Psychology in Calgary

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What is Psychology?

Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and how it influences behaviour. A Psychologist focuses on biological, emotional, psychological, social and behavioural aspects of a person’s life in order to understand and alleviate mental health concerns and relationship difficulties.

How can a Psychologist help?

Psychologists use the science of human behaviour and development in order to help individuals relieve psychological distress, achieve personal goals, develop healthy relationships and manage interpersonal issues. Common areas of treatment are:

  • Abuse
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioural concerns
  • Couples and family conflict
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Eating disorders Goal setting
  • Grief and loss
  • Life transitions
  • Low self-esteem
  • Mood disorders
  • Panic attacks
  • Parenting Phobias
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship stress
  • Self-harm
  • Stress management
  • Substance abuse and addiction
  • Suicidal thought
  • Weight management

Alberta Health Care Coverage

Currently psychological services are not covered by Alberta Health Services. However, many private health insurance plans include coverage. Check with your healthcare provider to find out what coverage you have.

Services Offered

Our Psychologist, Mckenzie Whalley, offers the following services at Chiropractic Center for Health:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy – The practice of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) focuses on correcting maladaptive thought patterns which can cause negative emotional and behavioural responses. CBT provides practical tools to change these patterns and alleviate distress.

Clinical Hypnosis – The philosophy of clinical hypnosis centres around the idea that change happens when individuals learn how to do things differently. Clinical hypnosis utilizes a person’s natural ability to become absorbed in a hypnotic state where learning new skills and coping tools are easy to learn and apply.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) – EMDR is a breakthrough treatment that utilizes the brain’s natural ability to heal itself. EMDR works by processing and psychologically healing traumatic life events that are connected to present day mental health concerns. Read more»


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Chiropractic Center for Health
768-500 Country Hills
Boulevard NE
Calgary, AB T3K 4Y7
(403) 226-4433