Meet Brock Vaughan, MA, MA (Candidate)
Therapist-Intern
Supervised by Carling Mashinter, MSc., RP & Jason Carrasco, MSc., RP, RMFT

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At a Glance

Pronouns:  He/Him

Services Offered:  

Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy & Youth Therapy.

Reduced Session Fees: 
60 minute Individual Therapy: $70 +HST

60 minute Relational Therapy: $90 +HST

Insurance information: 

Therapist - Intern, Supervised by a Registered Psychotherapist and Registered Marriage and Family Therapist​

Treatment Specialties: 

Student Mental Health (High School and Post-Secondary), Existential Concerns and Meaning-Making, Societal Pressures, Anxiety and Phobias, Depression, Grief and Loss, Life Transitions, Interpersonal Challenges, Traumatic Experiences, Identity and Personal Growth, Spiritual Exploration

Therapeutic Modalities: 

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT-informed), Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Narrative Therapy

Hi, I’m Brock!

I am a master’s practicum student specializing in spiritual care and psychotherapy at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Seeking talk therapy is a wise and courageous thing to do. No matter what brings you here, it is not lost on me that seeing a therapist can be an anxiety-inducing experience. Yet rest assured that making the decision to turn to a mental health professional is a sign of strength, not weakness.

I work with clients (adults and youth 14+) primarily through an integrative approach, incorporating a range of psychotherapeutic modalities including person-centered, cognitive behavioural, dialectical behaviour, narrative, solution-focused, collaborative, emotionally focused, psychodynamic, spiritually integrated, and existential-humanistic therapies. Taken together, this simply means that I recognize the human experience to be highly individualized, nuanced, and dynamic while acknowledging the influences of broader societal forces on human behaviour.

When clinically relevant and appropriate, I may encourage you to explore a variety of supplemental, self-directed therapeutic practices outside our sessions. These alternative, mindfulness-based approaches to traditional psychotherapy include bibliotherapy, journaling, dreamwork, ecotherapy, cinematherapy, and Jungian archetypal tarot-assisted self-reflection.

I invite you to consider where you have been, where you are, and where you’d like to go. When you feel ready, I would be honoured to be a part of your therapeutic journey as we work together to bring about positive, meaningful change in your life.

Outside of session, I spend time reading, collecting vinyl records, playing video games, walking dogs, going to the movies, and connecting with friends and family. 

 

Some of the issues I work with include:

 

  • Student Mental Health (High School and Post-Secondary)

  • Existential Concerns and Meaning-Making

  • Societal Pressures

  • Anxiety and Phobias

  • Depression

  • Grief and Loss

  • Life Transitions

  • Interpersonal Challenges

  • Traumatic Experiences

  • Identity and Personal Growth

  • Spiritual Exploration

 

Credentials

 

  • Master of Arts, Theology: Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy (Cand.) - Wilfrid Laurier University

  • Master of Arts, Social Justice and Community Engagement - Wilfrid Laurier University

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Society, Culture and Environment - Wilfrid Laurier University

  • Diploma, Public Relations - Conestoga College