Melanie is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with seventeen years experience working with individuals, couples and teens who have a variety of complex therapeutic issues.  

PLEASE NOTE: I am not currently accepting new clients and will update this when spots become available.  Please use for other therapists in the area that are accepting new clients. Please do not book a session unless you have previously seen Melanie. Thank you

Melanie uses the following therapeutic approaches: Emotion Focused Couples Therapy, Gottman Couples Method, Adlerian and Satir Transformational Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.Melanie particularly enjoys working with teens and young adults, as well as couples.  Melanie joined the practice of Bonnie Mason and Associates in 2012, where she takes a client-centered approach and uses a variety of therapeutic tools.  She previously worked in private practice and with Sources (non profit organization), where she worked on the Addictions Counselling team, as well as the fee-for-service team.  She has experience facilitating groups on substance abuse, back to work transitions and parenting and she is an approved provider for the Crime Victim Assistance program.


  • relationships
  • divorce and separation grief and loss
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • life transitions
  • substance abuse
  • parenting issues

UPDATE REGARDING IN PERSON SESSIONS-  I am offering a hybrid of in person and Zoom sessions.  IN PERSON sessions are Wednesdays and Thursdays and Zoom sessions are Monday and Fridays. 

NEW CLIENTS: I am not able to see any new clients until October 2021.  For a list of other counsellors in the area, please go to or email Melanie for a referral.

BOOKING OPTIONS: Current and returning clients can use online calendar below to schedule a session. Clients are now required to pay for sessions while booking.  If you are a CITY OF SURREY, DELTA FIRE SERVICE, CRIME VICTIM SERVICES, ICBC OR BROWN CRAWSHAW CLIENT, you must email Melanie for a separate booking link to avoid payment screen below.