TLC - Truth for Life Counselling Centre

Credentials/qualifications
  • Counsellor
  • Psychotherapist
List of services provided
  • Advocacy / health care system reform
  • Crisis services
  • Eating disorder awareness, education and/or prevention
  • Healthy lifestyle activities and programs
  • Treatment
Self-help/support group(s) facilitated by health/educational professionals
  • Anorexia
  • Anorexia and bulimia
  • Binge /compulsive eating issues
  • Bulimia
  • Family member / friend suffering from an eating disorder
  • Other
  • Size, weight and shape preoccupation
Treatment types offered
  • Family counselling
  • Individual counselling
  • Marital / couples counselling
  • Telephone or online counselling
Access service by
  • Referral from doctor
  • Referral from other service provider
  • Self-referral
  • Through intake
Cost of services
  • Fee for service
Experience working with
  • Addictions
  • Body image
  • Cross-culturally
  • Food and weight issues
  • Incest survivors
  • Sexual abuse
  • Weight preoccupation
  • Women / men in crisis
  • Women /men in general
We provide services to
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Children
  • Family and friends
  • Females
  • Individuals
  • LGBTQ-positive
  • Males
Food and weight issues worked with
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Disordered eating / weight preoccupation
  • Other size concerns
We provide services in the following languages
  • English
Wheelchair Accessible
  • Yes
Provides clinical supervision
  • Yes
Receives clinical supervision
  • No
Name:
TLC - Truth for Life Counselling Centre
Contact:
Mary-Ann Roy
Department:
Counselling
Phone:
(204) 926-8682
Fax:
(204) 269-6785
18th Floor
201 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3B 3K6

Service Details

Personal philosophy on food/weight issues is non-dieting, weight acceptance.
Advocacy/health system reform services description
Treatment is holistic in that the whole person is cared for to insure most effective healing and recovery process.
Crisis services description
Critical incident for all types and levels of trauma.
Eating disorder awareness, education and/or prevention description
Body awareness and underlying issues are investigated
Healthy lifestyle activities and programs description
Evaluation, alternatives, education, encouragement towards source issues and healing
Treatment description
The client will not only benefit from solution focused, behavioural modification and various other cognitive approaches but also delve into the deeper emotional and spiritual issues for most beneficial recovery. Excellent good success rate.
Catchment Area

We do not serve a specific catchment area.

Winnipeg and surrounding communities for face to face; all others by phone/skype

Restrictions on service provisions
At our downtown location we service Winnipeg and communities relatively close to it. Communities further away, other provinces and countries is done via phone, Skype or e-mail.
Cost of Counselling ($ per session)
Individual:
$80.00 per session
Family:
$80.00 per session
Marital/Couple:
$80.00 per session
Other notes
I believe the definition of "diet" is used incorrectly to mean "reducing food intake" as opposed to the "type of" and "amount of" food consumed for a healthy body. The focus is on a healthy self image, body image and lifestyle.
Degrees
MA Counselling
Other credentials/qualifications
Training and experience in:
Indian Residential School Survivors; Critical Incident Stress Management; Supervision: Supervising the Certification Process; Addiction and Co-dependency; Plugged in Parents Seminar Family Series; GriefShare Video Series; DivorceCare Video Series; Family Awareness Program; For the Sake of the Children; Health Science Centre Current Resources and Philosophy; Westwind Eating Disorders Recovery Program; Theophostic Prayer; Immanuel Approach.