Quetzo J. Herejk

Quetzo J. Herejk

Counselling Services

Counselling services

Quetzo is a registered psychotherapist and counsellor in good standing with the BC College of Social Workers, and BC Association of Social Workers.

Quetzo provides therapy in private practice to a broad community in Vancouver.

Beyond academic graduate work, she has completed extensive training and certification in EMDR, Narrative Therapy, Somatic (body-based) Psychotherapy, Response-Based, CBT, DBT, EFFT, and AEDP. She has studied earth-based, underworld guiding with Animas Valley Institute. Her approach in therapy is integrationist, meaning she works with a variety of modalities. Quetzo is informed by the principles of somatic psychology, interpersonal neurobiology and nervous system regulation, attachment theory, and mindfulness practices.

Working as a therapist for 15 years

Quetzo operates a private practice in Vancouver and the lower mainland. Quetzo completed a Master of Social Work at the University of Victoria, and has a degree in Somatic and Transpersonal Counseling Psychology from Naropa University in Boulder Colorado. She teaches and supervises graduate level counselling students at CityU in Vancouver in the Masters of Counselling program, and consults with various EDI (Equity, Diversity and Inclusion) departments and committees throughout the province developing and implementing policy and practice.

Experienced helping people with

  • Anxiety – Including Climate Crisis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family & Relationship Concerns
  • General Emotional Health
  • Grief and Loss, Bereavement
  • LGBTQ2S+ Relationships, Parenting, Identities
  • Personal Growth
  • Relationship Strain and Challenges
  • Self Esteem Concerns
  • Sex And Intimacy Issues
  • Trauma – Historical & Current
  • Violence & Discrimination

Methods and approaches

  • Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP)
  • Body Centred Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization And Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Wilderness Therapy

For members of the Queer community

  • Quetzo welcomes queer* clients in all realms. This could relate to identity, sexuality, gender, expression, relationship styles and configurations, politics, ideology and so on.

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20 years working in mental health, social resilience and community

  • Facilitates workshops and experiential education on various topics: sexualized violence, gender variance, inclusivity, and sex-positivity; eating disorders, somatic mental health resilience; and the Work That Reconnects
  • Worked as the director of the Anti Violence Project (AVP) in Victoria
  • Worked as a therapist, crisis responder, and educator at the Victoria Sexual Assault Center
  • Quetzo at Harm Seduction →
  • Worked as photojournalist at the Denver Post