April 28, 2021 – Vancouver, BC
Sunshine Coast Health Centre (SCHC), a best-in-class trauma and PTSD treatment program located in Powell River BC Canada, is proud to announce a staff reassignment to bolster its service offerings. Long time staff member, Davis Briscoe, who’s been working at SCHC for 10 years (as a massage therapist for his first 8 years, and then as a Somatic Counsellor since 2019) is now the new facilitator for SCHC’s OSI (occupational stress injury) and Trauma Group.
“We’re excited for him to blend his experience in somatic counselling into the group therapy for clients and alumni with PTSD, occupational trauma, and other trauma experiences,” explained Casey Jordan, Chief Marketing Officer. “We are constantly improving our trauma and PTSD treatment programs in British Columbia, and drawing clients from not just Vancouver or Victoria but from Edmonton, Calgary, and other cities throughout Canada.”
Persons who would like to know more about the team, including Mr. Briscoe, can visit https://www.sunshinecoasthealthcentre.ca/the-team/. Davis has been with SCHC since 2007 working as a massage therapist. As the Somatic Counsellor, Davis is passionate about his work and grateful for the opportunity to be able to help support clients in discovering their fullest potential.
Davis helps clients work through depression, fear, and anxiety as well as developmental trauma and acute or gross trauma like PTSD, sexual abuse, violence, or verbal abuse. Persons who want to learn more about trauma and PTSD can visit the newly updated page at https://www.sunshinecoasthealthcentre.ca/occupational-trauma-ptsd/.
The Centre is male only, and persons interested in programs for woman can visit the companion Georgia Strait Women’s Clinic at https://georgiastraitwomensclinic.ca/ and their page on trauma and PTSD at https://georgiastraitwomensclinic.ca/occupational-trauma-ptsd/. In either case, interested persons or family members are encouraged to reach out for a confidential consultation.
ABOUT SUNSHINE COAST HEALTH CENTRE
Sunshine Coast Health Centre (http://www.sunshinecoasthealthcentre.ca) is a 47-bed* drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility exclusively designed for men, officially opened on the 15th of March 2004. The Centre has a philosophy of care that goes beyond just addiction to include personal transformation based on three key therapeutic principles: interpersonal relatedness, self definition (autonomy & competence), and intrinsic motivation. The Centre offers both drug rehabilitation and alcohol treatment near Vancouver, BC, but serving patients across Canada, particularly British Columbia and Alberta and cities such as Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer. Sunshine Coast Health Centre uses a form of drug rehabilitation based on the research of Viktor Frankl and methodology of Paul T.P. Wong, namely ‘Meaning Centered Therapy’.
*Currently operating with 34 beds due to COVID-19