Surrey Community Counselling

UPDATE – 20 Jan, 2023: Our client waitlist is currently full, and we are now closed for new intakes. Please consult our Resources for other service offerings. We regret that we cannot be of service at this time. - SFU SCC Staff

SFU Surrey Community Counselling is staffed by a dedicated team of Counsellor-educators and trainees from the SFU Master's Program in Counselling Psychology. We offer free individual and group counselling to adults, seniors, youth and school-aged children who live in Surrey and the Lower Mainland.

We do not provide counselling to SFU students. For current SFU students, please visit SFU Health.

Our Services

Reaching out for help takes courage. We appreciate that you are taking an important step in caring for your mental health. None of us can do this work alone- we all need validation and support.

All counselling is provided by Counsellor-Trainees in the Master's Program in Counselling Psychology under the direct supervision of registered counsellors and psychologists who teach in the SFU Master's Program in Counselling Psychology.

Counsellors at SFU Surrey Community Counselling help adults, seniors, youth and school-aged children with a variety of concerns, including:

  • feeling sad, depressed, or overwhelmed
  • coping with stress and anxiety
  • relationship struggles
  • low self-esteem and self-worth
  • grief and loss
  • parenting challenges
  • coping with traumatic experiences
  • life transitions and decisions
  • cultural and identity concerns
  • self-acceptance and compassion
  • balancing relationships, work, and family
  • finding purpose and making meaning

In addition to the above SFU Surrey Community Counselling services, we have a variety of resources to support you, such as the SAFE program, or COVID-19 resources.

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All counselling at SFU Surrey Community Counselling is provided by Counsellor Trainees in the SFU Master's program in Counselling Psychology under the close supervision of the SFU Master's in Counselling Program instructional team.

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News & Updates

To our valued Clients and Referral sources:

We are thrilled to announce that we opened at our new location at the SFU Surrey Campus in February 2022.

We are now accepting clients for both telehealth and in-person counselling for Wednesdays and Thursday afternoons. If you are interested in counselling, please call us at 778-706-0085  or email

More information is available here.

  • October 25, 2022

    October 25, 2022

    One of the participants in this conversation was Richard Tatomir, a Faculty of Education Practitioner Instructor, who also serves as the Clinical Professor, Counselling Psychology at the Surrey Anti-Gang Family Empowerment (SAFE) Program.