Depression Counselling in Bon Accord, AB.

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


Christina Bell, Registered Psychologist
Depression Counsellor

Christina Bell, Registered Psychologist

Certified Sex Addiction Therapist

In T5K 0J8 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

I use a cognitive therapy and mindfulness-based approach to treating depression. I also work with client to establish a holistic self-care practice, because physical issues like sleep deprivation can worsen depression. In my experience, anxiety and depression often occur together, so I work with clients to help cope with these symptoms and lower stress levels. In my experience, I have supported many individuals with depression in hospital and outpatient settings since 2000. Depression is one of the most common mental health concerns, and there are many approaches and techniques that can be effective.

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.
Depression Counsellor

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist

In T5N 3Y8 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

[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

Farrel Greenspan, MC
Depression Counsellor

Farrel Greenspan, MC

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 2J1 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Many people think depression is about not doing enough or being uncommitted to their goals, however, people who struggle with depression are facing the problem of being over-committed to their goals and failing. When I work with clients dealing with depression the goal is to manage goals and expectations and work on creating small changes that build momentum to larger changes.

Tarah Hook, Ph.D.
Depression Counsellor

Tarah Hook, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist

In T8N 2X4 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Depression, sadness, anger, social withdrawal, hopelessness... these are all ways our inner pain may be expressed. Dr. Hook can help you make sense of your thoughts and feelings, and help you regain your sense of well-being. As you start to put the pieces together and understand the reasons for your thoughts, feelings, and behaviours, you will find you have the ability to make meaningful, lasting changes!

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

Fresh Hope Counselling, R. Psych, RSW, MSW

Registered Psychologists and Master's Level Social Workers

In T5S 1G2 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

I use a Cognitive-Behavioural approach to treating depression, along with a holistic approach of bringing health to the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual realms of a person. Depression affects a person on all these levels and therefore needs to be treated that way. You can expect to learn skills, increase awareness of negative thought patterns and change them, and implement changes to your lifestyle which will help battle depression.

Laura Kennedy, MA, R. Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Laura Kennedy, MA, R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 0J3 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Depression can become a heavy weight, dragging down our energy and coloring our perception of our entire world. Life can even seem pointless, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Counselling can help provide essential therapeutic support to heal symptoms of depression. I provide an open and honest space in which to express your thoughts and feelings, understand the roots of the depression, learn effective coping skills to manage and heal symptoms, and regain feelings of hope and pleasure in living.

Michelle J Buckle, MA, CCC, RDT, RPsych
Depression Counsellor

Michelle J Buckle, MA, CCC, RDT, RPsych

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 1V6 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Johnny was referred by his doctor and his frustrated parents because he was sad and distressed for prolonged periods of time. He had frequent absences and poor grades. He would have angry outbursts and crying episodes. He struggled making friends, would end up in fights and was often in trouble with his teachers. I met with Johnny’s parents, visited his school and observed him in class. I met with him in my playroom and used non-directive play to show I was listening and I cared. Eventually, he opened up and began to talk about his sad feelings behind the anger. He learned how to identify problems and found tools for dealing with them.

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

Emma Drebit, MSc. (Marital & Family Therapy)

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 2L9 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Depression impacts people on many levels and can greatly impact relationships and work performance. Emma explores biological, psychological, and social factors that contribute to both the development and the treatment of depression. She uses cognitive behavioural therapy to help people understand how depression affects the way they think, feel, and behave and the impact it has on the body. Emma focuses on improving mood, coping, and resilience, which includes developing more balance and positive thinking patterns, changing negative core beliefs, learning healthy coping strategies, expressing thoughts and feelings in positive ways, and enhancing boundaries, self-esteem and support systems.

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

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

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 1W3 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Depression is one of the most difficult and painful of all human experiences. It robs us of energy, interest and the will to make things better. Much of the basis for depression lies in one's thinking. We will explore thinking patterns and how they impact your emotions. We will investigate new skills such as solving problems, changing thinking patterns, and reactivating your life. We will also create a plan to prevent future episodes, how to recognize depression episodes early, and how to prevent depression from spiralling deeper.

Priya Bains, M.A.
Depression Counsellor

Priya Bains, M.A.

Registered Psychologist, Certified Hakomi Therapist

In T5N 3W6 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Depression is a state that is usually warranted as a result of the situation that we come across. If we allow ourselves to experience and explore our depressive states, our natural tendency is to move out of this state. My approach to working with depression is not to make clients feel better immediately, but it is to sit in the depressed place with them so we can explore why they are there. Once its explored, experienced, and understood, only then can we move ourselves to health.

Cheryl Shea, M.Div., RPC, MPCC
Depression Counsellor

Cheryl Shea, M.Div., RPC, MPCC

Registered Professional Counsellor, Master Practitioner in Clinical Counselling

In T5N 4A3 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

We can be depressed for a variety of reasons - disappointment, bereavement, rejection. Ultimately depression requires identification of the cause. If you are dealing with loss and life change counselling is often sufficent. If you are burned out from work or being a caregiver then counselling and self care are both important. If you suffer from longterm depression then there can be a three-fold treatment of selfcare, counselling and medication that can be helpful. Not all depression requires medical intervention but for maybe people it is a helpful part of recovering hope.

Nancy Hurst, Ph.D
Depression Counsellor

Nancy Hurst, Ph.D

Registered Psychologist

In T6E 1T4 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Depression can feel like overwhelming sadness, or maybe like you are in a "funk" that you can not get out of. People often start to isolate themselves, and focus on negative thoughts. I offer a warm, safe place to share your feelings, examine your relationships and perceptions that may be contributing to your depression. I introduce concrete suggestions that will help you get your back on track. People frequently feel a sense of relief after sharing their burdens. In discussing experiences people are often able to view themselves differently and gain insight into how they can more effectively deal with situations and relationships.

Tori Hornbacher, MC, R. Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Tori Hornbacher, MC, R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T8H 0H9 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Depression can feel isolating and lonely but the collaborative process of counselling can help client's to shift from feeling helpless and hopeless to finding enjoyment in life. Client's can also experience an overall improvement in their daily life from including an increase in energy, and an improvement in memory, concentration, and ability to focus.

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

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

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 2L9 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

While there are many causes and contributors to depression, a common approach to working with it involves challenging negative thinking. Hurtful or damaging stories we tell ourselves tend to lead to feelings of hopelessness and sadness, which in turn, manifest as depression. At least in part, therapy for depression involves exploring the roots of negative thinking whereby its legitimacy is safely challenged. By undermining these hurtful thoughts, we are more inclined to experience preferred emotions, and a more enjoyable outcome. Clients that engage this process tend to find relief from depressive symptoms and live a more fulfilling life with more options available to them.

Samantha Pekh, M.A.,
Depression Counsellor

Samantha Pekh, M.A.,

Registered Psychologist, Clinical Director, PsychSolutions, Inc.

In T8N 6T3 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

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.

Hilda Huj, B.A., M.A.
Depression Counsellor

Hilda Huj, B.A., M.A.

Registered Clinical/Counselling and Forensic Psychologist

In T5K 1C5 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

It is so hard to understand depression. However, once you do understand it, it becomes a highly treatable state. I hope that we will together pinpoint the life problems that contribute to your depression and find which aspects of those problems can be solved or improved. Identify negative or distorted thought patterns you might have, and develop your skills that will help you fight the depression.

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

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

Licensed Psychologist, Alberta and Georgia

In T8A 3M7 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Depression is the common cold of psychology. Like anxiety and stress, depression is quite commonly reported by consumers of psychotherapy. I am experienced, comfortable, and patient with treating depression. I am neither strongly opposed nor strongly supportive of pharmacotherapeutics. I engage an approach that is personal-growth-centered and as independent of the medical model as is possible.

Tom Burton, CTA, RTC, MTC
Depression Counsellor

Tom Burton, CTA, RTC, MTC

Certified Transactional Analyst and Master Therapeutic Counsellor

In T6E 4C5 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Depression comes in many forms from situational to all encompassing and familiar. You may be feeling sad, unhappy, irritable, and have a sense of hopelessness. You may be saying things to yourself such as “I’m a failure” and “Just get on with it”. Are you self critical, so much so that you lack enthusiasm, motivation and self-esteem? “What is the point?” Being depressed can lead to withdrawing from others and situations, not doing what needs to get done or substance abuse. Depression could be a natural experience as a result of a devastating life situation. Or it may be familiar to you, going back to early years as a response to uncomfortable and unbearable feelings.

Laurence Zalmanowitz, M.Ed, R.Psych
Depression Counsellor

Laurence Zalmanowitz, M.Ed, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 1C5 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

The way you think greatly impacts how you feel, and navigating this on your own can be confusing. If you are one of the 1in 5 Canadians that experience depression at sometime in your life, there is help. Together we can take a closer look at how you think and appraise circumstances and events and explore how that impacts your overall outlook and feelings. When you change the way you think you can change how you feel and I am here to help with that.

Amanda Slugoski, R. Psych
Depression Counsellor

Amanda Slugoski, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T5W 4T2 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Depression is a clinical condition that can impact both your mind and physical abilities. The most recommended treatment method is cognitive behavioural therapy which we use to identify your negative feelings and behaviours so we can replace them with more positive ones. Your depression can be treated with both psychotherapy and medicine along with physical exercise to help alleviate symptoms and improve overall well-being.

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre, Inc.
Depression Counsellor

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre, Inc.

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre

In T8R 1W1 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Depression is not a journey you need to make alone. Our therapists can help you to: •Find your inner motivation and strength to live your life •Engage in activities that are proven to help alleviate symptoms of depression, such as exercise, good nutrition and meditation •Uncover and explore the life problems that contribute to your depression •Overcome isolation and reconnect with significant people in your life •Identify and challenge negative thinking patterns that lead to feeling helpless and hopeless •Control your thoughts and feelings so they no longer overwhelm you •Help you draw on your own emotional, mental and spiritual resources in the process of healing from depression.

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

Linda Tilley, M.Ed, R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T5G 0Y5 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Often prolonged depression or depression that is resistant to medication is not as much a clinical depression as it is a reaction to a series of environmental or interpersonal situations that leave us feeling chronically helpless with low self-worth. This is especially true when the situations happen during childhood. Moving beyond the helplessness often requires medication but more importantly, an opportunity to understand and process those negative situations. Making sense of what we are feeling helps us to put our experiences in perspective, process and release the lingering emotions related to those experiences, and move on towards a happy and productive life.

Doreen Foy, M.Sc.(MFT)
Depression Counsellor

Doreen Foy, M.Sc.(MFT)

Registered Psychologist

In T5N 3W1 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

The role of psychotherapy in treating depression is to help the person develop good coping strategies for dealing with everyday stressors. Benefits to be gained from therapy in treating depression include helping reduce stress in your life; it can give you a new perspective on problems with family, friends, or co-workers; it can make it easier to stick to your medical treatment; you can use it to learn how to cope with side effects from depression medication; you learn ways to talk to other people about your condition; it helps catch early signs of clinical depression.

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

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

Registered Clinical Counsellor, Clinical Psychologists, Therapists

In T5N 1R7 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Depression treatment counsellors can help clinically depressed or mildly depressed individuals find the origin of their depression, so it is treated more permanently. In combination with meditation or without, cognitive behavioural therapy, bi-lateral stimulation, EMDR and exposure therapies are skillfully woven into Shift’s protocol, to create a structured and highly effective treatment. Risk factors and development factors are investigated in the initial intake session. Continued screenings for treatment progression and depression symptoms are present in all subsequent sessions, as well.

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

Tamara Hanoski, Ph.D, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T5T 6M1 - Nearby to Bon Accord.

Many people believe that in order to be "strong," they need to bury their feelings and keep them hidden from others. Over time, this can backfire, as feelings can build and take over, leaving a person feeling down and depressed, or overwhelmed. I work with clients not only to work through feelings of anger, resentment, hurt, and sadness that have built up, but to develop new habits of self-care, assertiveness, boundaries, healthy expression of feelings, communication, and stress management so that this does not occur again in the future. By doing this, they can become a more well-rounded person, who feels free to express feelings as they arise, and no longer carries them with them.



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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.