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A Safe Place to Talk

Whether it's therapy for yourself, counselling for your family or working through trauma with your child, we believe in supporting you to reach your outcomes with easily managable bite-sized strategies.  We will provide you with lifetime tools to deal with and understand big emotions, strategies for a healthy family, mental wellness and achieving the desired connections, relationships. and self-growth you are seeking.  

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Meet Shelly!

Counsellor, MA, RSW

Founder & Owner

As a Registered Social Worker with the Alberta College of Social Workers, Shelly has been supporting people for nearly 30 years.  With vast knowledge in the areas of suicide awareness and prevention, managing emotions, trauma, relationship challenges, building confidence and self-esteem, together with anxiety and depression. Shelly will equip you with tools and strategies to implement into your daily life to support you in letting go and moving forward.

Shelly trains staff for many corporations and organizations across Canada, the University of Calgary and the Alberta Teachers' Association.  She is a highly sought after facilitator with the Crisis Trauma Research Institute (CTRI), the ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership and the Centre for Suicide Prevention.

Work With Shelly

Working from a trauma informed, strength-based approach to support you in finding solutions and acheiving your goals. 

Shelly is skilled in a variety of therapies:

  • cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • solution-focused
  • narrative therapy
  • family systems - person-centred 

With a combination of these therapies; you will see transformation and growth.

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Shelly works with

youth ages 12+ years

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When you don’t feel the need for a full session but require a little support between sessions. Support with questions, resources or a touch base.

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Grab this deal and save!  Book Your Initial Intake Session and 3 Individual Sessions and rest assured you are on your way to wellness.

**Please ensure you book your first session as the initial intake where we will talk about what brought you to counselling, your strengths, set goals & a little more to move your journey forward.

A Savings of $40.00.

Adult Bundle: $830.00

Youth Bundle: $770.00

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PAYMENT:  All major credit cards, e-transfer. 

There will be a 50% charge for missed appointments or cancellations without 24 hours notice.

Fees may sometimes be covered by private extended health care insurance available through your employer (Green Shield, Blue Express / Blue Cross, Great West, Manulife, Sun Life, Cooperators, etc.)

It is your responsibility to check with your insurance provider & benefits coverage in relation to qualifications required of the counsellor for coverage.

You will be required to seek reimbursement directly from your insurer; any necessary information will be provide to your insurance provider as requested.

Fees not reimbursed by insurance providers are a tax-deductible health expense. 


ACSW #13590 

Shelly is a Registered Social Worker with the Alberta College of Social Workers. 

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Shelly's Education & Credentials


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

  • Authorized to provide Restricted Activities, Psychosocial Interventions

  • Registered Member with the Centre For Suicide Prevention (CSP) & Livingworks: Applied Suicide Intervention Trainer (ASIST)  SafeTALK Trainer, Small Talk (5 -12 yrs) Trainer, Looking Forward Trainer ( 13-17 yrs) #27373

  • Facilitator with The Crisis Trauma Research Institute (CTRI) and ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership

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

  • Registered Welfare Worker in Australia (2001 -2010)

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