Depression Counselling in Strathcona County, AB.

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


Tarah Hook, Ph.D.
Depression Counsellor

Tarah Hook, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist

In T8N 2X4 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Depression, sadness, anger, social withdrawal, hopelessness... these are all ways our inner pain may be expressed. Dr. Hook can help you make sense of your thoughts and feelings, and help you regain your sense of well-being. As you start to put the pieces together and understand the reasons for your thoughts, feelings, and behaviours, you will find you have the ability to make meaningful, lasting changes!

Farrel Greenspan, MC
Depression Counsellor

Farrel Greenspan, MC

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 2J1 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Many people think depression is about not doing enough or being uncommitted to their goals, however, people who struggle with depression are facing the problem of being over-committed to their goals and failing. When I work with clients dealing with depression the goal is to manage goals and expectations and work on creating small changes that build momentum to larger changes.

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.

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA
Depression Counsellor

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA

Residential Addiction Program

In T6E 4Y9 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

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.

Shift Psychological, Ph.D, Psychologist, MA, R, Psych
Depression Counsellor

Shift Psychological, Ph.D, Psychologist, MA, R, Psych

Registered Clinical Counsellor, Clinical Psychologists, Therapists

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.

Amanda Slugoski, R. Psych
Depression Counsellor

Amanda Slugoski, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T5W 4T2 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Depression is a clinical condition that can impact both your mind and physical abilities. The most recommended treatment method is cognitive behavioural therapy which we use to identify your negative feelings and behaviours so we can replace them with more positive ones. Your depression can be treated with both psychotherapy and medicine along with physical exercise to help alleviate symptoms and improve overall well-being.

Kristine Aanderson, R. Psyc.
Depression Counsellor

Kristine Aanderson, R. Psyc.

Registered Psychologist

In T6R 0R9 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

The dark clouds of depression can cast a shadow on even the best parts of our lives. When you stop enjoying things you used to, are sad and tearful, when you have problems sleeping or focusing, everything in life can get so much harder. By working with a supportive psychologist who listens, we can develop strategies to take our lives back and restore the joy and happiness.

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.

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre, Inc.
Depression Counsellor

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre, Inc.

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre

In T5N 0A2 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Depression is not a journey you need to make alone. Our therapists can help you to: •Find your inner motivation and strength to live your life •Engage in activities that are proven to help alleviate symptoms of depression, such as exercise, good nutrition and meditation •Uncover and explore the life problems that contribute to your depression •Overcome isolation and reconnect with significant people in your life •Identify and challenge negative thinking patterns that lead to feeling helpless and hopeless •Control your thoughts and feelings so they no longer overwhelm you •Help you draw on your own emotional, mental and spiritual resources in the process of healing from depression.

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

Paul Sussman, Ph.D., L.Psych.(AB), L.Psych.(GA)
Depression Counsellor

Paul Sussman, Ph.D., L.Psych.(AB), L.Psych.(GA)

Licensed Psychologist, Alberta and Georgia

In T8A 3M7 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Depression is the common cold of psychology. Like anxiety and stress, depression is quite commonly reported by consumers of psychotherapy. I am experienced, comfortable, and patient with treating depression. I am neither strongly opposed nor strongly supportive of pharmacotherapeutics. I engage an approach that is personal-growth-centered and as independent of the medical model as is possible.

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

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

Registered Psychologist, Certified Diplomate of Sex Therapy

In T6X 0A9 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

Cheryl Shea, M.Div., RPC, MPCC
Depression Counsellor

Cheryl Shea, M.Div., RPC, MPCC

Registered Professional Counsellor, Master Practitioner in Clinical Counselling

In T5N 4A3 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

We can be depressed for a variety of reasons - disappointment, bereavement, rejection. Ultimately depression requires identification of the cause. If you are dealing with loss and life change counselling is often sufficent. If you are burned out from work or being a caregiver then counselling and self care are both important. If you suffer from longterm depression then there can be a three-fold treatment of selfcare, counselling and medication that can be helpful. Not all depression requires medical intervention but for maybe people it is a helpful part of recovering hope.

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.

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.

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

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

Canadian Certified Counselor

In T5S 1L2 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

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.

Christina Bell, Registered Psychologist
Depression Counsellor

Christina Bell, Registered Psychologist

Certified Sex Addiction Therapist

In T5K 0J8 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

I use a cognitive therapy and mindfulness-based approach to treating depression. I also work with client to establish a holistic self-care practice, because physical issues like sleep deprivation can worsen depression. In my experience, anxiety and depression often occur together, so I work with clients to help cope with these symptoms and lower stress levels. In my experience, I have supported many individuals with depression in hospital and outpatient settings since 2000. Depression is one of the most common mental health concerns, and there are many approaches and techniques that can be effective.

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.

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.

Laurence Zalmanowitz, M.Ed, R.Psych
Depression Counsellor

Laurence Zalmanowitz, M.Ed, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 1C5 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

The way you think greatly impacts how you feel, and navigating this on your own can be confusing. If you are one of the 1in 5 Canadians that experience depression at sometime in your life, there is help. Together we can take a closer look at how you think and appraise circumstances and events and explore how that impacts your overall outlook and feelings. When you change the way you think you can change how you feel and I am here to help with that.

Al Riediger, Ph.D.,  R.Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Al Riediger, Ph.D., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T5K 1C5 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Depression is not feeling bad – it is not feeling. When we become depressed we try to insulate ourselves from our emotions. Treatment for depression requires a willingness to feel what we are avoiding. This requires a process of exploring the buried feelings in a safe, supportive environment. As we become friends with our emotions we can gradually come back to life.

Kim Silverthorn, B.A., R.P.C., M.P.C.C.
Depression Counsellor

Kim Silverthorn, B.A., R.P.C., M.P.C.C.

Master Practioner of Clinical Counselling

In T4X 0A6 - Nearby to Strathcona County.

Dealing with the black cloud of depression can be a debilitating challenge for many people at different points in life. Understanding how depression impacts our physiology, identifying the triggers that bring about the cycle of depression and learning effective coping strategies to regain control over the darkness that seems to be in charge makes living with depression manageable again.

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.



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

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.