Child Psychologists and Child Therapists in Okotoks, AB.

Find a child psychologist or a counsellor who specializes in therapy and assessment for children in Okotoks, Alberta.


Tanya Hansen, MSc (CMHC), MC, CCC, CPC
Child Therapist

Tanya Hansen, MSc (CMHC), MC, CCC, CPC

Canadian Certified Counsellor/Psychotherapist

102 Elma Street, Okotoks and #300 - 340 Midpark Way SE, Calgary, Okotoks , Alberta T1S 1A8 | 587-891-2577

Completed a certificate in Children's Mental Health at Mount Royal University, Calgary in 2014 and Play based therapy for Trauma at Rocky Mountain Play Therapy, Calgary AB as well as Child-Initiated Pretend Play Assessment (ChIPPA) for ages 3-7 years old in December 2012. We will be offering a six-week pilot project group for children wih ADD/ADHD in January 2016. Please see website for details www.tanyahansencounselling.com

Val Kendall, Ph.D., M.A., Dip. Ed., C.C.C.
Child Therapist

Val Kendall, Ph.D., M.A., Dip. Ed., C.C.C.

Registered Psychologist

The Healing Space, 1407 10St. SW,, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1E7 | 403 278 7305

Dr. Val usually has no problem engaging with children. She taught for many years before entering counselling, which was a natural for her, moving from physical education teacher to play therapist. She likes to draw on filial (means family member) play therapy and transfer her skills to the parent(s) so they can become the therapeutic partner for their children. Her reasoning is that she, herself will only be acquainted with each child for but a short time but that the parent will be there for life. Dr. Val is a fully qualified Play Therapist certified in Canada and the USA.

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.
Child Therapist

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

BOOK APPOINTMENT NOW: https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=14249112 Please note that I  live in Calgary so most of my clients live here, but I do offer online counselling through a secure service made specifically for physicians and psychologists (similar to Skype or FaceTime). Most people find this as helpful as seeing me in person. You must live in Alberta, however, as this is the only province in which I am licensed to practice. With 31 years of experience, I have expertise in several approaches. My main approaches include cognitive behaviour therapy, psychodynamic therapy, humanistic therapy, and existential therapy. I am also familiar with solution focused therapy and oth

Jennifer Rioux, MC, R. Psych
Child Therapist

Jennifer Rioux, MC, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

#10, 109 Stockton Point , Okotoks, Alberta T1S 2C3 | 403.852.6034

Children often tell their feelings through their actions. Counselling can help children learn to sort through their emotions and begin to express them in healthier ways. In therapy they can learn coping strategies that they can use for a lifetime. When working with young children, their guardians are an active part of their therapy and may develop new strategies to help support their child through difficulties and increase their child's confidence in being able to handle life's joys and struggles in healthier ways.


You have found the top therapists in Okotoks, AB who specialize in helping children.

Thank you for visiting our Alberta page of licensed child psychologists and child therapists in Okotoks, Alberta who are trained and experienced in helping children and youth.  Working with children requires a different skillset from other types of therapy and here you will find therapists who are skilled, patient and experienced. Please note that while all therapists here work with children, not all may be a registered psychologist. You can easily verify this on each profile. Reach out to a child therapist or child psychologist in Okotoks today, our contact forms are "open" 24/7.

Okotoks is located in Alberta, Canada. It has a land area of 19.63 square kilometers.  The population of Okotoks is 28,881 people with 9,667 households . The population ranking for Okotoks is #155 nationally and #15 for the province of Alberta with a density of 1471.00 people per sq km. Okotoks therapists serve postal code: T1S.