navigate crisis and find balance

a warm welcome to Clear Coast – RESULTS ORIENTED counselling IN THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN SPACE

We all face challenges in life and find ourselves in circumstances where we don’t know what to do, how we got there or who to turn to. We’ve tried everything we can think of, but nothing we’re doing is working the way we need it to. We feel stuck in old patterns and limiting beliefs and it’s time for real change.

Clear Coast provides a confidential and compassionate space to identify your concerns, explore the landscape of your life and develop effective tools to navigate the crisis and find balance. Empowered by addressing the current issue, a desire for deeper change is often ignited.

That’s when things become really interesting and we go from trying to survive life to re-shaping it in fun and stimulating ways.

Together we will create the conditions for you to address the root of your issues and clear the way for new possibilities! When one person charts a new course in life, it has a positive ripple effect on the entire community.

Clear Coast Counselling Office


Providing results-oriented counselling, EMDR and somatic therapy, to adults from all life stages, across B.C.

Commonly Addressed concerns:
  • Relationship difficulties (family of origin/family of creation)
  • Codependency and unwanted repetitive habits or patterns
  • Post traumatic stress, complex trauma, medical trauma, sexualized violence
  • Narcissistic injury and abuse
  • Adoptee and birth mother trauma
  • Stress, anxiety, depression, chronic emotional dysregulation
  • Motherhood, pre- and post-natal mental health, traumatic labour and delivery, breaking intergenerational patterns
  • Identity and core needs, life transitions and role changes, retirement, existential concerns, life satisfaction/purpose.
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This is an inclusive practice.
People of all races, ethnicities, religions, countries of origin,
gender identities, sexual orientations and abilities are welcome.

Meet Nicole

Nicole Makin is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and advanced EMDR practitioner in Victoria, BC. In a compassionate and confidential setting, she joyfully assists individuals to achieve their desired results, by providing evidence informed care.

Learn More About Nicole
Nicole Makin
Registered Clinical Counsellor
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.
— Rumi

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COVID-19 UPDATE - Continuing to provide confidential counselling by telephone and video, including EMDR and Somatic therapy.

Office Hours are Monday - Thursday from 9am-5pm (with the exception of statutory holidays).
Messages received outside these hours will be returned on the next office day.
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Office location

550 - 2950 Douglas Street,
Victoria, BC V8T 4N4

Free Parking
Wheelchair accessible

Located at the Evergreen Business Center, behind Lifestyle Markets in the upper level of the Douglas Center.