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Online therapy in Edmonton

“There are many people in Edmonton that are using the internet to have access to an online therapist. With the help of the internet, this type of therapy is now available to many more clients. This form of therapy is great for people who live in rural areas and do not have the ability to drive long distances for treatment services. One can make use of their computer, tablet, or phone to contact a therapist through an online chat system.

One case dealt with a larger issue of online pornography addiction that had developed into a mental health problem. The larger issue was addressed by dealing with the underlying issues stemming from childhood trauma. The individual participated in one-on-one counseling sessions through video conferencing software, a distress management skills group, and a relapse prevention group for three months. The individual began to be able to discuss the underlying issues and find healthy ways of coping with them.

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Mental Health in Edmonton

In Edmonton, it is believed that the number one mental health condition that affects adults is anxiety disorders. There are many factors that can lead to a person developing an anxiety disorder. These include other mental health conditions, trauma, and other physical illnesses. The second most common mental illness in Edmonton is depression. Depression can also be caused by other medical problems or an adverse life event.

It is also believed that nearly half of all Canadians will experience a mental health problem or illness in their life (Canadian Mental Health Association). Many people who have a mental illness also have a concurrent physical health problem. This is true of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and asthma. When people have greater barriers to the most basic needs, it is harder for them to participate in activities that are mental healthy promoting. People with disabilities are also more likely to have concurrent physical health conditions.( Canadian Mental Health Association).

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Best Therapists in Edmonton

Dr. Jillian Cote

Dr. Jillian Cote specializes in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. This approach is based on the idea that thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are interconnected and can be changed by bringing mindfulness to them all at once. This therapist believes that this works especially well with her patients who are affected by anxiety, depression, and relationship problems. She has over 10 years of experience in the mental health profession where she has helped many Edmontonians find relief from their disorders.

Dr. Chris Adams

Dr. Chris Adams specializes in hypnosis therapy. They offer private sessions as well as group sessions so if you’re not sure what the right fit for you is they will work with you to find one that suits your needs best. If you’re not a fan of going to doctors, they also offer services via Skype. This therapist has been in the mental health profession for over 14 years and has worked with many Edmontonians suffering from conditions such as anxiety, PTSD, chronic pain, depression, and much more.

Sheldon Cowl

Sheldon Cowl is a psychiatrist who specializes in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). CBT is a very practical and goal-oriented approach to psychotherapy in which a person’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviours are the targets of change. This therapist believes that CBT can be used to treat disorders such as anxiety, depression, panic disorder, phobias, OCD, PTSD, eating disorders including anorexia and bulimia, and body dysmorphic disorder. This therapist has been a practicing psychiatrist for over 20 years where they have worked with many Edmontonians who were looking to overcome their mental health disorders.

Dr. Jerrilyn Womack

Dr. Jerrilyn Womack specializes in dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), interpersonal therapy (IPT), depression, anxiety, self-destructive behaviour, relationship issues, sexual abuse recovery, mood disorders, adjustment disorder with mixed emotional features (AD/MD), gender dysphoria. This therapist believes that DBT is the best fit for those struggling with suicidal thoughts or behaviours as well as intense anger and impulsivity. They have over ten years of experience and currently work with many Edmontonians who are looking for relief from their mental health disorders.

Dr. Roman Therien

Dr. Roman Therien specializes in depression, anxiety, life balance issues, grief and loss, relationship problems and parenting difficulties. This therapist has worked with many Edmontonians who suffer from these conditions which makes them the perfect fit for individuals struggling with those issues. They have over 10 years of experience and utilize a multitude of different approaches such as CBT, DBT, interpersonal therapy (IPT) and more.

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Common types of therapies in Edmonton

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Most common therapy approach in Edmonton is where the therapist challenges your negative thoughts about you and the world. He tries to alter unwanted behaviors or treat disorders such as depression.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Second most common therapy approach in Edmonton is which the therapists teach behavioral skills (mindfulness & emotion regulation) to help clients enhance motivation. DBT is often used for mental health issues including eating disorders, PTSD, personality disorder, self-harming notions.

Existential Therapy

3rd most common therapy treatment in Edmonton focuses on self-actualization in the face of people’s challenges. Existential therapy aids clients in confronting hard and distressing truths about life and death.

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FAQ's

Psychologists or therapists in Edmonton help people understand and handle different life problems and mental health issues.

They diagnose and treat mental disorders, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems.

You should expect to pay between $100 and $250 for a face-to-face therapy session with a Edmonton area therapist.  Online therapy in Edmonton is relatively affordable and therapists charge between $30 to $ 150. You can book both online and face-to-face sessions with a therapist in Edmonton via MantraCare.

In case you are looking for free therapists or free therapy, you can choose to call the Edmonton free helpline number. There are a few online therapy options that can be free or low-cost. At MantraCare, therapy can cost you as low as $10.

Anyone interested in working as a therapist or counselor in the Edmonton area must earn at least an accredited master’s degree in counseling or social work. Edmonton also has some continuing education requirements, and every counselor or therapist is required to know all the rules and laws that pertain to their profession.

Listing on MantraCare is Free for therapists from Edmonton or any part of the world. Therapists or Psychologists just need to submit their details with certificate via the Add listing button.

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Edmonton Counselor or Therapists Directory

MantraCare offers a comprehensive and free directory listing of therapists in Edmonton. If you’re a therapist starting your own private practice in Edmonton, you can market your practice via our Free therapist directories