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Counselling in Vancouver

by Pamela Catapia

Counselling HSPs and Leadership Training for Quiet Leaders




Counselling HSPs /
Training Quiet Leaders
in Vancouver since 2001

Why choose me as your
counsellor / coach / trainer?
See Choosing an HSP Counsellor

                           Looking for Counselling in Vancouver?

  • Are you stressed by thinking over everything that’s happened or could happen?
  • Visited often by anxiety, especially in middle of the night?
  • Stuck in moving ahead with your goals, plans?
  • Want to tame your perfectionism, inner critic, or imposter syndrome?
  • Experiencing loneliness too often?
  • Want a meaningful, close relationship or improve your relationship?
  • Tired of overadapting to others?
  • Want to make a difference in the world / do something more meaningful for you?
  • Reluctantly stepping into a leadership position?
  • Want your ideas to be listened to, believed, acted on?
  • Want to be more strategic? More savy re office politics?
  • Want to learn how to lead in a way that’s compatible with your quiet personality?
  • Want to stop being targeted by bullies in the workplace?
  • Stuck in negative self talk, negative feelings, avoidance
  • Experiencing physical & psychological symptoms as a result of the bullying?
  • Are you a health care professional, higher education instructor, grad student, businesswoman, businessman?

I can help with any of these challenges. You can feel better, reach your goals, have the life you want.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Leadership Training
  • Career Management
  • Anti-Bully Skills
  • Public Speaking / Presentation Skills
  • Decision-Making Skills
  • Increasing Resilience
  • Boundaries
  • Trauma
  • Confidence Building
  • Relationship Finding & Keeping Skills
  • Adults 25 yrs +
  • Highly Attuned People   (HSPs: Perceptive, Aware of Subtleties, Socially Skilled, Conscientious, Empathy+++)
  • Gifted Individuals     (Higher than average IQ + Intensity, Prefer Complexity, a Drive to Perfect)

Approaches / Interventions:

  • EMDR
  • Mindfulness
  • ACT (Acceptance & Committment Therapy)
  • CBT  (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
  • Family Systems Theory
  • Gottman’s Relationship Skills
  • Aron’s & Engel’s Reducing the Inner Critic Techniques
  • Skills Training
  • Career Management Consultations
  • Bullying in the Workplace Presentations or 1:1

What to Look for in a Counsellor/Therapist   (Why Choose Me):

1) Attunement (HSP/HAP trait- born with it)
2) I use EMDR regularly, with attunement
3) Scientific (Medical) background / evidenced based practice
4) I have 14 years counselling experience; 11 years teaching HSP seminars
5) I know how to deal with the inner critic/ saboteur
6) I’m caring, non-judgemental, and have healthy boundaries
7) Masters degree in Counselling Psychology or PhD from accredited University
8) I have expertise in the areas I work in
9) I offer hours, location, fees that work for most people

I’ve experienced being married for 20+ years, changed my career twice, given workshops in the workplace, taught  university students, presented seminars to the general public, including topics such as  leadership, anti-bullying, and the highly sensitive person trait.  I’ve helped many HSPs & quiet leaders make their journey to a more rewarding life.

 If you think it’s your turn now, please email or call me. I’d love to help. 


For More Information or to Get Started

Email me at quietleaders@gmail.com or fill out my  Contact Form.