Virtual Counselling / Psychology / Mental Health

Momentum’s counselling model aligns with the research that a single-session of counselling may be sufficient for many clients. Our counsellors hold the belief that for many clients, one purposeful session of counselling may be enough for people to make momentum towards change, and structure the session accordingly. The counselling team at Momentum provides counselling from a solution-focused a... Read More

Momentum’s counselling model aligns with the research that a single-session of counselling may be sufficient for many clients. Our counsellors hold the belief that for many clients, one purposeful session of counselling may be enough for people to make momentum towards change, and structure the session accordingly. The counselling team at Momentum provides counselling from a solution-focused approach that holds that belief that clients are experts in their own lives. This model inherently builds resilience through the focus on identifying and building on client’s existing strengths, skills, knowledge and values to help them move forward. The counsellors ask questions and collaboratively set and achieve goals with clients. Clients leave with written documentation of their strengths, as well as suggestions and reflections to continue to do the work on their own or connect with other community resources. The FEE for the session is based on our sliding fee scale ($35-200).


In-Person Counselling / Psychology / Mental Health

Momentum’s counselling model aligns with the research that a single-session of counselling may be sufficient for many clients. Our counsellors hold the belief that for many clients, one purposeful session of counselling may be enough for people to make momentum towards change, and structure the session accordingly. The counselling team at Momentum provides counselling from a solution-focused a... Read More

Momentum’s counselling model aligns with the research that a single-session of counselling may be sufficient for many clients. Our counsellors hold the belief that for many clients, one purposeful session of counselling may be enough for people to make momentum towards change, and structure the session accordingly. The counselling team at Momentum provides counselling from a solution-focused approach that holds that belief that clients are experts in their own lives. This model inherently builds resilience through the focus on identifying and building on client’s existing strengths, skills, knowledge and values to help them move forward. The counsellors ask questions and collaboratively set and achieve goals with clients. Clients leave with written documentation of their strengths, as well as suggestions and reflections to continue to do the work on their own or connect with other community resources.

The fee for the session is based on our sliding fee scale ($35-200).


Anchor Men's Group

These meetings are weekly, ongoing, drop-in and confidential. The topics discussed and number of men in attendance varies week-to-week because of the drop-in format but there usually tends to be between 6 – 15 men in attendance and many of the common topics discussed are healthy relationships and coping with relationship breakdown, stress and anxiety, depression, addictions, self-confidence and... Read More

These meetings are weekly, ongoing, drop-in and confidential. The topics discussed and number of men in attendance varies week-to-week because of the drop-in format but there usually tends to be between 6 – 15 men in attendance and many of the common topics discussed are healthy relationships and coping with relationship breakdown, stress and anxiety, depression, addictions, self-confidence and self-identity. Men who are interested in the group are encouraged to drop-in and check it out. Everyone is given the opportunity to speak during the group but no one is ever required to speak.

Purpose:
Providing a space where men can give and receive information and support for current life challenges and self-improvement. These sessions are intended to be a safe, supportive and non-judgmental space for any man who wants to improve his life with the support of other men.


Coping with Anxiety & Depression Group

These meetings are weekly, ongoing, drop-in and confidential. The Anxiety and Depression support group focuses on teaching skills and techniques that participants can utilize to begin making positive changes in their lives. If you are ready to begin to take action and make changes in your life, this group is intended for you. Each week, a new topic will be introduced that builds off of the prev... Read More

These meetings are weekly, ongoing, drop-in and confidential. The Anxiety and Depression support group focuses on teaching skills and techniques that participants can utilize to begin making positive changes in their lives. If you are ready to begin to take action and make changes in your life, this group is intended for you. Each week, a new topic will be introduced that builds off of the previous weeks. The objectives of each session are to provide information and insight into the techniques and skill introduced; including, building awareness, coping/self-care and maintaining changes. Overall, the goal of the group is to empower you to develop an informed action plan and begin to change your relationship with Anxiety and Depression.

These groups continue to be no-cost thanks to the funding provided by and the Wellness Network.


Woman's Wellness Group

This virtual drop-in Woman’s Wellness Group is a weekly group that welcomes woman who are looking for a safe, genuine, and non-judgemental space to vent and share on a variety of topics, and gain support from other members in the group. This group is a non-structured group with an emphasis on group sharing. Topics vary from week-to-week but you can expect us to talk about everyday stressors, re... Read More

This virtual drop-in Woman’s Wellness Group is a weekly group that welcomes woman who are looking for a safe, genuine, and non-judgemental space to vent and share on a variety of topics, and gain support from other members in the group. This group is a non-structured group with an emphasis on group sharing. Topics vary from week-to-week but you can expect us to talk about everyday stressors, relationship issues, difficult emotions, hardships, effects of Covid on emotional and physical functioning, grief and loss, and many more. You can share as little or as much as you want, everyone is given the opportunity to speak.


Emotional Regulation

This virtual drop-in Emotion Regulation 6-week psycho-educational and support group is for individuals who are experiencing difficulty in managing difficult emotions. Individuals will: explore the meaning and functions of emotions and their influence on various behaviours and patterns of thinking; build an emotion regulation tool box; develop problem solving, crisis management, skills and techn... Read More

This virtual drop-in Emotion Regulation 6-week psycho-educational and support group is for individuals who are experiencing difficulty in managing difficult emotions. Individuals will: explore the meaning and functions of emotions and their influence on various behaviours and patterns of thinking; build an emotion regulation tool box; develop problem solving, crisis management, skills and techniques; learn the impact of attachment styles and how they affect relationships; develop a self-care plan; and cultivate an overall positive outlook when managing emotions throughout life.


Bipolar Group

We know that you may be feeling anxious about the events in our city and the world, uncertain about your health, finances and family, among many other concerns, and want you to know that we are still here for you. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ALL group sessions at Momentum Walk-in Counselling will be provided using an online platform. Format These meetings are weekly, ongoing, d... Read More

We know that you may be feeling anxious about the events in our city and the world, uncertain about your health, finances and family, among many other concerns, and want you to know that we are still here for you. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ALL group sessions at Momentum Walk-in Counselling will be provided using an online platform.

Format

These meetings are weekly, ongoing, drop-in and confidential. The Bipolar support group focuses on teaching skills and techniques that participants can utilize to begin making positive changes in their lives. If you are ready to begin to take action and make changes in your life, this group is intended for you. Each week, a new topic will be introduced that builds off of the previous weeks. The objectives of each session are to provide information and insight into the techniques and skill introduced; including, building awareness, coping/self-care and maintaining changes. Overall, the goal of the group is to empower you to develop an informed action plan and begin to change your relationship with bipolar.

These groups continue to be no-cost thanks to the funding provided by FCSS


Grief and Loss Group

This group is a psychoeducational support group. The aims of the group include improving the understanding of grief and loss, gaining support from other members and learning a variety of helpful coping strategies


First Responders Support and Recovery Group

This virtual group is intended for frontline workers who work with a variety of populations such as group home support workers, nurses, doctors, therapists, paramedics, family support workers, hospital personnel, child protection workers any many more.

I have been a social worker for over 20 years.

My areas of special interest and expertise include depression, anxiety, postpartum mood and anxiety disorders, birth trauma, parental challenges, relationship issues including challenges experienced as a result of adjusting to parenthood, grief and loss, and adjustment to new or stressful life circumstances. I have advanced training in Maternal Mental Health. My goal is to work collaboratively with clients in order to support individuals and couples in achieving goals they have set for themselves using a client-centered, trauma informed and strength based approach. I am a registered social worker in both Alberta and Northwest Territories. I am located in the Edmonton area, and offer in person or online therapy in Edmonton, Alberta and online therapy for individuals and couples in the Northwest Territories.

I have been a social worker for over 20 years. My areas of special interest and expertise includ... Read More

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