Sea to Tree Health & Wellness

Our First Responder Wellness Program

First Responders benefit greatly from counsellors who have in-depth knowledge of the occupational stressors faced on a daily basis and are Occupationally Aware Clinicians. Sea to Tree Health & Wellness recognizes the need for counsellors to have specialized training to address the unique challenges and impacts experienced in the field.The First Responder Wellness Program provides year long support and is designed to help you make a difference in your work and personal life.

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Meet our team...

Some of our counsellors have a First Responder background themselves. The counsellors listed below have experience and training that focuses on the unique challenges of First Responders and frontline workers.

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Counselling with Jim

Jim offers decades of experience specializing in treating chronic pain and traumatic psychological injury providing individuals in safety-sensitive positions by providing resources and tools that assist in sustained resilience. He is accessible to individual public safety personnel and critical response for individuals and groups. Jim is an Occupationally Aware Clinician listed with First Responder Health.
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Counselling with Emily

Emily brings to her counselling practice an understanding of the unique culture and challenges that can accompany work as a first responder, as well as the importance of mental health support for those in these roles. She is currently working as a career firefighter and has previous experience in other roles within the fire service.
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Counselling with Janet

Janet is a mature registered MSW from UBC with over 30 years practice providing clinical counselling, corporate, medical, academic consulting services. She has developed a therapeutic intuition and wisdom over many years while recognizing that supporting a client to access their own deepest knowing and inner wisdom is the most effective method.
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Counselling with Tara

Tara is our clinical director. Having experience as a first responder in a variety of capacities, Tara brings experience and first-hand knowledge of the occupational stressors that are faced on a daily basis. Tara is also part of a variety of critical response teams able to support groups and individuals. Tara is an Occupationally Aware Clinician listed with First Responder Health.

Get in Touch

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When you are not sure where to begin or who to see, we can help. Sea to Tree Health & Wellness’ Intake Coordinators offer options that fit your life. We consider your counselling needs, schedule, coverage and any barriers impacting your ability to take the first step. We look forward to hearing from you and hope to be a helpful resource and positive place to start.

- our Intake Coordinators

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To book a session with one of our practitioners, you can email [email protected], or get in touch with a specific practitioner directly via their profile page.

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Sea to Tree Health & Wellness Ltd. (originally called Sitka Wellness) was founded in 2019. It was born from the desire to create more opportunities for people to access local wellness services. We have a small team of practitioners committed to supporting you in person and behind the scenes to make this possible.

Sea to Tree Health & Wellness is located in the unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nuu-chah-nulth peoples, primarily the T’Sou-ke Nation, Sc'ianew Nation, Pacheedaht Nation, Songhees Nation territories. We recognize the privilege we have to be able to work, play and live in these unceded territories. We honour the lands, waters and communities and are actively working towards reconciliation. Please consider visiting to learn more about whose lands you are occupying. Honoring the Native Lands we live on

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