Cheryl McDougall, MSW, RSW, AAMFT

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North Star Counselling Summary

Professional Counselling Completely Confidential. E-Counselling through video, phone, or email. You get the benefit of a MSW, RSW, AAMFT with 25 years’ experience on your terms, convenient, day or night, wherever you are.

I have a postgraduate e-counselling certificate from the University of Toronto.

I am trained and have been doing remote counselling since 2014. It works.

Session is $160.00. Session can be through, video, phone, or email. After we talk about your concerns, I then provide resources and homework that will build capacity to address your concerns.

What is your typical process when working with a new client?

Initial contact can be through a phone call or email. Clients complete an intake online before our first session. Client will choose the way they want to connect.

What educational background and/or professional qualifications do you have in your field of practice?

Master of Social Work - University of Victoria Registered Social Worker Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Canadian Chapter

How did you get started doing this type of work?

I started North Star Counselling after working as a counsellor for 25 years. Seeing there was a gap for people to seek professional help due to distances. Long distance relationships, remote living, or barriers to connect with a professional in a physical office.

What types of clients have you worked with?

Addictions, anger, anxiety, assertiveness, career and work-related issues, depression, divorce & separation, grief & loss, isolation, intimacy, midlife transitions, personal growth, sexuality identity -LGBTQ, Sexual abuse, stress management relationship issues, trauma.

What advice would you give a client looking to hire a Professional in your domain?

Are you motivated to get through difficult times, overcome barriers, find solutions to the person you always wanted to be? Would you like someone with 25 years of counselling experience and uses blended professional accredited frameworks? Then North Star Counselling will fit your needs. 

Cheryl McDougall Reaches

Clients throughout Alberta