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Welcome to
Branch Out Learning
Behaviour Therapy


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About Us

Our Background

Branch Out Learning and Behaviour Therapy began with the goal of providing a creative therapy program for children with autism, developmental disabilities, or any challenges related to learning and behaviour in the East Kootenay's. 

Branch Out values 'whole person' focused programming. With our practice based in Applied Behaviour Analysis we build learning and intervention sessions into activities and promote fun, play based learning while also supporting whole person and family wellness. 

Branch Out is a family-centered service where individual behaviour intervention programs are developed based on the needs and interests of each child and in accordance with family goals and needs. 

We offer individual behaviour intervention program plans by a RASP designated behaviour consultant, home based and virtual behaviour consultation, parent coaching, equine assisted learning and much more.

Branch Out Learning and Behaviour Therapy offers services in Fernie, Jaffray, Cranbrook, Kimberley, Elkford, Sparwood, outreach services available throughout the East Kootenay’s.


What's Coming up at Branch Out

Workshops, Events, and Activities

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Equine Assisted Learning
~Life Skills~

Coming October 2021! 

Branch Out is so excited to offer Equine Assisted Learning sessions in the Elk Valley beginning September 27th  2021.

This program is offered, not only,  to children & youth but as an incredible learning experience for adults as well. 

 Equine assisted learning is an experiential learning approach which promotes the development of life skills.  

This focus on life skills can be related to academic achievement and classroom behavior, personal growth and exploration or professional pursuits such as leadership development, team building and executive coaching.

Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) sessions can be done in group or one-one.

*A portion of the cost of sessions is donated to the Therapeutic Horse & Pony Club*

Some objectives of an EAL sessions include;

  • Developing relationship skills

  • Teamwork & social skills

  • Boundary development

  • Problem solving 

  • Assertiveness/ self esteem

  • Trust and empathy

  • Emotion awareness and regulation

  • Communication

  • Impulse control

  • Negotiation

EAL Sessions are suited for children, youth and adults (families or groups) who experience:

  • Trauma

  • Development challenges

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Challenges in relationships or communication

  • Challenges in emotion regulation

  • PTSD

  • Addictions

  • Challenging behaviour

  • Any individual or group who has interest in building and expanding self awareness

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~A Workshop Series for Parents and Care Givers~

February 2, 9, 16, 23 2022

8-9pm MST



  •  Energy

  • Wellness

  • Self confidence

  • Understanding of yourself, family and kiddos.


  • Skills for your personal health and wellness to carry you through times when you are feeling low or tapped out!

This 4 week parent & care giver focused workshop series incorporates mindfulness and practical self directed behaviour strategies to bring you back home to yourself.

Join  Branch Out's Simone Bourassa, RASP Category A Behaviour Consultant ,

Certified Life Coach & Registered E-500 hour yoga teacher supports you to fill your self care tool box to the brim!

By donation only ♡

Pay what you can ♡

All donations going to Branch Out Society Non Profit providing funding opportunities for individuals and families in the Elk Valley to access ANY service which may improve their quality of life.

Branch Out Program Services

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Behaviour Consultation

Strategies and Assessments

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Parent Coaching

Guidance and Support

Get in Touch

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Opening Hours

Come Visit

Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 7pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

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