Registered Clinical Counsellor #10954
We are sad to announce that Amy will be drawing her Arbour Counselling practice to a close at the end of March to take on a new employment opportunity. She will maintain a very limited private practice for existing clients through virtual sessions only. Please contact Amy for details. Congratulations, Amy, and we will miss you!
Amy Mills-Guest brings her passion for helping individuals realize their capacity for living a meaningful and satisfying life to her work as an Arbour Counselling Centre therapist. Her experience includes working with individuals who are affected by anxiety, depression, loss, life transitions, motivational challenges, and chronic pain. She believes that the challenges we face in life are most effectively resolved in a nurturing and supportive environment where one has an opportunity to receive unconditional positive regard, genuine understanding, and empathy. Amy facilitates this environment as a therapist by honoring each individual’s personal experiences, beliefs, and values. She works from both a person-centered and solution-focused therapeutic approach. Amy will collaborate with you as you explore your unique challenges and will help you create opportunities for understanding, reflection, and change.
Amy has been involved in various professional helping roles in the Greater Victoria community since 2008, including serving on the Board of Directors for the Phoenix Human Services Association, volunteering at Citizens’ Counselling Centre, and volunteering as a big sister with the Big Brothers Big Sisters Society of Victoria. She maintains active participation with the CBI Health Group by supporting individuals in various occupational rehabilitation programs who have experienced physical or psychological injury or illness at the workplace.
Amy completed a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Victoria in 2007 and holds a Master of Applied Psychology with a specialization in Counselling Psychology from Athabasca University, which she completed in 2013. She is a member of the B.C. Association of Clinical Counsellors.
Amy loves living on the West Coast and the lifestyle it represents. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking, learning new languages, and being involved in the community. She is also an avid runner. Amy is married and has two young children.