Dan McKinnon, BA, MA, PhD, Psychologist in Calgary
I offer decades of relevant experience and expertise to clients who are in the midst of a life changing transition and/or existential dilemma. My approach entails creating a safe, open, engaging relational space and then acting as a catalytic companion by using strategic questions to probe and coax the client to the discoveries and adaptations that will make a difference for them. Once the client's stress states, emotional concerns and confused thinking have been calmed and clarified, my aim is to identify and build upon their signature strengths so that they can fully realize their potentials and capacities.
I am a registered psychologist who specializes in narrative therapy, existential/humanistic therapy, emotion-focused therapy, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, Gottman-informed couples therapy, positive psychology techniques, conflict resolution and stress management. I create the conditions whereby the everyday lives of my clients become more pleasurable, engaging and meaningful.
My therapeutic philosophy is to "meet them where they are and take them where they are going". I believe to "affect the quality of the day is the highest of the arts". Together we will bridge differences, solve dilemmas and create discoveries.
Call or Email Dan McKinnon for a free phone consultation now - (403) 800-1166


  • Years in Practice: 10+ Years
  • School: University of Calgary
  • Year Graduated: 2009
  • License No. and State: 2896 Alberta


  • Avg Cost (per session): $140 - $200
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: Mastercard, Visa


  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Grief


  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Coaching
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Subjective Well Being
  • Suicidal Ideation

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus


  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Narrative
  • Organizational Development
  • Positive Psychology
  • Relational
  • Transpersonal


  • Individuals
  • Couples


  • Video Counselling
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2016
Dan McKinnon, BA, MA, PhD, Psychologist in Calgary

Dan McKinnon

Psychologist, BA, MA, PhD