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Calgary Psychologist Clinic - Culturally Sensitive Therapy

All of our Calgary Psychologist Clinic’s Therapists practice Culturally Sensitive Therapy. We approach culture from a point of curiosity and humbleness. Culturally sensitive therapy is a therapeutic approach that recognizes and values the importance of culture and identity in the therapy process. It aims to provide a safe and inclusive environment for individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds, acknowledging that culture plays a significant role in shaping a person’s beliefs, values, and behaviors.

In culturally sensitive therapy, psychologists strive to understand and appreciate the unique experiences, perspectives, and challenges faced by individuals from different cultural backgrounds. They recognize that cultural factors can influence the expression of distress, the perception of mental health, and help-seeking behaviors. By incorporating cultural knowledge and sensitivity into their practice, psychologists can better tailor their therapeutic interventions to meet the specific needs of their clients.

One of the key aspects of culturally sensitive therapy is establishing a trusting and collaborative therapeutic relationship. Psychologists actively listen to their clients, respect their cultural norms and values, and create a non-judgmental space where individuals feel comfortable discussing their concerns and experiences. This approach allows clients to explore their cultural identities and the impact of culture on their well-being, fostering self-awareness and promoting personal growth.

Culturally sensitive therapists employ various strategies to address cultural issues within therapy. They may engage in culturally informed assessments, which consider cultural context and experiences when evaluating clients’ mental health. Additionally, therapists may integrate culturally appropriate interventions, drawing from cultural practices, beliefs, and values that resonate with their clients. This can include incorporating storytelling, art, rituals, or other culturally specific techniques to enhance the therapeutic process.

Moreover, culturally sensitive therapy involves a commitment to ongoing learning and self-reflection. Psychologists continually educate themselves about diverse cultures, challenging their biases, and expanding their cultural competence. They actively seek feedback from clients to ensure that therapy remains culturally responsive and relevant.

Ultimately, culturally sensitive therapy aims to empower individuals by honoring their cultural identities and fostering a sense of belonging. By valuing diversity and promoting inclusivity, psychologists can help clients navigate and overcome cultural barriers, ultimately leading to improved mental health and well-being.

Calgary Psychologists That Use Culturally Sensitive Therapy

Murray Molohon

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Raheleh Tarani

Clinical Psychologist

Andrea Krygier

Clinical Psychologist

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Our Calgary Psychologist Clinic works with the best Psychologists and Counsellors to meet your needs. Our therapists are proficient in a range of theoretical frameworks and each have their unique strengths. We all believe in building therapeutic relationships based on respect and trust and put the well being of our clients first and foremost. We are here to help you succeed in achieving your therapeutic goals so that, when you are ready, can move beyond therapy and face your life’s challenges with more optimism and clarity. Whether you are facing depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, family issues, anger or something else, we will do our absolute best to help you!

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We provide a diverse array of counseling and assessment services tailored to meet the unique needs of individuals, couples, and families. From family counseling aimed at improving communication and resolving conflicts to specialized assessments like psychoeducational evaluations and ADHD testing, we offer comprehensive support to address a wide range of mental health concerns. Our team of experienced therapists is dedicated to providing a safe and supportive environment where clients of all ages and backgrounds can explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Whether you’re seeking individual therapy, couples counseling, or support for your child or teen, we are here to help. We also offer convenient options such as in-person sessions and virtual counseling, ensuring accessibility and flexibility for our clients. Whatever challenges you may be facing, we are committed to guiding you towards healing, growth, and greater well-being.

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At our psychologist clinic, we specialize in treating a diverse range of common mental health issues with compassion and expertise. Our dedicated team of therapists is equipped to address issues such as grief, trauma, anxiety, depression, parenting challenges, PTSD, eating disorders, postpartum depression, fears and phobias, ADHD, self-esteem issues, relationship difficulties, and OCD. Whether you’re struggling with the aftermath of a traumatic event, feeling overwhelmed by anxiety or depression, navigating the complexities of parenthood, or facing challenges in your relationships, we are here to provide support, guidance, and evidence-based therapy tailored to your unique needs. Our goal is to empower you to overcome obstacles, cultivate resilience, and achieve greater well-being and fulfillment in your life.