Simone McCreary brings her genuine compassion and positivity into her work as a counsellor for adults, couples, and teens. She is currently registered as a provisional psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. Her approach to counselling is founded on a relationship of mutual respect and teamwork with her clients. Areas of Specialization: Pre-Marriage counselling, Romantic Couple Relationships, Mindfulness, Stress & Anxiety, Adult ADHD, Eating Disorders, Teens. Play Therapy for Children.
Kathryn Saretsky aims to create change through a strong working relationship between therapist and client. She has a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Alberta. She has completed an internship with Alberta Health Services in corrections psychology in addition to a practicum with Insight Counselling & Therapy Centre, counselling individuals in a non-profit setting.
Kathryn is a Registered Provisional Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists and is working towards becoming a Registered Psychologist. She is also registered as a Canadian Certified Counsellor with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association and has completed Levels I and II of Gottman Method Couples Therapy. Areas of Specialization: Healing Childhood Hurt, Anxiety & Depression, Relationship Issues, Self-Esteem
Jeremy Siemens is a counsellor who believes strongly in the transformative power of therapy and the growth and change that can occur in peoples lives. His training and interests have an integrative and interdisciplinary approach, with a foundation in neuroscience, attachment theory, and emotion-oriented therapies, as well as mindfulness techniques for emotional regulation. He is an EMDR trained therapist, and has also completed Level 1 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy. Jeremy is currently a Registered Provisional Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists, and working towards accreditation as a Registered Psychologist under the supervision of Charles Coleman. Areas of Specialization: Anxiety & Depression, Anger Management, Addictions, Trauma, EMDR, Couples Therapy, Emotional Regulation & Mindfulness, Faith & Spirituality Concerns
Amy Marshall is a Canadian Certified Counsellor who aims to create a genuine, nurturing, empathic, and healing atmosphere for her clients. She graduated with a Masters of Nursing degree from the University of Calgary. She also has a Masters of Counselling degree from Athabasca University. Amy completed her counselling internship at the Calgary Family Therapy Centre. She has extensive experience counselling couples during the transition to parenthood and with women who are experiencing depression and or anxiety during pregnancy and postpartum.
Amy is a member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. She is a Level II Gottman Couples Therapy Graduate who is in the process of becoming a Registered Provisional Psychologist under the supervision of Charles Coleman. Areas of Specialization: Couple and Relationship counselling, Pregnancy and Postpartum adjustment, Chronic Pain, Anxiety, and Depression.
Brenda Kooyman is a Registered Psychologist with a strong interest in children and learning. Brenda specializes in helping children be the best they can be through an understanding of their strengths and areas of need, learning styles, and use of individualized programming and scaffolding. Her wish for every child is: To Connect – To Count – To Feel Capable – To Have Courage and Hope – To Succeed
Areas of Specialization: Psycho-Educational Assessment, Educational Consultant, Reading/Writing Specialist, Play Therapy for Children
Tereza Sampululu’s warmth and compassion plays a key role in her work as a counsellor. She enjoys working with adults, children and families and has a special interest for working with couples. She draws from a strength based, and solution focussed approach in her work. She believes that people have the strengths within them to make positive changes they hope for and she works to empower them on their journey to do so. Areas of Specialization: Anxiety & Depression, Anger Management, Self-Esteem, Relationship Issues, Parenting/Blended Families, Children, Grief and Loss and Family Violence.
Shirley Lo is a Registered Psychologist with a passion for helping families and children reach their full potential and regain balance in their relationships. She brings enthusiasm, openness, acceptance, and authenticity to her work with clients. Living in various cultures, she understands how culture could have an impact on individuals. She therefore strives to understand the clients’ worldview and utilize that in assisting them. Shirley speaks and works in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. Areas of Specialization: Couples, Family Conflicts, Parenting Issues, Psycho-Educational Assessment for Children and Adults
Charles Coleman is a Calgary counsellor and Calgary marital therapist who is an empathic and dynamic listener. He is passionate about helping people live out their full potential and overcome hurdles that get in their way. An avid learner, Charles started his education with a BSc. in Zoology before deciding to move into Psychology. He acquired a diploma in PsychoEducation Guidance and Counselling from the University of Calgary and a Masters degree in Counselling Psychology from City University, Bellevue, Washington. He has further training in couples therapy and is in the process of becoming a Gottman Certified Therapist (completed Level III). Areas of Specialization: Improving Couple Relationships, Working through Infidelity; Dissolving the Constant Fights; Making sense of Blended Families, Anger Management and Skype Counselling.
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