Calgary, Alberta, Canada Healing Choices Counselling & Education provides professional counselling and educational services to assist individuals, couples, and families in making choices to bring healing and wholeness into their lives.
People seek the help of a counsellor for a variety of reasons. Research has proven counselling to be effective in the short and long term for a wide range of issues. The confidential and non-judgmental counselling relationship can provide a way to work through problems, alleviate distress, improve healthy functioning, and make meaning of experiences. Counselling helps people change, heal, and grow.
ONLINE AND PHONE SESSIONS ARE ALWAYS AVAILABLE, not only during the COVID-19 pandemic. Telemental health is comparable to in-office sessions in its effectiveness.
a desire for freedom from addiction - sex, love/relationships, substances, food, shopping, gaming
loss and grief - death, health, relationship, job/career, loss not fully recognized by others
physical health issues - your own or a family members
a need to make sense of the pain and suffering you are experiencing
marriage and other relationship issues
broken trust - recovery from betrayal/affairs
desire to strengthen relationships
childbearing and parenting issues
pregnancy losses including abortion
effects of sexual abuse
difficult/traumatic birth experiences
bonding and attachment
pregnancy and postpartum depression, stress and anxiety
a need for parenting strategies for children of all ages
healing for old wounds and hope for life with new possibilities
a need for better self-esteem, confidence and assertiveness
a desire for increased self-awareness and personal growth
spiritual issues - guilt, forgiveness, spiritual abuse, need for trust, hope and inner peace
a need for meaning and purpose in life
What do consumers of counselling want? The answer is: results. Post-termination surveys show that 97% of my clients are satisfied with their counselling. 94% report improvement or resolution of the problems they came to counselling with.
Research shows that what influences therapeutic outcome the most is the relationship between client and counsellor. To find out more about me and to help you decide if we could work together to help resolve an issue that you are facing, please have a look through my website. Feel free to give me a call or e-mail me for further information about personal counselling or couples' counselling.
Memberships and Affiliations
International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP)
To assess the health of your relationship, periodic checkups are necessary. Developed from over 40 years of research, the Gottman Relationship Checkup provides a thorough assessment of your relationship’s strengths and challenges with a minimal investment of time.