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.


Verlyne Christensen, M.Sc.
Family Therapist

Verlyne Christensen, M.Sc.

Psychologist / Psychologue

# 1 - 1519, 34 Ave. SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 2B1 | 403-254-1623

Addressing family dynamics is not an easy matter. This could be a parent / adult-child relationship, sibling relationship or in-law relationship. If a relationship in your life is causing you a lot of stress, counselling might be helpful even if only one party is attending. For more information or to set up your first appointment, you can visit my website at www.Verlyne.com

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA
Family Therapist

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA

Residential Addiction Program

Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2V 0P7 | 587-952-0694

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.

Murray Molohon, M.A. Registered Psychologist
Family Therapist

Murray Molohon, M.A. Registered Psychologist

Registered Psychologist: Counselling Services of Calgary

209, 317-37 Ave N, Calgary, Alberta T2E 6P6 | 403 244-0244

There are a number of unique struggles that are experienced in families. Handling difficult parenting issues can involve couples learning to work together in finding effective and supportive methods to address their children's behavior. It is very difficult for a parent to provide everything a child needs especially in school and peer situations that have many differences in pressures and communication devices that are quite new. Helping parents learn about and overcome their own deficits can also help the relationships with their spouse and children flourish and can help parents to support their children with many concerns that might have brought them into therapy in the first place.

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

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

Master of Social Work

1235 17 Avenue SW Suite 305, Calgary, Alberta T2T 0C2 | 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.

Talia Zink, MSW, RSW
Family Therapist

Talia Zink, MSW, RSW

Masters in Clinical Social Work, Registered Social Worker

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.

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.

Jeannine Crofton, M. A. Counselling Psychology.
Family Therapist

Jeannine Crofton, M. A. Counselling Psychology.

Registered Psychologist

115-1st Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2P 0B3 | 403-266-2017 or 403-869-5080

Entering into family therapy means that you recognize that there is an interaction between family members that leads to conflict and discourse. I have been working with families in high conflict for 25 years and understand that it is easy to feel like you have tried everything to shift the interactions in your family. I have specific strategies to target the dysfunctional patters and. get your family focused in a new direction.

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.

Marcey Heschel, B.A., M.A.
Family Therapist

Marcey Heschel, B.A., M.A.

Canadian Certified Counsellor

7370 Sierra Morena Boulevard SW, Calgary, Alberta T3H 3B8 | 587-356-6656

Even when one individual in a family is having trouble, it is important to look at the entire family system the individual came from. By exploring family roles, generational issues and relationship complexities, much can be understood about why a person behaves or thinks as they do. This information can be used to help an entire family get well. We do not exist alone, we are a part of a network of relationships that hold keys into helping us discover who we are and healing.

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

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

Registered Psychologist, Certified Diplomate of Sex Therapy

2532 Ellwood Dr SW, Edmonton, Alberta T6X 0A9 | 780-461-1717

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.

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

Sheldon Walker, M.Sc., R. Psych, RMFT
Family Therapist

Sheldon Walker, M.Sc., R. Psych, RMFT

Registered Psychologist and Marriage and Family Therapist, EMDR Therapist

1515 23rd Street NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 2P6 | 403-284-3200

I use a family systems approach when meeting with families, whereby I assess and try to understand the families basic structure, that is, who all is involved and has influence, for example, does extended family play a role?; the functioning of the family, such as rules, conventions and day to day practices of the family, as well as the quality and nature of the communication within and between family members. My task is to identify maladaptive patterns and try to facilitate better interactions in the family, especially in terms of problem solving together.

Victoria Russell, MA, CCC
Family Therapist

Victoria Russell, MA, CCC

Certified Canadian Counsellor

5 Mackay Drive, SW, Calgary, Alberta T2V 2A3 | 403-383-2474

Are you struggling to find harmony within your family? Do you need help and guidance with boundaries and limits within your family dynamic? I can assist you with this using Gottman theory based techniques, attachment theory approaches, Bowen theory family dynamics, and a number of other approaches to help you and your family members find a healthy balance.



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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 1.25 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.