Trauma and PTSD Therapists in Downtown, Calgary, AB

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Tara Tripp
Psychologist, MA, RPsych
Verified
Verified
More than ever we are faced with daily stress from life's uncertainties and the fatigue of trying to keep it all together. Asking for help is often the most difficult step to take so thank you for taking the time to browse my page. I have worked in the mental health field for over 15 years specializing in trauma , anxiety, and depression. I am trained in several evidence-based practices so we can collaboratively create a plan that best fits what you are looking for. It's ok if you don't know what that is yet! I create a safe, non-judgemental space to explore difficult emotions and to support the process of healing.
(587) 848-3667
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Downtown
Calgary, AB T2R
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Meghan MacKenzie
Psychologist, RPsych, MCP, BA
Verified
10 Endorsed
Verified
10 Endorsed
I can help you enhance your life by improving your ability to manage anxiety, depression, stress and trauma .
(587) 805-1074
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Calgary, AB T2R
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Andre Benoit
Psychologist, MSc
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I'm a Registered Psychologist with 8 years of clinical experience helping people with anxiety, depression, stress, and trauma .
Provide service for clients living in Calgary, Alberta, and those living in the Yukon through telepsychology. Are you feeling stressed, depressed, worried, angry, or anxious? Does your schedule feel full, but part of you feel lost, empty, or unsatisfied? Have you experienced trauma or PTSD or other mental health conditions? Do you struggle with your sleep, focus, being with others, or finding joy? Or is it even hard to describe what you are struggling with? Feel free to contact me at 403.354.0423 or my website www.deeprootstherapies.com.
(587) 412-2703
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Calgary, AB T2P
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Meg Hasek-Watt
Psychologist, RPsych, MC, MA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Offering daytime and evening appointments in downtown Calgary or Virtually through telehealth and online methods. The focus of my practice includes: Anxiety, Trauma (including PostTraumatic Stress Disorder ( PTSD ) and other Trauma -related conditions), Bereavement, Grief & Loss, Phobias, Sex & Sexuality, Chronic Pain & Chronic Illness, & coping with life stressors, stages of change, & identity transitions e.g. illness onset, retirement, new marriage, divorce, career changes/job loss, sexuality & ever important, coping and COVID-19. I am also offering Assessment Services (e.g. Psychoeducational, Mental Health, Personality, ADHD).
(587) 851-5797
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Calgary, AB T2P
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Sharon M. Slate
Psychologist, MA, RPsych
Verified
5 Endorsed
Verified
5 Endorsed
I work with trauma specialized approaches (somatic exposure, EMDR, as well as body-oriented psychotherapy) to help clients overcome trauma and explore empowerment as they move forward in their lives.
Accepting NEW Clients! Over the past 16 years, my approach has explored connecting the mind and the body and so I utilize various techniques from these diverse modalities. I aim to bring awareness to the role our mindset plays in helping or hindering personal growth and development as well as working with the body in focused somatic and body-oriented psychotherapeutic approaches. I marvel at the wisdom of our bodies to find healing despite difficult traumas and challenges. I provide preparation and integration support for clients participating in Psychedelic Therapies.
(403) 588-6678
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Calgary, AB T2R
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Ali Chacalias
Psychologist, BA, MC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
I work with anxiety, depression, trauma (childhood and other experiences), life transitions, and relationship conflict.
Book a free consult using my website! You have taken a courageous step to be here and I am so happy that you did! We all move through challenges in life and we deserve a space to learn and discover healthier ways of coping and living. Therapy is about creating new strengths, as well as helping you rediscover the ones that already exist within you. My ideal client is looking for a therapist who can help them regain wellness and stability by exploring and changing unhelpful behaviors, patterns, beliefs, and relationships. I am here to welcome you exactly as you are, as this will be the starting point for the change we create together!
(587) 327-9498
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Calgary, AB T2P
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Megan Kontrimas
Psychologist, MC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
I am a Registered Psychologist who works primarily with individuals ages 12 and older. My areas of interest include self esteem, complex trauma , disordered eating, life transitions, anxiety, stress, and interpersonal relationships. I use a client-centred and collaborative approach with the intention to empower each person I work with. I work best with clients who are creative, curious, and critical thinkers, and for whom authentic and compassionate therapeutic care is important. Sessions can be suited to individual comfort levels and evening & weekend appointments available. Offering in-person, video, and phone sessions.
(587) 404-7631
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Calgary, AB T2R
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Johanna Marie Kalkreuth
Psychologist
Verified
Verified
I offer counselling for individuals (adults, adolescents and children), couples, and families, addressing anxiety, trauma , relationship issues, depression, anger/aggression, and other emotional/behavioural issues. It is my belief that effective counselling incorporates working with the whole human being - including the mind and the manifestation of emotional experiences in the body. My approach integrates mindfulness and cognitive interventions with somatic body and movement work.
(866) 862-6345
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Calgary, AB T2R
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Kate Hollowell Sheldon
Psychologist, MC, RPsych
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I have specialized training and expertise in: grief and loss, trauma , burnout, anxiety, stress management, life transitions, and psychedelic assisted therapy.
Congratulations, reaching out for support or considering it is the first step to healing and resolution! Perhaps you are experiencing a sense of grief, loss, or burnout leaving you feeling stuck and unsure about what the future holds? Perhaps you are feeling adrift and need someone to talk to as you figure out what to do next? Sometimes we find our past experiences interfere with the present and all of us face challenges that require extra support. Counselling can help you gain a better understanding of yourself, your relationships, and the changes you wish to implement to achieve further growth.
(587) 803-3027
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Calgary, AB T2P
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Gaby (Gabriela) Hennig Registered Provisional Psychologist
Registered Provisional Psychologist, MOC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
I work with clients struggling with anxiety, self-esteem, depression, relationship issues, family of origin issues, sexual violence, trauma , and PTSD .
Accepting new clients! Hello, I’m Gaby and I’m a registered provisional psychologist. I believe that we all have the ability to connect with ourselves, no matter how overwhelming it might be, and to be able to go through all the challenges that life throws at us. I want my clients to feel safe in my presence, and to feel comfortable sharing their stories and concerns.
(587) 609-6086
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Calgary, AB T2R
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Rooted Ambition Therapeutic Services
MSW, RSW, BCYC
Verified
Verified
I have an extensive background working with individuals who have experienced trauma and navigating through these experience using different types of trauma based approaches including EMDR, IFS and somatic experiencing.
Creating a safe space to explore, understand and connect with yourself on a greater level. I have over a decade of experience working with many individuals who have required support in their mental health journey. I specifically specialize in supporting individuals who have experienced trauma or who are impacted by intrusive thoughts. I take great joy and appreciation supporting clients in their transition where they start form struggling in these experiences to being able to get to a place where they can thrive, and feel more connected to themselves and the world around them.
(587) 210-5034
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Calgary, AB T2R
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Jane Allison Fix
Psychologist, MSc
Verified
Verified
I enjoy working and connecting with first responders and their families. I have a specialized knowledge and experience with first responder working environments, operational and organizational stressors, and the trauma that public safety personal can experience. I understand their responses to these stressors, and the interventions used to treat symptoms of depression, anxiety, and PTSD .
(587) 604-0450
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Downtown
Calgary, AB T2G
Not accepting new clients
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Suzanne Fong
Psychologist, MA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
In therapy, I take an honest and action-oriented approach by increasing your coping skills to combat symptoms of trauma , anxiety, depression, burnout, and relationship issues.
Everyone experiences fluctuations in their mental health. It is normal to experience distressing emotions, anxiety, and depression, but we are not always able to overcome the issue alone. My goal is to get to the root of your concern that is preventing you from living a life of happiness and fulfillment.
(587) 874-5811
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Calgary, AB T2P
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Dana Walliser
Psychologist, BA, MC, RPsych
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
I offer several different types of psychotherapy while consistently practicing Trauma Informed Care.
Please note: Currently on Surgery Leave 01/30/2023. I am a Registered Psychologist who works with individuals and families experiencing emotional and psychological issues prevalent in loss, trauma , attachment, anxiety, & depression. I am passionate about supporting individuals through unwanted changes and difficult life transitions. I specialize in grief, loss, and traumatic death. We can experience life-altering moments, and often feel defined by them; life events that are out of our control, fear-inducing and that threaten our sense of safety. Together, we can work towards restoring safety, control, and normalcy in your life.
(587) 355-3051
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Calgary, AB T2R
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Kyle Graham
Psychologist, MC, RPsych
Verified
Verified
Clients seeking treatment for symptoms related to anxiety, depression, trauma , and/or relationship issues will benefit from my integrated approach which draws from evidence based best practices including: Gestalt interventions; grief/loss models; Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT); EMDR; the Gottman Method; and the principles of emotional focused therapy.
During times of heightened stress symptoms related to anxiety, panic, and depression worsen and it can be very hard to maintain hope and positivity during this global crisis. Self-isolating, social distancing, and quarantine are helpful to keep everyone as safe as possible during COVID19, but this also puts added pressure on individuals residing alone, on relationships, and on families. I am passionate about mental and emotional health, and I am available to help you and your loved ones throughout this pandemic and beyond.
(587) 329-8566
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Calgary, AB T2R
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Sunlight Psychological Clinic Ltd/Sunligtkids
Registered Provisional Psychologist, MC
Verified
Verified
I have been working for children with autism as a behavioural aide for more than 10 years. I also have experiences in PTSD and trauma related to car accidents and sexual abused during my graduate practicum.
(587) 355-1513
Downtown
Calgary, AB T2P
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Nicola Mooney
Psychologist, MA, RPsych
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Initiating any type of therapy can be intimidating. My approach is to offer a welcoming, non-judgmental space where clients feel heard and understood as we work together on your treatment goals. I work with individuals on a wide range of mental health-related issues, including anxiety, depression, trauma , grief and loss, parenting, burnout and workplace issues. Over the years, I have worked with clients from a variety of fields, including first responders, veterans, health care workers, teachers, executives, business and sales professionals, students, and stay-at-home parents.
(587) 415-6781
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Calgary, AB T2R
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Not accepting new clients
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Jing Liu
Registered Provisional Psychologist, BMed, MACP, CCC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
I am a registered provisional psychologist who has always had a great passion in supporting people reach their full potential. I integrate Ancient philosophy into Western Counselling context to foster self-growth. My work experience includes depression, anxiety, trauma , parenting, anger management, grief and loss, life transition, and so forth. I have experience working with children and youth, adults, couples, and families who come from diverse cultural and ethnic groups. I believe that counselling is a great way for people to gain new insights into their past experiences and challenges that they have encountered.
(587) 206-9631
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Downtown
Calgary, AB T2P
Not accepting new clients
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Laura Grier
Psychologist, MA, RPsych
Verified
Verified
We can become stuck in old patterns that get in the way of authentic connection with ourselves and others, keeping us from feeling peace and happiness. I am passionate about helping clients discover their capacity for growth and healing. I have been counselling for over 20 yrs and specialize in stress management, relationship issues, grief & loss, personal growth, life transitions, depression, anxiety, and trauma . Using a holistic and collaborative approach, I will support you to skillfully navigate through the difficulties that life brings, and connect with your resiliency for emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual well-being.
(844) 325-8105
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Downtown
Calgary, AB T2G
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Jinelle Watson
MSW, RSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Accepting New Clients! ​Jinelle’s approach to therapy comes from an anti-oppressive, and person-centered lens. She is experienced in supporting individuals through areas including depression, anxiety, big T and little t trauma , PTSD , addictions, grief and loss, sexuality, gender identity, self-image, self-worth, and pregnancy/post-partum.
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Trauma and PTSD Counsellors

When should I seek treatment for trauma?

Not everyone who undergoes trauma needs therapy to heal, but many do. If, after experiencing a traumatic event, you find yourself struggling with symptoms such as nightmares, dissociation, irritability, or emotional numbness—especially if these symptoms last more than a month and are severe enough to interfere with your daily functioning—you may benefit from seeking out therapy with a trauma-informed provider.

How long does trauma therapy take?

Different types of therapy for trauma unfold on different timelines. Prolonged exposure therapy and cognitive processing therapy, for example, each take about three months, while trauma-informed CBT may last anywhere from 8 to 25 sessions. Other approaches, especially those that are less structured or that incorporate elements from multiple modalities, may be more open-ended, though many patients report feeling better within the first few months of treatment.

What happens if trauma is left untreated?

Unaddressed trauma can have serious—even devastating—effects on relationships, career, and day-to-day functioning. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can lead people to distrust or lash out at others, making it difficult to maintain intimate relationships; it can also trigger symptoms such as flashbacks or hyperreactivity that can interfere with a person’s ability to function effectively, personally and/or professionally. Some sufferers turn to drugs to find relief. Symptoms may lessen on their own with time, but there is no guarantee that PTSD will resolve on its own.

Can PTSD come back after treatment?

It is possible for PTSD symptoms to recur months or years after successful treatment. This is because, like most mental health disorders, it is not possible to “cure” PTSD, and stressful life events may cause symptoms to recur in even the most resilient individuals. There is no shame in re-experiencing PTSD symptoms nor in returning to therapy when such relapses occur; indeed, many forms of trauma therapy explicitly encourage periodic “maintenance sessions” to reinforce coping skills and ensure that symptoms stay manageable.