Gita Ward, BA, MSW, RSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Okotoks
Are you struggling with worry, sadness, anger, self-esteem, relationships, guilt, low energy or trying to recover from a trauma? Therapy can help you to relieve these symptoms, improve relationships and restore hope. With over 10 years of experience in mental health and addiction I am here to listen carefully without judgement and provide effective counselling that works for you. I strive to provide a warm, empathetic and collaborative atmosphere in order to provide services that best suits your needs.
I provide individual therapy for adolescents and adults. I have advanced training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Prolonged Exposure Therapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Mindfulness, and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy. I utilize these models to ensure I provide you with an individualized and professional service to improve your quality of life.
I am honoured to be a part of your journey to personal growth and wellness. I emphasize on providing quality services to help you achieve the life you want. For more information please go to my website www.truelivingcounselling.com
Call or Email Gita Ward for a free consultation now - (888) 828-2482

Qualifications

  • School: Wilfrid Laurier University
  • License No. and State: 10830 Alberta

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): up to $180
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Direct Billing ASEBP
  • Direct Billing Alberta Blue Cross
  • Direct Billing Canadian Armed Forces
  • Direct Billing Green Shield Canada
  • Direct Billing Veteran Affairs Canada
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Degree: University of Prince Edward Island / BA Psychology
  • Year graduated: 2009

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Depression

Issues

  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Family Conflict
  • Military
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders

Sexuality

  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Alternative Languages: French

Age

  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Categories

  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method Level 1 &2
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Group
Last Modified: 25 Dec 2017
Gita Ward, BA, MSW, RSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Okotoks

Gita Ward

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, RSW