About

Lorne Pierce has over 15 years' experience in the helping professions in both government and non-government organizations. He has been in private practice since 1999 and he has been Registered with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia since 2005.
 
Lorne accepts Crime Victim Assistance Program (CVAP) clients and he has been approved by the Health Benefits Program of Blue Cross for Verterans Affairs Canada (VAC), the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), and the Department of National Defence (DND). Many extended health plans provide some coverage for the services of a Registered Psychologist.
 
Lorne completed Forensic Psychological Risk Assessments for Violence and Sexual Violence and has been called upon as an Expert Witness for the BC Supreme Court. He also facilitated the Nationally Accredited Violence Prevention Program, including modules in Anger Management, Conflict Resolution, and Assertiveness Training. Lorne completed his internship training at Child and Youth Mental Health and he worked with children and families both as a Social Worker and Child Therapist.

Lorne utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as well as Humanistic/Existential models, including Emotionally-Focused Therapy and Family Systems approaches.

do you need counselling?

Anxiety and depression

Anxiety and depression can be debilitating. Learning to better manage your thoughts and behaviours can lower your anxiety and depressive symptoms.

Couples

Romantic relationships can be a source of strength and fulfillment, but they can also result in stress and difficulty. Couples' counselling can help you improve your relationship and work toward a better life.

Families

Whether enhancing your parenting skills, helping your children manage separation/divorce, or working through family issues, child and family counselling can help you to better your family life.

anger & stress

Learning to manage anger and stress appropriately can help you to become more assertive, learn to relax more, and help you become a better decision maker. It can also help improve your mental health.