Testimonials

“Before I met Garth I invested in 20 years of therapy with psychologists, counsellors, social workers, life coaches and spiritual healers, just to name a few. Since meeting Garth four years ago I have never looked back. I am forever grateful to have been on the receiving end of his gift – counselling with compassion, honesty and kindness in a non-judgmental way. His respectful directness has helped me grow in such profound ways. He comes from the most heart-centred space and genuinely cares about people. I highly recommend Garth to anyone who wishes to discover who they truly are.”

– Julia T

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I started seeing Garth in 2014 for Group supervision through my Job as an Aboriginal Worker. As an Aboriginal woman I’ve have many traumas in my life and I’d never really found suitable counsellors or support workers that understood my spiritual connection to country and historical understanding to help me heal. The moment I met Garth in the first session I could feel his energy connect with me before he walked in the room. I knew that I would be safe in his presence and knew that he was a trusted person. From that moment on I started working on myself as a worker in those sessions. But I needed more support on a personal level in order for the healing to be beneficial. So I started to see Garth Individually. He understood me straight away. He would tell more stories back from the information that I told him. He pinpointed how my traumas worked in my body and why I’d use certain behaviours. He showed me the roles that I would play (Caretaker) and how those roles were impacting my life. He gave me the skills to start setting boundaries in my life and once I learnt those skills the healing was phenomenal. Four years later I’m in a new job and I’m utilising Garth to maintain a healthy working role. I never knew the darkness I felt and saw would ever leave my body but once I started healing and learning the skills I needed the light started to appear and hope was real. I don’t know where I’d be without Garth’s help, because he changed my life. Garth saved me so I will always recommend his service.

– Hayley P, Aboriginal Family Violence Outreach Case Manager

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I started working with Garth because I  thought he might help me with my grief. Garth has continued to be an attentive listener and Guide to bring me out of my mind and ego.  The mind and ego are a disconnect to our Spirits and Soul.  Garth has brought me to ‘experience’ what I would call ‘no mind’ with each session. To trust and really be okay with who I am is a true gift.  It is hard to feel grief and be seen instead of crying myself to sleep by myself. Garth has mastered the art of listening and sharing his heart. I feel I’ve grown leaps and bounds since working with Garth and it has only been a few months. I so appreciate his journey and ability to help bring us along to a more loving and unconditional way of loving ourselves. Thank you so much Garth.

– Dhyana M

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Thank you so much for all your support and wisdom over the years, I can honestly say I don’t know if I would still be here if it wasn’t for you. I feel so solid in who I am personally and in relationship now, and not in an ego way, and that is greatly thanks to you.

–  Elphie

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Thank you for the incredible learning session this afternoon. Your approach and the framework in which you led me through my triggers were both clear to understand and profoundly insightful.  I left feeling more aware and eager to continue with my exploration with the tools you’ve provided me.  I cannot recommend you enough.

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Hi Garth, since I tell everyone that you are wonderful, I thought it high time to tell you as well. Here’s what I recently told a friend about you: “We saw him together, and he did us a world of good. Even more important than that, I believe he changed my life. He is one of four people I have seen over the years, and no one else can I say that of. Life is short, and you deserve the best there is. Call him.”

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“Working with Garth has enabled me to understand why I am who I am, and has provided the assistance and support to become the Me I’d like to be.”

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“I am very appreciative of the world Garth has helped open up for me! I feel alive again with the ‘spirit’ coming back into my life! Getting ‘connected’ is the best thing I have ever done for myself!”

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“His caring, support and astute counsel has facilitated much healing in my heart and mind.”

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“I experienced more profound results with Garth much sooner (after just 3 or 4 sessions) than I have with other therapists (who I met with sometimes for much longer periods of time). Also, as a women accepting this kind of support from a male for the first time, I appreciated how quickly I came to trust him as a safe person to open up to – and this was exactly what was needed to deepen my personal discovery.”

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“My experience with Garth has been one of consistent gentleness and warmth, but with willingness and ability to challenge me to my limits. I am so pleased with my growth.”

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“I have found each session to be a transforming experience. The growth, the insights, and the personal development I experience in each hour with Garth rival any experience I have ever had.”

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“I am so grateful to have met you. My life is changed permanently because of the profound influence you had in a very short time!”

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“Through Garth’s sensitivity for people, he is able to listen intensely to concerns, while using a very straightforward approach to diagnosing causes and brainstorming solutions.”

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“Working with Garth has been a very interactive and dynamic experience. He is warm and nurturing, but also very direct. Immediate change and growth are inevitable.”

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“Garth’s gifts are: heart-centered compassion, gentle discerning insight, skilled in a wide range of behaviour study, candid sharing of his own experience, committed to the growth of his clients, funny, genuine, a teacher in the richest sense.”

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“I know Garth passionately believes in the sacred principles he helps to bring out in his clients. With his help I have achieved a more rewarding and enlightened life that spills over into my relationships with others.”

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“I have received counselling from Garth Alley for off and on for over 3 years and during that time I have seen that his ability to assist me in my growth comes directly from his own personal journey of healing. His insights are not academic or theory, they are experiential and transforming. Garth can guide me out of the fog and into reality in a way I have not experienced from other therapists or personal growth counsellors. He has been a continuing gift to me and as I am always growing and meeting new challenges I am grateful that I have him as a resource.”

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“I just finished my first session with Garth via Skype. I am amazed at how present it felt. I was concerned about the feeling of talking with delays and the robotic feeling of sitting in front of a screen. And phone alone is not an option as I am very visual. But it was surprisingly easy to just pick up where we left off from our local sessions in Seattle. I am grateful for this option – no parking, no childcare, no starting from scratch with an entirely new counselor. Just clicked the ‘phone button’ and there was Garth’s usual creativity, focus and openheartedness.”

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“Surprisingly the [online] sessions have opened up a different level of comfortableness for me to share. Different aspects of myself are coming out because I am in my own space, I am in my world and yet Garth’s presence still is able to transmit into it. I am so thankful to have his grounding presence in my life as I continue my journey in discovering me.”

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