Alexandra Stewart, Registered Clinical CounsellorAlexandra Stewart is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and a Canadian Certified Counsellor with a specialized focus on reproductive health counselling for challenges related to pregnancy, pregnancy loss, and childbirth trauma. Alexandra has experience working with a wide range of concerns, including trauma, relationships, anxiety, and depression. And as an experienced trauma therapist, Alexandra is an approved provider for the BC Crime Victim Assistance Program (CVAP).


Alexandra currently works full-time in private practice, splitting her time between Well Woman Counselling in Vancouver and her office in North Vancouver. Alexandra has experience working with a variety of agencies in the Lower Mainland. She started her career working with substance use at Share Family Services. Most recently, Alexandra managed and facilitated the clinical counselling program at WorkBC on the North Shore. Alexandra has also had the opportunity to provide counselling at BC Women's Hospital, specializing in women's reproductive health (i.e., pregnancy support, pregnancy loss, pregnancy decision-making, birthing trauma, perinatal & postpartum depression and anxiety). 

Specialized focus on:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Grief & loss
  • Personal growth
  • Relationships
  • Reproductive health
      • Perinatal/postpartum depression and anxiety
      • Pregnancy support for all trimesters
      • Pregnancy loss (miscarriage, recurrent loss, stillbirth, termination for genetic abnormalities, abortion)
      • Pregnancy decision-making
      • Traumatic birthing experiences (emotional trauma during vaginal or cesarean delivery)
  • Stress management/reduction
  • Substance use
  • Past trauma/PTSD

Counselling approach:

Alexandra has an eclectic therapeutic approach, and always works from a client-centered, collaborative, and strengths-based framework. She believes that clients are the experts in their own lives, and draws upon many influences to customize an approach that best suits the client’s needs. Alexandra uses the following, evidence-based psychotherapies and approaches:


  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness & Body-Centered Therapies
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI); Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT)
  • Response-Based Trauma Therapy; Somatic Experiencing Therapy for Trauma (SE)

Education:

  • MA (Clinical Counselling), Adler University;  BA (Psychology), University of Victoria

Professional associations & designations:

Contact Alexandra:

  • Book an appointment online, by email or by calling us at 604.568.6765
  • Alexandra is available on Mondays (afternoon/evening) and Thursdays (morning/afternoon, early evening)
  • For more information, please visit Alexandra's website at www.astewartcounselling.com