If you are on this site, you have already begun the challenging journey for something to be different in your life, needing support to cope with life challenges or perhaps improve the relationships that are most important to you. Your own life experiences, mental health and physical health can also present obstacles to gaining what you desire from LIFE. It is my journey with you that we will develop our goal and begin to remove those obstacles that are in your way to create the change you need OR develop strategies for obstacles that are unchangeable.
I utilize many different modalities of therapy including *EMDR* *Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, * Brief Solution Focused Therapy, *Narrative Therapy, *Dialectical Behavioural Skill Development, and * Prolonged Exposure Therapy. I have vast experience utilizing these modalities with Trauma, Addictions, Depression, Anxiety, other mental health concerns and relationship wellness. LGBTQIA+ affirming
While working with couples I draw upon different approaches. My work is largely focused on the Gottman Strategies. I am trained in Level 1 and 2 of the Gottman method, I have specialized training at the University of Berkley with John and Julie Gottman for helping couples heal from affairs and trauma. I am also a Gottman Leader for the 7 principles of making a marriage work clinic.
I also provide supervision for growing therapists. Please see rates below.
Please feel free to contact me and collaboratively we will individualize your therapy plan based on yours and-or your family needs.
I am the founder of Big Rock Psychology that offers services by other Private Psychologists for a variety of community needs. Please find more information here: https://bigrockpsychology.ca/
Link to Interviews during Covid 19: https://www.okotokstoday.ca/local-news/okotoks-therapists-weigh-in-on-mental-health-impacts-of-covid-3313081
Counselling in Okotoks office, as well as Video Sessions and Phone sessions . Sessions will generally run 50 minutes. Rates are charged hourly or per assessment.
Fees effective April 2021 to meet PAA Recommended Fee Schedule
Individual 50 min Sessions: $220.00
Couples 50 min Sessions: $225.00
Family 50 min Sessions: $225.00
General Mental Health & Addiction Assessments/ 50 min $220.00
Individual or Family Session with Masters Level Student Based on affordability inquire
Please note that assessments will require a follow up appointment for review and recommendations.
Professional Letters $100.00
Payment is accepted via cash, cheque, bank e-transfer and credit card.
*Direct billing is available for Blue Cross and ASEBP, telus health e-claim insurance providers*