Depression Counselling in Strathcona County, AB.

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


Family Counselling Centres in Edmonton, M.A, M.Sc
Depression Counsellor

Family Counselling Centres in Edmonton, M.A, M.Sc

Registered Psychologist, Registered Provisional Psychologist and Canadian Certified Counsellor

In T6E 6N1 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Based on clinical research, spending time with animals can help lessen the symptoms of depression-- particularly when combined with counselling. Relationships formed with horses can illustrate to clients the impact that depression is having in their life and relationships. This can both motivate the client to move towards healing and also provide the safety needed to better understand the challenges they are facing and to make movement toward change.

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.

Nancy Hurst, Ph.D
Depression Counsellor

Nancy Hurst, Ph.D

Registered Psychologist

In T6E 1T4 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Depression can feel like overwhelming sadness, or maybe like you are in a "funk" that you can not get out of. People often start to isolate themselves, and focus on negative thoughts. I offer a warm, safe place to share your feelings, examine your relationships and perceptions that may be contributing to your depression. I introduce concrete suggestions that will help you get your back on track. People frequently feel a sense of relief after sharing their burdens. In discussing experiences people are often able to view themselves differently and gain insight into how they can more effectively deal with situations and relationships.

Paul Bianchini, Ph.D., R.Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Paul Bianchini, Ph.D., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T6C 2S1 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

The depression of our feelings can make things feel better for the moment and can even be a healthy way to manage in the short-term. The problem arises when we push these feelings down over time. What makes it worse is that others may even promote the depression of our feelings. But our feelings do not go away and we begin to feel depressed. Learning to reengage with our feelings helps us rediscover our strength in managing them. I have successfully worked with people from a variety of backgrounds to treat depression and look forward to working with you. Visit my website at www.prairieowlpsychology.ca from more details.

Priya Bains, M.A.
Depression Counsellor

Priya Bains, M.A.

Registered Psychologist, Certified Hakomi Therapist

In T5N 3W6 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Depression is a state that is usually warranted as a result of the situation that we come across. If we allow ourselves to experience and explore our depressive states, our natural tendency is to move out of this state. My approach to working with depression is not to make clients feel better immediately, but it is to sit in the depressed place with them so we can explore why they are there. Once its explored, experienced, and understood, only then can we move ourselves to health.

Doreen Foy, M.Sc.(MFT)
Depression Counsellor

Doreen Foy, M.Sc.(MFT)

Registered Psychologist

In T5N 3W1 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

The role of psychotherapy in treating depression is to help the person develop good coping strategies for dealing with everyday stressors. Benefits to be gained from therapy in treating depression include helping reduce stress in your life; it can give you a new perspective on problems with family, friends, or co-workers; it can make it easier to stick to your medical treatment; you can use it to learn how to cope with side effects from depression medication; you learn ways to talk to other people about your condition; it helps catch early signs of clinical depression.

Fresh Hope Counselling, R. Psych, RSW, MSW
Depression Counsellor

Fresh Hope Counselling, R. Psych, RSW, MSW

Registered Psychologists and Master's Level Social Workers

In T5S 1G2 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

I use a Cognitive-Behavioural approach to treating depression, along with a holistic approach of bringing health to the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual realms of a person. Depression affects a person on all these levels and therefore needs to be treated that way. You can expect to learn skills, increase awareness of negative thought patterns and change them, and implement changes to your lifestyle which will help battle depression.

Alycia Chung, M.Ed., RPsych., CSAT
Depression Counsellor

Alycia Chung, M.Ed., RPsych., CSAT

Registered Psychologist, CSAT

In T5G 3K4 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

The fact that you are reading this leads me to believe that there is a small part of you that hopes that things will get better even if it's hard to imagine how. I will help you to build an action plan that will move you out from under the dark cloud of depression and into a healthier and happier way of being. The goal is to have your mind and body working for you, instead of against you.

Samuel Platts, R.Psych, CSAT
Depression Counsellor

Samuel Platts, R.Psych, CSAT

Registered Psychologist

In T6E 4A4 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Depression is often a teacher that we haven't connected with our feelings and grieved for the loss of someone or something in our life. An example of a loss could be loss of our youth, what could have been, a dream, a part of ourselves or we are denying part of ourselves. The pain of depression causes us to slow down even though we may not want to but it also clouds our reasoning and often we feel hopeless and sometimes suicidal. In therapy we find a safe space to connect with our pain and find a way to accept the circumstances of our lives even though they may not be what we want them to be. Recovery from depression often becomes the start of a more meaningful and congruent life.

Valerie Umscheid, MA R. Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Valerie Umscheid, MA R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T8A 3X1 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

5% of men and 10% of women will experience clinical depression in their lifetime. Common symptoms are: sadness, sleep and appetite changes, low energy and motivation, problems with concentration and memory and sometimes suicidal thoughts. Depression can have many causes: biological, stress, unresolved loss, trauma and chronic pain. Cognitive Behavioral therapy, is an effective method of treating depression. CBT will help you to use positive behaviors and more realistic self talk to change your mood. Length of treatment depends on the severity of symptoms.

Ashley Hanson, MC, R. Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Ashley Hanson, MC, R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T6E 6T9 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

I believe depression comes in two forms - medical and situational. At Base Counselling, my goal is to help you determine which depression you are facing and to help you find ways to cope with it. For medical depression, a referral may be the most appropriate thing. For situational depression (or a combination of the two), my approach is to determine where it came from, how it affects you, and what you can do to cope and/or overcome it.

Samantha Pekh, M.A.,
Depression Counsellor

Samantha Pekh, M.A.,

Registered Psychologist, Clinical Director, PsychSolutions, Inc.

In T8N 6T3 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

SunRise Psychology Centre, LCSW, RCSW, CSW, MSW, CHT
Depression Counsellor

SunRise Psychology Centre, LCSW, RCSW, CSW, MSW, CHT

Registered Psychologists, Registered Provisional Psychologists, Psychology Interns

In T8H 0N2 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Depression are serious and can severely debilitate a person to a point of no return. Lingering depression can be fatal and the suicide risk can be overwhelming. Therefore it is important that family and friends encourage patients to seek help. Psychotherapy has proven to be highly effective in treating depressions, and combined with medication can give very rapid improvements in overall functioning. At SunRise we work very diligently at first improving the building blocks of life 1) Sleep 2) Diet 3) Physical Exercise 4) Socializing and 5) Planning forward. Working your way out of a depression is possible ~ and how rewarding it is to help patients find a rich and fulfilling life again

Bharat Sharma, MPCC, RPC, CCAC, DCA
Depression Counsellor

Bharat Sharma, MPCC, RPC, CCAC, DCA

Registered Psychotherapist, & Master Clinical Counselor

In T6K 4C1 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Psychotherapy is a highly effective in depression. What the individuals learn in therapy gives them skills and thoughts to help avoid depression and from return back. There are several types of counseling therapies used for depression. I use in depression mainly cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, and psychodynamic therapy. Often, a blended approach is used. Please feel free to book the appointment if you need the depression counseling.

Michelle Vandegriend, Ph.D., Registered Psychologist
Depression Counsellor

Michelle Vandegriend, Ph.D., Registered Psychologist

Registered Psychologist, Certified Gottman Therapist

In T5T 4M2 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

I provide help for individuals experiencing depression and how it may be affecting multiple aspects of everyday life such as work, family, friendships, other relationships and day-to-day responsibilities. In counselling I help clients better understand multiple aspects of depression, develop the tools needed to cope more effectively, and restore feelings of hope.

Shift Psychological, R. Psych
Depression Counsellor

Shift Psychological, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T5N 1R7 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

Bailey Puchyr-Chartier, M.C.
Depression Counsellor

Bailey Puchyr-Chartier, M.C.

Registered Psychologist

In T5L 4M8 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Understanding depression means knowing it is more than just "being sad". It can mean feeling less motivated, more tired, more angry or irritable, less interest in things that used to be enjoyable, feeling isolated and lonely, or just wanting it all to be over. The good news is that once we understand what depression means for you, II can work with you through one of several evidence-based therapies that have been shown to significantly reduce these symptoms and return your ability to live a fuller life.

Tori Hornbacher, MC, R. Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Tori Hornbacher, MC, R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T8H 0H9 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Depression can feel isolating and lonely but the collaborative process of counselling can help client's to shift from feeling helpless and hopeless to finding enjoyment in life. Client's can also experience an overall improvement in their daily life from including an increase in energy, and an improvement in memory, concentration, and ability to focus.

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

Linda Tilley, M.Ed, R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T5G 0Y5 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

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 Strathcona County.

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.

Landon Hildebrand, MA
Depression Counsellor

Landon Hildebrand, MA

Registered Psychologist

In T5L 1H7 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Sometimes we find ourselves stuck, with little to no motivation. We might also blame ourselves or others for how we got here. As a psychologist my role isn't to change you, rather it is to help you gain a greater understanding of what is going on. However, this isn't a stopping point. Through greater understanding we might also increase our compassion for ourselves. By giving ourselves some grace and working through the stress and challenges of our lives often we find that motivation to move forward and continue to grow and thrive!

Tamara Hanoski, Ph.D, R.Psych
Depression Counsellor

Tamara Hanoski, Ph.D, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T5T 6M1 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Many people believe that in order to be "strong," they need to bury their feelings and keep them hidden from others. Over time, this can backfire, as feelings can build and take over, leaving a person feeling down and depressed, or overwhelmed. I work with clients not only to work through feelings of anger, resentment, hurt, and sadness that have built up, but to develop new habits of self-care, assertiveness, boundaries, healthy expression of feelings, communication, and stress management so that this does not occur again in the future. By doing this, they can become a more well-rounded person, who feels free to express feelings as they arise, and no longer carries them with them.

Loussa Counselling Centre, Therapists
Depression Counsellor

Loussa Counselling Centre, Therapists

Registered Psychologist and Counsellors

In T5J 3R8 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Depression is a natural state of being, and our bodies way of telling us that our life is out of balance. Depression can manifest feelings of low moods, and dislike for activities which can affect a persons thoughts, feelings, behaviour, & even physical well-being. Depression can bring on feelings of helplessness, loneliness, sadness, anxiety & desperation. At Loussa Counselling Centre, your journey is our journey. We take a holistic approach that is pure, natural and progressive through one-on-one counselling along with working with a team of professionals to balance the mind, body and spirit.

Nicolas Allen, MA, BPE, MES
Depression Counsellor

Nicolas Allen, MA, BPE, MES

Registered Psychologist

In T5N 0L9 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.
Depression Counsellor

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist

In T5N 3Y8 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

[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



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Strathcona County is located in Alberta, Canada. It has a land area of 1182.78 square kilometers.  The population of Strathcona County is 98,044 people with 36,354 households . Strathcona County therapists serve postal code: T8A.