Depression Counselling in Balzac, AB.

Leading therapy for major depression, bipolar, postpartum depression, SAD and mood disorders in Balzac, Alberta.


Bow Valley Counselling, BA, BSW, MSW, RSW
Depression Counsellor

Bow Valley Counselling, BA, BSW, MSW, RSW

Clinical Social Worker

In T2N 3R7 - Nearby to Balzac.

I approach depression differently from many other therapists. Instead of struggling to fight against the depressing thoughts and feelings, I encourage clients to explore their depression. People develop tools and strategies to get unstuck from their paralyzing thoughts and feelings. They will learn how to change their behaviour based on what is most important to them rather than continuing to be held captive by their depression. This values-driven approach can guide behaviour change long-term.

Terry Lindberg, M.Ed., R.Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Terry Lindberg, M.Ed., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T2P 3C5 - Nearby to Balzac.

Unlike healthy sadness or a "blue mood", depression is not always connected with a particular loss. It can feel as though someone threw a dark, wet, overcoat on top of us and we are unable to move forward or see the good in ourselves or the world around us. Depression is not something you can just snap out of. Fortunately using cognitive behavioral therapy strategies we can focus on identifying and changing your unhealthy beliefs that may be deepening depressive symptoms. Later as your symptoms improve, we can then focus on relapse prevention.

Maureen Theberge, MACP
Depression Counsellor

Maureen Theberge, MACP

Registered Psychologist

In T3G 0B4 - Nearby to Balzac.

Do you suffer from feelings of sadness, guilt, and worthlessness? Are you constantly tired and lacking motivation? Maybe you find yourself avoiding people and activities you once enjoyed (including sex). You may be suffering from depression. Depression can cause a wide range of symptoms including fatigue, sleep and appetite disturbance, memory loss, and physical pain. You do not have to accept depression as a way of life, there is hope! Let me help you to discover how your inherent strengths and proven strategies can lead to a life of vitality and joy.

Carol Fredrek, Registered Psychologist
Depression Counsellor

Carol Fredrek, Registered Psychologist

Registered Psychologist

In T3H 5X3 - Nearby to Balzac.

Clients struggling with depression have shared with me that my approach and the strategies that they used in their journey were exceptionally helpful to reaching their goals. I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Emotional Freedom Technique and EMDR as the core strategies when working with depression. It is important to develop your own voice, to tell your story. Studies have shown that the key to successful therapy is the therapeutic relationship which means the development of mutual trust and respect between the client and therapist.

Adriana Schmidt, BA, MA
Depression Counsellor

Adriana Schmidt, BA, MA

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T2C 4J2 - Nearby to Balzac.

Struggling with depression is extremely difficult. There are many factors that result in someone experiencing depression. Therefore, when treating someone who is struggling with depression, I start by examining their life to get a comprehensive understanding of what is influencing the depression. To reduce stigma and develop understanding I will also provide an explanation of what is happening in their brain. The goals of the sessions will be focused on addressing the beliefs they have about themselves, others and the world, developing helpful coping strategies and fostering their strengths.

Vince Urquhart, M. Div, M.A. Counselling
Depression Counsellor

Vince Urquhart, M. Div, M.A. Counselling

Registered Clinical Counsellor

In T3H 1G3 - Nearby to Balzac.

Using a CBT approach, the pathway to healing can include a better understanding of core values and beliefs, core fears, cognitive distortions, unhealthy emotions, unmet needs, faulty beliefs, negative thoughts and past disappointments and trauma. Working with other professionals (if needed) in order to explore the best possible treatment plan on the road to recovery in order for each client to experience a new leash on life and relief from depressive symptoms. The path may include ongoing assessment tools, neurocognitive approaches and testing in order to continue to evaluate progress and healing.

Joshua Adams, M.A., B.Sc., B.RS., R.Psych
Depression Counsellor

Joshua Adams, M.A., B.Sc., B.RS., R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T2R 0S6 - Nearby to Balzac.

Depression can be debilitating: feeling you have no worth, lacking the energy to get things done, not enjoying activities you used to enjoy, and even physiological changes. Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) has been proven to be effective in helping people who are depressed change their unhelpful thinking as well as make positive changes to their environment and activities of daily life.

Patrick Keelan, Ph.D.
Depression Counsellor

Patrick Keelan, Ph.D.

Registered psychologist

In T2T 2Z2 - Nearby to Balzac.

I help clients with depression using cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), a research-based form of therapy in which I am certified. Behavioural strategies include helping clients to schedule more mood-enhancing activities in their daily lives. Cognitive strategies help clients change thinking patterns which have a negative effect on their moods.

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA
Depression Counsellor

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA

Residential Addiction Program

In T2V 0P7 - Nearby to Balzac.

Depression is a serious mental disorder that affects every area of a person's life. It is a regular mode of operation for those who have it, unlike the occasional sadness that everyone experiences from time to time. Depression might be mild, characterized by low energy and a lack of interest, or it might be severe, characterized by violent mood swings and a desire to give up on life. Left untreated, the person suffering depression might contemplate harming themselves. Depression is frequently linked to substance abuse, as it effects the same area of the brain, and sufferers of depression often try to self medicate with drugs or alcohol. At Valiant Recovery, we treat the dual diagnosis of depression and substance abuse in order to care for the whole person.

Cheryl Placsko, MA, R.Psych
Depression Counsellor

Cheryl Placsko, MA, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T3H 4H9 - Nearby to Balzac.

Depression need not hold you down and back from your life. Together we will explore the thoughts, feelings, beliefs and behaviours that feed depression and shift them to bring about hope and motivation. Numerous studies throughout the world have consistently demonstrated that cognitive-behavioural therapy is an effective treatment for major depression.

Saneeta Saunders, Ph.D, R.Psych
Depression Counsellor

Saneeta Saunders, Ph.D, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T2R 0E2 - Nearby to Balzac.

I am an experienced doctoral-level psychologist, specialized in the treatment of Depression. If you are struggling with some of all of the following symptoms of Depression, it may be time to seek therapy/counselling: Feelings of Sadness, Tiredness, Hopeless; Troubles focusing or concentrating; Unhappiness; Anger; Irritability; Frustration; Loss of interest in pleasurable or fun activities; Sleep issues; Low energy; Appetite changes; Isolation; Anxiety, etc. Taking this first step in seeking therapy is a sign of strength. I look forward to hearing from you. Together we will create an individualized plan for your unique needs, towards restoring healthy and balanced functioning.

Cobb & Associates Inc., R.Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Cobb & Associates Inc., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T2V 2Y6 - Nearby to Balzac.

We have a variety of approaches in our tool bag that we can use to help you, such as identifying and addressing the root causes of your low mood, learning new thinking habits, developing new routines and patterns of behaviour, and increasing access to supports and resources. As a result, we can help you feel more alive and hopeful again, get better sleep, find new meaning in your interests and hobbies, gain better balance in your life between work and your personal life, and cope effectively with loss and grief. In some cases your mood may be best managed using some of the above interventions along with medication. Call us today at 403-255-8577 to book an appointment or for more information

Erika Mohle, MSc, RPsych
Depression Counsellor

Erika Mohle, MSc, RPsych

Registered Psychologist

In T2G 1L8 - Nearby to Balzac.

Depression is an exceptionally challenging emotional experience, and it seems to be on the rise in recent years. If you are experiencing depression, you are not alone. Since depression can feel exceptionally heavy, having someone alongside you to support your recovery can be very helpful. Accessing counselling for depression can aid you in relating to your feelings, thoughts, and behaviours in a more useful way. These changes can lead to an elevated mood and higher motivation overtime. If you are experiencing depression, reach out when you can, to friends and/or a therapist, for support.

Tobias Mwandala, MSW, RSW
Depression Counsellor

Tobias Mwandala, MSW, RSW

Therapist/Counsellor

In T2N 1P1 - Nearby to Balzac.

I use cognitive-behavioural therapy and interpersonal therapy. I believe that the two clinical interventions are effective in dealing with depression. I use cognitive-behavioural therapy because of its evidence in treating depression. One clear example of this is illustrated by a case in Beck and Young (1985): An adult who suffered major depression and was treated from depression by using cognitive-behavioural strategies. According to Beck and Young (1985), this person was helped by these strategies to identify her negative thoughts and correct those thoughts by distinguishing between facts and beliefs until she felt better.

Susan Leslie, M.Ed, R.Psych
Depression Counsellor

Susan Leslie, M.Ed, R.Psych

Counselling Psychologist

In T3E 7V3 - Nearby to Balzac.

Sadness is not the problem - it is an inherent and unavoidable part of being alive. Rather it is the harshly negative views of ourselves that get switched on by unhappy moods that take hold of us. These moods can turn normal sadness into a web of preoccupation that spiral us into deep feelings of depression. Research has shown that when we are depressed or unhappy the effect of that mood on our body can bias the way we evaluate and interpret things around us without our being even the slightest bit aware that this is happening. It becomes a spiral downwards. It can feel overwhelming and impossible to break out of. Please contact me if you are wanting to take a new approach to your depressive feelings and experience the joy of being able to switch...(view profile to read more)

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Depression Counsellor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In T1X 0L3 - Nearby to Balzac.

Grey Matters International, Inc. and the work of Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D. handles depression and other emotional disorders in a very unique way. Most of therapy or counseling processes utilize validation, unconditional positive regard, and reframing as common techniques to get someone to heal from their depression. Though this can be helpful, it rarely fixes the core problem behind it and for tough cases we then refer them usually to a psychiatrist for medication which can have tons of side effects. Instead, why not try a natural and arguably more effective way to not just change your mind, but change the brain--where the depression is rooted. Contact us at kevin@kevinflemingphd.com.

Sheryl Singh, MC
Depression Counsellor

Sheryl Singh, MC

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T2C 4J2 - Nearby to Balzac.

As human beings, are world is changing constantly. This means that we experience changes and obstacles on a day to day basis. At times we face challenges that are difficult to process or overcome leaving us feeling helpless and vulnerable. This may in return affect the way we think, feel and act. I believe that through building a strong trusted relationship between the client and therapist, clients will be open to sharing their experience. My aim is to journey with the client in exploring their thought patterns, bringing it to awareness so that he/she is able to define more healthy rational ways of thinking.

Jill Zimmer, B.A., M.A., CPCS
Depression Counsellor

Jill Zimmer, B.A., M.A., CPCS

Certified Professional Counsellor Supervisor

In T3G 5A3 - Nearby to Balzac.

Is there a difference between sadness and depression? Yes, absolutely - but what does it matter when we are feeling either one? Although building our knowledge of emotions and our need of them to support these times of sadness and depression can begin to help, it is more so the quality of care and discussions we have that will lead to lasting change. Supported by helpful tools and practical applications you can often begin to see the 'light at the end of the tunnel'.

Cal H. Henze, MA., R. Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Cal H. Henze, MA., R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist, Registered Christian Counsellor

In T2V 0E4 - Nearby to Balzac.

That dark suffocating grey fog... When the drugs just mask it and the thinking strategies just delay it, we can walk with you on a very different path of spiritual and emotional healing. Real Christian Counselling for depression is about healing the heart of it, addressing the lies that fuel it and journeying out of the pain that caused it. You can breath free again!!!

Clayton Falk, M.A., CCC, R.Psych
Depression Counsellor

Clayton Falk, M.A., CCC, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist & Canadian Certified Counsellor

In T4B 2R3 - Nearby to Balzac.

Do you feel like life is passing you buy? Do at times feel down or without hope? Have you lost interest in activities you once enjoyed? Do you lack energy? If you answered yes then you are not alone. Many people experience depression at different times in their lives. When you are able to recognize that you are feeling depressed then you can start to take action to make positive changes. Therapy is a key way of making that change. Here at Effective Solutions Counselling & Consulting Inc. we can help. We believe in each person’s unique strengths and draw on theses through the use of a wide range of proven methods to help you start to feel better. Let us help you!

Journey Counselling, Inc., MA, MSc, R.Psych, RMFT, CCC
Depression Counsellor

Journey Counselling, Inc., MA, MSc, R.Psych, RMFT, CCC

Reg. Psychologist, Marriage & Famly Therapist, Counsellors

In T2M 4M8 - Nearby to Balzac.

Is it possible that depression is a strategy? Is it possible that we sometimes use depression as a way to deal with so many life issues all hitting us at once or staying with us for a long time?Is depression a way of saying we have had enough? Learn to stand up to depression and learn how to develop and use other strategies to handle the many persistent life issues that affect your feelings, moods, thoughts and actions.

Cory Hrushka, Ph.d., C.S. D.S.T. NCPC, NCCE,
Depression Counsellor

Cory Hrushka, Ph.d., C.S. D.S.T. NCPC, NCCE,

Insight Psychological, Ph.D's, Registered Psychologists, Registered Provisional Psychologists, Canadian Certified Counsellors, AASECT Certified Sex Therapists, Therapists

In T1Y 1W3 - Nearby to Balzac.

Cognitive behavior therapy has been found to be one of the most effective treatment modalities for working with depression issues. Clients can expect to gain an understanding of the roots of their depression and/or anxiety, the possible treatment outcomes and be able to have hands-on experience for working through ones depression if they are working with Cory. The ultimate goal is to help clients regain control of their lives.

Jenna Purcell, MSc, CCC
Depression Counsellor

Jenna Purcell, MSc, CCC

Social Confidence Life Coach

In T2L 1E6 - Nearby to Balzac.

Social anxiety and shyness can easily lead to feelings of depression. If you feel depressed because you feel alone, isolated and have trouble making friends, you might be glad to know that there is a way to learn and practice the social skills you missed learning as a child. You can learn and practice new skills, meet new people, learn how to start conversations and create your own social circle. Life can change and it takes just one step to start the process rolling in the right drection.

Jenn Betts, MA, R. Psych
Depression Counsellor

Jenn Betts, MA, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T2C 4J2 - Nearby to Balzac.

Depression can be difficult and debilitating. Some days we don't even feel motivated to get out of bed. With clients struggling with depression I begin by helping them with the difficult symptoms that they are struggling with so that they can begin to resume their daily lives. In order to ensure that depression is not chronic or does not return the root of it must be discovered. When the root is uncovered and worked through depression no longer needs to be a part of someone's life.

Tamara Hathaway, Registered Psychologist, M.Sc (MFT)
Depression Counsellor

Tamara Hathaway, Registered Psychologist, M.Sc (MFT)

Registered Psychologist

In T1Y 1Z5 - Nearby to Balzac.

Depression is a mood disorder that can cause a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest that can interfere with daily functioning. Reaching out for help is a step towards wellness. Symptoms of depression can vary from person to person, but it is a very treatable condition. Therapy for depression helps you overcome the feelings of hopelessness and despair and to gain control of your life.



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Balzac is located in Alberta, Canada. Balzac therapists serve postal code: T0M.