Depression Counselling in Westlock, AB.

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


Jack Lewis, R.Psych., C. Psychol., AFBPSs.
Depression Counsellor

Jack Lewis, R.Psych., C. Psychol., AFBPSs.

Registered Psychologist

In T8N 5A7 - Nearby to Westlock.

Depending is often the result of negative thoughts and beliefs about yourself and your life. One gets trapped in a downward spiral that drains the life force out of you. Past experiences and actions may continue to haunt you. The beliefs about oneself can be difficult to fight. My approach is not to cheer lead you to fight them and be strong but to go deeper and challenge the very truth of what you are believing about yourself. Accepting ones weakness and vulnerability without being controlled by them can be hard but it is ultimately the way up to a more integrated and fulfilling life.

Bailey Puchyr-Chartier, M.C.
Depression Counsellor

Bailey Puchyr-Chartier, M.C.

Registered Psychologist

In T8N 7L3 - Nearby to Westlock.

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.

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

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

Registered Psychologist

In T8N 1H6 - Nearby to Westlock.

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.

Gregory Erikson, MC, CCC, & RSW
Depression Counselor

Gregory Erikson, MC, CCC, & RSW

Canadian Certified Counsellor & Registered Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Depression is on the rise in not only Canada but around the world. There a variety of reasons why this is - I have come to believe its the rise of a society that is busy and not taking care of themselves emotionally and physically. We are focused on the future and not enough on the present. Counselling allows a person to slow down and be in the present. People can then receive care and support as they walk through their feelings, thoughts and stories of their life.

Patrick Schiller, MEd., R. Psych.
Depression Counsellor

Patrick Schiller, MEd., R. Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T8N 1H6 - Nearby to Westlock.

Are you struggling with the constant influence of depression in your life? Please know that there is hope for you, for your life, and for relief from the burden of depression. You may be in need of the support that you will find by coming to see me in therapy. Depression can tear a whole in the normal activities of life, and keeps you feeling lost, alone, and without hope. You are not alone, and together we will work through your experience of depression and help you to move towards the things that you love and care for. I am confident that together we will find a way through pain to joy and peace.

Jennifer Kruger, MSc, R. Psych
Depression Counsellor

Jennifer Kruger, MSc, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T8N 5H6 - Nearby to Westlock.

My goal is to help individuals learn to recognize, accept, and cope with their feelings of sadness. We will work to develop healthy cognitive patterns and beliefs about self as well as the world in an effort to alleviate future depressive symptoms. We will also work to develop healthy interpersonal relationships to build a positive support network while working through the grief/loss concerns that are impacting one's ability to cope.

Jaime Williams, PhD., R.D.Psych. (#758; #5468)
Depression Counselor

Jaime Williams, PhD., R.D.Psych. (#758; #5468)

Registered Doctoral Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

Using active techniques, the client works towards increasing structure in their day and motivation by focusing on values. With an experiential approach, each session becomes a chance to celebrate victories, self-reliance, and strength of character. The client is challenged to become more responsible in their quest to live a better life, trying out techniques that can be carried forward day-to-day.

Geordy Murphy, MA
Depression Counsellor

Geordy Murphy, MA

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T8N 5A8 - Nearby to Westlock.

I use a CBT approach with depression and also utilize EMDR as a potential option to use. I gather a full history, help look at negative automatic thoughts and core beliefs that may have developed over time, and then work with develop more adaptive beliefs for individuals. I work with individuals to meet them where they are at and work together towards change. I like also using some tools from Acceptance and Commitment therapy. Clients may find that they are able to identify some areas of strength and feel like the adaptive beliefs can be more believable. My hope is that individuals can feel like they have the tools to effectively manage depression.

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre, Inc.
Depression Counsellor

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre, Inc.

Rivers Edge Counselling Centre

In T8R 1V6 - Nearby to Westlock.

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.

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

Michelle Vandegriend, Ph.D., Registered Psychologist

Registered Psychologist, Certified Gottman Therapist

In T8R 0A1 - Nearby to Westlock.

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.

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.


You Have Found The Best Therapists for Depression and Mood Issues in Westlock, AB.

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

Westlock is located in Alberta, Canada. It has a land area of 13.37 square kilometers.  The population of Westlock is 5,101 people with 2,142 households . The population ranking for Westlock is #706 nationally and #88 for the province of Alberta with a density of 381.40 people per sq km. Westlock therapists serve postal code: T7P.