Family Counselling Services in Discovery Ridge, Calgary, AB.

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


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 T2R 1E7 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

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.

Laura Romero, MC
Family Therapist

Laura Romero, MC

Registered Therapeutic Counsellor

In T3C 0X7 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

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.

Deanne Elsner, MSW, RSW
Family Therapist

Deanne Elsner, MSW, RSW

Masters of Social Work with Clinical Specialization

In T4C 0W7 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

Deanne has a systemic approach to family therapy. She works with the family to to identify roles and patterns. She often works with parts of the system to improve overall family functioning. Parenting support is often provided to assist parents in working together (being on the same page), supporting one another and enhancing their effectiveness. The aim in family therapy to help the members listen to one another, to understand each other’s perspectives and to build more loving and supportive relationships.

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

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

Psychopharmacologist

In T2H 2G4 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

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.

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Kevin Alderson, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist

In T3B 0C9 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

[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

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

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

Registered Psychologist, Registered Christian Counsellor

In T2V 0E4 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

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.

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA
Family Therapist

Valiant Recovery, CCCCA

Residential Addiction Program

In T2V 0P7 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

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.

Tobias Mwandala, MSW, RSW
Family Therapist

Tobias Mwandala, MSW, RSW

Therapist/Counsellor

In T2N 1P1 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

My main emphasis in family therapy is for me to avoid ‘labeling’ clients with diagnostic/psychiatric names. Labels does not promote healing but yields potential ‘pathologizing effects,’ for example, calling blaming/labeling my client as a ‘drug addict.’ Instead, I help families to heal their relationships. My approach is not to encourage criticism/blaming on one or more family members as the causer of ‘dysfunction’ in their relationships—instead I ask how they feel about their concerns and what they see/believes to be the problem/issue in their families. Because of my approach, one client reported that she felt there was no further need to become critical of her partner.

Adriana Schmidt, BA, MA
Family Therapist

Adriana Schmidt, BA, MA

Registered Provisional Psychologist

In T2C 4J2 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

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.

Kate Kolskog, Registered Psychologist
Family Therapist

Kate Kolskog, Registered Psychologist

Supporting Wellness Psychological & Family Services

In T2H 0M2 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

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.

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 Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

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.

Amy Marshall, MN MC R. Psych
Family Therapist

Amy Marshall, MN MC R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T3E 6L1 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

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.

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

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

Registered Psychologist

In T2R 1E8 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

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.

Sabrina Ragan, M.Sc., CCC, CPT, RPsych.
Family Therapist

Sabrina Ragan, M.Sc., CCC, CPT, RPsych.

Registered Psychologist - ONLINE COUNSELLING

In T4B 1S1 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

Keystone Child and Family Therapy provides a systems approach to counseling, which includes marital and family therapy. Each family is unique in their strengths as well as their needs and Keystone aims to highlight these in the road to wellbeing. This type of therapy focuses on the interaction between family members to increase healthy attachment and positive relationships. Family therapy is offered in combination with play therapy for children to help strengthen parent-child relationships as well as support a child through their own counseling process.

Jennifer Rioux, MC, R. Psych
Family Therapist

Jennifer Rioux, MC, R. Psych

Registered Psychologist

In T1S 2C3 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

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.

Jeff Sturgeon, BSc.,MSW,RSW
Family Therapist

Jeff Sturgeon, BSc.,MSW,RSW

Psychotherapist

In T2R 1L3 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

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.

Joyce Musekiwa, Bsc, MBA, MACP
Family Therapist

Joyce Musekiwa, Bsc, MBA, MACP

Counsellor

In T2Y 3X6 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

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.

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 Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

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....

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

Lynne Goertzen, MA, CSAT, CMAT, RRT

Registered Psychologist

In T2M 3N4 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

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.

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

Bow Valley Counselling, BA, BSW, MSW, RSW

Clinical Social Worker

In T2N 3R7 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

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.

Patrick Keelan, Ph.D.
Family Therapist

Patrick Keelan, Ph.D.

Registered psychologist

In T2T 2Z2 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

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.

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.

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

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

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

In T1Y 6X1 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

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.

Lyn Unger, MC
Family Therapist

Lyn Unger, MC

Registered Clinical Counsellor

Available for Online Therapy

Do you deeply love the people you live with, but secretly do not like them very much? Do you find yourself wondering why domestic life has become so hard? Do you fear you are losing the closeness with your family members that you once enjoyed? If so - there IS help available. We will work together to identify areas of struggle, come up goals for therapy, and learn to implement new strategies for working through trouble spots in your family relationships. This will help you to have more peace in your home so you can truly enjoy the people you love again.

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

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

Registered Psychologist

In T2P 0B3 - Nearby to Discovery Ridge, Calgary.

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.



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Discovery Ridge, Calgary is located in Alberta, Canada.  The population of Discovery Ridge, Calgary is 3,100 people. Discovery Ridge, Calgary therapists serve postal code: T3H.