Ian Bond's Counselling and Therapy Services, Vancouver, BC

Alcohol & Drug Counselling

Are you struggling with an alcohol and/or drug problem?

  • Use alcohol or another kind of mood-altering drug regularly until you are high, intoxicated or passed out.
  • You can’t stop your use or cut down despite wanting to do so.
  • Your health is being negatively affected.
  • Experience denial even though there is direct feedback and evidence from your partner, friends, family, and/or employer that use of the substance is negatively impacting him or her, and work.
  • Missed out on important family, recreational, or work activities, because they interfere with you using a substance.
  • Experience blackouts, where you can’t remember what happened.
  • You are experiencing physical symptoms such as nausea, shaking, headaches, sweating, anxiety, depression, when you are withdrawing from the substance.

Benefits of counselling and therapy include:

  • Learn more about chemical dependence and assess if it is causing problems in your life.
  • Actively participate in a program of recovery and establish and maintain recovery, which is free from the use of addictive substances. Increase your knowledge about the process of recovery.
  • Heal your past trauma, hurts, grief, or betrayals.
  • Withdraw successfully from mood-altering substance and stabilize emotionally and physically.
  • Learn to cope with stress more effectively.
  • Improve your overall psychological health.
  • Heal and improve your relationships – romantic, social, family, and/or work.
  • Increase success in the main areas of your life.

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Ian offers a complimentary thirty minute consultation to briefly discuss your situation and how counselling, therapy, and hypnotherapy can help. Please contact Ian if you would like to ask any questions and set up an appointment.

Ian Bond, MA, BA, RCC, Professional Counselling & Psychotherapy services in Vancouver. Areas of practice include: Marriage counselling, couples counselling, relationship problems, affairs, anger management, depression, professional burnout, parenting issues, anxiety, panic attacks, trauma, PTSD – post traumatic stress disorder, acute stress, childhood traumas, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety, addictions, alcohol & drugs, smoking cessation, individual growth and development, stress management, and others.

Serving clients in the Lower Mainland including: Vancouver, West Vancouver, North Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond, Surrey, Delta, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Maple Ridge, White Rock, Tsawwassan, Langley, and New Westminster.

Ian Bond, M.A., B.A., R.C.C. - Vancouver, BC

Ian Bond, MA, BA, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor (#2648)
Member of the Canadian Society
of Clinical Hypnosis
MA in Counselling Psychology
BA (Major in Psychology)
Age: Mid 50s

Call/Text 604-809-1018
Email Ibond@alumni.sfu.ca

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Disclaimer: The information presented on this site about various psychological conditions, is of a general nature and is not a substitute for an assessment by a competent therapist and/or medical professional. If you believe that you or an important person in your life is in need of an intervention please seek qualified help as soon as possible.

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