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<div class="ExternalClassE94AE2E1573A493BB6013E40D08D3E01"><div><p>The Outpatient Psychiatry Team provides psychiatric consultation, assessment and treatment for adults who have anxiety, depression, and/or personality issues.<br><br>Our goal is to improve clients' quality of life, prevent relapse and build on existing skills and the goals of each client.<br><br>Therapeutic approaches<br>We provide psychotherapy in group settings. Our therapeutic approaches include: <br></p><ul><li><p>Cognitive<br></p></li><li><p>Psychodynamic<br></p></li><li><p>Psychoeducational<br></p></li><li><p>Dialectical behavioural therapies<br></p></li></ul></div></div>715 West 12th Avenue(604) 875-5386<div class="ExternalClass2B7A2C4119564C85A18C7D66DB6A90AA"><p>Monday - Friday</p><p>8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.</p></div>(604) 875-4794V5Z 1N1BC<div class="ExternalClassC32280DBE95E402291D592C74108F3A9"><div><p>Metered parking is available behind the facility.</p></div></div>49.2607199,-123.12090060000003<div class="ExternalClass92DAE98157D743DD8A0102DB90A5357A"><p>A referral from a doctor is required to access this program.</p><p><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassDE495082DAB649E1AA8C10E34E52BE3C"><p><a href="http://www.bcss.org/" target="_blank">BC Schizophrenia Society</a><br><a href="http://www.cmha.bc.ca/" target="_blank">Canadian Mental Health Association: BC Division</a><br><a href="http://www.communitytherapists.com/" target="_blank">Community Therapists</a><br><a href="http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/managing-your-health/mental-health-substance-use/healthy-minds-healthy-people" target="_blank">Mental Health Act</a><br><a href="http://www.mpa-society.org/" target="_blank">Motivation, Power and Achievement Society</a></p></div><div class="ExternalClass911DC6526B394FC287CD989D3CA0A4C2"><div><p>Who is eligible? <br>To be eligible for this program, you must: <br></p><ol><li><p>Be able to safely participate in group psychotherapy, respectful of different ideas and explore therapeutic issues.<br></p></li><li><p>Live within the area served by Vancouver Coastal Health. People from outside of area will be reviewed on a case by case basis.<br></p></li><li><p>Be assessed for your ability to participate if you are using substances and impaired. Clients who show up intoxicated for group treatment will not be allowed to participate in that group.<br></p></li></ol><p>Who is not eligible? <br>This service is not designed to meet the needs of people: <br></p><ul><li><p>Involved in legal, WCB, ICBC, and MCFD processes.<br></p></li><li><p>With Bipolar Disorder, ADHD, or Autism.  <br></p></li><li><p>With unstable psychosis, violence or suicide risk</p></li></ul><p>Everyone will be supported to find the services that best meet their needs.</p></div></div>Located on the ground floorVancouver General Hospital - Health Centre

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