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About Paulina 

"The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are."

                                                                         Joseph Campbell

Paulina is a therapist with over 10 years counselling experience, who specializes in treating anxiety, depression, grief and trauma in Port Moody, Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam (The Tri-Cties).

She has training in mindfulness and grounding techniques as well as several years of psychodynamic and CBT work. Her approach is caring, warm and collaborative.

  • Licensed by the BC College of Social Workers ( RSW #11125)

  • Licensed with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (RCC #16279)

  • Registered Crime Victim Assistance Provider (CVAP)

  • Registered Mental Health Provider for the Short-Term Crisis Intervention Program (STCIP) with First Nations Health Authority (FNHA).

  •  Insured therapist who accepts 3rd party reimbursement (the majority of benefits programs: e.g. Pacific Bluecross, Great West Life, Green Shield Canada)

  • Practice includes psychodynamic work as well as brief approach depending on what you are looking for

  • Numerous workshops attendee: Dialectic Behaviour Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma Informed Practice, Cognitive Behavior Therapy

  • BSW, MSW University of Victoria, British Columbia

  • Certificate DBT Workshop held in Vancouver, BC


Adjustment issues/ life changes

Solutions focussed therapy

Client centred




Paulina Napastiuk, FNHA counselor
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