Depression Counselling in Calgary, AB.

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


Cal H. Henze, MA., R. Psych. (Prov),. CPC.,
Depression Counsellor

Cal H. Henze, MA., R. Psych. (Prov),. CPC.,

Registered Provisional Psychologist, Registered Christian Counsellor

6707 Elbow Drive South West, Calgary, Alberta T2V 0E4 | (403) 819-3545

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!!!

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

Patrick Keelan, Ph.D.
Depression Counsellor

Patrick Keelan, Ph.D.

Registered psychologist

1813 8th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 2Z2 | 4033241875

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.

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.

Cece Wiens, MHSc, C.C.C, RMFT
Depression Counsellor

Cece Wiens, MHSc, C.C.C, RMFT

Canadian Certified Counsellor

316 1167 Kensington Cres NW , CALGARY, Alberta T2N 1X6 | 587 331 9887

I approach depression treatment in a client centred way, in that I believe you the client knows what is best for your care. Some clients prefer medication, some prefer no medication and some prefer both to help aid in working through depression. We do not have the option of cherry picking our emotions, my work stems around helping people recognize their feelings and learning to create a safe space for feelings to be validated.

Cheryl Placsko, MA, R.Psych
Depression Counsellor

Cheryl Placsko, MA, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

Suite #226 Westhills Corporate Centre, 7370 Sierra Morena Blvd SW, Calgary, Alberta T3H 4H9 | 403-701-4148

Depression need not hold you down and back from your life. Together we will explore the thoughts, feelings, beliefs and behaviours that feed depression and shift them to bring about hope and motivation. Numerous studies throughout the world have consistently demonstrated that cognitive-behavioural therapy is an effective treatment for major depression.

Erika Mohle, MSc, RPsych
Depression Counsellor

Erika Mohle, MSc, RPsych

Registered Psychologist

Calgary, Alberta T2G 1L8 | 403.462.4584

Depression is an exceptionally challenging emotional experience, and it seems to be on the rise in recent years. If you are experiencing depression, you are not alone. Since depression can feel exceptionally heavy, having someone alongside you to support your recovery can be very helpful. Accessing counselling for depression can aid you in relating to your feelings, thoughts, and behaviours in a more useful way. These changes can lead to an elevated mood and higher motivation overtime. If you are experiencing depression, reach out when you can, to friends and/or a therapist, for support.

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)

Maureen Theberge, MACP
Depression Counsellor

Maureen Theberge, MACP

Registered Psychologist

600 Crowfoot Crescent NW Suite 340 , Calgary, Alberta T3G 0B4 | 587-216-1818

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.

Sharon Stopforth, MSW, RSW
Depression Counsellor

Sharon Stopforth, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker

226B-259 Midpark Way S.E., Calgary, Alberta T2X 1M2 | (403)452-9422

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.

Amanda Jahraus, MC, RPsych
Depression Counsellor

Amanda Jahraus, MC, RPsych

Registered Psychologist

4816-1 Street SW, Calgary, AB, Calgary , Alberta T2G 0A2 | 403-605-7394

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.

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.

Sig Taylor, MSW, RSW, RMFT
Depression Counsellor

Sig Taylor, MSW, RSW, RMFT

Social Worker - Marriage & Family Therapist

1235 - 17th Ave. S.W., Suite 305, Calgary, Alberta T2T 0C2 | 403-237-7501

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.

Chelsea Smyth, MSW
Depression Counsellor

Chelsea Smyth, MSW

Master of Social Work, Clinical Specialization

Calgary, Alberta T2Z 3Y9 | 587-223-7973

I believe that a client's experience of depression is typically a symptom of a whole range of things going on in their life. In my work with clients I like to look at the whole person and work together to understand what is contributing to them feeling unwell. By doing this, we are able to determine what needs to be addressed first (ie. work stress, relationship challenges etc.).

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.

Shift Psychological, R. Psych
Depression Counsellor

Shift Psychological, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

815 17 Ave SW #210, Calgary, Alberta T2T 0A1 | 587-352-6463

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.

Joanna Jewell, M.A., R. Psych., CSAT, CMAT
Depression Counsellor

Joanna Jewell, M.A., R. Psych., CSAT, CMAT

Registered Psychologist

1511 10 Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1E8 | 4033979925

Tons of people struggle with depression. It can come from different sources; I take the time to help my clients understand the nature of *their* particular depression as it fits into their entire life: mind, body, and soul, better helping them fight for hope and joy. My treatment approach gives clients the strategies, resources and support that can strengthen their abilities to fight this stubborn darkness, leading to greater fulfillment and flourishing in life and relationships.You can feel better again!

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

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

Certified Professional Counsellor Supervisor

NW Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T3G 5A3 | 403-585-7646

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'.

Ken Fierheller, RP
Depression Counsellor

Ken Fierheller, RP

Psychologists, Marriage Counsellors, Psychotherapists & Life Coaches

300-8 Varsity Estates Circle NW , Calgary, Alberta T3A 2Z3 | 1-888-540-5791

Our goal with helping clients through depression is to help them feel empowered by re-discovering their deeper potential and reconnect to themselves with greater meaning. Moving past old belief systems, habits and the stories we tell ourselves is paramount in overcoming depression. We are here to help service our community for creating powerful healing and lasting results. I use a unique approach of teaching, coaching and deeper therapy work.

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.

Marcey Heschel, B.A., M.A.
Depression Counsellor

Marcey Heschel, B.A., M.A.

Canadian Certified Counsellor

7370 Sierra Morena Boulevard SW, Calgary, Alberta T3H 3B8 | 587-356-6656

I believe depression can be treated through carefully examining beliefs we have about ourselves that no longer serve us. For example, if we learned at a young age that we were unloveable, we may have looked for ways throughout our life to prove that as truth When we start to identify self defeating beliefs and challenge them it's remarkable the changes we can experience in our overall depressive symptoms and overall sense of well being.

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.

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.

Amy Marshall, BN MN MC
Depression Counsellor

Amy Marshall, BN MN MC

Registered Psychologist

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

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.

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.



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