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“I’m more confident
and feeling a lot
less shame.”

-Leonard, 2015

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Are You a Man Who is…

  • Unhappy and dealing with low self-esteem?
  • Suffering with problems of depression, anxiety, or addictions?
  • Struggling with relationships or personal life?
  • Unhappy with your sexuality
  • At a crossroad in your life and not sure where to go from here?
  • Struggling with a significant loss?

As a man, you were not brought into this world with a manual on how life is supposed to work. Regardless of what you try to do, you can still get depressed, have problems in your relationships, and struggle with your career.

About Janel

Janel Ball, MA, RCC Is a Registered Clinical Counsellor who has been working at as a therapist in Vancouver and the lower mainland since 2002 and she has been in private practice with Healing Solutions Professional Counselling Services for more than 10 years.

Janel’s focus in her practice is on men’s issues and she has helped over 800 male clients. Her main approach and specialization since 2007 is EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and believes that this approach is very good for working with men in a therapeutic setting.

Janel is very personable and easy to talk to. She is often told that she has a natural ability of being non-judgmental in her work and is able to create an atmosphere to make her clients feel safe and able to talk about their problems.

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Testimonials

I think this therapy has been the most beneficial thing in my life, ever. Also, you give really good advice! I'm feeling so much better. Thanks!
Rachel, 2018
Thank you for your help with everything. I finally feel that I'm living and not just surviving.
Jack, 2017
I'm glad I came. I'm kind of surprised that I'm recommending EMDR to people. I was skeptical at first but it has really helped me. It's been a pleasure working with you.
Client, 2015
Im more confident and feeling a lot less shame.
Leonard, 2015
I feel like my own person now and that's helping the anxiety a lot.
Sam, 2015
I wanted to say that after our appointment, I felt really good and happy. I don't exactly know why but I did, so thanks!
Client, 2015
I think I needed to just get my story out in one big session. I needed that emotional release.
Client, 2015
I think I'm only going to do longer sessions now, it makes more sense.
Client, 2015
This was really helpful. I think this is going to be good.
Client, 2015
That's why I like coming here. You are so easy to talk to and your whole demeanor is welcoming.
Client, 2015
Both my partner and I think you are going to be my saving grace.
Client, 2015
My anxiety is much better, I can actually start relaxing.
Client, 2015
I've been feeling great. I've had huge break-throughs and I fell in love again.
Client, 2015
Client's last session after 5 months: I want to really thank you for all you've done for me.
Client, 2015
The most important thing I have learned is to accept and respect myself.
Client, 2015
Today I am very confident and comfortable with who I am. Work is going well, new girlfriend is going fabulous. Overall, finally happy again with my life.
Client, 2015
This is the first time I've ever opened up about these feelings to anyone other than myself. Not any friends, not my wife…
Client, 2015
I am thinking new things now and I know it's a direct effect of this work.
Client, 2015
I haven't been anxious about anything all week.
Client, 2015
I do feel a lot better now. I actually want to talk to people now. I feel different.
Client, 2015
None of it carries any emotional weight anymore.
Sean, 2014
I am very eager to continue our emdr work as I'm noticing benefits already.
Anthony, 2014
I trust this process, I trust you.
Aaron, 2014
Thank you so much. You are so helpful to me. You are the only one I trust.
Bart, 2013
I feel more peaceful than I've ever felt before.
Mike, 2013
You're the only person I trust that I can talk to.
Jay, 2013
My friend has started to see a therapist because I told her how helpful it is.
Lucas, 2013
This has been so good for me.
David, 2013
Since our last session I have felt light years better.
Owen, 2013
I can't begin to tell you how much 'lighter' I feel since our session!! Thanks!!!
Alex, 2013
Thanks so much for tonight - you helped me a lot!!! More than you know!
Joseph, 2013
Your therapy has been the most beneficial thing in my life ever.
Albert, 2013
You have changed my life!
Christian, 2012
I'm convinced it does something. My wife says it has had a positive effect.
Nathan, 2012
It's remarkable how well it works!
Kevin, 2012
EMDR has literally changed my life. I feel more confident.
Ted, 2012
That was an amazing first session! I'm really looking forward to this!
Alexander, 2012
I have more energy now. At the end of a busy work day, I don't feel wiped out anymore.
Jeff, 2012
You're a phenomenal counsellor and I've had tonnes of success with you.
Angus, 2012
This (EMDR) is way easier than any of the talk therapy I've done in the past.
Patrick, 2011
EMDR has opened so many doors for me - doors I didn't even know existed.
Allen, 2007
I get up in the morning and for the first time in my life, I feel like the storm has settled.
Client, 2016
This is working great. It is really helping. I am feeling much more confident at work. I'm prepared and it feels good.
James, 2016
This is the best I've felt in 20 years. It's like my brain opened up again. I'm way more confident.
Fred, 2016
I wanted to change and didn't know how so this is really helping me.
Quinton, 2012
More and more I am understanding who I am.
Henry, 2013

More than 800 men have been able to benefit from successful counselling with Janel using EMDR Therapy.
Read more stories of successful therapy that men have had through working with Janel.

Are You Facing Any of
These Challenges?

  • Depression
  • Anxiety or Stress

  • Trauma

  • Addictions (drugs, including prescription meds, alcohol, sex, gambling, food, etc.)

  • Low Self-esteem

  • Problems with Body Image

  • Anger Issues

  • Loss and Grief

  • Eating Disorders

  • Self-harm

  • Sexual Abuse

  • Relationship Problems

  • Problems with Your Identity

  • Unhealthy Sexual Behaviours

  • Feeling Out of Control

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Men Benefit from Therapy Too!

Typically, in our society, men are expected to know all of the answers and keep their head up no matter what the situation. Talking to a female therapist who understands men and their problems can help.

Why EMDR Treatment Works and is Especially Effective for Male Clients

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is a solution focused type of therapy which allows for healing to occur at a very fast rate. EMDR does not require that a client share every detail of their experience with their therapist. This therapeutic technique uses a systematic approach for working through the majority of problems clients face with a beginning and an end to each part. Clients only need to work on the specific issues they want to and it does not require homework in-between sessions. EMDR was initally thought of as a treament stategy for PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) – as it is so effective for treating severe trauma, it very may likely be able to help you.

Some benefits to EMDR work include:

  • Feel more relaxed and at peace with yourself
  • Increased confidence
  • Feel more in control of your life
  • Develop skills to resolve conflict and to communicate
    more effectively
  • Develop healthy relationships and behaviours
  • Be free of shame and guilt from not living up to
    other’s expectations
  • Feel good about your body
  • Let go of old memories that seem to haunt you

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