Welcome to the Men’s Therapy Centre
The Men’s Therapy Centre is here to help and support any man who has experienced emotional, sexual or physical trauma as a child or an adult. Experiencing a trauma is distressing and can impact every part of your life. Sometimes you may have lived with a trauma for years or perhaps this is something that happened to you recently.
Men* do experience trauma, it’s more common than you may think and it can be devastating. There is help here for you and we are here to listen to you. When you survive a trauma you may experience:
- Difficulty dealing with your feelings (anger, stress, depression, anxiety)
- Trouble getting along with your partner/family/children
- Challenges at work
- Trouble sleeping; bad dreams/insomnia
- Disturbing memories or ‘flashbacks’ of the traumatic event
- Increased use or problems with alcohol and/or drugs
When you first contact the Men’s Therapy Centre you will be seen for what we call an ‘intake session’. This is a time for you to talk in confidence with someone who can support you and help you decide what you want to do next. Below are some of the services we offer to masculine identified persons.
Call 250-381-MENS or email info @ menstherapycentre dot ca to book your first appointment
Here to help you during the pandemic
Men’s Therapy Centre – firstname.lastname@example.org
Vancouver Island Crisis Line – 1-888-494-3888
Victoria Sexual Assault Response Team – if you have been recently sexually assaulted you can access this service, call the Vancouver Island Crisis Line (1-888-494-3888) and request to speak to a VSAC Sexual Assault Support Worker, or attend at Victoria General Hospital.
NEEDS2 Suicide prevention – can also be accessed through the Vancouver Island Crisis Line or phone the provincial suicide crisis line 1-800-SUICIDE
You can also find out more information about COVID-19 and mental health
For accurate and up to date information please visit office of the Provincial Health Officer.
Please contact us if you are interested in more information and/or want to take that step to move forward in your healing and recovery within an inclusive, safe, and supportive environment.
* man/male/boy includes cis, gay, bi-sexual, trans, non-binary, 2spirit, queer, gender fluid+