About Us

 


Katherine

Katherine is a Registered Psychologist and Registered Family Mediator (Separation/Divorce Specialty) and holds a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology degree. She provides counselling services to children, youth, and adults, in personal, couples, and family settings.

Counselling interest areas include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Self-image
  • Healthy relationships
  • Separation/Divorce
  • Blended families and co-parenting
  • Parent-Child relationships and roles
  • Effective assertive communication
  • Boundary-setting
  • Relationship repair
  • Trauma
  • Grief/Loss
  • Mild substance use

Katherine also provides mediation for clients going through separation/divorce. Topics addressed during mediation include parenting plans, child support, division of property, assets, and debts, and spousal support. Please see ‘Separation/Divorce Mediation’ under the Services tab or fill out the ‘Contact’ form for more information.

Katherine is a goal-oriented psychologist who uses solution-focused, family systems, cognitive behavioral, and client-centered frameworks. She is motivated to helping clients utilize their strengths to reach their fullest potential and is able to provide direct-billing to most major benefit plan providers.

Katherine has returned to full-time studies and is pursuing her Ph.D in Psychology. Her updated office hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.


Anneta

Anneta is a Registered Psychologist and Registered Facilitator of Circle of Security – Parenting™. She holds a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology, a Graduate Certificate in Autism and Behavioural Science, and a Bachelor of Arts in Developmental Psychology & Sociology. She provides counselling services to individuals (children, teens, adults), couples and families.

Some counselling areas of interest include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress management
  • Healthy boundaries
  • Assertive communication
  • Healthy relationships (friendships, couples, familial)
  • Bereavement
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Behavioural concerns
  • Parenting

Anneta facilitates the relationship-based parenting program called Circle of Security – Parenting™ (COS-P) at Restored Wellness. COS-P is a well researched program designed to strengthen attachment security between parents and children. Anneta offers individual and group sessions to parents and caregivers of children from 0 through 6 years old. Please refer to ‘Parenting Group’ under the Services tab for more information or to register.

Anneta incorporates cognitive behavioural, attachment, emotion focused, solution focused, mindfulness, and relaxation interventions in personal, couples and family settings. She is non-judgemental, empathic, respectful and dedicated to providing a safe space for all clients. Anneta believes a strong therapeutic relationship, collaboration, and capitalizing on clients’ strengths are important components in helping clients achieve meaningful and lasting change in their lives. She is inspired by her clients’ resilience, positive intentionality and dedication to achieve a greater sense of well-being and is honoured to work alongside them on their unique journey.

Anneta is able to provide direct-billing to most major benefit plan providers. Her office hours are Tuesday 9:00pm-5:00pm; Wednesday 1:00pm-7:00pm; Thursday 4-9pm; and Saturday 9:00am-noon


Stephanie

Stephanie is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. She holds a Master of Counselling and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She provides counselling services to children, youth, and adults, in individual, couples, and family settings.

Counselling areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Self-esteem
  • Anger management
  • Insomnia
  • Separation and divorce
  • Boundary setting, assertiveness and communication skills
  • Goal setting and values exploration
  • Parenting skills
  • Family relationships
  • Child and adolescent counselling
  • Couples counselling

Stephanie is a client-centered psychologist who provides a safe and supportive environment where she works collaboratively with clients to reach their counselling goals. She welcomes clients from all backgrounds, provides culturally sensitive counselling and is a proud LGBTQ2+ ally. She believes that clients already possess unique strengths and abilities and can benefit from new perspectives and skills development to enhance their well-being. She strives to help clients move towards living their best lives as their desired selves.

She tailors her therapeutic approach to each client’s specific needs, incorporating elements of solution-focused, cognitive behavioural, acceptance and commitment, and mindfulness-based therapies. She has a special interest in working with children and youth and incorporates play-based and art-based interventions to make therapy both engaging and effective. She also enjoys working with couples and incorporates Gottman method approaches.

Stephanie is able to provide direct-billing to most major benefit plan providers. She is available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00pm-9:00pm, Friday from 11:00am-5:00pm and Saturdays from 11:00am-3:00pm.


Amy

Amy is a Registered Provisional Psychologist and holds a Master of Educational Psychology degree. She provides counselling services to children, youth and adults. Amy uses a variety of approaches in counselling that include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness, and Solution-Focused Therapy. Amy is goal oriented and strives to help clients find meaningful solutions to their challenges.

Additionally Amy is also able to provide Psycho-Educational Assessments. Amy believes that assessments are an excellent tool to fully comprehend an individual’s strengths and challenges. This provides a platform for learners and their supports to fully understand their learning profile, and be able to utilize strategies and accommodations in order to reach their optimal outcomes.

Amy has many years experience working with and supporting people with diverse abilities and is passionate about helping people see and work from their strengths.

Counselling interest areas include:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Self-Esteem
  • Healthy Boundaries
  • Trauma
  • Grief & Loss
  • Substance Abuse

Catherine is a Registered Psychologist who holds a Master of Education from the University of Calgary. She specializes in providing comprehensive psycho-educational assessments for children and teens. Catherine is also able to offer parenting consultations to target more specific behavioural concerns. Prior to becoming a psychologist, Catherine worked as a teacher for seven years. Working in this role increased her knowledge of how to strengthen the home-school partnership and to see first-hand how assessment results can “come to life” within a classroom setting. Catherine takes a strength-based, holistic approach in her work. She believes in the importance of understanding the whole child and supporting a child’s “tribe”.

Assessment interests include:

  • Learning disabilities (reading, writing & mathematics
  • Intellectual giftedness
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Anxiety

Parent consultation areas of interest:

  • Post-assessment consultation
  • Emotional regulation
  • Inattention & hyperactivity
  • Executive functioning (i.e. planning, organizing, sustaining attention
  • Sleeping & eating concerns
  • Anxiety

Catherine is available Monday 9-1pm; Wednesdays 6-9pm; Fridays 9-12pm.


Joanne

Joanne is Master of Counselling Psychology student at City University in Calgary who is completing her practicum placement at Restored Wellness Psychology and Counselling Centre. Her previous schooling includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing obtained at Mount Royal University. Joanne has always had a deep passion for helping others. After five years working as a registered nurse, Joanne wanted to pursue her passion in counselling. Some areas of professional interest include:

  • Anxiety
  • Grief/Loss
  • Depression
  • Identity Issues
  • Communication
  • Self-Esteem
  • Relationship distress
  • Boundary setting

Joanne is able to offer Sliding Scale counselling services to clients in need.

*Joanne is on a one-year maternity leave beginning May 24, 2019



Ashley is a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology student at Yorkville University and is completing her practicum requirements at Restored Wellness Psychology and Counselling Centre. She attained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology with a Minor in Religious Studies at Mount Royal University. Ashley is also a facilitator for a number of Mental Health workshops including Mental Health First Aid: Adults who Interact with Youth, and Psychological First Aid. Ashley has worked and volunteered in a number of different settings including an Inpatient Psychiatric Unit, Private Practice, and School settings. Ashley’s therapeutic style is holistic, and collaborative, incorporating a biopsychosocial approach. Ashley is focused on creating a safe and inviting environment for individuals of all genders, sexual orientations, cultures, religions, and ethnicities.

Some areas of professional interest include:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Trauma
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Managing Chronic Illness
  • Health Psychology
  • LGBTQ2+ Informed Counselling
  • Veteran Counselling
  • Intimacy Concerns
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Ashley is able to offer Sliding Scale counselling services to clients in need.

*Ashley is available Monday from 4:00pm-8:00pm; Thursday from 5:00pm-9:00pm and Friday from 3:30pm to 7:30pm.  She is also available the first Saturday of each month.


Kate is a Master of Counselling Psychology student at Athabasca University in Calgary, Alberta who is completing her practicum placement at Restored Wellness Psychology and Counselling Centre. She holds a Bachelor of Science, major in Psychology and minor in business from Dalhousie University. Kate has volunteered at several different organizations, including the Calgary Distress Centre and the Calgary Counselling Centre.

Kate approaches psychology holistically; she is passionate about looking at the whole picture, and exploring client concerns from the mental, emotional, and physical domains. Kate’s approach is client-centered. She supports clients in their change process by acknowledging their strengths and building on this foundation. Kate believes in creating a space where clients feel comfortable, safe, and empowered to create change.

Counselling areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Self-esteem
  • Healthy relationships
  • Boundary-setting
  • Effective communication skills
  • Anger management
  • Separation and divorce
  • Relationship repair
  • Goal setting and values exploration
  • Family relationships
  • Child and adolescent counselling
  • Couples counselling

Kate is able to offer Sliding Scale counselling services to clients in need.

*Kate is available Monday from 4:00pm-8:00pm; Wednesday from 4:00pm-9:00pm and Friday from 1:00pm to 7:00pm.


Rachel is currently a practicum student with Athabasca University. She has a BFA with Distinction from ACAD and is currently enrolled in the MC:AT (Masters of Counselling and Art Therapy) program with Athabasca University.

Rachel is goal-orientated and person-centred. She uses a family systems and cognitive behavioural framework. Rachel values the benefits of art therapy which uses art to support people in expressing themselves in a new and innovative way.

Rachel is excited to offer art therapy in her sessions with clients. Art therapy is a counselling practice that supports clients in understanding their emotional conflicts, developmental skills, reduce stress and anxiety, work through traumatic experiences, and improve their overall self-esteem. This practice is useful to those of all ages, demographics, religious, and cultural backgrounds. In art therapy the art acts as an additional support for clients on their journey to healing. You do not need to be an artist, art therapy is not about creating a finished piece, art therapy is about expressing yourself, or telling your story through art.

Rachel is able to offer Sliding Scale counselling services to clients in need

*Rachel is available Tuesdays from 4:00-9:00, Thursdays from 9:00-2:00, and Fridays from 1:00-6:00.


Sally is a Master of Counselling Psychology student at Athabasca University and is completing her practicum at Restored Wellness Psychology and Counselling Centre. Sally holds of Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Calgary. She has volunteer and work experience from several non-profits in Calgary including the Distress Centre and Wood’s Homes.

Sally believes in approaching mental health holistically and works from a strength-based and client-centred perspective. Sally utilizes narrative therapy, solution-oriented therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, and mindfulness in her work with clients.

Some counselling areas of interest include:

• Self-esteem
• Stress
• Sexuality and gender
• Identity
• Relationships
• Managing physical health and illness
• Goal setting and values exploration
• Life transitions
• Grief and loss

Sally is able to offer Sliding Scale counselling services to clients in need

*Sally is available Mondays from 9:30-5:30, Tuesdays from 1:00-9:00, and Fridays from 1:00-5:00.