Category: Calgary Psychologists

Let’s meet on the continuum of mental wellness, illness and treatment

During the journey of life most everyone will experience the undulations between “up days” and “down days”.  Many of the therapy sessions in psychologists’ offices are with clients who don’t have a mental health diagnosis because they are the “worried-well” – those who are dealing with everyday stress, everyday sadness, everyday worry and everyday relational tension. … Read more ...

How therapeutic change becomes you

Research shows that therapeutic change comes about quicker and feels deeper if three things are perpetually and mindfully present in the dialogue and encounter between a psychologist/counsellor and a client: BOND, GOALS AND METHODS - this is known as the therapeutic alliance. As registered psychologists we strive to live the bond/goals/methods in each moment with… Read more ...

When a Why helps a How

Have you ever asked yourself, "How am I ever going to get through this"?  In our existentially saturated lived lives most of us have and will again.  "How" is a statement about process.  "Why" is a statement about purpose.  Paraphrasing Nietzsche, "give a person a why and they will endure any how".  So if you're… Read more ...