Family Counselling Services in Black Diamond, AB.

Find a family therapist in Black Diamond, Alberta. Effective help for relationships, blended families, family of origin and other issues.


Cobb & Associates Inc., R.Psych.
Family Therapist

Cobb & Associates Inc., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

In T2V 2Y6 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Family therapy can assist with many issues including blended family challenges, divorce and separation conflicts, parent-child conflicts, different parenting styles, dealing with difficult or defiant teen behaviour, grief and loss within a family, or with the chronic illness of a family member. In family therapy everyone has a voice and your therapist will want to hear from each person involved in the larger unit. It also tends to be strength-based, focusing on the strengths inherent in each person in the family. With the help of family therapy we can help your family become stronger and more united. Call us today at 403-255-8577 to book an appointment.

Velma Noble, MA, RP, CCC, CPCS (Ret),PAg (Ret
Family Therapist

Velma Noble, MA, RP, CCC, CPCS (Ret),PAg (Ret

Registered Psychotherapist; Cdn. Clinical Counsellor Supervisor; Certified Professional Counsellor Supervisor; Professional Agrologist (PAg-Ret)

In T3E 5R6 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

The success or failure of the attachment bond formed with our primary caregivers affects us as adults. People who grow up believing their needs will be met are resilient and able to remain focused, relaxed, and creative in challenging situations. People who grow up without such expectations will fear conflict, and will not trust themselves in conflict situations. Relational therapy and attachment theory informs my work in family therapy. I believe that a healthy family life involves an open and reciprocal sharing of affection, feelings, and love. By bringing genuine warmth, caring and compassion to the therapeutic relationship, I model a core belief of mine that caring and acceptance are key ele....

Jennifer Rioux, MC, R. Psych
Family Therapist

Jennifer Rioux, MC, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T1S 2C3 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Family relationships are an integral part of our lives. Family therapy can help a variety of family dynamics. This may include a blended family sorting through new and old roles, feeling a disconnect in communication with family members, coping as a family through a loss, illness or life event, or a parent child relationship that could be improved through an increase in communication, trust and understanding. I provide an open and safe environment to help support families in reaching their goals.

Kate Kolskog, Registered Psychologist
Family Therapist

Kate Kolskog, Registered Psychologist

Supporting Wellness Psychological & Family Services

In T2H 0M2 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Being in a relationship is not always easy. Couples therapy can help address areas of difficulty such as communication, being able to relate and support one another, intimacy, demands of work and family, and understanding the differences between one another. By learning how to effectively address these areas a relationship or marriage can develop into a secured trust and friendship.

Gerard Alberts, M.Ed., R.Psych., CCLC
Family Therapist

Gerard Alberts, M.Ed., R.Psych., CCLC

Registered Psychologist

In T2V 0E4 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Gerard has many years of diverse experience as a psychologist and leader in social services, schools, university, workplaces, and his private practice. Using a theoretical foundation of social learning and cognitive-behavioural training, he is well-versed in various kinds of formal and informal assessment and solution-focussed approaches. He listens carefully to understand your needs and relies on his extensive experience to help you find solutions.

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

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

Insight Psychological, Ph.D's, Registered Psychologists, Registered Provisional Psychologists, Canadian Certified Counsellors, AASECT Certified Sex Therapists, Therapists

In T2H 2K6 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Cory has had over 15 years of practice doing family therapy using many different models including systemic theory, structural theory and strategic models... To name only a few. Not only has Cory been working with families for an extensive period of time but has been able to apply many of these skills to his own family/children. Cory's general belief is that although the complete family is preferred, family therapy can be done with only one or two individuals as long as we can impact change from just one source.

Val Kendall, Ph.D., M.A., Dip. Ed., C.C.C.
Family Therapist

Val Kendall, Ph.D., M.A., Dip. Ed., C.C.C.

Registered Psychologist

In T1S 1J5 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

In family therapy it's important that everyone is heard, and all are considered worthy of being listened to. Often a single person may made be the stool pigeon for everything "bad" that's happening in the family. Democratic approaches are maximized in Dr. Val's approach. A family is a system and each part of that system affects the whole. If we're riding a bike and the chain falls apart, is the chain to blame? There was likely some neglect of care before that chain fell off, or/and ignorance as to how to maintain that bike. These are my thoughts on family therapy.

Joyce Musekiwa, Bsc, MBA, MACP
Family Therapist

Joyce Musekiwa, Bsc, MBA, MACP

Counsellor

In T2Y 3X6 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Are you experiencing emotional distress as a result of conflict with a family member? Do you feel that you need to improve communication and rebuild trust with a family member? Families are an integral part of our lives and family relationships can be complicated. If you are experiencing conflict and challenges with a family member, I am happy to support you and help facilitate healing within your family unit. One of my main areas of interest in family therapy is that of mothers/ daughter family conflict.

Amy Marshall, MN MC R. Psych
Family Therapist

Amy Marshall, MN MC R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T3E 6L1 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

There are many difficult conversations for families to navigate these days! Family counselling is offered to adults trying to better understand and deepen the connection with their children. It is important to recognize family patterns of interaction that are positive and healthy as well as those that contribute to disconnection and unhealthy conflicts. In family counselling, individual relationships within the whole family system are strengthened. Improved understanding of different family members’ perspectives can lead to deeper levels of respect in the family unit. In turn, mutual respect between family members allows for greater cooperation.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

Most family therapists inadvertently create more chaos through their well-intentioned efforts to assist a family move through a change process. Why? Brains are inherently deregulated (all of us, may I add) and most talking and dialoguing misses brain-centric problems that need more intensive help. Many times the emotional trauma created by years of solving problems ineffectively can wreak havoc on the brain's parasympathetic nervous system, not ever giving the family a break from flight or fight thinking. Contact us for an innovative neuroscience solution to family dysfunction. Kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

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

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

Registered Psychologist, Registered Christian Counsellor

In T2V 0E4 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Family in knots? Need healing? Christian Counselling for couples and families can help you understand each other, to see relationships in a new light, to learn to resolve conflict, to restore that spark of intimacy and to learn to love again. You can learn the relational skills that allow you to untie those knots and set hearts free to be what they were always supposed to be.

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

[NOTE: MY OFFICE IS IN CALGARY -- I DO VIDEO SESSIONS ELSEWHERE IN ALBERTA]. None of us took degrees on how to be great parents, yet despite our best efforts, things can go amuck quickly. I have a son and a daughter of my own… I know how challenging raising children and making families work can be. Let’s not waste time but instead get down to the issues that are affecting your family right now. Book an appointment by going to https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=14249112

Sig Taylor, MSW, RSW, RMFT
Family Therapist

Sig Taylor, MSW, RSW, RMFT

Social Worker - Marriage & Family Therapist

In T2T 0C2 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Many studies, including the famous 75 year Harvard study (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/11/how-this-harvard-psycholo_n_3727229.html) have found that the quality of our relationships are by far the most important factor in people's happiness and fulfillment in life. Many families have dysfunctional relationships; It's because they don't know how to talk with each other. I teach communication and problem-solving skills so that families can develop an open line of communication and resolve long standing issues and resentments. At the end of lives, it's the quality of relationships that matter most. No one on their deathbed ever says, "I wish I'd spent more time at the office."

Adriana Schmidt, BA, MA
Family Therapist

Adriana Schmidt, BA, MA

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T2C 4J2 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Often times if one person in the family is struggling there are parts of the whole family system that not working optimally. In the family system everyone is connected and has a role that they pay. Family therapy allows for everyone in to heal and grow so that they function better which then allows the whole system to function more effectively. When the whole system functions more effectively it allows for sustainable well being for everyone. The theories I use in Family therapy are family systems, attachment and emotion focused therapy.

Kathryn Dodds, RPC in Psychotherapy
Family Therapist

Kathryn Dodds, RPC in Psychotherapy

Psychotherapist/Counsellor/ Life Coach

In T3H 4J8 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

Families are the cornerstone to our society and the heart of our community. Kathryn is passionate to support families as a whole and each invaluable member. No matter how traditional families have changed over time from divorce, separation, adoption, blended families, solo parenting etc., Kathryn is open, empathic and skilled in helping you redefine what it means to be a "family"; and how to move forward and celebrate that precious unit.

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

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

Psychopharmacologist

In T2H 2G4 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

If you or a loved one are struggling with a diagnosed mental health condition such as anxiety, bi-polar disorder or depression, it is probably putting the whole family under pressure. Dr Mervin (Paraklesis Counselling) can come alongside and help families understand and cope as a unit. Often family members are unsure how to deal with their family member’s treatment needs; sometimes they place pressure on them to stop or start medication; other times they struggle to keep their loved one compliant in taking the medication. A family session with Dr Mervin will not only inform on these matters, but will also help you manage the family dynamics surrounding it.

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA
Family Therapist

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA

Residential Addiction Program

In T2V 0P7 - Nearby to Black Diamond.

When a family member is struggling with alcohol or drug addiction, the entire family is affected negatively. Communication barriers within families of addicts may cause the addict to withdraw into isolation, leaving their family members feeling frustrated, ashamed, lonely, fearful, depressed, hopeless and angry. The sources of addiction are mental, emotional and psychological in nature, and the addict, as well as their family, need to heal under the care of professionals. At Valiant Recovery, we offer counseling to the families of addicts to help them process the difficult emotions they have confronted, and to create a healthy, supportive environment for the addict to return home to.


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Thank you for visiting our Alberta search of licensed family therapists in Black Diamond.  Discord due from strife, marital problems, sibling rivalry, family of origin issues and blended families (just to name a few) can strain and hurt loving relationships. Counselling with honesty and depth will get to the heart of the issues and work towards healing. Find resolution for your family in Black Diamond right now, please contact a specialist above, you can email 24/7.

Black Diamond is located in Alberta, Canada. It has a land area of 3.84 square kilometers.  The population of Black Diamond is 2,700 people with 1,098 households . The population ranking for Black Diamond is #1102 nationally and #130 for the province of Alberta with a density of 702.70 people per sq km. Black Diamond therapists serve postal code: T0L.