Family Counselling Services in Calgary, AB.

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


Carl Malmsten, CouplesWork Senior Therapist
Family Therapist

Carl Malmsten, CouplesWork Senior Therapist

CouplesWork Senior Therapist

#208 478 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, V1Y 6N7 | 2508706507

Family systems issues can both result from distress in relationships and precipitate distress. Support in addressing family issues can have a signifiacant positive impact on overall relationship functioning. The fact that relationships are one of our primary coping mechanisms multiplies the potential distress when family challenges are present as they impact the very mechanisms we use to cope.

Bernadene Weskin, MSc
Family Therapist

Bernadene Weskin, MSc

Registered Psychologist

Suite 320, 1716 16th Ave NW , Calgary, Alberta T2M 0L7 | 403-444-3394

All families have times when tempers flare, feelings get hurt and misunderstandings occur. Family therapy can help when everyday concerns, like communication problems, interpersonal conflict, or behavioral problems in children and adolescents, start to escalate and impact family harmony. In addition, family therapy can help in addressing mental health concerns that impact the family, such as depression, substance abuse, chronic illness, and food issues. I can help you and your family communicate better, work through conflicts and maintain positive connections.

Kathryn Dodds, RPC in Psychotherapy
Family Therapist

Kathryn Dodds, RPC in Psychotherapy

Registered Professional Counsellor in Psychotherapy

Calgary , Alberta T3H 4J8 | (403) 702-1561

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.

Inspire Wellness Therapy, M.A
Family Therapist

Inspire Wellness Therapy, M.A

Registered Psychologist/Registered Clinical Counsellor

11500 29th Street S.E, Calgary, Alberta T2Z 3W9 | (587) 997-4634

You will benefit from family therapy by learning to increase your communication amongst family members, increasing your understanding of each others perspectives, and learning to validate one another. If you are a parent struggling with your child's behaviour, our registered psychologist has expertise in identify the root cause and providing you and your child with strategies to overcome this obstacle.

Bow Valley Counselling, BA, BSW, MSW, RSW
Family Therapist

Bow Valley Counselling, BA, BSW, MSW, RSW

Clinical Social Worker

#202 - 2120 Kensington Road N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 3R7 | 403-813-5603

I believe strongly that human beings are naturally designed to form close connections with others. Emotional difficulties can often be linked back to challenging relationships with those closest to us. I help to facilitate discussions that support individuals to appropriately deal with the issues that are negatively impacting the family's functioning. By examining how the family as a whole interacts and understanding those problematic communication patterns, change can be fostered. Through an open and supportive counselling environment, family members develop compassion and connectedness that allows for the healing of past pain.

FP Counselling Inc., R.Psych, MSc.
Family Therapist

FP Counselling Inc., R.Psych, MSc.

Registered Psychologists

Available for Online Therapy

Family Systems Therapy is used to address many issues that can arise within the context of a family unit. At FP Counselling, we use this approach to counselling to assist families in identifying, addressing and coping with these issues as they surface, which has even shown to assist in addressing other mental health concerns like depression, anxiety and food-related disorders. Some of our psychologists are focused specifically on family therapy and helping understanding individuals and families identify power struggles, communication problems, and other personal and family issues.

Farah Kurji, BSW, MSW, RCSW, YTT
Family Therapist

Farah Kurji, BSW, MSW, RCSW, YTT

Farah Kurji

Calgary, Alberta T3M 0N1 | 4034629211

All families are unique - and all needs of families are unique. Using a systems approach I work to identify the needs of each family member, where they may not be able to hear one another and what the barriers may be in each individual situation. We develop skills and tools to connect and communicate with one another and to build the family each of you dreams of.

Patrick Keelan, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Patrick Keelan, Ph.D.

Registered psychologist

1813 8th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 2Z2 | 4033241875

I help families practice communication skills and build strong relationships while helping them address individual and family issues with skills from cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), a research based approach in which I am certified. I combine individual meetings with sessions involving more than one family member at different points in my work with a family.

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

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

Registered Psychologist, Registered Christian Counsellor

6707 Elbow Drive South West, Calgary, Alberta T2V 0E4 | (403) 819-3545

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.

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

Cobb & Associates Inc., R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

200C Haddon Road SW, Calgary, Alberta T2V 2Y6 | 403-255-8577

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.

Talia Zink
Family Therapist

Talia Zink

Masters in Clinical Social Work, Registered Social Worker

RISE COUNSELLING 2-323 17th Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2S 0A5 | (403) 228-7473

It is not surprising that conflicts often arise in families when many people with various personalities, communication styles, needs and ages try to co-exist. Very often one or several people within a family can feel misunderstood, disrespected or simply not connected to the others. I have passionately worked with youth and their families for over ten years. I work to support families to "see" the intentions behind each other’s often misunderstood actions so that conflicts can be resolved and relationships strengthened.

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

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

Registered Psychologist

1511 10 Street SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1E8 | 4033979925

People exist in relation and within relationships; change affects everyone and can sometimes be uncomfortable. Where appropriate, I welcome and invite families in to avoid common pitfalls and create better environments of success for therapy. I create a non-judging atmosphere where each persons view is respected and heard. Family members often have great insight and perspective on the problem.

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

The Healing Space, 1407 10St. SW,, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1E7 | 403 278 7305

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.

Pinnacle Psych, Counselling and Assessment
Family Therapist

Pinnacle Psych, Counselling and Assessment

Kathleen Kelava; Registered Psychologist; BComm, MC

200 @ 638 11 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0E2 | 403-969-2622

I work with many families hailing from a variety of configurations, helping to support children, adolescents, and adults learn more effective ways to interact and behave within the family system. Every person's voice and perspective is honoured, to ensure that all moving parts can work toward greater understanding and interaction within the family unit.

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist (Alberta and Ontario)

Calgary, Alberta T3L 2K4 | 403-605-5234

[I ONLY OFFER VIDEO SESSIONS THROUGHOUT ALBERTA FOR FAMILY THERAPY - NOT ONTARIO]. 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. I have been a psychologist since 1986. 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

Jeff Sturgeon, BSc.,MSW,RSW
Family Therapist

Jeff Sturgeon, BSc.,MSW,RSW

Psychotherapist

Suite 320, 602 11 AVE SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 1J8 | 4036687561 Ext 102

Goals in my approach to Family Therapy are to open communication between parents and children, reduce conflict at home, foster understanding between family members, develop effective coping strategies for life transitions. Family Therapy may address, step-parenting, blended Families, coping with teenagers, difficulties with communication, family, conflict and parent­-child relationships.

Lindamarie Gossen, BCR,  MA Psych
Family Therapist

Lindamarie Gossen, BCR, MA Psych

Registered Provisional Psychologist

#250, 3115- 12 St NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 7J2 | 403-475-2966

Systemic Family therapy incorporates individual, couple and family therapy. Family therapy is the most popularly recognised descriptive title for a body of practice and theory which continues to evolve and grow at an extraordinary rate. Family therapists are qualified to work with individuals, couples and families. It is an ecological approach that understands problems in the context of peoples lives. Therapists work collaboratively with clients and options are provided for different ways to respond and relate to problems

Heather Awad, MCP, RCC
Family Therapist

Heather Awad, MCP, RCC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Available for Online Therapy

Despite the best intentions of ourselves and our family members, we are often tangled in patterns of invalidation, rejection, frustration and blame. It can feel so messy that we explode in anger, collapse in sadness or numb out to avoid the whole thing. As a family therapist, I offer a safe and non-judgmental space to untangle confusion, respect and honour each individual’s unique identity and feelings while helping to identify bigger ‘systems’ patterns that keep you stuck in pain and finger-pointing. I will help to smooth out communication, make room for wants and needs and to heal the old wounds.

Laura Romero, MC
Family Therapist

Laura Romero, MC

Registered Provisional Psychologist

1318 - 15th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T3C 0X7 | 587-228-5362

Every family has their own way of doing things and although there can be moments of harmony, sometimes bonds can be disrupted and people require help to become reconnected. In family therapy, clients will learn to explore their own needs while strengthening and maintaining connections to family members. Much of this work includes acceptance, release, listening and awareness.

Donna Murphy, MSW, RSW Cert.Ad.Ed.
Family Therapist

Donna Murphy, MSW, RSW Cert.Ad.Ed.

Master of Social Work

300-8 Varsity Circle Estates Suite 317, Calgary, Alberta T3A 2Z3 | 587-227-7132

Similar to couples work, family work often involves learning different ways to communicate and understand each other. I approach family counselling by using a lens of compassion and focus on what each family member wants from the unit. By focusing on what family members want we are able to be less problem saturated in sessions while helping family members to develop, deepen and connect with one another.

Anu Chiarelli, RN, BA, MA, CSAT, CSOTP, CMAT
Family Therapist

Anu Chiarelli, RN, BA, MA, CSAT, CSOTP, CMAT

Counselling Therapist, Certified Professional Counsellor, Registered Nurse, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, Certified Sex Offender Treatment Professional, Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist, Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider

Monterey Park, NE, Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6X1 | 403-285-6768

I help mothers and fathers to parent children to be physically and emotionally healthy, do well academically, have good social skills and self-esteem, be well behaved, and grow up to have healthy relationships. The focus in counselling is on the parent-child relationship. Issues that make parenting challenging are also addressed such as a parent’s own unmet emotional needs, stress, fatigue, feelings of guilt, a difficult birth experience, mental health issues, relationship difficulties, conflicts with extended family, or history of abuse. Whether your child is a newborn or a teenager, I offer help that is practical and respectful of the needs of the parent and child.

Lynne Goertzen, MA, CSAT, CMAT, RRT
Family Therapist

Lynne Goertzen, MA, CSAT, CMAT, RRT

Registered Psychologist

2003 - 14 Street N.W., Suite 105, Calgary, Alberta T2M 3N4 | 403-630-7595

Families are the foundations from which individuals launch their lives, and the safe haven in which we live our lives. Sometimes, families get a bit off-track or forget the gentle arts of forgiveness and positive regard for each other. The ways in which we communicate both our needs and our caring impact our experience of family. I can help you improve communication, learn effective and respectful ways to resolve conflict, and strengthen connections inside your family.

Tanya Hutchinson, B.Sc., M.Sc.
Family Therapist

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

Registered Psychologist

115 1 Street S.W., Calgary , Alberta T2P 0B3 | 403-266-2017

I offer mediation services for a variety of presenting issues, with an emphasis on parenting related concerns. I have experience mediating issues between current and past romantic partners/marriages (and have specialized training in high conflict divorce), between family members (siblings, grandparents, etc.), and friends. I also provide reunification services between loved ones, including parents and their children.

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.

Leanne Frederick, BSc, MC, CCC
Family Therapist

Leanne Frederick, BSc, MC, CCC

Canadian Certified Counsellor

Calgary, Alberta T3A 6E7 | 587-208-3370

With the use of family systems and emotionally focused approaches, clients will become aware of their role in the family dynamic, where the conflict and disconnection are, and the triggers for problematic behaviour. Through this process, corrective emotional experiences will support positive change in the relationship between the child(ren) and parent(s), create a more accessible and secure family unit, and be more effective in solving issues



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Thank you for visiting our Alberta search of licensed family therapists in Calgary.  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 Calgary right now, please contact a specialist above, you can email 24/7.

Calgary is located in Alberta, Canada. It has a land area of 825.56 square kilometers.  The population of Calgary is 1.34 million people with 466,725 households . The population ranking for Calgary is #3 nationally and #1 for the province of Alberta with a density of 1501.10 people per sq km. Calgary therapists serve postal code: T2G.