Reconnect with yourself and those around you

My name is Andrea Rivera, owner, and counselling services provider at UCPW. In counselling therapy, I focus on providing a grounding and explorative approach to your journey of self-discovery.


My mission is to focus on your concerns from a non-judgmental and curious perspective. My vision is to work together so you can discover new ways of living and build on your strengths so you may reconnect with yourself and those around you.

Andrea Rivera, RCT-C, CCC | Universal Consciousness
Andrea Rivera, Canadian Certified Counsellor, and Registered Counselling Therapist in Kjipuktuk/Halifax, Nova Scotia

How will counselling services help you?

Anxiety can often make you feel trapped, making it hard to enjoy life’s moments. Counselling can create a compassionate pathway to understanding and overcoming anxiety. Learning how to do that will offer you relief from constant turmoil and allow you to reclaim your life.


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ADHD challenges can often feel like an uphill battle. You may feel like you don’t know where to start, and it can feel hopeless. Counselling can support you in finding ways that work for you, for the way you see the world, in order to befriend your ADHD and live to your potential.


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Difficult emotions and feeling dysregulated can be heavy, uncomfortable, and hard to navigate. Counselling can support you by creating a space to improve your understanding of your emotions and how to regulate them.

Relationship challenges often stem from feeling misunderstood, and misunderstanding others and ourselves. Counselling can support you in uncovering and resolving unconscious patterns that can hinder your ability to convey thoughts effectively and understand others properly.

Self-awareness supports you in observing your actions, feelings, and thoughts non-judgmentally and with curiosity to clarify who you are and where you want to go. In counselling sessions, you will enhance this skill, building confidence and healthier relationships with yourself and others.

“Overall, counselling therapy can provide you with the tools and skills to have a fulfilling life.”

Andrea Rivera

Canadian Certified Counsellor

Certified Professional Anxiety Treatment Certification Seal