OCCS is staffed with nine Clinical Counsellors and Registered Social Workers who have extensive training and experience in a variety of areas such as substance abuse, depression, relationship concerns, anxiety, trauma & PTSD, grief, domestic violence, child behavioural concerns, difficult life transitions, and many more. Our staff is also familiar with the concerns of the LGBTQ, Indigenous, and diverse abilities populations. Through several contracts with government agencies, OCCS is able to offer fully subsidized counselling services for qualifying individuals, those who hold an Indian Status Number and are impacted by a mental health concern, those involved in a ICBC claim who have experience collision related emotional injury, individuals who have been affected by a violent crime (directly or indirectly) through our Crime Victim Assistance Program, and individuals who have been affected by a work-related injury through WorkSafe BC. We also have direct billing for several extended health programs, which includes providing services to UBCO students. Beyond our subsidized counselling services, we also offer a variety of workshops at our client’s convenience addressing issues such as relationships, self-esteem, mindfulness, compassion fatigue, burnout, and employment for women impacted by violence, and to the Transgender population. Other speciality services include View of the Child Reports, Intensive Outpatient Treatment services, and Substance Abuse Assessments. To best support our clients OCCS offers a sliding fee scale, a free 20-minute initial consultation, offices in Kelowna, Westbank, Vernon and Penticton and after hours/weekend appointments when needed. Our clinicians at OCCS believe in creating authentic, compassionate relationships with clients and are equipped to provide Play Therapies, CBT, Solution Focused Coping, Sexual Abuse Intervention, EMDR Trauma Therapy and many more. Through our dynamic team, extensive experience in a range of areas, our subsidized programs and specialty services, workshops, and online counselling, OCCS is one of the most comprehensive clinics in the Okanagan providing exceptional care, flexibility, and diversity to best support our clients.
The Vernon Body & Soul Wellness Fair was established 14 years ago and has grown to include Kelowna (7 years ago) and Penticton in 2016.
Exhibitors at the Penticton Wellness Fair will enjoy the same great event only in the beautiful city of Penticton. Book soon for the best booth choices, and to ensure you don’t miss out!
Exhibitors get a booth with dividers, table, chairs, electricity and online ad for one low price. They also enjoy our additional marketing opportunities such as the Prize Table and Sponsorship Options.
This is a great way to advertise directly to your target market and network with others in the industry.
Our 2016 and 2017 events had great turnouts of over 2000 guests each!
Registration and payment can be done quickly and easily right on our website!
Feeling low-energy lately? Wanting to get rid of some of the unhealthy products in your home? Looking for health information? This is the fair for you!
The Penticton Wellness Fair is an annual fair that showcases health and wellness products and services for the mind, body and soul. There are a huge array of vendors each year, from weight loss products to chiropractors, essential oils, organic products, massage therapists and many more.
The fair is free to the public and guests can enter to win prizes from on our prize table.
We are currently looking for exhibitors, sponsors and media supporters for this event.
If you are interested in getting involved or know someone who may be, please contact us to discuss options!
Wishing you the very best, hope to hear from you with any questions, requests or ideas you may have!
Shara Mendoza & Chris Madsen, Event Organizers
Body & Soul Productions produces three popular annual Wellness Fairs in the BC Interior; the Vernon, Kelowna and Penticton Wellness Fairs. The three fairs have over 200 exhibitors annually, with most of the exhibitors being repeat clients. The fairs have been growing each year and typically sell out months in advance.