Connecting Parents and Children

Welcome to Connecting Parents and Children Counselling 

My name is Carol Alexander and I am a Registered Clinical Counsellor in British Columbia and a Registered Psychotherapist in Ontario. I offer therapeutic services to adults, children, teens and families. My work is based in attachment theory, examining the relationships within your life.  Your sense of belonging, how you see yourself and the world depends greatly on your experiences in your family of origin. At Connecting Parents and Children I support clients in making sense of their own unique attachment histories. A connected and attuned relationship with yourself, your partner, family members and your children will have a profound impact on your happiness and satisfaction in life. 

My area of focus in supporting families involves strengthening the parent child relationship. I coach parents to parent in a way that provides insight to their child's inner world while gaining an empathetic understanding of the meaning behind behaviour. Although I offer individual sessions with children, I encourage involvement of parents in counselling sessions.  

Adult services offered include individual counselling for depression, anxiety, stress, parenting difficulties, and the evolution of life's circumstances. I also have significant training in supporting both adults and children who have experienced traumatic events.  I utilize cognitive behavioural therapy, mindfulness, attachment focused family and individual therapy, play therapy, parent and child play therapy, sand tray therapy, EMDR, and attachment focused EMDR.

I look forward to connecting with you!