Allison Bates M.A., RCC

Allison has a strong interest working with clients that are struggling with depression, anxiety and self-esteem issues as well as working with couples.

She finds
working with people through their hardest times, an honour and a privilege to hear their stories and walk with them through their difficult times.


"Thank you Alison so much for helping me with self developement and relationship counseling. You have given me the opportunity to gain control of my life and to see life in a different perspective. You have been very kind, knowledgeable and supportive. The techniques you have taught me have proven successful time and time again when they are applied. I can always count on you."


Welcome to West Coast Counselling Services.

At West Coast Counselling Services, we have a sincere passion for counselling and helping people overcome their struggles. We have the experience and skills to help you work through your issues with practical solutions within a supportive, confidential environment.

We have an office location in Coquitlam (near Coquitlam Centre Mall).


  • Daytime appointments
  • Evening appointments
  • Saturday appointments

Counselling can help you:

  • Discover new strategies with dealing with your issues
  • Learn coping skills to manage feelings such as anxiety, depression or grief and loss
  • Learn effective communication skills
  • Feel supported and heard
  • Manage conflict with a spouse, co-worker or family member


  • Credit Card
  • Debit
  • Cash

"Hard things are put in our way, not to stop us, but to call out our courage and strength"



By Sarah Scully MA, RCC Registered Clinical Counsellor

Learn how to control your depression using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in a supportive, therapist led small group in Port Coquitlam.

Learn skills such as:

  • Identifying negative thought patterns
  • Coping with lack of motivation, feeling low and difficulties with sleep
  • Relapse prevention

Wednesdays starting February 10
Cost: $249 for all 8 weeks
Includes manual

To register or for more information call: 604-762-5358