Jill Zimmer, B.A., M.A., CPCS

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SoulCare Counselling is a private counselling practice that is owned and operated by Jill Zimmer of Calgary, Alberta. The goal of SoulCare Counselling is to provide individuals and couples with a safe place to explore success and failure in their personal lives. SoulCare Counselling honours the fact that counselling is one unique step that someone can take towards health and healing. SoulCare Counselling proudly offers practical and life enriching faith components in all areas of need but is not limited to individuals who are unfamiliar or uncomfortable with such practices. Confidentiality and consent in care is discussed in detail and SoulCare Counselling encourages ongoing discussion of these important elements throughout our time together.


Areas For Exploration:

Depression vs. SadnessAnxiety vs. StressComplicated Grief and LossAmbiguous Grief and LossThe “Myth” of ClosureLife TransitionsTrauma and ResilienceRelational Issues (family, friends, co-workers)Pre-marriage, Marriage, Separation, Divorce and Re-marriageIdentity Issues (Individual, Family/Community, Place/Circumstance)Spiritual Issues (Questions, History, Integration)Existential Questions and Experiences (Living well, Dying well, Forgiveness, Reconciliation)Young Adults (18-29), Mid-Life Adults (30-60), Seniors (61 plus)



Education and Major Trainings:

Master's Degree in CounsellingGottman Couples Therapy Level Two TrainingTJTA Personality Testing Certified Enneagram Coaching Counselling Supervision Training ASIST Training (suicide intervention)DBT Manual Study Training



Modalities Regularly Practiced:

Adlerian Style Psychotherapy and REBT Therapy (Albert Ellis)Cognitive Behavioral TherapyExistential and Person-Centered TherapySolution Focused and Interpersonal Therapy



Goal of Therapy:

To move towards a more complete understanding of self, identity and relationship to others.To move towards healing through expressions of grief and loss.To move towards reconciling our hurt and pain in a safe, yet challenging, space.To move towards valuing a 'good enough' mindset or unconditional self acceptance (USA).To move towards integration of' 'USA' by valuing unconditional other acceptance (UOA).To move towards experiential practice in order to help support learnings.To move towards personal outward expressions of forgiveness, reconciling and redemption. To move towards supporting the community in various ways as a result of your own excellent work. 



Professional Association:

I am a member in good standing with the Professional Association of Christian Counsellors and Psychotherapists (www.paccp.ca) and I hold the highest level of certification with PACCP - Certified Professional Counsellor Supervisor (CPCS).  Please refer to a new regulatory college currently being formed in Alberta, Canada for further information on the Counselling Therapy profession (www.acta-alberta.ca).  All liability and ethical supports are up-to date and current.  You may be able to access insurance and health spending accounts with receipt of SoulCare Counselling services but that should be determined ahead of our therapy start as no refunds issued for time spent in session.  Most forms of payment are accepted at the beginning of each session.


Jill Zimmer Reaches

Calgary AB