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

Note: Current clients should be aware Melanie will begin working Wednesday evenings instead of Thursday evenings beginning October 30th, 2019

Please note: Melanie is not currently accepting new clients. This space will be updated when Melanie is accepting clients again.  If you would like to be placed on a wait list, please contact Melanie or contact Bonnie Mason at for a referral to another therapist in the practice. 


Current and returning clients can book online by using the calendar below.

New clients must contact Melanie by email or phone before booking online (a brief intake call is required before booking).

  • Booking by email:
  • Booking by phone: 604-787-5633

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, depending on the needs of the client.  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.

Areas of practice include:

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