counselling for anxiety & Panic, Depression,

Stress, grief&loss, trauma, life transitions

"A moment of self-compassion can change your entire day. A string of such moments can change the course of your life" - Christopher K. Germer


Clo Nickel is a Registered Professional Therapist, an author, a speaker, and a member of the Canadian Professional Counselling Association.


Struggling with anxiety, depression, stress, loss, life transitions or other life challenges? Take the first step towards healing through evidence-based strategies, and the deep work of core emotional processing. My therapeutic approach is person-centered, warm, compassionate, and uniquely understanding. During my career, I have been profoundly honoured to witness and help guide my clients to not only heal, but thrive and grow into their authentic selves.

*In addition to treating most mental health concerns, I also specialize in the treatment of anxiety and panic disorders. The clinical modalities I draw on to create a tailored treatment plan for each individual include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy, and Mindfulness.

To begin the transformational process of therapy and discover freedom from emotional pain, call, text or email for an appointment today.

Additional Professional Training

The following are appearances, training, and lectures I have attended, which include some of the leading psychologists and mindfulness teachers in the world:


  • Self-Compassion Summit: The Journey from Anxiety to Self Compassion

      Clo Nickel as guest speaker Apr 8, 2018 Abbotsford

  • The Conscious Parent

      Clo Nickel appeared on OPRAH through Skype on May 18, 2014 to discuss Dr. Shefali Tsabary's book       the Conscious Parent

Training and Lectures

  • Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy

       Essential Skills 1 Training, 2020


  • Compassionate Inquiry Workshop

       Dr. Gabor Mate Jan. 25-26, 2018

​       Lectures: Oct. 4, 2017, 2016, 2015


  • Core Addictions Practices

       Fraser Health Jan.15-22, 2018

  • The Psychology of Loving Awareness

       Jack Kornfield, PhD Apr. 26-27, 2014

  • Mindfulness in Psychotherapy Lectures

       Ronald Siegel, Psy.D & Tara Brach Ph.D Oct. 2013 & 2011


  • Mindful Self Compassion: CORE SKILLS TRAINING

      Kristin Neff Ph.D & Christopher Germer Ph.D Aug 19-23, 2012


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

      Steven Hayes, Ph.D Nov. 3-4, 2008

​​My professional orientation is primarily person-centered in conjunction with the following therapeutic orientations, choosing the theory which best fits the client and their present needs.

  • AEDP (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy)

  • DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy)

  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Mindfulness

  • Trauma Informed Practice

  • Mindful Self Compassion

  • ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)

"Anxiety is NOT an emotion...Anxiety is what we feel when we don't know HOW to feel"

- Hilary L. McBride


Clo Nickel, RPC

Phone: 604-866-1578

​E-mail: clonickelcounselling@gmail.com


Anxiety Counselling Services

32891 Huntingdon Road, Abbotsford

Wellington Natural Health

45919 Wellington Ave, Chilliwack