family counselling Calgary

A Safe Place to Talk

Whether it's therapy for yourself or your teen, we believe in supporting you to reach your outcomes with easily managable bite-sized strategies. 

We will provide you with lifetime tools to support you with understand your big emotions, anxiety, depression, thoughts of suicide or trauma.

With a true focus on you and your mental wellness we will set goals to achieve your desired connections, relationships, and the self-growth and understanding you are seeking.  

Individual counselling Calgary

Meet Shelly

Registered Social Worker, Counsellor 
Founder & Owner 

I am a Registered Social Worker with the Alberta College of Social Workers and have been supporting people for nearly 30 years.  

I have extensive knowledge in the areas of suicide awareness and prevention, managing big emotions, anxiety and depression, trauma, relationship challenges, building confidence and self-esteem.

I will equip you with tools and strategies for you to implement into your daily life to support you in letting go and moving forward. 

I facilitate training for staff and leaders in many corporations and organizations across Canada, the University of Calgary and the Alberta Teachers' Association. I am 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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Book Your Initial Intake Session (90-Minutes) and 3x 50-Minute 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.

Book Your NEW Youth Bundle $830.00
Book Your NEW Adult Bundle $830.00



Book your 3x 50-Minute Sessions or 6x 50-Minute Sessions to continue to work towards the goals you have set with consistancy and support.

A Savings of $15.00 on 3x 50-Minute Session.

A Savings of $60.00 on 6x 50-Minute Session.


Book Your 3x Adult Bundle $585.00
Book Your 3x Youth Bundle $585.00
Book Your 6x Adult Bundle $1140.00
Book Your 6x Youth Bundle $1140.00

PAYMENT:  All major credit cards, e-transfer. 

There will be a 50% charge for cancellations without 24 hours notice 

100% fee charged for missed appointments.

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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