Living Systems Counselling is the leading provider of affordable counselling, training, education, and research based on Bowen family systems theory in Canada.

Our counsellors have assisted thousands of individuals and their families to function more effectively in relationships and in life.

Our vision is to contribute to the knowledge of human behaviour from a natural systems perspective. Our mission is to make knowledge of human behaviour from a natural systems perspective available to the community by providing counselling, training, education, and research.

Coronavirus Update

Living Systems is aware of the financial impact that the pandemic may be having on families. We provide an income-adjusted fee schedule: if your income has been impacted, please ask your counsellor to adjust your fee. Living Systems is recommending that all clients use our phone/web video meeting option if provided by your counsellor. Please contact should you have questions or concerns.

Our Approach

Living Systems Counselling in the Vancouver area, utilizes Bowen family systems theory and therapy to address a wide variety of challenges. This counselling approach can help you think more clearly about yourself and your relationships.

For more information about Bowen family systems theory see: Introduction to Bowen Theory.

As a non-profit organization we offer counselling to all, regardless of age, sexual orientation, religious beliefs or income levels.

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Please note: Living Systems is not a crisis centre.

If you are in crisis, visit your nearest emergency centre, or if you are having suicidal thoughts or are in distress, contact the Crisis Intervention Centre of BC at  310-6789