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Men's Counselling in Calgary 

Helping you improve your mental health

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It can be hard to ask for help and talk about what's wrong.

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Are you feeling stressed, confused, or frustrated?


You might be struggling with your work, relationships, thoughts, or emotions.


Maybe you learned it's not okay to be vulnerable or show your feelings.

Sometimes you know what's wrong but don't know how to fix it, other times you just feel lost.


You might be dealing with:

  • job or family stress

  • substance use

  • depression or anxiety

  • conflict

  • grief or trauma


You want to get help without fear of judgment.

In men's therapy, you can explore the challenges you face with confidence. 

Counselling offers a supportive space for men to share their experiences and concerns. 

You’re in the right place – if therapy has helped you before, if it didn’t work last time, or even if it’s your first time trying. 

Going to counselling doesn’t mean anything is wrong with you.


Therapy provides men the opportunity to better develop: 

  • self-awareness

  • effective coping mechanisms

  • healthy relationships

  • stress management

  • emotion regulation

A men's therapist can help you build resilience and achieve personal growth.

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Men's counselling can help you lead a healthier and happier life.

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Mental health is physical health. 


Improving your mental health can help you feel stronger, more productive, and relaxed.

You can balance work, family and personal life.

A new perspective can help you uncover hidden problems and find creative solutions

It's never too late to change how you handle stress and gain new skills.

It is possible to adapt, grow, and overcome challenges with ease.

You can understand yourself better and create positive change.

What if you could...

  • express yourself

  • reduce stress

  • improve communication

  • build self-confidence

  • feel in control

Our men's counselling centers around your needs and preferences.

Your therapist will accept you as you are. It's okay if you curse, don't know how to talk about feelings, or don't know what's going on inside.

We are here to understand you and your experiences and navigate them alongside you. 

By acknowledging the unique challenges men face and promoting open conversations, we can break the silence surrounding men's mental health and foster a more inclusive and supportive society for all. 

Counselling can help you better relate to:

  • yourself

  • your partner or family

  • your colleagues

  • your friends or community

  • your past

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At Therapy Alberta, men can cultivate greater well-being, happiness, and fulfillment in all aspects of their lives.

A safe counselling space for the rollercoaster of emotions

You can expect to create a plan with your counsellor's guidance.


Our therapists know that starting therapy can be nerve-wracking. 

We prioritize building a strong alliance with each client.

​You can build a relationship with a trauma-informed therapist who values what matters to you

Our team draws from different approaches to therapy, including

We offer in person and online sessions so you can connect to a therapist anywhere in Calgary and across Alberta.

You can access men's counselling from the comfort of your home or office.


We love online therapy because it's convenient and flexible. Virtual therapy is effective and sometimes better when you are in your own space.

You'll love online counselling if you are:

  • nervous about going to therapy

  • managing a busy schedule

  • comfortable with video calls

  • okay skipping the commute

We build great relationships online and sometimes the distance makes it a little easier to open up.


Our therapists offer daytime and evening appointments to fit your lifestyle.

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You can break free from fear and pain.

Meet our featured Men's Therapist in Calgary:

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I work with adults who feel like they're losing control or stuck in harmful patterns. I believe change happens in a respectful, compassionate, and collaborative relationship. Together, we can identify and explore what is getting in the way of your goals and values.

You might still have some questions or concerns about men's counselling...

Is it common for men to experience mental health issues?

Yes, men experience mental health challenges just as women do. However, societal expectations and stigma may make it more difficult for men to recognize and seek help for their mental health concerns.

How can I support a man who may be struggling with his mental health?

You can encourage open conversations about emotions and mental health. Be a non-judgmental listener, validate their experiences, and let them know that seeking help is a sign of strength, not weakness. Share your own experiences with mental health and therapy and be willing to answer questions without pressuring them to go.

What if a man is resistant to seeking therapy?

It is important to respect their decision but emphasize that therapy can be a valuable tool for personal growth and self-care. Offer your support and share resources that highlight the positive impact therapy can have on men's mental health.

How much does men's counselling cost?

Our men's therapy sessions are $220 with a Psychologist or Social Worker with direct billing for most insurance companies, or a receipt to claim for re-imbursement or as a medical expense on your taxes. Men's counselling sessions with a Certified Canadian Counsellor are $180; check with your insurance to confirm coverage for mental health counselling. Sliding scale fees are available.

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