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Supporting and empowering individuals, children / youth (7-17 years), and families develop the courage to change the impossible to I'm possible & live your most Fiercely Fabulous life.

Thank you for visiting my website! Reaching out and researching professionals who can help can be an intimidating and overwhelming experience. Finding the right fit for you is essential to reach and achieve the results you are seeking.

My name is Shelly Qualtieri and I am a Registered Social Worker with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW), am a certified Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Trainer (ASIST), and SafeTALK trainer. 

I provide individual counselling and coaching services to adults, children ( 7 - 17 years), and families who are seeking support with personal issues, suicidal ideation, anxiety, relationship challenges, stress, communication barriers, and often a complex overlap of many of these areas. I have been supporting people for over 25 - years with great successes.

I have worked in a variety of areas throughout my career in both the government and not-for-profit sector internationally. For the past 10 - years I have been in management roles working with teams as small as 8 and Departments as large as 60. I have an excellent understanding of complex issues within family settings all while trying to have a work - life balance! I have worked in the areas of:

  • Suicide Safety

  • Mental Health

  • Domestic Violence

  • Training & Development

  • Women in Leadership

  • Culture Change and Organizational Change

  • Family Systems / Child Protective Services

  • Conflict Resolution for adults and children

  • Mindfulness for adults and children

  • Friendships and Healthy Boundaries for adults and children

  • Communication Skill Development for adults and children

I support each person I work with in a safe, inspiring way while working towards setting healthy and positive goals while providing you tools to move forward.


  • Registered member of the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW) #13590

  • Authorized to provide Restricted Activities, Psychosocial Interventions

  • Registered Welfare Worker in Australia (2001 -2010)

  • Master of Arts in Investigations Management Charles Sturt University, Australia 2010

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Trainer (ASIST) and SafeTALK Trainer (Livingworks) # 27370

  • Trainer with Crisis Trauma Research Institute (CTRI) and Achieve Training Center

"Shelly's positive attitude, strong interpersonal skills and ability to engage with others is one of her biggest strengths!"