Depression Counselling in De Winton, AB.

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


Emily Shaffer, M.A. Counselling, R.Psych
Depression Counsellor

Emily Shaffer, M.A. Counselling, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T2S 3B1 - Nearby to De Winton.

The word "depression" has become widespread and has come to mean very different things to many different people. Generally it entails deep sadness, lack of energy, motivation and interest in things, and sometimes it is described simply as a big, black cloud hanging over one's head all day long. Whatever the individual experience of it, depression requires learning ways to manage it to make it feel less overwhelming, as well as exploration to gain an understanding of what may be contributing to it. These endeavours are done through ways that fit with your needs and the essence of who you are.

Sig Taylor, MSW, RSW, RMFT
Depression Counsellor

Sig Taylor, MSW, RSW, RMFT

Social Worker - Marriage & Family Therapist

In T2T 0C2 - Nearby to De Winton.

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.

Amanda Jahraus, MC, RPsych
Depression Counsellor

Amanda Jahraus, MC, RPsych

Registered Psychologist

In T2H 0L3 - Nearby to De Winton.

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.

Gita Ward, BA, MSW, RCSW
Depression Counsellor

Gita Ward, BA, MSW, RCSW

Registered Clinical Social Worker

In T1S 0R5 - Nearby to De Winton.

Depression can take hold of your life and stop you from living the life you want. It affects your sleep, energy, sex drive, relationships, mood and motivation. I have been able to see people climb out of their depression through utilizing a cognitive behaviroural approach. Clients notice a significant decrease in symptoms and are able to re-engage with friends, family, work and themselves. Contact Gita Ward for an appointment www.truelivingcounselling.com

Lucy Pascal, MSW, RSW
Depression Counsellor

Lucy Pascal, MSW, RSW

Registered Clinical Social Worker

In T2X 1M2 - Nearby to De Winton.

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

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

In T1X 0A4 - Nearby to De Winton.

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.

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

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

Psychopharmacologist

In T2H 2G4 - Nearby to De Winton.

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!

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

In T2M 4M8 - Nearby to De Winton.

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.

Dan McKinnon, Daniel McKinnon
Depression Counsellor

Dan McKinnon, Daniel McKinnon

Registered Psychologist (Alberta #2896)

In T3A 6K4 - Nearby to De Winton.

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.

Maureen Theberge, MACP
Depression Counsellor

Maureen Theberge, MACP

Registered Psychologist

In T3G 0B4 - Nearby to De Winton.

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.

Joshua Adams, M.A., B.Sc., B.RS., R.Psych
Depression Counsellor

Joshua Adams, M.A., B.Sc., B.RS., R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T2R 0S6 - Nearby to De Winton.

Depression can be debilitating: feeling you have no worth, lacking the energy to get things done, not enjoying activities you used to enjoy, and even physiological changes. Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) has been proven to be effective in helping people who are depressed change their unhelpful thinking as well as make positive changes to their environment and activities of daily life.

Kathryn Dodds, RPC in Psychotherapy
Depression Counsellor

Kathryn Dodds, RPC in Psychotherapy

Psychotherapist/Counsellor/ Life Coach

In T3H 4J8 - Nearby to De Winton.

What do you think 'depression' is? A symptom or a diagnosis? Many clients I meet have struggled to believe that change was possible. Depression can fade the colors in life and bring us into a state of hopelessness. Its tough to get motivated and believe again. Kathryn can empower you again to take your life back, ignite the flame that may seem to have been snuffed out. She will support you to set goals that YOU are comfortable with, and she will encourage you each week to measure your success based on YOUR progress.

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

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

Registered Psychologist

In T2R 1E8 - Nearby to De Winton.

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!

Robert Hammel,
Depression Counsellor

Robert Hammel,

Registered Psychologist

In T3A 2V7 - Nearby to De Winton.

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.

Cal H. Henze, MA., R. Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Cal H. Henze, MA., R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist, Registered Christian Counsellor

In T2V 0E4 - Nearby to De Winton.

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!!!

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

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

Certified Professional Counsellor Supervisor

In T3R 0A1 - Nearby to De Winton.

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'.

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

Lynne Goertzen, MA, CSAT, CMAT, RRT

Registered Psychologist

In T2M 3N4 - Nearby to De Winton.

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.

Brenda Duncan, MSW RSW
Depression Counsellor

Brenda Duncan, MSW RSW

Clinical Social Worker

In T2M 0M6 - Nearby to De Winton.

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

Karina McGregor, BA, MC, R.Psych
Depression Counsellor

Karina McGregor, BA, MC, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist/EMDR Therapist

In T3G 0B4 - Nearby to De Winton.

Are you finding that you are feeling disconnected from yourself and others? Perhaps life is seeming more drab, empty, and meaningless? Depression can play out in different ways for different people. There are many root causes to depression and if left untreated, life can become overwhelming. I am a Registered Psychologist that specializes in depression. I offer video, phone, and in-person sessions and can help you get back to living a life where moments of vitality are less fleeting. Contact me today: 587-362-0640

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

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

Registered Psychologist

In T2P 0B3 - Nearby to De Winton.

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.

Tamara Hathaway, Registered Psychologist, M.Sc (MFT)
Depression Counsellor

Tamara Hathaway, Registered Psychologist, M.Sc (MFT)

Registered Psychologist

In T1S 2C1 - Nearby to De Winton.

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.

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA
Depression Counsellor

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA

Residential Addiction Program

In T2V 0P7 - Nearby to De Winton.

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.

Kate Kolskog, Registered Psychologist
Depression Counsellor

Kate Kolskog, Registered Psychologist

Supporting Wellness Psychological & Family Services

In T2H 0M2 - Nearby to De Winton.

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.

Jenn Betts, MA, R. Psych
Depression Counsellor

Jenn Betts, MA, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T2C 4J2 - Nearby to De Winton.

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.

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

Susan Leslie, M.Ed, R.Psych

Counselling Psychologist

In T3E 7V3 - Nearby to De Winton.

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)



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