Our Team Uses Holistic Approaches That Focus on the Health and Well Being of Our Clients.

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Kathleen Golosky R.Psych

Director of Child and Family 

Metis Registered Psychologist,

Master of Counselling 

 

ROLE:  Play Therapist, Complex Trauma therapist, FNIHB

Kathleen Golosky 
Registered Metis Psychologist

Edmonton Office

 

SERVICES INCLUDE:​ Play Therapy, FNIHB Provider, Parent/Child Rehabilitation, EMDR Therapy, Trauma Specialist, and Family Counselling​

 

EXPERIENCE WITH:  Trauma, Complex Trauma, Anxiety, and Depression, 

 

BIO/BACKGROUND: I am Metis from Treaty 8 territory and MNA Region 1. I have worked within Indigenous communities and non-Indigenous communities for over 15 years. I specialize in Indigenous Children whom suffer from trauma. 

QUALIFICATIONS: Complex trauma certification. Play Therapy certification, EMDR certification  and much more..... please click on learn more to see all her trainings.  

 

HOURS OF AVAILABILITY: 

Telehealth Tuesday 1:00-7:00pm and Thursday 12:00-2:00pm. In-Person Thursday afternoon and Friday.

 

TO CONTACT: Cell: (587) 400-9617/Email kgindigenouspsych@gmail.com

 

Fees: $220-$170.00 Covered by FNIHB and Insurance.

TO BOOK:

https://oab.owlpractice.ca/indigenouspsych/booking?therapist_id=8 Click on Therapist, Click on Service and Click on Edmonton Calendar.  

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Leigh Sheldon R.Psych

Registered Indigenous Psychologist

Masters of Counselling, City University of Seattle

ROLE: Creator of Indigenous Psychological Services and C.E.O.

Facilitator for Indigenous Awareness Training.

Leigh Sheldon 
Registered Indigenous Psychologist

Edmonton Office 

 

SERVICES INCLUDE: Individual Counselling. Telehealth Counselling, Trauma Specialist, Family Counselling, Somatic Counselling, Couples Counselling, Group Facilitator, Trainer Facilitator, and FNIHB Provider 

EXPERIENCE WITH:  Trauma, Complex Trauma, Anxiety, and Depression, OCD, Clinical Diagnosis, Addictions, Personality Disorders, Systematic Racism and Oppression, Two-Spirit Counselling.

 

BIO/BACKGROUND: I am Swan River First Nation. The focus of my practice is best practices for indigenous Counselling. Throughout my journey, I found the value of healing through my culture and how important it is to live by our Medicine Wheel.

QUALIFICATIONS: Somatic Experiencing, Somatic Attachment Practitioner, EMDR Training. 

 

HOURS OF AVAILABILITY: 

Telehealth Wednesdays

In-Person: Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

 

TO CONTACT: 587-400-2516

Email leighannesh@yahoo.ca

 

Fees: $220-$170.00 Covered by FNIHB and Insurance.

 

TO BOOK:

https://oab.owlpractice.ca/indigenouspsych/booking?therapist_id=8 Click on Therapist, Click on Service and Click on Edmonton Calendar.  

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Adriana Henderson

Registered School Psychologist

Masters of Counselling, City University of Seattle

ROLE: Director of Clinical Services 

Adriana Henderson 
Registered School Psychologist

Edmonton Office 

 

SERVICES INCLUDE: Individual Counselling. Telehealth Counselling, Adolescent Counselling, and FNIHB Provider 

EXPERIENCE WITH: Trauma, Anxiety, and Depression, OCD, and Clinical Diagnosis,

BIO/BACKGROUND: Adriana is a non-Indigenous Ally. She is both a high school teacher and Registered Psychologist. She began teaching Junior high/High school in 1992 and has worked exclusively with teenagers her entire career.

QUALIFICATIONS: Telehealth Training, Certification in Suicide and Assessments, Certification in Complex Trauma Level 1 & 2, Indigenous Awareness Training, Hakomi Somatic Training, Written Exposure Therapy, CBT, Solution-Focused and Narrative therapy. She is currently working on an EMDR Mastery Course.

 

HOURS OF AVAILABILITY: 

Hours of availability: Outside the hours of 8:00 - 4:00pm  Monday - Friday.

 

TO CONTACT: 587-594-9855

Email adriana.henderson@outlook.com

 

Fees: $220-$170.00 Covered by FNIHB and Insurance.

TO BOOK: 

https://oab.owlpractice.ca/indigenouspsych/booking?therapist_id=8 Click on Therapist, Click on Service and Click on Telehealth Calendar.  

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Brittany Travis, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

Masters of Counselling, City University of Seattle. 

ROLE: Director of Calgary

Brittany Travis
Registered Psychologist

Calgary Office 
 

SERVICES INCLUDE: FNIHB Counselling Individual Counselling. Telehealth Counselling, Trauma Specialist, Family Counselling,  FNIHB Provider 

EXPERIENCE WITH:  Trauma, Complex Trauma, Anxiety, and Depression, OCD, Clinical Diagnosis, Addictions, Personality Disorders, Identity disorders, Systematic Racism and Oppression, Two-Spirit Counselling

 

BIO/BACKGROUND:Brittany  is a non-Indigenous Ally. She has experience working in schools and health centres, and has provided counselling to all ages. Brittany specializes in working with young adults and youth. She loves working with children, youth, and young adults and has recently started working with elders and clients with a diagnosis of FASD. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

She as a M.A. in Counselling Psychology, Green Stream Foundations of Play Therapy Certification, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Certification, Neurological Approaches for Self-Regulation, Level 3 American Sign Language

She is currently Enrolled In: Doctor of Psychology program. 

 

HOURS OF AVAILABILITY: 

Telehealth Wednesdays

In-Person: Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

 

TO CONTACT: Email: btindigenouspsych@gmail.com

Cell: 587-400-4631

Fees: $220-$170.00 Covered by FNIHB and Insurance.

TO BOOK:

https://oab.owlpractice.ca/indigenouspsych/booking?therapist_id=8 Click on Therapist, Click on Service and Click on Telehealth of Calgary  Calendar.  

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Eric Keskin 

Registered Psychologist 

McGill University - M.A. School/Applied Child Psychology – Education &  Counselling Psychology.

Role: Assessments and Counselling 

Eric Keskin 
Registered Psychologist

Calgary Office 

 

SERVICES INCLUDE: FNIHB Counselling, Individual Counselling. Telehealth Counselling, Education Assessment.

EXPERIENCE WITH:  Addiction, Anxiety, ASD, Behavioral Challenges, Depression, School, Self-Esteem, Stress, Trauma-Informed Care 

 

BIO/BACKGROUND:I had the rare opportunity to begin working with Indigenous individuals in 2014 in remote communities in Northern Quebec. Our goal was to begin to understand how ancestral cultural identity is associated with academic achievement in youth and emotional well-being across the lifespan.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  CPI - Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training & Suicide Prevention. Indigenous Awareness Canada - Indigenous Awareness Training, Assessment Training: Psychoeducational assessment, Capacity Assessment, Court Assessment, Refugee Assessment, ADOS/ADIR Clinical Certificate.

HOURS OF AVAILABILITY: 

I work with Children   (6+), Adolescents, and Adults. 

Availability: Daytime M-W-F(9am-5pm)

                   Evenings: T-T (5pm-7pm) 

 

TO CONTACT: EKindigenouspsych@gmail.com

Cell: 587-400-6823

 

Fees: $220-$170.00 Covered by FNIHB and Insurance.
 

TO BOOK:: https://oab.owlpractice.ca/indigenouspsych/booking?therapist_id=8 Click on Therapist, Click on Service and Click on Calgary  Calendar.  

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Malvern Nyamnde

Registered Clinical Social Worker

McGill University - M.A. 

Role: Family and Addictions  and Counselling 

Malvern Nyamande

Registered Clinical Social WorkerCalgary Office 

SERVICES INCLUDE Individual counselling for children, adolescents, and adults, Telehealth, FNIHB Counselling, Couples Counselling and Family Counselling 

 

EXPERIENCE WITH:  Addiction, Anxiety, ASD, Behavioral Challenges, Depression, School, Self-Esteem, Stress, Trauma-Informed Care, Divorce, Trauma, Parenting, and Grief and Loss. 

 

BIO/BACKGROUND: Malvern is a non Indigenous Ally. He is also a Counsellor for Siksika Health Service. He provides counselling to students, family and couples treatment for individuals history of trauma, addictions, moderate to severe mental health diagnosis. He also facilitate 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.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Provider has an extensive  list of trainings, please click on learns more to view all his trainings. To name a few:  EMDR and Accelerated Resolution Therapy.   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, 

TO CONTACT: 587-400-9630

Email: NMindigenouspscyh@gmail.com

Fees: $220-$170.00 Covered by FNIHB and Insurance.

To Book:

https://portal.owlpractice.ca/indigenouspsych/booking?therapist_id=22 Click on Therapist, click on services and then click on Telehealth Calendar. 

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Jacquei Hodgson , R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

Masters of Counselling,

 

ROLE: Family, Addictions Counsellor and Mental Health Counsellor  

Jacquie Hodgson, R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

Telehealth 

 

SERVICES INCLUDE: Individual Counselling. Family Counselling, and FNIHB Counselling 

 

EXPERIENCE: Counselling Specialties: anxiety, depression, trauma, self-harm, suicidal ideation, physical abuse, emotional abuse, domestic violence, self-esteem, stress, interpersonal relationships, parenting, grief and loss, LGBTQ+, addiction, support for family of those struggling with addictions She works with anxiety, depression, trauma, and general mental health disorders. 

 

BIO/BACKGROUND: Jacquie is a non-Indigenous ally who has been working with Indigenous and non-indigenous clients since 2007. She completed her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology and has focused her work on supporting youth and their families experiencing concurrent addiction and mental health disorders. 

 

QUALIFICATION: Provider has an extensive list of trainings, please read her profile by clicking on learn more. To name a few: Emotion-Focused Family Therapy, Suicide Prevention, Risk Assessment and Management (SPRAM), Beck Institute Essentials of CBT, Trauma-Focused CBT, ACT for Beginners, ACT for Adolescents, VTRA Levels 1 and 2, Theraplay Level 1, Solution-Focused Therapy Levels 1 and 2.

 

HOURS AVAILABILITY:

Hours of Availability:  Alternating Weekly Schedule Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 6 PM - 8 PM; Tuesdays and Thursdays 6 PM – 7 PM, 8 PM - 9 PM, Saturdays 10 AM – 2 PM

 

CONTACT: 587-400-9333

Email jhindigenouspsych@gmail.com

 

Fees: $220-$170.00 Covered by FNIHB and Insurance.

 

TO BOOK: 

Click on Therapist, click on services and then click on Telehealth Calendar. 

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Sheila Vaughan , R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

Masters of Counselling, Bachelor of Science

 

ROLE: Counselling and Mental Health Assessments.

Sheila Vaughan

Registered Psychologist

Telehealth 

Sheila has a  Bachelor of Science, Psychology and Diploma  in Nursing and Psychiatric Nursing. She also has a Masters in Counselling.  Her training includes:  IRest Level 1 (Yoga Nidra based) and EMDR

Sheila recognizes and respect that we live on the Treaty 6 territories. She honours the Medicine Wheel, and believe that we heal by ensuring health in all areas of our life, one step at a time. "To feel safe with other people is probably the single most important aspect of mental health” (Bessel Van der Kolk, 2014).

 

Her  focus has been in assessing and treating adult clients with significant Mental Health Illnesses privately and in community Mental Health Clinics. Now, her recent IRest meditative training has led me to a gentle body focus for counselling.  She can also include other modalities that fit clients such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Emotional Regulation, and Self- Compassion.

 

Sheila is here to guide you to better health, as the psychological and physical being of ourselves is nothing but intertwined.

HOURS OF AVAILABILITY: Monday 8:00am-11:00am, Tuesday 8:00am-11:00am, Wednesday 8:00am-12:00pm, 

Thursday 8:00am-12:00pm

 

CONTACT:Cell 587-410-2408

Email: albertatherapist@startmail.com

Fees: $220-$170.00 Covered by FNIHB and Insurance.

To Book: Click on Therapist, click on services and then click on Telehealth Calendar. 

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Selena Backman  R.Psych

Registered Psychologist

Masters of Counselling , 

Role: Family, Addictions  Counsellor and Mental health Counsellor  

Selena Backman 

Registered Psychologist 

Telehealth Counselling/Red Deer Office 

SERVICES INCLUDE: Individual Counselling. Telehealth Counselling, Adolescent Counselling, and FNIHB Provider 

EXPERIENCE WITH: Trauma, Anxiety, and Depression, OCD, and Clinical Diagnosis,

BIO/BACKGROUND: Selena is a Registered Psychologist of Mi’kmaq ancestry, who lives in Treaty 6 territory, with a passion for promoting indigenous health and culture. Selena has been engaged in the helping field since 2007, initially as a volunteer victim service advocate, then later as a youth and family counsellor, crisis counsellor, as well as a family support worker, before registering as a psychologist

QUALIFICATIONS: Provider has an extensive amount of trainings, please click on learn more to view her full profile. To name a few: Trained in Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), Clinical Hypnosis, Maternal Mental Health, Prolonged Exposure Therapy,  Emotionally Focused Therapy,  and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy.  Presently enrolled in Somatic Soul-based Trauma Training. Attachment.png

HOURS OF AVAILABILITY: 

Fridays 10:00-3:00 PM

 

CONTACT: Cell:587-400-6812 

Email: sbackmanpsychologicalservices@gmail.com

 

Fees: $220-$170.00 Covered by FNIHB and Insurance.

TO BOOK:

Click on Therapist, Click on Service and Click on Telehealth Calendar.  

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Marcus Johnstone, Certified Canadian Counsellor  

Master of Arts In Counselling Psychology, Yorkville University 

 

ROLE: Complex Trauma and Grief Therapist 

Marcus Johnstone 

Holistic/Somatic Trauma Therapist 

Edmonton Office 

SERVICES: Individual Therapy, Adolescent therapy. Group Therapy, Sports Performance Counselling 

EXPERIENCE: Addiction disorders, Mental Health Concerns, Holistic Counselling,  Anxiety, Trauma and Grief and Somatic therapy. 

BIO: Marcus has completed his Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology. He also completed his internship with Indigenous Psychological Services. Marcus uses a holistic/somatic approach with his clients.

 

QUALIFICATION: Somatic Experiencing Level III, Internal Family Systems

AVAILABILITY : Wednesday 10AM-1PM, 2-5PM (On the hour), Thursday 1-4PM (On the hour). *NOTE*Telehealth can be booked during in person hours, potential Tuesday telehealth by request/demand

CONTACT: Cell (587) 760-1151/ Email mjindigenouspsych@gmail.com

 

FEES: $120.00. Clients can submit reciepts to insurance for coverage. 

 

TO BOOK:  https://oab.owlpractice.ca/indigenouspsych/booking?therapist_id=9  Click on Marcus, click on type of service and then Edmonton Calendar. 

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Horeya Mosavi 

Master of Counselling City University  

 

ROLE: Complex Trauma and Grief Therapist 

Horeya Mosavi 

Trauma Mental Health Therapist 

Edmonton Office 

SERVICES: Individual Therapy and Adolescent therapy.

 

EXPERIENCE WITH:  Intergenerational Trauma, Anxiety, panic attacks, and phobias, Grief and loss, Performance anxiety, PTSD and other trauma and stress-related issues, Sexual assault, Substance abuse and addiction and Violence and abuse.

 

BIO: I work with a diverse population of individuals from different cultural backgrounds dealing with trauma and PTSD. Horeya also studies trauma with immigration and refugee counselling.  

 

QUALIFICATION: EMDR, Indigenous Awareness Training, Completed her Internship at Indigenous Psychological Services. 

AVAILABILITY: 

Tuesday and Fridays: 10:00 AM-2:00 PM, *NOTE* Alternate Saturdays: 10 AM-2 PM

 

CONTACT: Cell(587) 410-2493/ Email: horeyamosavi@gmail.com

 

FEES: $120.00-$70.00. Clients can submit receipts to insurance for coverage however, not all insurance will cover fees.

TO BOOK:   ​​https://oab.owlpractice.ca/indigenouspsych/booking?therapist_id=11 Click on Horeya, Click on Service, and then Edmonton Calendar. 

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Kelly Hawreliak

Master of Counselling City University  

 

ROLE: Indigenous  Trauma and Grief Therapist 

Kelly Hawreliak 

Indigenous Trauma Therapist 

Edmonton Office 

SERVICES: Individual Therapy, Child and Youth, Family Healing Circle,  Parent-Child Reunification,  Training Facilitator ,LGBTQ2S+, Identity Disorders, 

EXPERIENCE: Intergenerational trauma, grief and loss, parenting, substance use and multiple forms of abuse (sexual, family/partner violence).

BIO: Kelly has been in the human services field for over 22 years, supporting Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples, including LGBTQ2S+ and other culturally diverse populations. I have experience as a Cultural Connector and Circle Keeper, including facilitating cultural competence training, cultural sensitivity, and Practise as Ceremony (Bent Arrow Traditional Healing Society).

QUALIFICATION: EMDR, Research on Best Practices for Indigenous Psychological Services. 

 

AVAILABILITY: Thursdays 9-12pm and 2-5pm

 

CONTACT: 

(587) 400-6739 Email: KHindigenouspsych@gmail.com

 

FEES: $120.00-$70.00. Clients can submit receipts to insurance for coverage however, not all insurance will cover fees.

TO BOOK: 

https://oab.owlpractice.ca/indigenouspsych/booking?therapist_id=10 

Click on Kelly  click on type of service and then Edmonton Calendar. 

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Danielle Newsome,

Certified Canadian Counsellor

Master of Arts In Counselling Psychology, Yorkville University 

 

ROLE: Complex Behavioralist, Couples Counsellor,  Trauma and Grief Therapist 

Danielle Newsome 

Certified Canadian Counsellor 

Edmonton Office 

SERVICES: Individual Counselling, In-Person Counselling, Telehealth Counselling, Behavioural l Consultation, Marriage Counselling, Counselling with Disabilities and Complex Behaviours, Group Therapy and Sliding Fee Scale Services

EXPERIENCE: Complex Trauma and Grief, Complex Mental Health Diagnosis. 

BIO: Danielle is completing her Master of Arts In Counselling Psychology, She is a non-Indigenous Ally and a behavioural therapist. She has over 19 years of extensive experience working with individuals and their supports with complex behavioural support needs, developmental disabilities, mental health diagnosis, trauma, Indigenous populations and those with dual diagnosis.

 

QUALIFICATiON: Gottman's Couples Certification Level 1 and Level 2, EMDR Certification and Indigenous Awareness Training, Advanced Master Program on the Treatment of Trauma through the National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioural Medicine.

 

AVAILABILITY: Tuesdays 9am-12pm, Fridays 10am-3pm.

 

CONTACT:  Cell (587) 400-6718

 

FEES: $120.00. Clients can submit receipts to insurance for coverage. 

TO BOOK : 

https://oab.owlpractice.ca/indigenouspsych/booking?therapist_id=14  Click on Danielle , click on type of service and then Edmonton Calendar. 

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Kim Neuman

Provisional Registered Psychologist 

Master of Counselling Psychology, 

Athabasca University 

 

ROLE: Mental Health Metis Counsellor, 

Kim Neuman 

Registered Provisional Psychologist 

Calgary  Office 

 

SERVICES: Individual Counselling, Elder Counselling, Children and youth Counseling In-Person Counselling, Telehealth Counselling and Sliding Fee Scale Services

EXPERIENCE: Complex Trauma and Grief, Complex Mental Health Diagnosis,  and Working with Elders

BIO: Kim is a Metis and a member of the Indigenous Circle with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, as well as a Chapter Executive of the Animal Assisted Therapy Chapter, given her passion for animals. 

QUALIFICATION: Kim uses an integrative therapeutic approach based on a holistic lens. Her counselling model is trauma-informed and culturally-sensitive, and she provides client-centred therapy while working together with clients towards the change they want to achieve. When working with children, Kim uses play therapy tools that are age-appropriate and uses various strategies with older clients depending on preferences and presenting concerns.

 

AVAILABILITY: Various availability.  

 

Contact: 587-400-9507 Email: KNindigenouspsych@gmail.com 

 

Fees: $130-$150.00 Covered by Insurance and an Insurance Provider. 

To Book online: https://portal.owlpractice.ca/indigenouspsych/booking?therapist_id=31

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