Valerie Umscheid, MA R. Psych.

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HOPE   HEALING   HEALTH

Valerie Umscheid is committed to providing empathetic and effective counselling to support positive life goals. She believes  in the importance of hope, healing and optimizing health. She wants her clients to experience happiness, joy and life satisfaction.

 

Valerie Umscheid Can Help You With

               ·        depression, anxiety and stress

·        PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder)

·        bereavement, loss and life transition

·        relationship issues, couple counselling

 

          Benefits of Counselling

·        overcome depression and anxiety symptoms

·        use effective coping strategies

·        eliminate trauma symptoms, nightmares/flashbacks

·        process feelings of loss, feel happier

·        learn helpful communication skills/reduce conflict

 

         Valerie Uses These Therapies

·        CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) learn helpful behaviours and thoughts

·        Solution Focused Therapy to explore options to improve your situation

·        EMDR  a proven trauma therapy to eliminate trauma symptoms

·        Clinical Hypnosis to assist with various behavioural and psychological problems

·         Gottman Method for Couples Counselling to strengthen and heal relationships

 

Cost of Therapy

·         $165 - $185 per 50 minute hour (individual, couple and family)

·         Payment by Credit Card, Cheque, and Cash

·         Receipt with therapist registration number provided

·         EAP ,  WCB and Insurance Providers  Direct Billing


           Location     

         # 146 Euro Village, 11 Athabascan Ave.

            Sherwood Park, AB.    FREE PARKING

           Call for Consultation   780 975 0629

          Email  valerieaumscheid@gmail.com

            Website  www.bestfitpsychology.ca

 

       EDUCATION

 Master of  Arts Degree in Psychology, Gonzaga     University, WA. (2002)

 Registered Psychologist College of Alberta Psychologists  (2003)

 Clinical Supervision College of Alberta Psychologists  (2008)

  Advanced Training in EMDR and Clinical Hypnosis   (2010 -2017)

   Level II Gottman Institute Couple Counselling (2010)

 

     Personal Information

      Valerie has been married for over thirty years and has two adult daughters.

       She believes in the importance of family, and has gained valuable experience parenting and transitioning through life changes.  

Prior to becoming a therapist, she worked as a Family Mediator and also as a Respiratory Therapist.  She has presented workshops on: Parenting after Separation, Blended Families, Body Image, Eating Disorders and Self- Harming behaviour. 

 Currently, she provides clinical  supervision to provisional psychologists completing their hours for registration.

   

      

 


Valerie Umscheid Reaches

Sherwood Park AB