Birch Wellness Professional

Lori Kolesnik, MA

Counselling Concerns/Therapy:

  • Couples Therapy
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Living with Chronic Pain
  • Emotional Distress
  • Problem Solving and Coping Skills
  • Spirituality
  • Existential Concerns and Life Meaning
  • Relationship Issues
  • Major Life Transitions
  • Parenting Concerns and Strategies
  • Youth: Behavioral and Social Challenges

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart” Confucius

Contact Information:

Name: Lori Kolesnik
Cell: 204-797-8839
Fax: 204-505-0327


Profile Information

I have a Master’s Degree in counselling and a rich background of over 16 years in counselling and educational.  My goal is to collaborate with you to create the conditions for healing and deep personal growth.  I use an integrative approach that is person-centered and solution-focused in order to help you better understand your present life circumstance.

“Become who you are” Pindar

Therapy Notes

I have extensive training and experience in Reality Therapy.  My years of experience with individuals and youth give me the practical skills to build effective solution-focused treatment plans.  It is my belief that any situation is best addressed in a non-judgmental, empathetic spirit of collaboration.

I welcome you to incorporate any spiritual or existential concerns into the therapeutic process.  I am a LGBTQ2 affirming counsellor.

I have years of experience coming alongside people experiencing anxiety, depression, grief, loss, living with chronic pain, emotional distress, relationship issues and major life transitions.

I have training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, a well researched, evidence based approach to couples counselling.

Parents and Families
Extensively trained and experienced in Reality Therapy, I offer parents a customized solution-based approach that uncovers strengths and addresses unique parenting challenges.

Children and Youth
I have a broad set of skills to approach a wide variety of issues that affect children and youth; areas such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders, bullying concerns, trauma/abuse recovery, self-harming behaviours as well as coping with a variety of behavioural and social challenges.

Find Out More

I welcome any questions you may have and invite you to contact me by phone or email.

Find out more information and scheduling options at my website:

“With caring, courage abounds” Lao Tzu

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