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Jennifer Hanson

Practice in various locations –

Jennifer Hanson is the founder and primary clinician at Open Circle Counselling, based in Williams Lake, BC, with availability for consultation throughout British Columbia. She has experience in both rural and urban settings working with individuals exposed to early childhood trauma and neglect, as well as treating individuals with a diverse range of issues, such as eating disorders, low-self-esteem, depression, anxiety, self-harm, suicidality, substance dependency/concurrent disorders, and/or sexual orientation and gender identity issues. She is trained as a graduate with a Master of Art in Counselling Psychology from Simon Fraser University and the Adler School of Professional Psychology, with additional extensive training in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT}, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT}, expressive art therapies, and interpersonal therapy (IPT}. She has a strong foundation in the relational orientations, such as Person-Centered and Adlerian psychology, which guide her practice, while other orientations are incorporated as needed for the client’s goals. Clients are encouraged to contact Open Circle Counselling to schedule an intake appointment at 604-866-6585. Open Circle Counselling also specializes in group psychotherapy, motivational workshops, and

See our upcoming events on our facebook page ‘The Open Circle Counselling’ or
contact us for a list of upcoming services and registration.
Jennifer Hanson, BA, MA, RCC
[email protected]
Williams Lake Office &
Vancouver Office (604) 866-6585


Open Circle Counselling

(604) 866-6585

  • #202 - 383 Oliver St
    Williams Lake BC
    V2G 3X9
Areas of Practice
  • Depression
  • EAP | EFAP
  • Eating Disorders
  • Eating Issues
  • Family of Origin
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief and Loss
  • Indigenous | First Nations
  • Individual Counselling (General)
  • Life Transitions
  • Mood Disorders
  • Persistent Unresolved Long-term Issues
  • Person-Centred
  • Post Traumatic Stress
  • Relationships - Couples
  • Relationships - Dissolution | Separation | Divorce
  • Relationships - Marriage
  • Self-Harming Practices
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
  • Substance Use Counselling
  • Suicidal Ideation - Adult
  • Suicidal Ideation - Teen | Tween | Child
  • Suicide
  • Teen | Adolescent Counselling (14 - 19 yrs)
  • Transgender - Social / Physical Transition
  • Trauma
  • Women's Concerns
  • Less ▲
  • Adlerian Therapy
  • Attachment-based Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • More ▼
  • Humanistic
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centred
  • Radically Open Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (RO-DBT)
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Strength Based
  • Less ▲


Wheel Chair Access

Provides Clinical Supervision

BIPOC Counsellor

Indigenous Counsellor