I have extensive training and experience in cognitive behavioural approaches to the treatment of mental health difficulties. I am a Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (CACBT-ACTCC) certified cognitive behaviour therapist and founding member. I have also received training in emotion-focussed couple’s therapy (EFT). In my work with clients, I also borrow from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Positive Psychology. I work from a primarily cognitive behavioural and attachment oriented-perspective.

Therapy is also a relationship. Successful therapy requires a trusting and caring relationship
with one’s therapist. It also requires a therapist with a strong and specific set of skills and
interventions that have demonstrated effectiveness. My approach to therapy is empirical. What that means is that I seek to provide the most scientifically supported and effective therapy
possible. I also believe very strongly in the importance and impact of secure, loving
relationships. When we are securely connected in healthy, loving relationships, sound mental
health becomes much easier to achieve.

Nichole Fairbrother, PhD, RPsych

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Queen Alexandra Centre for Children’s Health

Victoria, BC


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