Mental Wellness Resources

This page is to assist employers with finding, and researching the available mental wellness resources in their area. If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis, please contact 911 or the Crisis Line: 1-800-SUICIDE.

AgSafe specializes in Occupational Health & Safety in the Agriculture Industry and our Regional Safety Consultants and Advisors may be able to offer general contact information about resources available in the community, but they are not mental wellness experts. The links and resources available on this page are third-party and not directly related to AgSafe Services.


B.C. Mental Health Hotlines

Support (BC): 310-6789
Support (Interior Health): 310-MHSU (6478)
Crisis Line: 1-800-SUICIDE


CrisisCentreChat.ca

CrisisLines.BC.ca

New Resources


Certification Glossary


  • Certified Canadian Counsellor (CCC)
  • Master of Arts (MA) in Counseling
  • Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC)
  • Registered Marriage and Family Therapist (RMFT)
  • Registered Social Worker (RSW)
AgSafe has partnered with the mental wellness practitioners listed below to provide counselling services at NO COST to members of BC Agriculture.
*Counsellors are setup to be contacted directly, and are completely third-party and confidential.
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Andrea Dykshoorn

RCC

Lower Mainland (Abbotsford)


Learn About
Andrea

604-850-2511
andrea.dykshoorn@outlook.com
NewLeafWellnessCentre.com
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Kelsey Siemens
MA, RCC, CCC

Lower Mainland (Abbotsford)


Learn About
Kelsey

info@kelseysiemenscounselling.com
KelseySiemensCounselling.com
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MA, RCC

Martin Bartel

Lower Mainland (Agassiz)


Learn About
Martin

604-302-9332
mwbartel@telus.net
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Kylie Bartel

MA, RCC, CCC

Lower Mainland (Agassiz & Chilliwack)



604-795-0802
info@kyliebartel.com
KylieBartel.com
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Sarah Wright

MA, RCC

Lower Mainland (Langley)


Sarah Wright & Associates Animal Assisted Counselling Services

604-417-5151
sarahwrightcounselling@gmail.com

Janine Asante

RMFT

Lower Mainland (Langley)



408-892-6840
janine@herdsofwisdom.com
HerdsOfWisdom.com
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Preet Kainth

RSW

Bilingual Services in English & Punjabi | Lower Mainland


Learn About
Preet

604-551-7458
inderpreetkbadwal@gmail.com
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Tammy Thielman
BSW, MSW, RSW

Salmon Arm


Learn About
Tammy

250-253-4945
tammy@townandcountrycounselling.com
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Robin Collins

M.Sc., Clinical Counselor

Kamloops


Learn About
Robin

778-257-1150
robin@collinscounselling.ca
CollinsCounselling.ca
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Lauren Van Ewyk

Available Virtually (throughout Canada)



laurenvanewyk@gmail.com
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Greg Jarvis

MA, CCC

Available Virtually (throughout BC.)


Learn About
Greg

gregjarviscounselling@gmail.com
LifeTalkCounselling.ca
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Sophia Sorensen

BBA, MA, RCC

Available Virtually (throughout BC.)



sorensenpro@gmail.com
Bio
SorensenCounselling.com

Emergency/Natural Disaster Situations Resources


Document Link
Coping with Natural Disaster Stress
Prepared By: Canadian Mental Health Association
LINK
Mental Health Resources for the Agriculture Sector
Prepared By: Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Fisheries
LINK
Psychological First Aid Pocket Book
Prepared By: Canadian Red Cross
LINK
Recognizing & Resolving Trauma in Children During Disasters
Prepared By: First Nations Health Authority
LINK
Resources for Those Affected by Fires and Floods in BC
Prepared By: Wellness Together
LINK
Responding to Stressful Events
Prepared By: Government of Canada
LINK

British Columbia Municipal Safety Association (BCMSA) Psychological Support Toolkit

Resources include a 5 Part – Virtual Summit & a 4 Part – Downloadable Toolkit to support Employers & Workers with mental wellness during COVID-19.

Supported by: AgSafeBC

Videos


A MESSAGE FROM EMILY KERR (AGSAFEBC SAFETY ADVISOR)

AgSafeBC Safety Advisor Emily Kerr talking candidly about her experiences with mental health.

GREENHOUSE CANADA'S VIRTUAL GROWERS DAY 2020 - MENTAL BREAK: TAKING CARE OF YOUR HEALTH

AgSafeBC Safety Advisor Emily Kerr participating in Greenhouse Canada's Virtual Growers Day 2020.


MENTAL WELLBEING IN TIMES OF CRISIS

Video Webinar by the Canadian Cattlemen's Association | Link