Shirvington M. A. Hannays

Drug & Alcohol Counsellor, CCAC, CCPA

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Shirvington M. A. Hannays, CCAC, CCPA, Drug & Alcohol Counsellor in Calgary
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Shirvington M. A. Hannays

Drug & Alcohol Counsellor, CCAC, CCPA


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smahoo Change Clinic
Calgary, Alberta T2L
(877) 985-8269

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I am a CCPA, CACCF & CAGC certified Addiction Counsellor with a proven track record working with persons challenged Addictive Behaviour for sustained BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE. I have worked with clients of Salvation Army's (Calgary) Addiction Recovery Program; CAMH; Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services; Guelph and Wellington county's Family & Children's Services. Specialized in Motivational Interviewing (MI); Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy (REBT); and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for client-centred Harm Reduction, RECOVERY and other Addictive BEHAVIOURAL problems.

I use the 5 Stages of Change readiness assessment and Brief Psychotherapy Therapies for SELF-motivated behavioural CHANGE. TRAINED and specialized in Psychological First Aid to work with persons in EMOTIONAL and MENTAL distress. Also certified in Suicide ASSESSMENT and INTERVENTION to work with persons challenged with suicidal thoughts and behaviours.

I use Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy (REBT) COUNSELLING with persons challenged with SUBSTANCE USE Dependency or other Addictive Behavioural DISORDERS. Using the Community Re-Enforcement Approach ( CRA) model to change learned ADDICTIVE behaviours and conditioned behavioural responses.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 6 Years
  • School: Everest College
  • Year Graduated: 2013

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $95 - $165
Pay By: Cash, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa, Wire
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Medavie Blue Cross
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: CCAC / 15-000-391
  • Certificate Date: 2015
  • Degree: ALISON / Psychology / 261-1818271
  • 2012
  • Membership: CCPA / 10004505
  • Member Since: 2018

Shirvington M. A. Hannays's Groups

Rebt Relapse Prevention Planning Group Therapy

Relapse happens OFTEN during RECOVERY. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association up to 60% of patients who receive treatment will relapse within ONE year. The relapse rate is higher for ALCOHOL, heroin, and METH because the COMPULSIVE and IMPULSIVE behaviour RE-ENFORCE the ADDICTIVE (lost of CONTROL and USING MORE to get the same effect or HIGH) behaviours. Which lower their chances of returning to the recovery path and learn from the LAPSE. JOIN this REBT (Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy) four (4) sessions group. LEARN about ASSOCIATING Cues, SELF-Defeating THINKING and CRAVINGS Hijacking.

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Supporting a Love One to Consider Treatment Now!!!

Intervention is a process especially since LAPSE and RELAPSE happen often during RECOVERY. The relapse rate is higher for some drugs, like ALCOHOL, heroin, and Meth. The more the COMPULSIVE and IMPULSIVE BEHAVIOURS are REPEATED it RE-ENFORCES the ADDICTIVE (lost of CONTROL and USING MORE to get the same effect or HIGH) behaviour. Which lower their chances of returning to the recovery path and learn from the LAPSE. JOIN a this four (4) session group to Educate and Empower yourself to take the next SUPPORTIVE STEP in your desire to STAGE an Intervention with your Love one.

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Location

smahoo Change Clinic
Calgary, Alberta T2L
(877) 985-8269

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Specialties
  • Addiction
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Spirituality
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Gay

Client Focus

Faith: Other Spiritual or Religious Affiliations
Age
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Humanistic
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Transpersonal
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Video/Skype
  • Online Counselling

Links

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Last Modified: 06 Nov 2019
Shirvington M. A. Hannays, CCAC, CCPA, Drug & Alcohol Counsellor in Calgary

Shirvington M. A. Hannays

Drug & Alcohol Counsellor, CCAC, CCPA