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Online and Remote Services

Clients can access BFDC's clinicians and therapists via secure online platforms for counseling, therapy, and coaching. Contact us to see if online services are suitable for you or your child.

The Jadis Blurton Family Development Center offers online services for those who are not able to visit our offices. Our Therapy & Coaching department and our Speech, Language & Literacy department provide online services for both adults and children. Online counseling or therapy is beneficial for:

  • Individuals who are travelling
  • Busy working individuals
  • Individuals who are home bound
  • Those who are more comfortable opening up in the comfort of their own home
  • Those who are uncomfortable with visiting new places or being in public, but who later hope to visit our offices in person
  • Those who do not have immediate access to such services
  • Are at least 16 years of age (Therapy & Coaching )

Please contact us to determine if online services are suitable for you or your child.

 
Therapy and Coaching

For Therapy & Coaching, our psychologists have a set of criteria to determine if someone is suitable for online therapy, and also have clear protocols in place to ensure client security, safety, and wellness. Online services are available in English and Cantonese for:

  • Mild/moderate anxiety/depression
  • Behavioural issues
  • Reducing unhelpful habits
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Planning for the future
  • Dealing with transitions
  • Grief and bereavement
  • Gender-related issues

Our Student Success Coach is a service we offer exclusively online. This service been developed specifically for students who have undergone a Psychoeducational Assessment, and have been identified as benefitting from support and coaching to reach their full potential.

 
Speech, Language & Literacy

Speech, Language & Literacy services are offered on a case-by-case basis. Online services are available in English for:

  • Speech fluency (stuttering)
  • Speech clarity
  • Receptive and expressive language
  • Social skills
  • Literacy skills – reading, writing and spelling
  • Teaching parents how to facilitate their child’s communication skills at home
 

The BFDC uses a secure platform for all our online services. Please note that this requires adequate connectivity. While the exact speed recommendations vary, internet speeds of at least 3Mbps download and 1Mbps upload are generally recommended for smooth streaming.  You can check your internet speed at www.speedtest.net