MTSC - Masters of Theological Studies & Counselling
MSW - Master of Social Work
M.Sc. - Master of Science
MRPC - Registered Master Professional Counsellor certified by Canadian Professional Counsellors Association.
MPCP - Master Practitioner of Counselling Psychology certified by Canadian Professional Counsellors Association.
MOH - BC Ministry of Health
MNLP - Master of Neuro Linguistic Programming
MI - Motivational Interviewing
M.Ed. - Master of Education
Methadone - A member of the opioid family of drugs. Since the 1960s, methadone has been used to help people who are dependent on or addicted to other drugs from the same family, particularly heroin. Methadone is available through specialized drug treatment clinics or may be prescribed by family physicians and dispensed by community pharmacists, in accordance with Canadian regulations. For more information visit our methadone page
Medical Monitoring - A term used to describe the practice of having an individual who is in recovery from drugs or alcohol submit to random or scheduled checks designed to ensure abstinence. Procedures can include one-on-one interviews, drug testing, calling in to a voicemail recording device, etc. Medical monitoring may be facilitated by a physician, nurse, or counsellor. Regulatory bodies for physicians or air pilots or employers of individuals in safety-sensitive occupations are typical users of medical monitoring
Medical Detox - A type of detoxification provided in a residential setting with the assistance of a nurse and physician. Medical detox may be combined with residential treatment or as a separate service
MD - Doctor of Medicine
M.Div. - Master of Divinity. For more information contact the Canadian Association for Pastoral Practice and Education
MCFD - Ministry of Children and Family Development is responsible for government programs targeting children and youth in the province of BC
MC - Master of Counselling
MBChB - Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery/Chirurgery
MPH - Master of Public Health
Marriage and Family Therapists - Mental health professionals with a minimum of a master’s degree and two years supervised clinical experience. Marriage and family therapy is based on the research and theory that mental illness and family problems are best treated in a family context. For more information, visit the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) website.
MA - Master of ArtsBack