Starting the Journey

COUNSELLING SESSIONS ARE:

  • 1 hour in length
  • Sessions are convenient and confidential FaceTime; Skype or Google Duo, as well as, by phone.

 

When COVID 19 is cleared, appointments will continue online unless clients prefer an alternative. There is an additional cost for in-home or in-person sessions.

HOURS: Daytime starting at 9 and evening before 7pm

AFTER HOURS:

If your situation is an emergency, please call the Distress Centre at
403-266-4357 or 911.

Sessions are structured for individuals, couples and families in various combinations as requested and required.

Individual sessions may, at some point, include other people such as relatives, if necessary.

Couple counselling may include seeing the couple the first time together, and then individually, then back together again.

Family sessions may include all members of the family together and/or it may include various combinations at different times.

Homework between sessions is a key component to accomplishing your goals and making your counselling experience more effective.

THE NUMBER OF SESSIONS:

The number of sessions depends on several factors e.g. the type of problem, willingness to change, availability to attend regular sessions, and several other variables.

Sessions are usually weekly and range from 6-8 weeks

AREAS OF FOCUS:

Relationship issues including:

Rejuvenating relationships

Enhancing communication

Conflict and crisis

Family communication issues

Life transitions such as retirement or “empty nest”

Personal Growth such as changing careers, setting goals

Anger and Stress management

Premarital counselling

Parent/child/adolescent issues

Divorce issues and children of separation or divorce

Impact on children regarding parent conflict/anger/abuse

Anxiety, Depression, Self-Esteem

Sexuality/Intimacy

Launching teen/young adults