Depression Counselling in Calmar, AB.

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


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

Linda Tilley, M.Ed, R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T5G 0Y5 - Nearby to Calmar.

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.

Nicolas Allen, MA, BPE, MES
Depression Counsellor

Nicolas Allen, MA, BPE, MES

Registered Psychologist

In T5N 0L9 - Nearby to Calmar.

Life has a habit of throwing us off balance which can be quite disturbing and disruptive to our lives. I work with my clients to help develop more positive focus in their lives and build skills that lead to more positive experiences and happier outcomes. By building on past success in their lives, we are able to create new solutions to problems and recognize what attributes the client already has to conquer their problems.

Ann Marie Dewhurst, PhD
Depression Counsellor

Ann Marie Dewhurst, PhD

Registered Psychologist

In T6C 3P4 - Nearby to Calmar.

Depression is a whole body experience. I support clients in making change through creating a holistic plan. By exploring the thoughts, feelings and physical aspects of the depression that is experienced, we look for the most effective place to intervene. I rely heavily on cognitive behavioural therapy, hypnosis, mindfulness, gentle movement, and narrative therapy techniques to support change.

Rebecca Martin, M Sc., LMHC, NCC, CCC
Depression Counsellor

Rebecca Martin, M Sc., LMHC, NCC, CCC

Canadian Certified Counselor

In T5S 1L2 - Nearby to Calmar.

Regain your love of life with therapy for depression. Let us work together to discover the underlying experiences or emotions that drive this low-energy, low enjoyment state. Once we have found the source of your depressed mood, we can work together to help you heal from your wounds, or to fully engage with the feelings that depression has been holding away from you. This insightful therapeutic approach provides you with the skills to diminish relapse into depression.

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 Calmar.

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.

Compassionate Counselling Inc., Nancy Hurst PhD,
Depression Counsellor

Compassionate Counselling Inc., Nancy Hurst PhD,

Compassionate Counselling Inc.

In T6E 1T4 - Nearby to Calmar.

Sometimes depression feels so dark it is hard to get out of bed. Other times it is more like a "heavy cloud" that burdens you with constant negative thoughts and feelings. Sometimes people are haunted by a barrage of critical thoughts like "what's wrong with you", " you always screw up", " if only you were like other people". Counselling helps you change the way you think and feel about yourself so you can approach life with a more hopeful and positive outlook.

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA
Depression Counsellor

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA

Residential Addiction Program

In T6E 4Y9 - Nearby to Calmar.

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.

Joanne Koopmans, Registered Psychologist, MSc MFT
Depression Counsellor

Joanne Koopmans, Registered Psychologist, MSc MFT

Registered Psychologist, Marital and Family Therapist

In T9E 7H8 - Nearby to Calmar.

We experience depression when our experience doesn't jive with what we had hoped or with what we deeply believe. Working together, we explore your feelings, thoughts and behaviours and how these interact to cause the troubles you are experiencing. We support medical intervention by working together with your physician if you believe medication would be a helpful part of the therapy process. Specific tools are useful for identifying your strengths and ways to work toward the good times again.

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

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

Registered Psychologist

In T6R 0E1 - Nearby to Calmar.

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.

Sara Jungen, Psychologist
Depression Counselor

Sara Jungen, Psychologist

M.A., R.Psych. - Registered Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

Research has clearly demonstrated that mindfulness-based approaches to depression are so powerful that they can reduce the chances of having a relapse by 50%! That's a big deal. A depressed mind is busy creating all kinds of negative thoughts. Mindfulness-based therapy will teach you a new way to relate to your thoughts. You don't have to believe everything you think! Especially the bad stuff, becuse it's often not true.

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

Michelle J Buckle, MA, CCC, RDT, RPsych

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 1V6 - Nearby to Calmar.

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.

Miranda Rempel, M.Ed., R.Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Miranda Rempel, M.Ed., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T6W 2Z8 - Nearby to Calmar.

I help clients to challenge problematic thoughts, capitalize on positive coping skills, and teach new ways of coping in order to help them manage feelings of despair, hopelessness, and helplessness. Together, we develop a plan for how to combat fatigue, problems with appetite and sleep, low motivation, a negative focus, and suicidal ideations. I support my clients in implementing, evaluating, and adjusting these plans as they work their way through depressive episodes. Additionally, creating a plan for relapse is essential for long-term success.

Sasha Campbell, BA, MA Counselling Psychology
Depression Counsellor

Sasha Campbell, BA, MA Counselling Psychology

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T6E 1Z1 - Nearby to Calmar.

My approach to depression is combined with the help of a Doctor and /or Psychiatrist. I feel as though using medication with psychotherapy is the best remedy available for those suffering from depression. Many of my sessions will focus on removal of past thoughts and ruminations of the past situation. I also use other forms of therapy such as Emotional Freedom Technique and parts of DBT.



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

Calmar is located in Alberta, Canada. It has a land area of 4.68 square kilometers.  The population of Calmar is 2,228 people with 842 households . The population ranking for Calmar is #1255 nationally and #140 for the province of Alberta with a density of 476.20 people per sq km. Calmar therapists serve postal code: T0C.