Mental Health and Wellness Services

Offering mental health consultation, assessment and treatment services within a Carrier and Sekani cultural framework


About the Program

Our approach integrates traditional practices in collaboration with other community supports while providing evidence-based culturally-relevant services. Our focus is to integrate traditional practices into the assessment and treatment services we provide.

Our caring, professional clinical team includes Mental Health Clinicians (Master’s level) and Mental Health Support Workers (Bachelor’s level).


Who We Serve

The health and wellness program offers counselling services for children, youth, adults, and their families experiencing challenges

Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) provides services to children, youth and their families/caregivers for our member nations. This is typically for children between the ages 6-19 years of age

Community Mental Health (CMH) clinicians provide on and off-reserve services to 10 of our Member Nations - Saik’uz First Nation; Burns Lake Band; Cheslatta Carrier Nation; Wet’suwet’en First Nation; Skin Tyee Nation; Nee Tahi Buhn First Nation; Stellat’en First Nation; Nadleh Whut’en First Nation; Yekooche First Nation and Takla First Nation.

Community Health program provides services to adults from our member nations with Indian status. Additionally, we provide crisis intervention services to assist communities when a crisis overwhelms the regular resources


How We Can Support You

  • Individual therapy – in person and virtual
  • Group work (therapeutic groups and psycho-educational groups) – in-person and virtual
  • Crisis intervention response (when feasible and appropriate), during core hours
  • Workshop facilitation based on specific topic areas and community need: CYMH/CMH
  • Referral to additional specialized services (local, regional and provincial) with informed consent.
  • Collaborative practice with community nations and partners


Contact Information for Communities

Click below to access the contact and addressed of all our mental health centres across our member nations

Community mental health centres

Child and Youth mental health centres


Hours of Operation

8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. After hour appointments and workshops may be offered depending on individual and community need.


Referral Process

Our counselling program accepts anyone through our policy of 'every door is the right door', free of charge.  You can find a referral form here.  


Contact Person 

Marilyn Janzen, Director of Health and Wellness



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