Living with progressive or sudden hearing loss can be devastating to a person. Social isolation and feelings of grief, loss, and depression are common while waiting for a Cochlear Implant. If you feel like these negative emotions are interfering with your ability to function, it is important to get help in managing these feelings.
Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Deaf-Blind Well-Being Program is a government funded mental health service for those with any kind of hearing loss: those with sudden or progressive hearing loss, or who are late or early deafened.
For a list of clinical counselors in BC please visit:
Some counsellors specialize in deaf and hard of hearing issues. You can search these websites by area of practice to find someone who fits your needs.
Some counsellors offer sliding scales to those in financial need.