Patricia
  • Patricia Scoular
  • Registered Professional Counsellor
  • Love From The Inside
  • Years in position: 1
  • Years in profession: 0
  • Type of Business: Mental health provider/Home support worker

Major Products and Services:

Therapy and counseling services

Marketing Area:

National

Expertise:

Psychology; Therapy; Counseling; Small business administration; Writing; Assessment; Evaluation

Hobbies/Interests/Sports:

Writing; Traveling; Reading; Exercising; Quilting; Painting

Educational Background:

Diploma in Applied Psychology and Counseling, Kelowna College of Professional Counseling

Affiliations/Associations/Societies:

President of Regional Management Team, Canadian Professional Counsellor's Association; British Columbia Marketing Representative, Canadian Professional Counsellor's Association

Charity/Volunteer Work:

Arthritis Society

What do you attribute your success to?:

She attributes her success to her family and wanting to give back.

How did you get involved in your profession?:

She became involved in her profession after having worked in health care primarily with seniors, for 20 years as a Care Aide; she found a need for loving care and applied it to herself and others in her circle. She pursued a professional degree in counseling, and was inspired by relatives that have also published works.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

Empowering others to live more healthy and harmonious lives; Helping people explore feelings and emotions that are often related to their experiences; Leading people to explore feelings and emotions that are often related to their experiences; Ensuring clients make their own choices within the framework of an agreed counseling contract; Encouraging clients to talk about issues they feel they cannot normally share with others; Listening to client concerns and empathizing with their position; Accepting without bias the issues raised by clients; Helping clients towards a deeper understanding of their concerns; Challenging any inconsistencies in what clients say or do; Helping clients to make decisions and choices regarding possible ways forward

Licenses/Certifications:

Reiki Master; Certification in Healing Touch Level 1 and 2; Certification in Indian Head Massage

Awards/Honors:

Proficiency Examination Award, Kelowna College of Professional Counselling