Support that makes a difference

Individual Counselling

Embrace Life's Challenges

Couples Counselling

Guidance & Inspiration

Life Coaching and Career Counselling

Get the most out of life

Online Counselling

Home away from home

At Next Step our patients get the
Special Care & Attention they need

Next Step Counselling is a small, local practice that caters to our client’s individual needs – with us, you won’t get the big box experience! We care about each client, and can offer an experience that is both unique and personal. Our services are tailored specifically to our clients, creating a safe, therapeutic space that is right for you. As a smaller practice, we have a group of local therapists with unique specialities that we can match to your needs so that you can get the most out of your experience. We specialize in clinical counselling for those suffering in areas such as stress, anxiety, relationship problems and depression. We understand that life can have many challenges, and our goal is to help people navigate through life’s tougher situations. Next Step is based on the philosophy that through authentic connections and strength based interventions, individuals within our community can move forward through their next steps in life.

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Helping you, be you

Counselling Services

Social Pressures

the combined pressures that are around you during everyday life such as Peer Pressure, Academic Pressures and Socioeconomic Pressure.

Depression

a state of low mood and aversion to activity. It can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, motivation, feelings, and sense of well-being.

Career

an individual's metaphorical "journey" through learning, work and other aspects of life.

Grief

a multifaceted response to loss, particularly to the loss of someone or something that has died, to which a bond or affection was formed.

Relationship Issues

all relationship problems stem from poor communication, according to Elaine Fantle Shimberg, author of Blending Families.

Anxiety

the subjectively unpleasant feelings of dread over anticipated events, such as the feeling of imminent death.

Life Skills

the skills you need to make the most out of life. Any skill that is useful in your life can be considered a life skill.

Stress

Stress is a normal response to situational pressures or demands, especially if they are perceived as threatening or dangerous.

Goal Setting

the development of an action plan designed to motivate and guide a person or group toward a goal.

I leave every session feeling calmer and more positive.

-Amy F

We care for our client's well being

Testimonials

  • “Hailey was very professional, knowledgeable and helpful. I was very comfortable talking to her.

    Anonymous

    Kelowna BC
  • “A wonderful experience, even with less frequent sessions I have regained understanding of myself and my struggles. I have also been given tools that prevent me from backsliding on my mental health journey. Kindness and patience are what you will find here.”

    Darbi Dansereau

    Kelowna, BC
  • After many years of counselling I arrived at Next Step expecting the more of same, listening and guiding. However, Hailey’s approach, including using EMDR, was very different to previous therapy and empowered me. Within a few months I felt a huge difference that has been long-lasting since stopping a few months ago. I highly recommend Next Step! Thank you.”

    Ali Brooke

    KELOWNA BC
  • I have been going to see Lindsey since July and she has absolutely changed my life! She is kind, listens to you fully and gives you the tools you need to help you through your problems. She has helped me get my anxiety under control and work through a lot of unexpected grief I have been dealing with the last few months. I am grateful to have found Lindsey and recommend her everyone I know!!”

    Sarah Clark

    KELOWNA BC
  • “I have so far spoken to Hailey and Coleen and both are incredible supports! It is so hard to find great counselling and they are so open and understanding of how important finding the right counsellor is (personality, technique, financial..). I absolutely recommend Next Step!!! 100% it’ll change your view on mental health and how to address it”

    Emily Wilkinson

    KELOWNA BC
  • “I am so grateful for the counselling I received from Leslie. She helped me work through some things that felt very overwhelming and really helped provide me with the tools to get myself out of the rut I had fallen into emotionally. I am in such a better place emotionally and mentally and I could not have done it without her!”

    Jocelyn M.

    Kelowna, BC
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    “Margo creates a safe environment where I feel comfortable sharing how I feel. She is so incredibly nice and welcoming! She is knowledgeable and always open to hear feedback on what she has said. Very easy to talk to and makes it so you are in control of your recovery. I am very glad I am able to speak with her”

    Abby K.

    KELOWNA BC
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    “Hailey is so kind, empathetic, knowledgeable, and made me feel right at ease. This allowed me to feel safe and share my story. I’m looking forward to working with Hailey further!”

    T.G.

    Kelowna, BC
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    “I am really finding value in her treatment and she makes me feel very comfortable. One of the best therapy experiences I have had.”

    Meghan M.

    KELOWNA, BC
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    “I had a great experience with Next Step and really appreciate all of Hailey’s help. I am writing this review to note how good the experience was for me!”

    Zach S.

    Kelowna, BC

Our mission at Next Step Counselling Group is to make looking for Counselling, Therapy, Couples Therapy, and Marriage Counseling assistance easy and effective. We know just how difficult it can be to find Kelowna counselling and therapy services you can rely on which is why we take every measure to make sure each person helped is supported appropriately. Our professional team has a long history of providing Marriage Counseling, Couples Therapy, Therapy and Counselling consulting clients know they can trust making us the “go-to choice” locally in Kelowna, BC.

Therapy, Counselling, Marriage Counseling and Couples Therapy requires unique skill sets, education, and training all of which we cover for you at our Next Step Counselling Group facilities. When you entrust us with your future health and happiness, we make it a point to give you the peace of mind deserved when it comes to counselling and therapy needs.