Retreats

Stay tuned for upcoming offerings! Email me to receive updates on upcoming retreats.

Programs

An inclusive, multi-sensory class that helps kids manage their emotions, and deepen their Still, Quiet Place Next cycle: Saturdays, May 6th to June 24th, 2017 – no class on May 20th. Time: 1:00-2:00pm Where: Kensington Community Centre, 5175 Dumfries St. *...

What to Expect

When you come to see me for your first Counselling session, we will already have had a chance to speak on the phone, and have your questions answered. Prior to, or during our first session you will complete intake and informed consent forms that provide the...

My Philosophy & Approach

Just as a seed requires the essential elements (earth, water, air, light, space) to grow, we too require the right conditions to experience balance and wholeness. When the right conditions are present, we are wired to heal. We all yearn to feel loved, accepted and...

Vancouver based Counsellor and Yoga Therapist: Joelle Lazar

Joelle Lazar. Counselling / Yoga Therapy/ Transformational Guidance. Masters Degree in Counselling. Registered Clinical Counsellor Counselling and Yoga Therapy, Vancouver BC; Joelle Lazar from Joelle Lazar on Vimeo. When clients come to meet me for the first time,...

Readings etc.

Autism: The Out-Of-Sync Child: Recognizing & Coping with Sensory Integration Dysfunction, by Carol Stock Kranowitz The Out-Of-Sync Child Has Fun: Activities for Kids with Sensory Processing Disorder, by Carol Stock Kranowitz The Spark by Kristine Barnett Books by...
The Mindful Brain

The Mindful Brain

What neurobiology can teach us about trauma, stress and the power of meditation The other night I made the mistake of opening a questionable computer file. It was late, and I was tired when I got duped by “Mackeeper”, and its picture of the nerdy, arms-crossed, “Apple...