Mr. Paul Bains

Therapist, B.Sc., M.A., RCC
 therapist: Mr. Paul Bains,
In-Person in Surrey, BC V3W 3N5
Online in British Columbia
I believe that a person has the answers and wisdom within them to solve their issues. I will work collaborativley with you to help you get the life you want. Working together we will get to your answers and then I will support you in achieving your goals. I provide a safe & trusting environment.

Client Focus

Session Format: Couple, Family, Group, Individual sessions.
Age Specialty: Adolescent, Adult, Children, Elder, Young Adult
Demographic Expertise: Asian, Black / African American, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Hispanic / Latino, Jewish, LGBTQ+, Men, Middle Eastern, Muslim, Native American, Women clients.
Languages: English and limited Punjabi

Treatment Approach

  • Behavioral
  • Christian
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Contemplative Psychotherapy
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused (EFT)
  • Existential/Humanistic
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Imago Relationship Therapy
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Approach Description: I work collaboratively with you to help you with your goals. I use well researched & effective methods to help you achieve what you want. You are unique & your marriage, family or you, as an individual, need a unique solution to your issues.

Education & Credentials

Mr. Paul Bains B.Sc., M.A., RCC
  • Male
  • License # 2527
  • Licensed in British Columbia
  • Practicing Since 1993
Education: I hold a Master of Arts degree in counselling psychology. I have specialized training in Gottman Couples Therapy, Emotion Focused Couples Therapy, Narrative, Solution-focused, Multicultural Counselling & Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and End of Life Care & Counselling.


  • Average Session Fee $120/hr. for individuals couples & families. (Sliding scale rate available for clients struggling financially)
  • Affordable sliding scale therapy: apply if you may be eligible.
  • Sliding scale is available for lower income individuals, couples and fmailies. Please call for details.
  • Accepts Insurance

Mr. Paul Bains Practice Details

Therapy Sessions
  • Available In-Person in Surrey, BC V3W 3N5
  • Available Online for residents of British Columbia
  • Online Therapy Details: Video Counselling and Phone
Mr. Paul Bains Practice Description
Over 26 years of experience as a marriage and family counsellor. My specialization is in marriage & family therapy, anger management, trauma & abuse, anxiety, depression, parenting, work related issues and grief & loss. In addition, I have training in End of Life Care and Counselling (also called Spiritual Care). I work with clients from all cultural, social & economic backgrounds. I create a safe and trusting space for you to discuss your concerns and issues. Some of the benefits in working with me are: - Understand why you have the same fights in your relationship & learn ways to resolve arguments. - Learn to understand your spouse/partner in way that helps your relationship. - Learn to communicate more effectively with your partner & family members. - Affairs & Infidelity - Learn how to rebuild your relationship. - Anger Management - learn skills and understand your anger to help you with your spouse, family or other relationships. Court issues or personal. - Strengthen your relationship with your teen/child. Parent more effectively. - Learn to live with the loss of loved one. - Learn ways to cope with anxiety & depression. - Trauma & Abuse - heal, recover and live a more productive life. - Workplace issues. - Cultural issues (i.e. arranged marriages, interracial marriage, family struggles etc.) - Crime Victim Assistance Program approved Counsellor. - Many other benefits. The best way to know if I am good fit for you is to meet with me. I offer a free 30 minute consultation to allow you to talk with me about your issues and determine if I can help you.

Practice Overview

8556 120 Street
Available both in-person and online
31 Years Experience
Couple, Family, Group, Individual

Office Hours

8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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