Anxiety Counselling Calgary


Takeaway: Feeling stressed, fearful, or constantly panicked? It's a common human experience to feel anxious occasionally, but if these emotions dominate your life, it's essential to address them. Anxiety therapy and counseling can help you manage and overcome these feelings.

Overcome Anxiety with Expert Therapy and Counseling in Calgary

Understanding Anxiety

Anxiety is a natural response to perceived danger or unpredictability, creating feelings of fear, dread, and uneasiness. Anxiety often brings overwhelming worry, fear, or apprehension, accompanied by physical symptoms like increased heart rate, muscle tension, and restlessness. Racing thoughts, difficulty concentrating, irritability, fatigue, and sleep disturbances can further compound the challenges of anxiety. Recognizing these signs is the first step toward seeking professional support to manage and alleviate anxiety symptoms, promoting overall mental well-being.

Anxiety Therapy: Our Approach

Taking gradual steps is an important part of the change. Begin today, persist tomorrow, and expand your comfort zone until discomfort becomes familiar. Understanding why our thoughts spiral during anxious moments is helpful for adults and teens. When our brain perceives a threat, it prioritizes speed over accuracy, leading to biases like personalizing or catastrophizing potential outcomes.

Recognizing these biases is key to diffusing their power. By familiarizing ourselves with common thought patterns associated with anxiety, we gain the ability to challenge them, exploring alternative perspectives to mitigate anxiety's impact on our thoughts and behaviors.

Specialized Therapy Services in Calgary

In Calgary, those seeking relief from anxiety can benefit from specialized anxiety therapy or counseling. Our Calgary therapists provide tailored sessions that address specific anxieties, equipping you with evidence-based techniques to navigate your fears and reclaim control, empowerment, and renewed mental well-being.

Our services include:

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for anxiety
  • Mindfulness-based therapy for anxiety
  • Exposure therapy for anxiety
  • Anxiety counseling for adults and teenagers
  • Group therapy for anxiety
  • Online therapy for anxiety
  • Affordable anxiety counselling

Free Consultation

Connect with our North or South team for a free 30-minute consultation call. Our team of experienced anxiety counselors and therapists is ready to help you take the first step towards managing your anxiety and improving your quality of life.

Why Choose Us?

  • Customized anxiety treatments designed to meet your specific needs
  • Experienced and compassionate therapists
  • Effective therapy techniques for anxiety relief
  • Holistic approaches to anxiety treatment
  • Support for both adults and teenagers

Are you ready to go deeper into your stress and anxiety? Our team of Calgary therapists will provide you with tools and techniques to help you cope. Don't let anxiety control your life; take control and start your journey to better mental health today.

Contact Us

For more information or to schedule your free consultation, visit our website or book here.

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Calgary's Best Anxiety Therapists

Kim Noll


  • Clientele:¬†¬†Adults, youth 13+

  • Specialty area examples:¬†

    • Infertility
    • Early¬† & late pregnancy loss
    • Infant loss
    • Stillbirth
    • Parenting after loss
  • Modalities used:

    • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
    • Solution Focused Therapy
    • Trauma-Informed
    • Motivational Interviewing
    • Narrative Therapy
  • Locations:¬†3rd Floor,¬†4838 Richard Rd SW Suite 300, Calgary, AB T3E 6L1¬†


     3rd Floor, 4503 Brisebois Dr NW 3rd Floor, Calgary, AB T2L 2G3

  • Virtual & In person therapy?:¬†Yes

More About Kim

Laura Laidlaw


  • Clientele:¬†¬†Adults, Youth 13+,¬†LGTBQ2S+ community

  • Specialty area examples:¬†

    • Autism (teen¬†& adults)
    • All forms of substance abuse and co-occurring illnesses
    • Living with Addiction
    • Supporting Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families


  • Modalities used:

    • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
    • Solution Focused Therapy
    • Person Centered Therapy
    • Strength Based Therapy
    • Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART)
    • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
    • Trauma Informed Therapy
    • Somatic Therapies¬†
  • Location:¬†3rd Floor, 4503¬†Brisebois Dr NW 3rd Floor, Calgary, AB T2L 2G3

  • Virtual & In person therapy?:¬†Yes

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Marizabel Forno


  • Clientele:¬†¬†Adults, youth 13+, children 6+ couples & families

  • Specialty area examples:¬†

    • sports related injuries
    • performance anxiety on and off the field
    • team dynamics
    • identity (during / after injury)
    • life transitions
    • other¬†sport-related counselling topics¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†
  • ¬†Modalities used:

    • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
    • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
    • Attachment-Based Therapy
    • Trauma-Informed
    • Motivational Interviewing
    • Somatic Therapies
    • Strength Based Therapy¬†
  • ¬†Locations:¬†3rd Floor,¬†4838 Richard Rd SW Suite 300, Calgary, AB T3E 6L1¬†


     3rd Floor, 4503 Brisebois Dr NW 3rd Floor, Calgary, AB T2L 2G3

  • Virtual & In person therapy?:¬†Yes

More About Marizabel

Shelly Qualtieri


  • Clientele:¬†¬†Adults, youth 13 +, couples

    Specialty area examples: 

  • ¬†Modalities used:

    • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy¬†(CBT)
    • Strength Based Therapy
    • Solution Focused Therapy
    • Person-Centered
    • Somatic Therapies
    • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
    • Narrative Therapy
    • Trauma-Informed¬†¬†
  • ¬†Location:¬†3rd Floor, 4503¬†Brisebois Dr NW 3rd Floor, Calgary, AB T2L 2G3

  • Virtual & In person therapy?:¬†Yes


More About Shelly

If you are struggling to regain control of your anxiety's grip, our Calgary therapists specialize in anxiety and stress counselling to empower you towards a more fulfilling life. Anxiety therapy isn't just about understanding your disorder‚ÄĒit's about reclaiming calm, clarity, and confidence.

Anxiety isn't just a mental battle; it manifests physically too. Symptoms like a pounding heart, shortness of breath, sweating, stomach upset, insomnia, and muscle tension can further compound the challenges you face.

Constant worry, edginess, and tension may dominate your days, making it hard to rationalize your concerns. You're not alone. It's easy to feel like anxiety dictates your life, hindering your ability to engage fully in what you want to do and limiting your choices. Perhaps it's interfering with your relationships, work, or family responsibilities.

Every therapy journey is unique. We customize our sessions to address your specific challenges, thoughts, and feelings, whether it involves understanding your symptoms or developing coping strategies for performance anxiety, stress, OCD, perfectionism, or depression.

But there's hope. Our team at Shelly Qualtieri and Associates is here to support you. We're currently welcoming new clients and offering a complimentary 30-minute phone consultation. Take the first step towards reclaiming control over your life‚ÄĒreach out to us today.

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