Brett Maletic

Brett Maletic

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BSW, MSW, RSW

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First and foremost, my job is to provide competent support to people who are in need of meaningful direction and clarity. I work diligently from the bedrock of people's core selves, and for this reason I think it's important to really listen to the personal stories and the narratives that individuals carry around with them. These are often the programmed scripts and schemas that we don't realize have actually replaced and stalemated our greater potential and, because of this, they deserve to be properly examined.

Existential crisis and spiritual disorientation are also areas that I feel personally passionate about, and I work hard to help others explore these arenas while facilitating a safe space for my clients to process the many questions, doubts and anxieties that often come up in this kind of work.

I also take a great interest in anxiety and depression, and have a considerable amount of experience working with individuals who are struggling in these areas. I find that this is particularly important in our current age, as more and more people are trying to navigate the ever-shifting pandemic culture that we are living in. At the same time, however, I think it's important to point out that uncertain times such as this actually carry with them the amazing opportunity to foster regrowth in the human spirit - both individually and collectively. As such, my hope is to help people to actually use the current coronavirus era as an unexpected catalyst for meaningful reflection and improvement in their lives.

I draw from a variety of therapeutic perspectives in my practice, not the least of which include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Logotherapy. I am especially drawn to the latter perspective along with the pioneering work of Dr. Viktor Frankl himself who famously said "when we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves."

I have a Masters Degree in Social Work from Dalhousie University, and a Bachelor of Social Work Degree from the University of the Fraser Valley. I am a Registered Social Worker with the BC College of Social Workers, and I espouse a doctrine of practice that is rooted in acknowledging the whole person, along with taking a careful view of their wider surroundings and circumstances. I offer in-person therapy, along with remote / virtual and telephone.

My Contact Information
Surrey, British Columbia  V4A 2J2
Canada


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My Credentials
Credential type: Diploma/Degree
Type: Registered Social Worker
Accrediting Institution: Dalhousie University
Diploma/Degree Type: Master of Social Work Degree
Year Issued: 2015
Status: Verified
Credential type: License
Type: Registered Social Worker
Accrediting Institution: British Columbia College of Social Workers
License Number: 11253
Year Issued: 2021
Status: Verified
My Therapy Approach
Specialities:
Anger Management
Anxiety
Career Difficulties
Children & Teens
Compassion Fatigue
Depression
Divorce
Family Issues
Grief
Intimacy
Life Changes
Marriage Issues
Panic Attack
Parenting
Procrastination
Relationship Issues
Self Esteem
Social Anxiety
Stress
Trauma and Abuse
Spirituality
Pastoral Care
Death and Dying
Orientation:
ACT
CBT
Christian Counseling
Coaching
Cognitive Therapy
Couples Counseling
Couples Therapy
Emotionally
Existential Therapy
Individual Therapy
Jungian Therapy
Life Coaching
Mindfulness
Psychodynamic Therapy
Religious Counseling
Therapy I offer:
Chat
Email
Individual
Online
Phone
Physical Facility
Video
My Languages:
English
Reviews

Brett Maletic has an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars (15 reviews).

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"Talented, concerned, and professional therapist. Pleased to work with him."

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"Brett was amazing at making me feel understood and validated in my struggles."

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"I have utilized many different resources available for anger management and this has so far been the best. The workbooks are very helpful tools and to have the therapist comment on my answers to the questions really creates an efficient system of getting to the root of things and the convenient access makes it easy to commit to."

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"The tools have been very helpful and my therapist has been invaluable in regards to helping me through my difficult issues."

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"This has been a positive experience! Online Therapy removed the barriers to getting help."

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"Great service and outstanding help."

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"They help me through a lot of problems in my life and made it easier to realize my problems"

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"Great program so far, the worksheets are helpful and the ability to reach therapists is a wonderful feature!"

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"I've been on a long journey of healing and self-discovery for many years, and have been engaged with psychotherapy with many different therapists during the past 24 years. Little did I know that I would connect with a therapist online! I have found one who provides exactly the support I need right now. Working with Brett has been refreshingly different and helpful as I start another chapter toward discovering how to truly care for myself, to find within myself the love, trust, and esteem I deserve, and could never quite access. The Online Therapy platform with the worksheets and messaging provide a unique and helpful way to work through difficult issues and habits of thought that I've not yet been able to change after all of this time. Thank you so much!"

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"The live sessions are short and go very fast but overall the program does help. It guides you to understand your thoughts, emotions, and feelings."

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"I've enjoyed the program so far. I like the fact that it is self paced.. Most importantly, I've appreciated the responses from my therapist Brett. He is caring, attentive, and flexible in the strategies he uses to help me deal with my anxiety. Most of all, he's a wonderful listener. Our weekly video sessions really help to center me and set goals for each week. Thank you!"

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"I really like my therapist. I've tried several other online services and he's the best so far!"

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"Brett has been very helpful and I enjoyed our first live video session. Thank you Brett. I like the structure you guys offer. The format has suited me so far. I look forward to opening up the site and doing a little work, its satisfying and insightful. Thank you"

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