Our mental health team includes social workers and psychologists who provide support, counselling and treatment to patients in need. We help you identify and address factors that may be contributing to mental health issues, and focus on aspects that enhance positive mental health. There is no cost to you.

 

For more information about any of the following programs and classes, or to register for a group, please call our coordinator at 780-756-3434 Ext 262.

 

PROGRAMS

Individual Counselling

Talk with one of our therapists. We’ll get a better understanding of your needs, help you set goals and work together to overcome challenges.

Pet Therapy

Attend a session with therapy dog, Cowboy, who helps patients open up about their challenges. Cowboy is on site once a week and patients love including him as part of their therapy.

Social Work Navigation

Get specialized assistance for links to city programs and services such as: WCB claims, disability claims, income support, A.I.S.H., unemployment claims, community mental health services, seniors’ and children’s mental health services, family counselling and more.

 

GROUP CLASSES

Attend our group therapy sessions designed to help with everyday concerns, anxiety and depression.

***NEW – Smart Recovery TM Addictions Support

No matter what your addictive behaviour, SMART Recovery can help. We are pleased to offer this new support group to help patients with addiction learn self-empowering tools and provide support for each other in recovery. The goal of SMART Recovery is for you to achieve a healthy, positive and balanced lifestyle so you can conquer new challenges when you feel confident your addictive behavior is behind you.   

 See detailed information about the SMART program and upcoming dates.   

Mental Wellness 101 – Intake Group

This group explores some common mental health concerns and teaches coping strategies. You may get everything you need from this group. Or, you might find you need to: attend one of our other group classes, see a therapist for an individual counselling session or access other community resources. If you've been struggling with stress, anxiety or depression, this is a great starting point. 

Class times and registration info.

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

Missing out on the good things in life? Dwelling on the past? Feeling down? If this sounds familiar, we can help. MBCT is a FREE 8-week course to help patients with depression learn coping skills.  You’ll learn how to manage distressing thoughts and feelings, as well as increase self-compassion and self-acceptance.

Patients are expected to attend all 8 sessions. 
 
Class times and registration info.

    Anxiety & Depression Group Therapy

    This an educational series to help participants identify and address negative thoughts that contribute to depression and anxiety. We provide information about ways to cope – such as practicing gratitude, setting boundaries, assertiveness training, anger management and more. This class is run in the spring and fall. 

    Class times and registration info.

    Insomnia Group

    If you're having trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, waking too early or just have a poor sleep experience, we encourage you to attend one of our insomnia workshops.  There are many ways you can help yourself have a better sleep and ultimately have a better quality of life.

    Class times and registration info.

    Craving Change

    Emotional eater? Learn how to develop a healthier relationship with food.  Discover why you eat the way you do and take steps to change problematic eating habits.

    Class times and registration info.

    OCD Support Group 

    Connect with individuals who have obsessive compulsive disorder. Learn about OCD and treatment options. Enhance your hope and well-being. This group is available to individuals diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder (awaiting treatment or currently in treatment). A Masters student clinician and a registered psychologist lead the group, and we keep the class size limited to 8 people to create a better experience for our participants.  

    Class times and registration info.

    Hopeful Steps: OCD & Recovery 

    Want to learn more about OCD? Hopeful Steps is a 4-part educational series to help participants learn about OCD and evidence-based treatment option. Hope’s role in well-being is discussed. This group is available to individuals diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder (awaiting treatment or currently in treatment). A Masters student clinician and a registered psychologist lead the group, and we keep the class size limited to 8 people to create a better experience for our participants. 

     

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    Alberta Medical Association
    Alberta Health Services