Depression Counselling in Balzac, AB.

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


FP Counselling Inc., R.Psych, MSc.
Depression Counsellor

FP Counselling Inc., R.Psych, MSc.

Registered Psychologists

In T2S 3E7 - Nearby to Balzac.

Our approach to assisting clients with depression is unique in that it takes the form of a number of approaches to counselling combined. This is important because not every individual responds to all elements of a single approach in the same manner. To be most effective as a counsellor in Calgary, we assess clients needs and together come up with an approach that will yield the most positive counselling outcome, using elements from many different approaches to therapy combined.

Alexandra Goodall, MA, RCC, CCTP
Depression Counselor

Alexandra Goodall, MA, RCC, CCTP

Registered Clinical Counsellor, Somatic Psychotherapist, Arts-based Psychotherapist, Sex and Intimacy Coach

Available for Online Therapy

As someone who has a history of depression personally and intergenerationally, I am well aware of the great challenges and opportunities for growth that this experience can bring. For those struggling with depression, healing can feel elusive, as if nothing will ever work. It often requires a wider lens, an eye for patterns and a deeply supportive and holistic orientation to shift this dynamic. My approach comes from my years of experience moving through and finally out of my own depression and integrating the ancestral patterns that laid the foundation for it in my life. I now come to you with a wide-reaching tool kit to support you in your journey.

Carissa Muth, BSW, M.A. (Honours), RPsych
Depression Counsellor

Carissa Muth, BSW, M.A. (Honours), RPsych

Registered Psychologist- Depression, Anxiety, and Trauma Counselling

In T2E 0S9 - Nearby to Balzac.

The darkness of depression can seem impenetrable. The first thing I offer my clients is hope. I believe depression can be coped with and even healed so that client's can regain their life. I utilize a variety of theories to first, provide a sense of safety, hope and comfort, and second, address the underlying causes and triggers. This provides the client with tools to cope with the pain as well as helping them move towards significant improvements in their ability to emotionally regulate.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

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.

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.

Living Well Counselling Services Inc., MA, MEd, RSW
Depression Counsellor

Living Well Counselling Services Inc., MA, MEd, RSW

Counsellors, Psychologist & Social Worker

In T2E 2Z6 - Nearby to Balzac.

Dr. Pat Keelan is Living Well's resident expert regarding depression. He started and ran a Depression group at one of Calgary's largest agencies for over 8 years. Natasha is also very strong in working with clients with depression, using research proven Solution Focused methods. To learn more about Pat or Natasha go to http://livingwellcounselling.ca/our-therapists

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.

Robert Hammel,
Depression Counsellor

Robert Hammel,

Registered Psychologist

In T3A 2V7 - Nearby to Balzac.

I believe in an approach to helping that starts from building on the strengths of the client; using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused, and Problem Solving pragmatic approaches to help the client learn new strategies to initially cope and then delve into changing the way they think about themselves and their world. Breaking and changing ineffective and damaging thinking patterns and replacing them with more effective and sound habits and patterns is the groundwork for change. I also believe that using an existential approach that takes into account searching for and creating meaning is crucial to building success and growing out of depression.

Cheryl McDougall, MSW, RSW, AAMFT
Depression Counselor

Cheryl McDougall, MSW, RSW, AAMFT

Master of Social Work ,

Available for Online Therapy

Feeling lonely, isolated? I am here to guide you through difficulties. The North Star has been a guiding light for people to find their way in the world. I will be the guiding light for you. This is done through a goal directed collaborative approach. Personal change is constant. We will bring awareness and facilitate movement toward goals you have identified. We will email back and forth, it's just like talking to a friend only you will receive professional help on your own schedule. Effective, easy, convenient and completely confidential E- Counselling draws on narrative and solution - focused therapies that will assist you to construct an outline for better ways of feeling and living.

Rise Counselling
Depression Counsellor

Rise Counselling

Masters in Clinical Social Work, Registered Social Worker

In T2S 0A5 - Nearby to Balzac.

"Depression" in today's society encompasses a very broad range of experiences - everything from a prolonged sadness to feeling such despair that life no longer feels worth living. It not only affects your mood but can also impact one's physical health, relationships and work. I accompany those struggling with depression to access their natural ability to re-wire their brain towards greater health. Since each person I work with is unique, I tailor my approach to each individual depending on the root cause. This may include things such as: processing past events with EMDR or managing current stressors with mindfulness practices or Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).

Virtuous Circle Counselling, MACP, MSW, RSW
Depression Counsellor

Virtuous Circle Counselling, MACP, MSW, RSW

Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Counsellors, Marriage & Family Therapists

In T3E 6L1 - 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.

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.

Farah Kurji, BSW, MSW, RCSW, YTT
Depression Counsellor

Farah Kurji, BSW, MSW, RCSW, YTT

Farah Kurji

In T3M 0N1 - Nearby to Balzac.

In both research and in my practice I know Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is the number one form of treatment for depression; I am advanced certified in CBT and offer a unique online CBT program to support you in your journey to discover how to shift out of and stay out of depressive episodes with a non judgemental and supportive approach. We start with understanding where you are at and what needs to feel better first. Then we work backwards to make sense of what contributed to the episode and what will help you not have it repeat.

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!!!

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.

Andrea Feldstain, Ph.D., R.Psych
Depression Counsellor

Andrea Feldstain, Ph.D., R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T2R 1K1 - Nearby to Balzac.

Clients with depression benefit from my combination of helpful tools. First, gold-standard treatment from the scientific literature on how to treat depression. At the same time, a personalized treatment built from a thorough understanding of each individual case. We'll create a unique and thorough understanding of your story and your needs, to help combine what the science says with what is most relevant and important for you.

Tracy Kroeker, MC, R Psych
Depression Counsellor

Tracy Kroeker, MC, R Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T2R 1B1 - Nearby to Balzac.

Depressive symptoms can have a major impact on our ability to live the life we desire. We tend to feel tired, foggy, and unmotivated during these times which lead to us to pull back from our normal day to day activities. The more we pull back, the more we spiral downwards in the depression. Together, we will figure out what led you down the depression spiral and how you can start to climb back out to live a life that is meaningful.

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.

Pinnacle Psych, Counselling and Assessment
Depression Counsellor

Pinnacle Psych, Counselling and Assessment

Kathleen Kelava; Registered Psychologist; BComm, MC

In T2R 0E2 - Nearby to Balzac.

In supporting clients with depression, I take an empathetic, understanding, and connective approach. We will work toward understanding underlying cognitive distortions, challenging unhelpful narratives, and promoting behavioural activation. In scaffolding clients toward better functioning, a sense of personal agency and resilience is engendered, which is transferable across all domains of a client's lived experience.

Jen Geary, Ph.D., LLB, MA (Psych), M.Ed.
Depression Counsellor

Jen Geary, Ph.D., LLB, MA (Psych), M.Ed.

Registered Social Worker (AB., BC.,MB.)

In T3H 3C8 - Nearby to Balzac.

Depression can be a part of the human condition! When you are calm, perhaps the experience is more profound when you realize that negative situations and people do not need to bind you entirely. Resiliency toolkits, including gratitude journals and positive affirmations, could help you to rise above cultural narratives that reinforce doom and gloom! You can realize your fullest potential for personal and social growth. You do not need to be defined by your depression, and you can, with supportive services, including through us, release your human potential, considering your problems differently with a change of perspective.

Mervin Van der Spuy, DTh-Counselling, BSc-Pharmacy
Depression Counsellor

Mervin Van der Spuy, DTh-Counselling, BSc-Pharmacy

Psychopharmacologist

In T2H 2G4 - Nearby to Balzac.

Only one in three people struggling with major depression gets the treatment they need – do not be part of the statistics of those who are not treated. Dr Mervin (Paraklesis Counselling) can help you decide on the correct pharmacological intervention that is right for you, and come alongside you in suggesting the best evidence-based therapeutic approach. If you are yo-yoing on and off antidepressants and tranquilizers, you are probably reducing your chances of recovery by doing damage to your brain. By the fifth or sixth major depressive episode, your recovery chances have been compromised and the relapse rate has gone up – effective treatment is available now!

Laura Romero, MC, RPsych
Depression Counsellor

Laura Romero, MC, RPsych

Registered Psychologist

In T3C 0X7 - Nearby to Balzac.

Depression is an experience that many individuals have in their lives and it is important for people to understand that they are not alone. Working very closely with clients helps me understand what goals are the most important to them so that we can slowly build up their confidence again. Building self-awareness and connections to others can help lift the depression fog but it all comes down to the readiness of the client and the power of their will to do the work required to make the change.

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

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

Certified Professional Counsellor Supervisor

In T3R 0A1 - 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'.

Gerard Alberts, M.Ed., R.Psych., CCLC
Depression Counsellor

Gerard Alberts, M.Ed., R.Psych., CCLC

Registered Psychologist

In T2P 3T8 - Nearby to Balzac.

Gerard has diverse experience as a psychologist and leader in social services, schools, university, workplaces, and his private practice. Using a theoretical foundation of social learning and cognitive-behavioural training, he is well-versed in various kinds of formal and informal assessment and solution-focussed approaches. He listens carefully to understand your needs and relies on his extensive experience to help you find solutions.

Renee Lyon, MACP, RSW
Depression Counsellor

Renee Lyon, MACP, RSW

Therapist/Spiritual Counsellor

In T2N 1X7 - Nearby to Balzac.

Depression is your body's response to overwhelm. It's a way for you to shut down and regroup. I can help you understand what's happening and how to slowly and gently come back to yourself. I can help you navigate the sometimes complex thoughts and feelings at the root of depression and how to move from darkness back to light. It's not easy to find the energy to address this, but so worth it!



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Are you ready to experience new freedom? Thank you for visiting our Alberta search of licensed therapists in Balzac who specialize in helping people overcome sadness, treat major depression and mood disorders such as bipolar, postpartum depression, and seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Feeling down, lonely, and depressed can affect us at any station in life. Sometimes the cause may be physiological (such as hormonal or due to medication), it may be emotional, environmental, psychological or any combination of the above. Counselling for recovery and restoration from depression by a top rated therapist in Balzac will help you climb back up and start living your dreams again.

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