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BC Parent article

In the latest issue of BC Parent magazine you can find an article I wrote discussing eating disorders. The three page piece is part of BC Parent’s “back-to-school” issue and gives an overview of eating disorders, some helpful information for parents to create a supportive atmosphere for their children and insights into how a parent’s […]

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Family Based Training for Eating Disorders

As some of you know, I have been passionate about the prevention and treatment of eating disorders for many years.  I have made it a significant part of my private practice and my community work.   I recently attended a course that was held in New Jersey on Family Based Therapy (FBT) for Eating Disorders, offered […]

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Child or Expressive Play Therapy

My practice has two front doors, literally.  The first is the traditional entrance that leads into my office with comfy chairs and, yes, the all-important couch! The other entrance is probably unlike any private practice you’ve seen or been to before.  Upon entering, you walk into a child’s greatest fantasy – it may look to […]

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Taking time

Sometimes, when I see clients in my private practice, I hear a quiet, or at times very loud, plea to have things get better quickly.  I can honestly say, through first hand experience, that enduring pain, suffering, grief, loss, distress and discomfort can feel unbearable.  The desire to stop these emotions, at any cost, may […]

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Children and Food

I am on a committee called the “north shore education committee for disordered eating” in North Vancouver,BC.  As you might imagine the subject of eating disorder prevention is on the top of our agenda.  Rarely a day goes by that I do not hear someone mention, either subtly or overtly, that they experience a varying […]

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Welcome to CaraLynneMclean.com

Hello! Since this is my first blog, I thought I’d share a little bit about myself.  As you can tell by my website, I am a clinical counsellor in North Vancouver, British Columbia.  I’ve recently opened a practice on Queensbury, Avenue. As a community based psychotherapist, I offer counselling services for individuals seeking to improve […]

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