Depression Counselling in Black Diamond, AB.

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


Nick Bohn, MA
Depression Counsellor

Nick Bohn, MA

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T2C 4J2 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Difficult emotions are part of life, and can provide us with valuable information if we are able to tolerate them. They can tell us what's important, when something is wrong, and can guide our actions to see that our needs are met in the present, and help us overcome similar situations in the future. Unfortunately, that message becomes lost when we are depressed, replaced with a tendency to blame ourselves for the distress we feel, often leading to self-reciprocating negative spiral that can feel hopeless. You can overcome this, and, with training in CBT, emotion focused therapy, and with strong emphasis on cultivating a safe, my compassionate therapeutic atmosphere, perhaps I can help.

Joyce Musekiwa, Bsc, MBA, MACP
Depression Counsellor

Joyce Musekiwa, Bsc, MBA, MACP

Counsellor

In T2Y 3X6 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Depression is more than just sadness. It can interfere with memory, concentration and sleep patterns and many other aspects of life. People who suffer from depression may tire easily, experience persistent sadness and loss of hope and have thoughts of suicide. You do not have to live under the weight of depression. Effective therapy can help you recover from depression and enjoy life once again.

Sheryl Singh, MC
Depression Counsellor

Sheryl Singh, MC

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T2C 4J2 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

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.

Jennifer Rioux, MC, R. Psych
Depression Counsellor

Jennifer Rioux, MC, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T1S 2C3 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

I understand how debilitating and frustrating depression is. It is researched that after the initial session 80% of people will feel an increase of hope, a necessity in managing and coping with depression. I offer a personalized therapy for your depression as we gain understanding of your experience and how it effects you. Behavioural activation, Cognitive behaviour therapy, and ,Solution focused therapy are a few of the therapies I bring into my practice to help reduce symptoms of depression.

Michelle Tkachuk, Ph.D., R.Psych
Depression Counsellor

Michelle Tkachuk, Ph.D., R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T3M 1C9 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

If you’re feeling depressed, fatigued, burn out, or disconnected from others, I can help. I have been working with individuals with various forms of depression since the onset of my career. Together, we will develop a personalized plan to support your needs, including ruling out physical causes. In addition to personalized coping tools, we will also explore underlying causes to the depression and help you heal to safeguard you from depression in the future.

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

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

Registered Psychologist

In T1S 2C1 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

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.

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

Susan Leslie, M.Ed, R.Psych

Counselling Psychologist

In T3E 7V3 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

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)

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

Cobb & Associates Inc., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T2V 2Y6 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

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

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

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

Registered Psychologist

In T2V 0E4 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

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.

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

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

Registered Psychologist, Registered Christian Counsellor

In T2V 0E4 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

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!!!

Roslyn Hansen-Henze, BSW, MA Counseling
Depression Counsellor

Roslyn Hansen-Henze, BSW, MA Counseling

Registered Christian Counsellor, Certified Professional Counsellor

In T2W 2V5 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Being in a dark place can seem so much more bleak when no one seems to be able to understand. And, it's even worse when those you love just expect you to pull yourself together and get on with it and it feels God is just as far away. Come and experience a special place of deep understanding for women's depression where your faith is integrated with the empowerment that comes from owning the skills you need to walk out of depression and breath again.

Adriana Schmidt, BA, MA
Depression Counsellor

Adriana Schmidt, BA, MA

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T2C 4J2 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

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.

Sig Taylor, MSW, RSW, RMFT
Depression Counsellor

Sig Taylor, MSW, RSW, RMFT

Social Worker - Marriage & Family Therapist

In T2T 0C2 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Many mental health issues are caused by experiential avoidance. Those suffering with depression are often avoiding dealing with situations and circumstances in their life that causing the depression. Examples of this could be a bad marriage, an unsatisfying work situation, lack of meaningful goals in life, health issues, etc. In other words they've become immobilized. Using cognitive behavioral therapy approaches, I help clients address negative beliefs and self defeating patterns that have been holding them back from enjoying a meaningful and fulfilling life. The fact is depression is HIGHLY treatable so don't wait, get the help you need right away. You'll be glad you did.

Toni Harris, MSc., R.Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Toni Harris, MSc., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T1S 2C3 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

If you struggle with hopelessness, fatigue, sadness, guilt and / or negative thinking, seeking an external support may provide you with the perspective and support required to initiate meaningful change. There are a number of different tools and techniques available to those living with depression or mood concerns. Please contact me to discuss my approach and how I may be able to help you address the struggles you are facing.

David Small, M.A.
Depression Counsellor

David Small, M.A.

Registered Psychologist

In T1S 1B3 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Depression is a moving target. That is because every one experiences depression in a differently and the symptoms of so diverse that it becomes challenges to describe one's experience. In fact, there are 227 different combinations of symptoms that would lead to an accurate diagnosis of depression! I use a a factor model that is personalized to my client experience in order to examine life situations, unhelpful or harmful thought patterns, behaviour and physical health in order to pinpoint factors that contribute too, or maintain, depression. Any problematic factors become a target for intervention.

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.

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

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

Psychopharmacologist

In T2H 2G4 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

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!

Jenn Betts, MA, R. Psych
Depression Counsellor

Jenn Betts, MA, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T2C 4J2 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

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.

Amanda Jahraus, MC, RPsych
Depression Counsellor

Amanda Jahraus, MC, RPsych

Registered Psychologist

In T2H 0L3 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Challenging life experiences and the impact of daily stressors can leave you feeling numb, disconnected from yourself and others, disengaged from daily activities, and may leave you experiencing a sense of loss in your life. Experiences of depression can manifest in the body, heart, and brain in many ways. I can work with you to explore your thoughts, feelings, and somatic experiences, as they relate to depression. In counselling, you may learn new ways to cope, re-claim feelings of hope, re-connect with yourself and others, and/or find new ways to engage with life in a more authentic and meaningful way.

Kate Kolskog, Registered Psychologist
Depression Counsellor

Kate Kolskog, Registered Psychologist

Supporting Wellness Psychological & Family Services

In T2H 0M2 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

People today choose to do counselling for a variety of reasons. Think about what you are struggling with in the moment; it may be depression, anxiety, or it may be something like wanting to change jobs, finding motivation, or building confidence. Therapy is for everyone and it is empowering. You may not think so, but seeking the guidance of a professional counsellor or psychotherapist to overcome your concerns is an indicator of individual courage. In a warm, supportive and non-judgmental environment, you will gain new skills to cope with your challenges. The process of therapy can help shift your perception and change unhelpful patterns of behaviour into meaning growth and empowerment.

Mark Giesbrecht, MA, CT, RCC, CCC
Depression Counsellor

Mark Giesbrecht, MA, CT, RCC, CCC

Registered Clinical Counselor / Canadian Certified Counselor

In T3M 1H5 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Depression can be deeply painful, robbing you of energy, motivation, and hope. It creates a negative view of life, your self, and your future. It typically disrupts sleep patterns, appetite, emotions, and your thinking ability. I use the clinical practice of cognitive behavioural therapy to help people regain healthy control over their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, and reclaim a sense of influence over their life style and life situation's. Coaching you to refocus, set small daily goals, celebrate your successes, and learn new behavioral and thinking skills can take time but the good news is that once you have acquired these skills you have them for life.

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.
Depression Counselor

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

[NOTE: MY OFFICE IS IN CALGARY -- I DO VIDEO SESSIONS ELSEWHERE IN ALBERTA]. I have been severely clinically depressed several times in my life. I know how it feels to be in a dark hole yet be unable to rise above and function normally again. But I can help. I know all of the techniques and I have a good understanding of the right physical interventions to help you as well. Book a session today by simply going to https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=14249112

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

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

Registered Psychologist

In T1S 1J5 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Dr. Val used to facilitate groups of those who had engaged in family violence, both men and women. Up front, number one is caring acceptance of the perpetrator, regardless of what he/she has done. A non-judgmental attitude is engendered based on Val's understanding that we are all children of God, and that we've all got a negative and a positive side, and those two sides are in constant battle. Helping people recognize their physiological signs of anger and curbing them before the explosion, is an important part of Dr. Val's training. Learning emotional regulation is a cornerstone of her approach.

Velma Noble, MA, RP, CCC, CPCS (Ret),PAg (Ret
Depression Counsellor

Velma Noble, MA, RP, CCC, CPCS (Ret),PAg (Ret

Registered Psychotherapist; Cdn. Clinical Counsellor Supervisor; Certified Professional Counsellor Supervisor; Professional Agrologist (PAg-Ret)

In T3E 5R6 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Everyone feels “down”, gloomy, discouraged, or sad from time to time. For some people, however, this “low” or depressed mood persists. When symptoms last for two weeks or more, and are so severe that they interfere with daily functioning, it is called depression. While clinical depression usually occurs in adulthood, it can also affect children, adolescents, and seniors, but it is more difficult to recognize in these groups. Factors such as low self-esteem and self-defeating or distorted thinking styles are connected with depression, otherwise known as a mood disorder. Events or circumstances in early childhood may also increase the likelihood of depression in adulthood. There is good new....

Jaime Williams, PhD., R.D.Psych. (#758; #5468)
Depression Counselor

Jaime Williams, PhD., R.D.Psych. (#758; #5468)

Registered Doctoral Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

Using active techniques, the client works towards increasing structure in their day and motivation by focusing on values. With an experiential approach, each session becomes a chance to celebrate victories, self-reliance, and strength of character. The client is challenged to become more responsible in their quest to live a better life, trying out techniques that can be carried forward day-to-day.



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Are you ready to experience new freedom? Thank you for visiting our Alberta search of licensed therapists in Black Diamond 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 Black Diamond will help you climb back up and start living your dreams again.

Black Diamond is located in Alberta, Canada. It has a land area of 3.84 square kilometers.  The population of Black Diamond is 2,700 people with 1,098 households . The population ranking for Black Diamond is #1102 nationally and #130 for the province of Alberta with a density of 702.70 people per sq km. Black Diamond therapists serve postal code: T0L.