• Specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Over 26 Years of Experience
  • Registered Clinical Counsellor
  • Licensed with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors
  • Weekend and Evening Appointments Available
  • Client Centered Approach
  • Realistic, Practical, and Meaningful Results

Individual Counselling or Group Counselling

  • Has your anger resulted in trouble with the law?
  • Have you ever said something you wished you didn’t?
  • Have you hurt another human being, maybe even a loved one, in any way and regretted it afterwards?
  • Has there ever been a time in your life when you have felt so hurt and angry that you felt like you had no control over yourself?
  • Do you want to be able to handle your problems in a more effective, constructive and productive way?
Individual Counselling for Anger

Individual sessions are ongoing and an appointment can be scheduled at any time. The benefits and learnings are similar to group counselling, but the main difference is that counselling can be specific to your unique situation. If you require anger management counselling for court and legal purposes then individual counselling can be the better option. It will allow you to complete sessions in a timely manner and more than one session can be scheduled during the week. Group counselling sessions happen a few times of the year and require attendance at each weekly session. A letter, if needed, will be provided to a lawyer or court that states that you have completed anger management sessions.

Contact Paul Bains at 778-578-0200 for more information and to schedule your session.

Group Counselling for Anger

Anger Management Group for Men: – “Anger: Discovering the Balance”

What you will learn
  • Learn that anger is an acceptable emotion, but it is what you do with your anger that is important.
  • Learn about the origins of your anger.
  • Learn ways to cope with anger and ways to transform your anger into the needs and wants you desire.
  • Learn effective and practical ways to communicate with your spouse, family, friends and co-workers.
  • Learn from other group members.
  • Gain practical skills and strategies to manage your anger in more productive and constructive ways.
Who should attend?
  • Men ages 19 and up
  • Husbands and fathers who have struggled or are currently struggling with relationship violence with one or more family member
  • New immigrant men trying to strike a balance between birth-culture and Canadian norms/law, etc.
  • Any and all adult men interested in learning more about anger and aggression and how it can work for you rather than against you.

Start date: TBA

Cost: $300.00 (a $50.00 deposit required) – Payment by cash or cheque.

Register: Please call 778-578-0200

Location: Suite 204B – 8556 120th Street, Surrey, BC V3W 3N5

For more information: Call 778-578-0200

IMPORTANT: Anger Management Groups only run a few times a year and so registering as soon as possible is recommended as space fills up quickly.


> Certificate of completion will be given at the end of the group.


Paul Bains, B.Sc., M.A., RCC,is the owner of Paul Bains Counselling Services and has over 26 years of experience supporting men, women and teens in anger management. Paul brings a nonjudgmental, sensitive, non-shaming and culturally sensitive approach to helping people deal effectively, practically and compassionately with their anger. In addition to individual and group counselling for anger management, Paul offers couples counselling and family counselling for people struggling with anger issues in their family and couple relationships.

Jamil Popatia, BA is Family Counsellor and Mediator based in Richmond, BC. His expertise includes collaborative communication, non-violent approaches to conflict and interests-based family mediation. As a certified Family Relations Mediator with Family Mediation Canada, Jamil helps individuals and families move beyond positional arguments and conflicts to unveil common goals and aspirations for both the family unit and each individual within that unit.

Jamil brings an approach to anger management that is culturally informed, a necessity in today’s increasingly diverse Metro-Vancouver. In working with men, Jamil’s approach is to facilitate the process of gaining self-knowledge with his clients, thereby addressing anger and aggression at its root while avoiding superficial changes in behavior, which tend to be short-lived.

Jamil lives with his wife and two children in Richmond, BC

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