Great Couples Counselling in Bon Accord, AB. Therapy to heal relationships.

Licensed therapists for relationships and marriages in Bon Accord, Alberta. Discounts available (see profiles).


Debbie Grove, Ph.D., R.Psych.
Couples Counsellor

Debbie Grove, Ph.D., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T5J 1H8 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Over the years, I have worked with couples helping them improve their relationship, prepare for marriage, amicably separate or divorce, and do so in ways that are also healthy for their children. What I call the Building Blocks of Being a Couple, I help couples explore these aspects of their relationship: Acknowledging each other’s perspectives, Learning about the meaning of behaviours, Exploring the effects on emotional well-being, and Co-exploring stressors that are impacting the relationship. Building a healthy relationship includes: Improving communication, Working together as a team for problem-solving and a healthy family life, and Living with joy, intimacy, harmony, and love.

Valerie Umscheid, MA R. Psych.
Couples Counsellor

Valerie Umscheid, MA R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T8A 3X1 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Men and women deserve love and happiness in their intimate relationships. It is possible to be loved in the way you desire. When I work with couples I always talk about love languages and how you can help your partner meet your love needs. I use a Gottman approach to couple counseling. My goal is to help people strengthen their relationship, build connection, learn effective conflict resolution skills and repair their relationship. Most of us do not learn important communication skills growing up, and so we need to learn them as adults, so that we can have happy, healthy and enduring relationships.

Loussa Counselling Centre, Therapists
Couples Counsellor

Loussa Counselling Centre, Therapists

Registered Psychologist and Counsellors

In T5J 3R8 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Couples counselling is the process of counselling for couples to gain effective tools in transcending repeating patterns of distress in their relationship. We approach therapy with the clients as solution focused couples therapy. Solution focused therapy supports the belief that change is constant and inevitable and the approach does not focus on the past, but instead therapy will focus on the present and the future. The counsellor uses techniques to invite the client to envision their preferred future relationship with their partner and then the therapist and clients start setting goals to move towards it whether these are small or gradual steps taken together by the couple and counsellor.

Michael Handman, Ph.D
Couples Counsellor

Michael Handman, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

In T6C 2C8 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

In couple counseling I regard the clients both as two separate individuals as well as a unit. I am aware that they each bring their own fears and expectations to counseling. Together we focus on understanding the development of the problems and and the length of time these issues have been part of their relationship. Often the issues are related to lack or inappropriate communication. Using empathy and compassion and various therapeutic techniques I help the couple develop positive ways of dealing with each other in a safe environment. However, at times, we come to the conclusion that separation may be healthier for both and I help them through this very difficult process.

Landon Hildebrand, MA
Couples Counsellor

Landon Hildebrand, MA

Registered Psychologist

In T5L 1H7 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Being in a relationship is not always easy. Sometimes our experiences from relationships in the past, including our own families, can make this even more difficult. It can be hard to love someone when resentment, fear, anger, and confusion stand in the way. As a couples/relationship therapist its my role to help your sort out these concerns and find more effective ways of communicating so that you might be able to love and care more freely with greater trust and openness. LGBTQ2+ Friendly.

Sara Jungen, Psychologist
Couples Counselor

Sara Jungen, Psychologist

M.A., R.Psych. - Registered Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

In a time and place where over 50% of marriages end in divorce, it is to be expected that couples need support in their relationships! Research indicates that couples often wait as long as seven years before seeking professional help. Don't delay, couples counselling can teach you new ways of communicating, so that you truly feel heard; can teach you ways to reconnect with your partner, and to stop replaying old arguments and other negative patterns.

Ashley Hanson, MC, R. Psych.
Couples Counsellor

Ashley Hanson, MC, R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T6E 6T9 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

At Base Counselling, couples therapy focuses on communication and connection. We discuss ways to build trust, increase communication, and connect to one another's emotions.

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA
Couples Counsellor

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA

Residential Addiction Program

In T6E 4Y9 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

When someone in a relationship has an addiction to drugs or alcohol, their significant other is also affected by the addiction. The frustrated partners of addicts often despair when communication efforts and sincere efforts to help fail. It is critical for addicts to receive the rehabilitation they need, but without counseling for their spouses and partners, the addict will not return home to a healthy environment. At Valiant Recovery, we offer couples counseling and individual counseling for the spouses and partners of clients who need help processing the impact of addiction, and who are ready to embrace change moving forward.

Amanda Slugoski, R. Psych
Couples Counsellor

Amanda Slugoski, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T5W 4T2 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

A consultation is a great place to start to help you understand the process of couples therapy and how it might work to benefit your relationship. Amanda uses emotionally focused therapy to help partners strike a new perspective on their relationship, decrease emotional avoidance, and communicate more effectively. This can be beneficial for couples who have experienced a break in trust, conflict issues, negative patterns, or issues with emotional and physical intimacy.

Rebecca Martin, M Sc., LMHC, NCC, CCC
Couples Counsellor

Rebecca Martin, M Sc., LMHC, NCC, CCC

Canadian Certified Counselor

In T5S 1L2 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Grow as an individual and as a couple in couples counselling. Learn how to understand each other's emotional "hot buttons" and communicate loving support to deepen connection. Each of us has our leftovers from previous relationships that have an impact on our desire for closeness with our partners. You and your partner can learn to ask clearly for what you need, and understand how each other feels with mindful attention to your own feelings and desires.

Fresh Hope Counselling, R. Psych, RSW, MSW
Couples Counsellor

Fresh Hope Counselling, R. Psych, RSW, MSW

Registered Psychologists and Master's Level Social Workers

In T5S 1G2 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Beth Murray works with couples who are proactive and wanting to improve their relationship. Counselling offers an objective support for couples working through issues related to transition, loss and stress. If your situation is deeply conflicted and you are looking towards divorce, Beth Murray is not the therapist for you. She is only open to working with couples who are being proactive and wanting to enhance a relationship wherein both partners are willing and committed to a process of relational health and improvement. Some sessions may be done individually. If you want to tune-up a relationship to make it even more rewarding, we can help!

Jack Lewis, R.Psych., C. Psychol., AFBPSs.
Couples Counsellor

Jack Lewis, R.Psych., C. Psychol., AFBPSs.

Registered Psychologist

In T8N 6K4 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Working with couples is a particular love of mine. Being in a relationship that continuously grows and evolves I know the value of a good relationship. When it does not thrive it can be miserable. Having an objective outsider who is skilled in pointing out negative patterns and helping you work through hurts and grievances can often save a relationship that appeared doomed. We always need to be able to express our wants and needs and feel heard and equally we need to do the same for our partners. The latter is not always so easy but that can be where the gold is! Of course we often feel its a one way street and then different strategies have to be applied.

David Buhr, M.C.
Couples Counsellor

David Buhr, M.C.

Registered Psychologist

In T5L 1H7 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

You aren't supposed to get along all the time. My approach to couples work is not to erase the differences or the conflict, rather it is to create healthy discussion around healthy conflict. As different people, you should have different perspectives and as a couple, you are the strongest when those perspectives cover and support each other's areas of weakness. Counseling is more than just improved communication. It is improved understanding... of each other and yourself. It is about recognizing patterns in the relationship and learning to react to those patterns differently. You aren't supposed to get along all the time. But you should also be able to disagree without damage.

Paul Sussman, Ph.D., L.Psych.(AB), L.Psych.(GA)
Couples Counsellor

Paul Sussman, Ph.D., L.Psych.(AB), L.Psych.(GA)

Licensed Psychologist, Alberta and Georgia

In T8A 3M7 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

I have a significant caseload of relationship therapy clients. I am comfortable with essentially any type of relationship taking place between consenting adults. I accept the orientation(s) of the parties to a relationship, and am as a rule able to come from there. If I have a bias, it is to preserve the being of the relationship, the "we" that emerges when one and another form a bond. My bias notwithstanding, I am able to assist parties to a relationship to achieve a more peaceful separation/termination when that is their choice.

Mallory Becker, M.A., R.Psyc.
Couples Counsellor

Mallory Becker, M.A., R.Psyc.

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 1W3 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Relationships can be one of the most rewarding human experiences and one of the most difficult . I work with couples at various stages using techniques proven by research. I can help you enrich your current relationship or help with problems such as conflict, arguing, lack of intimacy, communication difficulties or affairs in a positive and safe environment. Together, we will change the unhealthy patterns in your relationship that aren't working while working on ways to become happier and feel loved.

Emma Drebit, MSc. (Marital & Family Therapy)
Couples Counsellor

Emma Drebit, MSc. (Marital & Family Therapy)

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 2L9 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Emma recognizes that relationships are unique and complex, and that life changes quickly leaving relationships vulnerable. Emotional injuries, whether intentional or unintentional, can often leave issues unresolved and impact trust, emotional intimacy and security. Emma uses a non-judgemental, neutral approach and focuses on enhancing the couples' attachment, strengthening security and trust. Emma facilitates changing unhelpful patterns into ones that are supportive and allow the couple to work together. Emma helps partners identify their own needs within the relationship and how these can be met. Therapy may also address intimacy, communication, conflict resolution, boundaries, & parenting.

Steve Jukes, M.Sc. in MFT, R.Psych.
Couples Counsellor

Steve Jukes, M.Sc. in MFT, R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 2L9 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

We are the biological product of our parents, but are no less the emotional product of the families we come from. By better understanding the hurts, fears, and insecurities, the roles, habits, and patterns that we have brought into our romantic relationships, we are permitted to give - and get - the most out of them. By better understanding ourselves and our partners, we open up communication, foster mutual respect in relating and stronger attachment, and find that collaborative solutions to couples issues are easier to find.

Compassionate Counselling Inc., Nancy Hurst PhD,
Couples Counsellor

Compassionate Counselling Inc., Nancy Hurst PhD,

Compassionate Counselling Inc.

In T6E 1T4 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

It is within our relationships that we experience the most joy and the most pain. Most relationships begin with a deep connection and people anticipate a future that continues to be passionate and fulfilling. It is inevitable, however, that disappointments and misunderstandings arise. Learning to communicate in an effective way that bridges differences and leads to respect and understanding are essential to a happy relationship.

Priya Bains, M.A.
Couples Counsellor

Priya Bains, M.A.

Registered Psychologist, Certified Hakomi Therapist

In T5N 3W6 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

When working with couples, my focus is the "relationship". It is my goal to understand the relationship that two people have created; to explore what works and does not work in the relationship. My focus is to create awareness for a couple as to how they maintain and reinforce the existing relationship patterns that may not necessarily work. A new way of relating can then be formed once the relationship is understood. The goal in couples counselling is to create Intimacy in a relationship, yet this can only be formed with safety and vulnerability.

Linda Tilley, M.Ed, R.Psych.
Couples Counsellor

Linda Tilley, M.Ed, R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T5G 0Y5 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

When faced with the challenges of everyday life, a relationship that began as loving and nurturing can start to feel draining and toxic. Instead of validating and strengthening each other, partners engage in a power struggle. It should not be surprising that this power struggle leads to loneliness rather than security, and to a loss of intimacy. In order to re-build the relationship, each partner needs to learn to take risks, to communicate directly, and to be clear about their needs and expectations in the relationship. In couple counseling I help couples to move towards more direct communication and resolution of old hurts so that safety and intimacy can be restored.

Shift Psychological, Ph.D, Psychologist, MA, R, Psych
Couples Counsellor

Shift Psychological, Ph.D, Psychologist, MA, R, Psych

Registered Clinical Counsellor, Clinical Psychologists, Therapists

In T5N 1R7 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

In a relationship, each member is responsible for an equal share of the dynamic. In a family, that means it splits between the amount of people, and in a couple it’s 50% created by each partner. This 50% is the result of the individual’s needs- both functional and dysfunctional. Functional needs relate to biological drives, culture, relationship goals, values, etc. Dysfunctional needs come from limiting beliefs, which are internalized in our childhood. They create needs like: the need to be in control, or the need to protect oneself. The needs, whether functional or dysfunctional, can balance each other out, creating a “stabilizer” or they can become unmet needs.

SunRise Psychology Centre, LCSW, RCSW, CSW, MSW, CHT
Couples Counsellor

SunRise Psychology Centre, LCSW, RCSW, CSW, MSW, CHT

Registered Psychologists, Registered Provisional Psychologists, Psychology Interns

In T8H 0N2 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Couples counselling allows the stories of your lives to be rewritten. By the gentle presence of a therapist ~ you can address deep rooted conflicts in a safe place. Infidelity, addictions, aggression, violence, sexual concerns or relationship breakdown: It's within the framework of therapy to handle. We invite couples to a non-confrontational and civil dialogue over a cup of tea, where insight, solutions and a way out of dysfunction are our expertise. With 20 years of experience in helping couples find their love languages, leave pain and hurt behand and rebuild trust ~ we know how to get you there ! SunRise encourages you to come in and find hope, harmony & happiness with our help..:)....

Tom Burton, CTA, RTC, MTC
Couples Counsellor

Tom Burton, CTA, RTC, MTC

Certified Transactional Analyst and Master Therapeutic Counsellor

In T6E 4C5 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

I see all types of couples for all types of reasons. Relationships require a lot of attention to keep them on the right path for love and longevity. Whether you are in a relatively new relationship and want to strengthen your relationship for the long term or there are problems that are hard to resolve and keep happening couples counselling is a way forward. Whatever sex or gender you and your partner are all couples develops through stages of relationship. I will help with resolving, problem solving, and moving through conflict to create a loving, long lasting relationship.

Michelle Vandegriend, Ph.D., Registered Psychologist
Couples Counsellor

Michelle Vandegriend, Ph.D., Registered Psychologist

Registered Psychologist, Certified Gottman Therapist

In T8R 0A1 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Dr. Vandegriend is a Registered Psychologist and Certified Gottman Therapist specializing in working with couples/marriage/relationships and implements a practical, easy-to-talk to, and results oriented approach. Areas of focus are: better communication; working through conflicts and areas where they just feel "stuck"; managing transitions better together (ie. new parents, retirement); healing after infidelity and establishing greater trust, respect and connection between each other; and deepening levels of intimacy. www.stalbertcounselling.com

Tamara Hanoski, Ph.D, R.Psych
Couples Counsellor

Tamara Hanoski, Ph.D, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T5T 6M1 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

I often work with couples who are struggling in an effort to develop effective communcation, express feelings appropriately, overcome infidelity, deal with parenting conflicts, address unresolved issues, establish more of a connection with one another, adjust to various life transitions (such as having a baby), and deal with day-to-day struggles (such as housework). I use a variety of techniques to address these difficulties, with the ultimate goal of establishing a sense of goodwill and connection, so that each partner has empathy and support for the other, and they can create a sense of being a true team as they navigate life together.



You Have Found The Best Couples Counsellors in Bon Accord, AB. Restore Your Relationship.

Thank you for visiting our Alberta search of licensed therapists for couples in Bon Accord who specialize in helping relationships and marriages heal and overcome division and hurt. Relationships are hard. Unless you are actively working towards coming together, by default you are drifting apart. It takes work. A licensed therapist is an expert at helping to untangle the mess that can develop when things go wrong. Find honest and effective couples Counselling in Bon Accord and renew your relationship.

Bon Accord is located in Alberta, Canada. It has a land area of 2.13 square kilometers.  The population of Bon Accord is 1,529 people with 560 households . The population ranking for Bon Accord is #1621 nationally and #167 for the province of Alberta with a density of 718.70 people per sq km. Bon Accord therapists serve postal code: T0A.