Individual counselling for children, adolescents, adults,
EMDR and Accelerated Resolution Trauma Therapy
Malvern provides individual, family, and group treatment to youth ages 12 to 18 with moderate to severe mental health diagnoses using various therapeutic modalities such as client-centered, CBT, DBT, Solution-focused, and Family-Centered approaches. He also facilitates various 12-week psychotherapy and psychoeducation groups such as Expressive Art Therapy, Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS group), DBT group, and teen and parent psychotherapy groups. He is also a counsellor for Siksika Health Service. He provides counselling to students, individuals, families, and couples, with a history of trauma, addictions, and moderate to severe mental health diagnoses.
Malvern has experience in divorce, trauma, parenting, grief, and loss. He possesses a Masters of Clinical Social Work and ten years of experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. He is registered with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW) and has Brain Story Certification. He has the ability to establish trust and rapport with clients while respecting and valuing all individuals with sensitivity to diversity. Malvern is a SHC Child and Adolescent Addiction and Mental Health Outpatient Counsellor
Training/Certifications include: Understanding and Applying the DSM-5 in Healthcare Practice course (Bow Valley College) 2021; Accelerated Resolution Therapy 2021, Basic Accelerated Resolution Therapy® Training 2020; EMDR certification 2018, Group Psychotherapy training- CPGA, 2018, DBT Training 2018; Couples counselling training 2018, Brain Story Certification, 2018, Calgary and Area CFS Court/Mediation Services training 2014, Protection of Sexually Exploited Children Act – PSECA training; Protection of Children Abusing Drugs Act – PChAD training; Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (AHS), Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) and Child Sexual Abuse Prevention (Little Warriors).