Depression Counselling in Calgary, AB.

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


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

Bow Valley Counselling, BA, BSW, MSW, RSW

Clinical Social Worker

#202 - 2120 Kensington Road N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 3R7 | 403-813-5603

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.

Tim Garner, MC, CCC
Depression Counselor

Tim Garner, MC, CCC

Canadian Certified Counsellor

Available for Online Therapy

Are you tired of being super-tired? Are the things you used to love just not fun anymore? Does it take immense effort to get going with your day? Does life seem kind of pointless? Do other people just not seem to "get" what you're going through? Do you wonder if this heavy feeling is ever going to end? If so, depression counselling may be right for you. By working with me, we'll explore and uproot the causes of your depression, allowing you to live with more energy, purpose, vitality, and meaning. Finally, let's step closer to a life of engagement. There is light at the end of the tunnel.

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.

Tanya Hutchinson, B.Sc., M.Sc.
Depression Counsellor

Tanya Hutchinson, B.Sc., M.Sc.

Registered Psychologist

115 1 Street S.W., Calgary , Alberta T2P 0B3 | 403-266-2017

Have you noticed changes in your mood, thinking, and even your actions/behaviours? Depression can occur abruptly or gradually, and in either case, it can be debilitating. At the onset of therapy, many of my clients experiencing depression report the feeling of a "black cloud" or "dark cloak" that has blanketed their ability to experience positive emotions, engage in activities they previously enjoyed, and to focus on the present while moving forward. Depression keeps us stuck in the past and focused on the pain. If you are experiencing these symptoms, you are not alone. I will assist you in identifying, understanding, and alleviating your symptoms.

Lucy Pascal, MSW, RSW
Depression Counsellor

Lucy Pascal, MSW, RSW

Registered Clinical Social Worker

#205 259 Midpark Way SE, Calgary, Alberta T2X 1M2 | 403-467-7252

Impacted by depression? Turning to the services of Talk Therapy you will find a safe and confidential environment and a supportive therapist who will listen to you non-judgmentally and attempt to understand your thoughts and feelings from your own perspective. The therapeutic environment present at Talk Therapy will provide you with a sense of being deeply understood which in turn can help you understand and manage your depressive mood and resolve issues that prevent you from being satisfied with your life

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

Susan Leslie, M.Ed, R.Psych

Counselling Psychologist

226 - 2505 17 Ave. S.W., Calgary, Alberta T3E 7V3 | 403 264-6175

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)

Amy Marshall, MN MC R. Psych
Depression Counsellor

Amy Marshall, MN MC R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

3rd floor, 4838 Richard Road SW, Calgary, Alberta T3E 6L1 | 403 461 6488

Depression is a mood disorder that can cause a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest that can interfere with daily functioning and relationships. Reaching out for help is a step towards healing and 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 regain control of your life.

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

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

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

6327 Crowchild Trail SW, Calgary, AB, Calgary, Alberta T3E 5R6 | (403) 454-1290

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....

Adriana Schmidt, BA, MA
Depression Counsellor

Adriana Schmidt, BA, MA

Registered Provisional Psychologist

160 Quarry Park Boulevard, Suite 300, Calgary, Alberta T2C 4J2 | 587-350-8843

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.

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

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

Counsellors, Psychologist & Social Worker

4803 Centre Street NW, Ste 04, Calgary, Alberta T2E 2Z6 | 403-695-7911

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

Lynne Goertzen, MA, CSAT, CMAT, RRT
Depression Counsellor

Lynne Goertzen, MA, CSAT, CMAT, RRT

Registered Psychologist

2003 - 14 Street N.W., Suite 105, Calgary, Alberta T2M 3N4 | 403-630-7595

Feeling sad or down from time to time is normal and typically short-lived. Longer periods of sadness may occur with grief or loss of a loved one -- also very normal. It's unrealistic to imagine we should feel happy all the time. But, sometimes, the normal and transient experience of healthy sadness become long-lasting and persistent sadnessor depression that settles in to stay and interferes with day-to-day life. Whenyou're depressed, you can't just 'snap out of it'. You might feel anxious, pessimistic, guilty, hopeless, helpless, worthless, irritable. Depression affects sleep, appetite, sex, and energy. But depression is treatable. I can help you turn the tide of your depression.

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

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

Registered Psychologist

Suite 354, Gulf Canada Square Building, 401-9th Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 3C5 | 403-262-4040

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.

Dan McKinnon, Daniel McKinnon
Depression Counsellor

Dan McKinnon, Daniel McKinnon

Registered Psychologist (Alberta #2896)

107, Edgeridge Close NW, Calgary, Alberta T3A 6K4 | 4033715323

Having depression enter one's life is shocking, debilitating and saddening. Depression throws one into states of dulled emotion and distorted thinking. Central to feeling depressed is a seemingly inescapable loss of vitality and energy. Entering into counselling with me as a means of exiting depression from your life will entail reframing your thinking, engaging adaptive emotions and creating a healthier lifestyle centered around mindfulness practices, daily exercise and good nutrition. We will create a strong therapeutic alliance that is focused on restoring the vitality, positive mind sets and hopefulness needed to bring your life, back to life.

Joyce Musekiwa, Bsc, MBA, MACP
Depression Counsellor

Joyce Musekiwa, Bsc, MBA, MACP

Counsellor

Calgary, Alberta T2Y 3X6 | 4037006249

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.

Anu Chiarelli, RN, BA, MA, CSAT, CSOTP, CMAT
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, Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider

Monterey Park, NE, Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6X1 | 403-285-6768

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.

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

Saneeta Saunders, Ph.D, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

306, 638 - 11 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0E2 | 403-305-1699

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.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Depression Counsellor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Calgary, Alberta T1X 0L3 |

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.

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

1404 10 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta T2M 4M8 | 403-619-8558

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.

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

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

Registered Clinical Counsellor

71 Strathclair Rise SW, Calgary, Alberta T3H 1G3 | 4038039604

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.

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

Cobb & Associates Inc., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

200C Haddon Road SW, Calgary, Alberta T2V 2Y6 | 403-255-8577

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

#318 Mayfair Place, 6707 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, Alberta T2V 0E4 | 403-254-8400

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.

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA
Depression Counsellor

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA

Residential Addiction Program

Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2V 0P7 | 587-952-0694

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.

Jenn Betts, MA, R. Psych
Depression Counsellor

Jenn Betts, MA, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

160 Quarry Park Blvd suite 300, Calgary, Alberta T2C 4J2 | 4035858843

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.

Brenda Duncan, MSW RSW
Depression Counsellor

Brenda Duncan, MSW RSW

Clinical Social Worker

132 - 17th Avenue NW, Calgary, Alberta T2M 0M6 | 403-874-7690

Depression is a very common experience, whether it refers to how you are experiencing your life right now or to a clinical diagnosis. Fortunately, it is also very treatable, most often through talk therapy or counselling, although some people will also benefit from medication. I am very experienced in working with depression and anxiety, combining various approaches, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, and Interpersonal Therapy, to help you better understand and deal with feelings of being overwhelmed by life right now. You will be able to regain enjoyment and energy in your life and relationships and develop new perspectives and personal resources

Carl Malmsten, CouplesWork Senior Therapist
Depression Counsellor

Carl Malmsten, CouplesWork Senior Therapist

CouplesWork Senior Therapist

#208 478 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, V1Y 6N7 | 2508706507

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.



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