Every person who receives the ‘RCC’ counselling designation in British Columbia has met specific educational and training criteria required by the BCACC. What’s more, our RCC members have not only met the academic, clinical competence and professional requirements, they have voluntarily committed themselves to practice according to an ethical code of conduct and standards of practice.
A counsellor who has undergone Walk and Talk training is skilled in incorporating nature as co-therapist in a safe and ethical manner. They have also undergone advanced training in risk assessment and problem solving and in doing so, can personalize the experience in a manner that will meet the individual needs of their clients.
A primary barrier for Emergency Workers accessing mental healthcare lies in finding a clinician that adequately understands their unique world and stressors. This endorsement signifies a clinician who has undergone specialized training in working with First Responders.
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Walk and talk therapy is another popular option available for my clients.