About Us

As the founder of Restored Wellness Psychology & Counselling Centre, Katherine has enjoyed over 5 years of providing mental health services to our community.  She holds a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology degree from Yorkville University, as well as the designations Registered Family Mediator (Separation & Divorce) and Qualified Arbitrator. Additionally, she is studying full time towards her PHD. 

To continue to facilitate and expand upon the services offered at Restored Wellness, Katherine’s role will now shift to be primarily focused on: 

Katherine
  • Providing clinical supervision to the Counsellors and Registered Provisional Psychologists practicing at Restored Wellness; 
  • Divorce Mediation; 
  • Court-ordered civil forensic services, including Practice Notes 7 & 8; and 
  • Parenting Coordination/Arbitration. 

Inquiries for these services can be made directly to katherine@restoredwellness.ca 

As a result of this change of focus, and effective immediately (July 20, 2020), Katherine is no longer accepting new clients for direct counselling. If you are a current counselling client of Katherine’s, please email katherine@restoredwellness.ca or laura@restoredwellness.ca to book subsequent appointments. 

Please be assured that Katherine’s commitment to providing accessible quality mental health care to Airdrie and surrounding communities remains as strong as ever. Restored Wellness Psychology & Counselling Centre is proud to be associated with an equally committed and growing group of practitioners who can provide a complete range of services for all counselling concerns. 


Anneta

Anneta is a Registered Psychologist, Registered Facilitator of Circle of Security – Parenting™ and Mediator. 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. Anneta is committed to ensuring Airdrarians, Calgarians, and neighbouring communities are getting the support they may need while being mindful of protecting our health during the COVID-19 outbreak. To this end, she is offering remote counselling services to adults, adolescents, couples and families through secure online video or phone sessions at this time. She will also continue to offer support remotely for families in their transition through separation/divorce to reach win-win agreements in mediation. Topics addressed in mediation include parenting plans, division of property, debts, assets, child and spousal support.

Some counselling areas of interest include:

  • Anxiety
  • Assertive communication skills
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Decision making
  • Depression
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Grief/loss
  • Healthy boundaries
  • Healthy relationships (friendships, couples, familial)
  • Parenting
  • Self-esteem
  • Self-care
  • SMART goal setting
  • Stress management

Anneta integrates evidence-based approaches such as cognitive behavioural, attachment, emotion focused, solution focused, Gottman method, and mindfulness in her work; however, the modality selected will be based on each client’s specific needs. She is open, non-judgmental, empathetic, and respectful; fully dedicated to providing a safe, warm and trusting space to explore and address concerns. Anneta believes 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 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. She is happy to offer a 20-minute free consultation for new clients inquiring about services. Her remote hours are Tuesday 1pm-8:30pm, Wednesday and Thursday 3pm-8pm. For other availability or to inquire about reduced service fee rate offered by Anneta, please contact her directly via e-mail.


Stephanie

Stephanie is currently only offering secure and confidential video or phone sessions. These sessions are available to adults, children/youth and couples. 30-minute or 60-minute slots are available. Free phone consultations are available for new or existing clients who have questions about telepsychology services. Sliding scale options are available for clients in financial need – please contact stephanie@restoredwellness.ca for more information.

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 and provides culturally sensitive counselling, as well as LGBTQ2+ informed counselling. She works with clients to build on their unique strengths and abilities, while offering new perspectives and skills development to enhance well-being. She strives to help clients move towards living their best lives as their desired selves.

She tailors her therapeutic approach to a 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 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 into her couples counselling.

Stephanie is able to provide direct-billing to most major benefit plan providers. She is available Tuesdays and Wednesdays 2pm-8pm, Thursdays 12pm-7pm and Fridays 10am-4pm.


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

Please contact Restored Wellness at 403-266-9226 for further information on the psycho-ed process and/or to book a parent intake appointment with Catherine.


Jaclyn is a Registered Psychologist with experience in clinical and forensic settings. Jaclyn provides assessment and therapeutic services to individuals who present with a vast range of difficulties. She provides counseling services to youth, adults and couples. Counseling interest areas include:

  • Anxiety
  • Addiction
  • Adolescent Counselling
  • Anger Management
  • Boundary Setting
  • Depression
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grief
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Substance Use
  • Trauma and PTSD

Jaclyn supports her clients by focusing on a client-centered and empathetic approach. She recognizes the value of the human experience and enhancing one’s resiliency. Jaclyn provides her clients with a safe, non-judgmental space to increase coping and move towards making meaningful change. She uses a variety of approaches in counseling that include cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and solution-focused therapy. Jaclyn values her role as a psychologist and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and providing them with warmth, respect and transparency.

Jaclyn has returned to full-time studies and is pursuing her Ph.D. in Forensic Psychology. Her office hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday evening 6:00pm to 9:00pm and Saturday 9:00am to 3:00pm.


Shyanna is a Registered Provisional Psychologist who holds a Master of Education in School and Counselling Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology. Shyanna practices from a strength and relationship based, trauma-informed, holistic lens. Shyanna merges concepts from multiple models including cognitive behavioural therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, mindfulness, solution focused brief therapy, motivational interviewing, narrative therapy, and Dr. Bruce Perry’s Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics.

Shyanna has a specific interest in working with children, adolescents, young adults, and their families, and is a LGBTQ2S+ ally. She draws from individuals’ unique strengths, and believes that every individual or family has the power to be successful within themselves, if provided with the right tools and some support along the way. Shyanna offers counselling, play therapy, psychoeducational assessments, and court mandated assessments, such as Practice Note 7.

Shyanna’s areas of focus include:

  • Psychoeducational Assessments
  • Court Mandated Assessments (Practice Note 7)
  • Counselling & Play Therapy
    • ADHD
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Dysfunctional Childhood Behaviours (i.e. ODD, Sexually Intrusive Behaviours)
    • Learning Strategies
    • Traumatic Events
    • Adolescent Counselling & Youth Transitioning to Adulthood
    • Healthy Relationships & Boundary Setting
    • Family Dysfunction
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Life & Stress Management (including chronic illnesses)
    • Grief & Loss
    • Career Counselling

Shyanna is available in person Wednesdays 12 noon to 8pm, Thursdays 11am to 7pm and alternate Fridays 11:30am to 3:30pm, and virtually on Tuesdays from 12 noon to 8pm, Saturdays 9am to 1pm and alternate Fridays from 9am to 3pm.


Andrea is a Masters of Arts Counseling student from Yorkville University, who is completing her Practicum at Restored Wellness Psychology and Counselling Centre. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Carleton University, and a Bachelor of Education degree with honours from the University of Ottawa.  

Andrea welcomes all clients, works to integrate culturally sensitive practices into her work and is an LGBTQ2S+ ally. She believes in developing a treatment plan that works with client strengths, using a client-centered and family systems approach. She integrates solution-focused, cognitive behavioural and narrative interventions in her work. 

Work with families and youth is of particular interest to Andrea. After working as a teacher over the past 12 years, she is excited to bring her strong understanding of childhood development and learning into her work to support families and their growth.  

Areas of focus include: 

  • Stress
  • Self-esteem 
  • Anxiety 
  • Depression 
  • Bullying 
  • Sexuality and Gender 
  • Healthy Relationships 
  • Boundary Setting and Assertiveness 
  • Family Relationships 
  • Youth Counselling 
  • Couples Counselling 

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

Andrea is available Mondays 2pm to 6pm, Wednesdays 1pm to 4pm, Fridays 2pm to 6pm and Saturdays either 10am to 2pm or 12pm to 4pm depending on her class schedule.


Alicia is a Master of Counselling Student from Athabasca University, who is completing her practicum at Restored Wellness Psychology and Counselling Centre. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Trinity Western University.

Alicia welcomes all clients, including those with disabilities and religious/faith practices. She counsels from a strength-based approach that focuses on working together with clients to achieve their goals.

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

  • Living with a Disability
  • Coping with Covid-19
  • Stress and Self-Care
  • Life Management (including goal setting and organization)
  • Communication
  • Faith Based Counselling
  • Couples Counselling
  • Individual Counselling
  • Child and Adolescent Counselling

Alicia is available for virtual and in-person sessions. Her office hours are Mondays from 12pm to 4pm, Tuesdays from 2pm to 9pm and Fridays from 12 pm to 4pm.


Sarah is a Masters of Social Work student at the University of Calgary with a Clinical specialization in trauma-informed practice. Sarah is completing her practicum at Restored Wellness Psychology and Counselling Centre. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Family & Social Relations from the University of Windsor, and a post-graduate certificate in Addiction from Georgian College.

Sarah has a record of building action plans that provide a voice, a safe space, and access to resources that transform the lives of individuals struggling with addiction, trauma, and mental health barriers. Sarah is open to working with people from different backgrounds, age groups, and life experiences. She strives to be culturally sensitive and utilizes a variety of approaches, including Narrative therapy, Radical Exposure Tapping, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Mindfulness techniques.

Some counselling areas of interest include:

  • Addiction 
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief & Loss
  • Healthy Boundaries
  • Forgiveness
  • Life Transitions
  • Substance Use
  • Trauma and PTSD

Sarah is available Mondays 10am to 4pm in person, and Tuesdays 12pm to 5pm and Wednesdays 3:30 to 8:30 pm via phone or video conference.


Melody is a Masters of Social Work student from Dalhousie University, who is completing her practicum at Restored Wellness Psychology and Counselling Centre. She is a Registered Social Worker and holds a Bachelor of Social Work with Honours at York University.

Melody uses a client-centred approach where she believes in working together as a team to achieving your goals. She emphasizes respecting cultural, racial, and individual differences, as well as providing an environment where you will feel safe, valued, and listened to.

Child development is a particular interest to Melody, as well as enhancing social, emotional, and mental health and wellness. A variety of approaches will be used in her counselling including but not limited to strengths-based approach, solution-focused therapy, cognitive-behavioural therapy, play therapy, narrative therapy, and holistic approach.

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

• ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
• Anger Management
• Anxiety
• Bullying
• Coping with parental separation and divorce
• Depression
• Healthy Relationships
• Parenting
• Separation and Divorce
• Trauma and PTSD (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder)
• Child and youth counselling
• Couples counselling
• Family counselling

Melody is available for in-person or virtual appointments Wednesdays 3pm to 9pm, Thursdays 3pm to 8pm, and Fridays 12pm to 4pm.


Stasia is a Masters of Counselling student from Athabasca University, who is completing her practicum at Restored Wellness. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Psychology from the University of Calgary and has completed training in conflict resolution and workplace wellness strategies. She is currently completing research in the area of chronic pain and disability management.

With 11 years of experience in adult education, Stasia believes that the path to lifelong learning and personal development is continuous. She is here to listen, guide, and support her clients as they develop new skills to meet life’s challenges.

Working with individuals with chronic pain and disability is of particular interest to Stasia and she is passionate about contributing positively to the lives of those with disability. She utilizes a variety of approaches in mental health including solutions-focused, cognitive-behavioural, and acceptance commitment interventions.   

Areas of Focus include:

  • Chronic Pain and Disability Management
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Self-acceptance
  • Relationship Issues and Meaningful Connections
  • Stress and Resiliency
  • Conflict Resolution and De-escalation
  • Boundary Setting, Assertiveness, and Communication Skills

Stasia is available for in-person appointments Wednesday 9am to 4pm, and via phone or video conference Tuesday 9am to 12pm and Thursday 3pm to 8pm.