COUNSELLORS | FRANTISEK ANDERKO | PhD. RPC MPCC | Work Phone: 250-981-2485 | Email: northerncounselling.emdr@gmail.com | Address: Northern Counselling & EMDR, 201-1717 3rd Avenue, Prince George, BC, V2L 3G7

Frantisek Anderko is a philosopher, counsellor and psychotherapist. He immigrated to Canada from Ireland in 2010 and currently lives in Prince George, British Columbia with his wife and two children.

​In 1995 Frantisek finished his Bachelor’s degree in Theology at Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia. Two years after he completed his Master’s degree in Philosophy at Salesian Pontifical University in Rome, Italy where he also completed his PhD in Philosophy in 2007.

​Frantisek always wanted to pursue a career in Counselling and Psychotherapy, which changed into vocation rather than just a day to day job. He obtained his Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy in 2010 from Institute of Integrated Counselling and Psychotherapy in Dublin, Ireland.

​From 2010 to 2013 Frantisek worked as a Child and Youth Mental Health Counsellor at Mackenzie Counselling Services in Mackenzie, BC and joined Northern Health as a Mental Health and Addiction Clinician in Vanderhoof in 2014. Frantisek is currently working with Northern Health as Mental Health and Addiction Clinician in Prince George.

​In 2011 Frantisek became a member of Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA member #3123) and is currently practicing counselling as a Master Practitioner in Clinical Counselling.

​Frantisek provides counselling in English, Italian and Slovak language.

Frantisek has the experience to offer specialized services in:

  • self-esteem
  • depression
  • anger management
  • conflict resolution
  • stress management
  • workplace harassment
  • anxiety/panic attacks
  • substance abuse & addiction
  • critical incident stress debriefing
  • physical/sexual abuse
  • grief/bereavement
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • First Nations issues
  • parenting
  • co-dependency
  • marital/relationship counselling
  • family violence
  • family of origin issues/dysfunction
  • family therapy
  • child/youth issues
  • child abuse trauma
  • communication
  • seniors issues
  • spiritual concerns
  • transitions/change

You can find out more information on the Northern Counselling & EMDR website by clicking on this link.

Professional Associations:

Frantisek is a member of the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association.  Membership # 3123

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