only this one issue weren’t in my way, everything else would fall into place.” It’s in these moments that seeking the guidance of a counsellor can be a transformative next step. Acknowledging the need for help is never easy, but the mere act of considering therapy, perhaps even browsing online, is a significant stride towards betterment. Remember, you don’t have to go it alone; sometimes, we all need someone to walk alongside us on our journey.

In counselling, the focus is on you as an individual. Each treatment plan is meticulously tailored to meet your unique needs, taking into account both your strengths and areas for growth. This dual focus ensures a comprehensive understanding of who you are, enabling a more effective therapeutic process. During our time together, we will delve into the issues causing you distress. Initially, the aim is to equip you with strategies to manage immediate discomfort, setting the stage for addressing deeper, underlying issues. We will assess the various facets of your life that are being impacted, always with an eye on the root causes and their effect on your sense of self. A range of interventions will be employed to empower you, with the ultimate goal of enabling you to become your own counsellor.

The benefits of therapy extend far beyond the confines of the counselling room. As you gain a deeper understanding of yourself, you’ll find that distress no longer holds you captive. Post-therapy, you can expect to feel more confident in your own skin, armed with improved communication skills that will enhance your relationships with friends and family. Most importantly, you’ll be better equipped to face future challenges, whatever they may be. Therapy is not just about overcoming current obstacles; it’s about arming you with the skills and self-awareness needed for a more fulfilling, resilient life.




Teenagers, Adults, Couples, Families, Neurodiverse


ADHD Counselling & ADHD Coaching, Anger Management, Anxiety, Couples Counselling, Depression, Emotional Dysregulation, Grief & Loss, Interpersonal Conflict, Life Transitions, Men’s Issues, Parenting Issues, Relational Conflict, Stress Management, Trauma


CBT, DBT, Gottman Method, Narrative Elements, Person-Centered Approach, Attachment Theory