Depression Counselling in Calgary, AB.

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


Depression Counsellor

Maureen Theberge, MACP

Registered Psychologist

Suite 260, 1632-14th Ave. NW, Calgary, Alberta

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.

Depression Counsellor

Bow Valley Counselling, BA, BSW, MSW, RSW

Clinical Social Worker

#202 - 2120 Kensington Road N.W., Calgary, Alberta

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.

Depression Counsellor

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

Registered Psychologist

Suite 354, Gulf Canada Square Building, 401-9th Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta

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.

Depression Counsellor

Sharon Stopforth, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker

226B-259 Midpark Way S.E., Calgary, Alberta

I have worked as a counsellor for the past 15+ years working with clients struggling from depression and anxiety. Depression can stem from many sources and I establish whether the depression is situational or systemic. What this means is that depression that is situational is that a life event or situation is causing difficulty in the person's life such as depression resulting from grief and/or loss. When depression is systemic, there is usually a long term experience of depression in one's life and has been either on-going since childhood or early adulthood or intermittently since then. This usually indicates that there is unprocessed trauma in a person's background.

Depression Counsellor

McNaughton and Associates Counselling Inc.

Certified Professional Counsellors

200 Seminary View, Cochrane, Alberta

Depression is part of a wonderful design; depression attempts to keep us on track by bringing our attention to sad and discouraging elements in our lives, and inviting us to make changes that will improve our experience. At McNaughton and Associates Counselling, we will help you understand the messages that your depression holds, and use those messages to identify worthwhile changes for making life meaningful and rewarding.

Depression Counsellor

Robert Hammel,

Registered Psychologist

202 4603 Varsity Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta

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.

Depression Counsellor

Anu Chiarelli, RN, BA, MA, CSAT, CSOTP, CMAT

Certified Professional Counsellor, Registered Nurse, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, Certified Sex Offender Treatment Professional, Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist

Monterey Park, NE, Calgary, Alberta

Counselling for depression can help you in many ways: • offer support • problem solving • recognize and change your thinking and behavior • get your emotional needs met • relate to others • improve skills such as communication, boundaries and assertiveness • increase your self-esteem • deal with guilt and a sense of failure • treat the causes, not only symptoms • get you back into living your life • avoid recurrence. I use physical, emotional, cognitive, interpersonal and spiritual methods to treat depression. I have a special interest and expertise in working with pregnancy and postpartum depression that preserves the well-being of both mom and baby and the whole family.

Depression Counsellor

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

Psychopharmacologist

Suite 500 Macleod Place II, 5940 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta

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!

Depression Counselor

Inga Gusarova, MSc, CCC

Certified Canadian Counsellor

Online Therapist / Coach

Depression can be as complex and varied as the people who experience it. Because of this, solutions can also vary. I want to know how depression intrudes on your life: How does it feel? What does it stop you from doing? When did it start? Then I can tell you what research says about effective ways to get through it. And together, we can fit these ways for your situation. More specifically, I integrate the cognitive-behavioural, narrative, and solution-focused methods to co-develop a plan that works for you. I work online across Canada or in-person in Calgary.

Depression Counsellor

Sig Taylor, MSW, RSW, RMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

1235 - 17th Ave. S.W., Suite 305, Calgary, Alberta

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.

Depression Counsellor

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

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

203, 6628 Crowchild Trail SW, Calgary, AB, Calgary, Alberta

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....

Depression Counsellor

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

Reg. Psychologist, Marriage & Famly Therapist, Counsellors

1404 10 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta

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.

Depression Counsellor

Carl Malmsten, CouplesWork Senior Therapist

CouplesWork Senior Therapist, Supervising Therapist

Depression issues can both result from distress in relationships and precipitate distress. Support in addressing depression issues can have a signifiacant positive impact on overall relationship functioning. The fact that relationships are one of our primary coping mechanisms multiplies the potential distress when depression is present as it impacts the very mechanisms we use to cope.



You Have Found The Best Therapists for Depression and Mood Issues in Calgary, AB.

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

Calgary is located in Alberta, Canada. It has a land area of 825.56 square kilometers.  The population of Calgary is 1.25 million people with 466,725 households . The population ranking for Calgary is #3 nationally and #1 for the province of Alberta with a density of 1501.10 people per sq km. Calgary therapists serve postal code: T2G.