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Psychologists & Therapists in Calgary:
Meet our team

Helping you find the best counsellor to help you meet your needs and goals.

Team of Therapists & Psychologists in Calgary & Alberta

Our therapists come together because we share values around our approach to mental health and therapy.

At Therapy Alberta, we love and accept people as they are and honor the vulnerable human experience in the therapeutic space.

 

When you meet with us, you will not be judged for how you show up. You will be treated with dignity and respect no matter what you say or tell us. We know life is hard, you can't always do your best. We're human too. Read more about Therapy Alberta's approach to therapy.

We want to help you understand and accept yourself, and journey together from where you are now to where you want to be.

 

We offer individual, couples, and family counselling services. We specialize in therapy for members of LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC communities.

We offer in person and online counselling and invite you to join us from wherever you live in Alberta.

We can help you find the best fit with one of our diverse therapists:

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Elizabeth Muia (she/her), BIPOC Therapist

Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology

Registered Provisional Psychologist, Online EMDR Therapist

Memberships: College of Alberta Psychologists, PAA

Languages Spoken & Understood: English & Swahili

Counselling Services: Individual, Couples & Family Therapy

Works best with: Adults & Teens

Specialties: Anxiety, BIPOC, Depression, Discrimination, Grief, Immigration, MVA, Parenting, Racism, Relationships, School Concerns, Trauma

Approaches to Therapy: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT),  Eye Movement Desensitization and Re-processing (EMDR), Family Systems, Mindfulness, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care

Special Interest: Elizabeth specializes in helping people of color struggling with stress, discrimination, or racial trauma to heal and move forward.

A note from Elizabeth: I'm a Black Canadian (born in Kenya) and live on Treaty 7 land in Calgary. I care, accept, and value each person I work with and strive to create an environment where you are comfortable and safe to be whoever you are, wherever you are, in your journey. I am passionate about supporting you to feel empowered, able, and energized. You can move forward, release blame and shame, and feel a greater sense of self worth and control. 

Availability: Accepting new clients days, evenings & weekends

BOOK NOW or learn more about Elizabeth.

Elizabeth
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Bonnie Kelly (she/her), Family Therapist

Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology

Certified Canadian Counsellor, Registered Social Worker, Online Teen & Family Therapist

Memberships: Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association, Alberta College of Social Workers

Languages Spoken & Understood: English

Counselling Services: Individual, Couples & Family Therapy

Works best with: Adults & Teens

Specialties: 2SLGBTQIA+, ADHD, Anxiety, Body Positivity, Depression, Gender & Identity, Parenting, Relationships, School Concerns, Teens

Approaches to Therapy: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Emotion-Focused, Family Systems, Feminist, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care

Special Interest: Bonnie specializes in supporting neurodiverse and gender diverse teens and adults struggling with their identity and relationships.

A note from Bonnie: I'm Canadian and live on Treaty 7 land in Airdrie. I offer a compassionate, kind, and open space without judgment or expectation where you can let down your walls, be vulnerable, and share your story. I am committed to providing safe, affirming care that is tailored to your unique individuality. It is possible to get to a place where you feel clear, connected and comfortable being who you are. You can have good friends, good relationships, and positive experiences at home and school.

Availability: Accepting new clients online & in person.

BOOK NOW or learn more about Bonnie.

Bonnie

Jennifer Hrstic (she/her), Trauma Counsellor

Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology

Certified Canadian Counsellor, Online EMDR Therapist

Memberships: Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association

Languages Spoken & Understood: English

Counselling Services: Individual, Teen & Family Therapy

Works best with: Adults, Teens, Pre-teens Parents

Specialties: Anxiety, Attachment, Chronic Pain/Illness, Compassion Fatigue, Depression, Loss & Grief, PTSD, Trauma

Approaches to Therapy: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Creative & Expressive Arts, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Re-processing (EMDR), Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care

Special Interest: Jennifer specializes in supporting caregivers, first responders, front line workers, and veterans struggling with occupational stress or trauma. Jennifer also has a special interest in working with Indigenous people to help with healing from systemic oppression, abuse, and racialized trauma.

A note from Jennifer: I’m Canadian, and I live, work, play and enjoy my life on Treaty 7 land in Calgary. I am a genuine and compassionate counsellor. I care about creating a space where you can feel safe to open up, be vulnerable and process your story. Life can be messy and complex. I am here to honor you and your journey. I will meet you where you are at and work with you to achieve your goals for healing, coping, and wellness.

Availability: Accepting new clients online & in person

BOOK NOW or learn more about Jennifer.

Jennifer

Shawn Canning (he/him), Men's Therapist

Master of Social Work

Registered Social Worker, Online Teen & Family Therapist

Memberships: Alberta College of Social Workers

Languages Spoken & Understood: English

Counselling Services: Individual, Couples & Families

Works best with: Adults & Teens 16+

Specialties: Anger, Anxiety, Depression, Masculinity, Personality Disorders, Relational Concerns, Substance Use

Approaches to Therapy: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Existential, Mindfulness, Relational Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care

Special Interest: Shawn specializes in working with people struggling with anger, expressing emotions, and masculinity to respond with intention and feel more connected with self and others.

A note from Shawn: I grew up and reside here in Calgary, on Treaty 7, Metis Region 3 land. I’m interested in mental health as well as the social and political realities that influence our well being. I am approachable, curious, and committed to creating a comfortable space where you can explore and share during our sessions. It is my hope you feel seen, heard and understood in a new light. Together we can help you develop skills for handling difficult emotions and unhelpful habits. You can move toward greater understanding, self-compassion and ease. 

Availability: Accepting new clients days, evenings & weekends

BOOK NOW or learn more about Shawn.

Shawn
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Danielle Morran (she/her), Anxiety Counsellor

Master of Counselling

Certified Canadian Counsellor, Teen & Family Therapist

Memberships: Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association

Languages Spoken & Understood: English

Counselling Services: Individual, Teens & Families

Works best with: Adults & Youth 12+

Specialties: Anxiety, Attachment, Depression, Emotions, Family Conflict, High-Achievers, Parenting, Self-Esteem, Stress 

Approaches to Therapy: Attachment, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Family Systems, Mindfulness, Narrative Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care

Special Interest: Danielle specializes in helping youth & adults struggling with anxiety & overwhelm that is impacting their relationships with themselves and others.

A note from Danielle: I work, play, and call Treaty 7 land home in Chestermere, Alberta. I am passionate about holding space where you feel safe to explore you, your emotions, experiences, hopes, and uncertainties. Life's challenges can get in the way of how you want to show up in the world. I am here to walk alongside you in your journey to heal and grow with compassion, kindness, and non-judgment. It is possible to gain clarity, feel better, and have meaningful connections with yourself and others. 

Availability: Accepting new clients online & in person

BOOK NOW or learn more about Danielle.

Danielle
Marina

Marina Fanous (she/her), Couples Counsellor

Master of Counselling
Certified Canadian Counsellor, Individual and Couples Therapist

Memberships: Canadian Counselling & Psychotherapy Association

Languages Spoken & Understood: English & Arabic

Counselling Services: Individual, Couples, Teen & Family Therapy

Works best with: Adults & Youth 12+

Specialties: Anger Management, Anxiety, Depression, Family Conflict, Relationship Issues, Self-Esteem, Stress, Suicidal Ideation

Approaches to Therapy: Art therapy, Client-centered, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Multicultural, Solution-focused, Strength-based, Trauma-informed

Special Interest: Marina specializes in working with couples who are going through a hard time and adults who are struggling with anxiety, depression and trauma.

A note from Marina: As a person who has lived in many parts of the world, I understand how culture plays a crucial role in how we perceive our world and how it influences our values. My goal as your therapist is to create a safe and non-judgmental space so you have the freedom to explore and reach your highest potential. You are not alone. I want to help you feel safe, heard, and understood.

Availability: Accepting new clients days & weekends.

BOOK NOW or learn more about Marina.

Jiwon
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Jiwon You (she/her), Trauma Therapist

Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology

Registered Psychologist, Online Trauma Therapist

Memberships: College of Alberta Psychologists, PAA

Languages Spoken & Understood: English & Korean

Counselling Services: Individuals

Works best with: Adults & Older Adults

Specialties: 2SLGBTQIA+, Anxiety, BIPOC, Depression, Discrimination, Family of Origin, Self-Compassion, Self-Esteem, Sexual Violence, Trauma

Approaches to Therapy: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT), Culturally Sensitive, Emotion-Focused, Feminist, Hakomi, Person-Centered, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care

Special Interest: Jiwon specializes in helping adults struggling with self-esteem to overcome self-criticism and improve their sense of self-worth & wellbeing.

A note from Jiwon: I'm a Korean Canadian immigrant from South Korea. I live on Treaty 7 land in what is now called Calgary. In our sessions, you will feel warmth, freedom, and respect. I provide a safe space for you to be accepted as you are. I show up as my authentic human self and offer care with genuine curiosity, humor, and compassion for you to feel seen and heard safely. I get to know you first before your problems. I will meet you where you are, and I would be honored to walk with you on this path toward finding your inherent worth and feeling light, energized, and free.

Availability: Accepting new clients days & evenings

WAITLIST or learn more about Jiwon.

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Carol Korenowski (she/her), Somatic Therapist

Owner & Founder of Therapy Alberta

Master of Counselling

Registered Psychologist

Memberships: College of Alberta Psychologists, PAA, ISSTD

Languages Spoken & Understood: English

Counselling Services: Individuals

Works best with: Adults

Specialties: Anxiety, Attachment, Depression, Dissociation, Grief, Emotions, Motor Vehicle Accidents (MVA), Sexual Violence, Trauma

Approaches to Therapy: Attachment, Eye Movement Desensitization and Re-processing (EMDR), Emotion-Focused, Mindfulness, Parts Work, Relational Therapy, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care

Special Interest: Carol specializes in helping adults struggling with dissociation and trauma to reconnect mind, body, and emotions.

A note from Carol: I'm Canadian and live on Treaty 7 land in Calgary. I am curious and genuinely interested in learning about your struggles and helping you notice and act from your strengths. I honor your unique needs and I welcome you exactly as you are. When you are safe enough to connect with your body and mind, we can process and release what is holding you back, freeing you to live based on preference, not fear. It is possible to feel better, engage in healthy relationships, and thrive instead of just survive.

Availability: Full

Contact us or learn more about Carol.

Carol

Each of our compassionate counsellors have unique stories and ways of helping.

We get it. We've been on our own therapy and life journeys too.

If you would like to start counselling, you can choose your own therapist and go online to book a free consultation or an initial session.

 

We can also help you book or match you with a therapist who is best suited to meet your needs. Call now or fill out our contact form.​​

 

We've listed a lot of information here, but not everything about us. If you don't find something that matches your experience, call us or fill out this form. We can match you with one of our therapists, or if we are not the best fit for you, connect you with referrals to others in our network of therapists.

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