Depression Counselling in Calgary, AB.

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


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)

Agnieszka Witkowska, MC, Provisional Psychologist
Depression Counsellor

Agnieszka Witkowska, MC, Provisional Psychologist

Registered Provisional Psychologist

Bridlewood Medical Clinic 235 2335 162 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2Y 4S6 | 587-830-1535

I work with clients diagnosed with clinical depression and with clients who due to certain circumstances may temporarily experience feelings that characterize depression such as sadness, despair, low self-esteem, emotional numbness, or unworthiness. I help my clients to gain a new perspective on their present life and to find hope for their future. It is important to alleviate the unpleasant feelings that accompany depression. At the same time it is important to understand the causes of depression and to give meaning to personal experience and desires. I accompany my clients in their journey of growth, in their search to feel better, to discover and reach their potential.

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

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....

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

Elizabeth Mannas, BA, BSW, MSW, RCSW
Depression Counsellor

Elizabeth Mannas, BA, BSW, MSW, RCSW

Registered Clinical Social Worker

Suite 103, 3450 19th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 6N9 | 4035851588

Depression can have many negative consequences in your life. It may cause you to miss out on the things you want to do, could lead to feelings of isolation and loneliness, it could impact your performance at work and could cause difficulties in your relationships. Elizabeth can work with you using various therapeutic techniques to assist with implementing strategies to deal with the symptoms of depression as well as addressing underlying negative emotions contributing to depression.

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

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.

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.

Robert Hammel,
Depression Counsellor

Robert Hammel,

Registered Psychologist

202 4603 Varsity Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T3A 2V7 | 403-973-2174

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.

Jeff Sturgeon, BSc.,MSW,RSW
Depression Counsellor

Jeff Sturgeon, BSc.,MSW,RSW

Psychotherapist

Suite 300, 1210 8 Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1L3 | 4036687561 Ext 102

I use a combination of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in developing treatment plans for clients who are experiencing Depression. Using tools and strategies form these modalities we developed a synthesis of self-acceptance and change. We work toward validation, tolerance, as well as techniques that will improve and increase positive mood behaviours.

Sherri Shergill, CCC, MA,
Depression Counsellor

Sherri Shergill, CCC, MA,

Registered Certified Canadian Counsellor

1638 10 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T3C 0J5 | 587-433-1039

Depression can feel like a tide sucking us down no matter how hard we try and escape it. There are many ways of working with depression, depending on how and what your experience is. I am well trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) which is therapy based on linking feelings to thoughts and actively trying to change the negative thoughts. I also provide Narrative Therapy, which works to separate the “problem” (in this case depression) from the person (in this case – you). By looking at depression as separate from you, we are better able to look at it objectively and envision a time where depression does not exist in your life and work towards it by actively working against it.

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

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.

Kate Kolskog, Registered Psychologist
Depression Counsellor

Kate Kolskog, Registered Psychologist

Supporting Wellness Psychological & Family Services

409, 8989 MacLeod Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0M2 | (888)622-8350

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.

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.

Cory Hrushka, Ph.d., C.S. D.S.T. NCPC, NCCE,
Depression Counsellor

Cory Hrushka, Ph.d., C.S. D.S.T. NCPC, NCCE,

Insight Psychological, Ph.D's, Registered Psychologists, Registered Provisional Psychologists, Canadian Certified Counsellors, AASECT Certified Sex Therapists, Therapists

#703, 7015 Macleod Tr. S, Calgary, Alberta T2H 2K6 | 403 252 1716

Cognitive behavior therapy has been found to be one of the most effective treatment modalities for working with depression issues. Clients can expect to gain an understanding of the roots of their depression and/or anxiety, the possible treatment outcomes and be able to have hands-on experience for working through ones depression if they are working with Cory. The ultimate goal is to help clients regain control of their lives.

Monica Wong, MSW, RSW
Depression Counsellor

Monica Wong, MSW, RSW

Therapist/Counselor (MSW), Hypnotherapist & HypnoBirthing/HypnoMothering practitioner

150, 4625 Varsity Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T3A 0Z9 | 403-978-2645

Depression can be all-consuming and life can seem overwhelming, difficult and hopeless at times. Despite the feeling of hopelessness, there is a reason to hope. Depression is manageable and something my clients can and do overcome. Because depression is unique to each person, I tailor my counselling style and approach to what works best for you. I also offer hypnotherapy because of the success it has in treating depression. Part of this process will involve being open to changing unhelpful patterns and behaviours. With your willingness and my guidance and support, you can identify what contributes to your depression, how to catch yourself from regressing and identify how to maintain progress

Jeannine Crofton, M. A. Counselling Psychology.
Depression Counsellor

Jeannine Crofton, M. A. Counselling Psychology.

Registered Psychologist

115-1st Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2P 0B3 | 403-266-2017 or 403-869-5080

Depression is an often misunderstood mental health condition that impacts the lives of people from every walk of life. While we know that depression can be improved through the use of medication alone or therapy alone the very best results often include a combination of psychotherapy and medication. When medication is not for you then therapy can be an effective way to treat the cognitive and emotional impact of this condition. My approach is to work on the thinking that allows depression to have a powerful impact on your life.

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!

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.

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.

Victoria Russell, MA, CCC
Depression Counsellor

Victoria Russell, MA, CCC

Certified Canadian Counsellor

5 Mackay Drive, SW, Calgary, Alberta T2V 2A3 | 403-383-2474

Are you feeling stuck, unworthy? Have you lost interest in things you used to enjoy? In terms of depression, I believe that everyone has experienced this at some point in their lives. Maybe you've hit a wall and you're feeling drained. I can help you manage your depressive symptoms and find peace and harmony. I can help you find happiness and assist with moving forward

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.

Alexandra Vartosu, M.C. (Psych.)
Depression Counsellor

Alexandra Vartosu, M.C. (Psych.)

Registered Prov. Psychologist

Synergea - 9 Arbour Lake Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T3G 5G8 | (403) 247-2947

When we become deeply unhappy or depressed, an avalanche of feelings, thoughts, physical sensations and behaviours come in to play. The huge emotional upheaval that can come from experiencing loss, separation, rejection or defeat, is normal and it is a shared experience by most people. However, if this distress goes on for too long it can start to permeate every aspect of our lives, taking over and dragging us down with it. Depression affects mind, body and spirit. As your therapist, think of me as your lifeline. Through Mindfulness-based strategies along with other evidence-based therapeutic interventions, depression can be overcome and I can help you on that journey back to yourself.

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.

Ken Fierheller, RP
Depression Counsellor

Ken Fierheller, RP

Marriage Counsellor, Psychotherapist & Life Coach

5010 Richard Road SW Suite 250, Calgary, Alberta T3E 6L1 | 1-888-540-5791

My goal with helping clients through depression is to help them feel empowered by re-discovering their deeper potential. Moving past old belief systems, habits and the stories we tell ourselves is paramount in overcoming depression. I am 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.



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