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Calgary Psychologist Clinic - Strength Based Therapy

Our Calgary Psychologist Clinic has therapists that are experienced in strength based therapy and use it to improve the self esteem of our clients. Strength-based therapy is an approach used by psychologists that focuses on identifying and utilizing an individual’s strengths and resources to promote growth and healing. This therapeutic model aims to shift the traditional problem-focused perspective and instead emphasizes the positive aspects of a person’s character, abilities, and experiences.

Unlike traditional therapeutic approaches that primarily concentrate on addressing weaknesses and resolving problems, strength-based therapy acknowledges and builds upon the inherent strengths and capabilities of the client. It is rooted in the belief that everyone possesses unique strengths, skills, and qualities that can be harnessed to overcome challenges and achieve personal goals.

One of the key principles of strength-based therapy is the collaborative partnership between the psychologist and the client. The therapist works together with the client to identify their strengths, explore their values and interests, and set meaningful goals. By fostering a supportive and empowering environment, the therapist encourages the client to take an active role in their own healing process.

Strength-based therapy utilizes various techniques and interventions to help clients discover and develop their strengths. These may include mindfulness exercises, positive affirmations, guided imagery, journaling, and engaging in activities that align with the client’s passions and talents. The therapist also helps the client recognize and reframe negative self-perceptions and limiting beliefs, promoting a more optimistic and self-compassionate mindset.

The ultimate goal of strength-based therapy is to enhance self-esteem, resilience, and well-being by empowering individuals to tap into their inner resources and capabilities. It encourages a shift from a problem-focused perspective to a more positive and solution-oriented mindset. By recognizing and building upon strengths, individuals can develop a sense of empowerment, overcome challenges, and improve their overall quality of life.

Strength-based therapy is a collaborative and empowering approach that focuses on harnessing and developing an individual’s strengths and resources. By emphasizing positivity, self-compassion, and the client’s innate abilities, this therapeutic model promotes personal growth, resilience, and well-being.

Calgary Psychologists That Use Strength Based Therapy

Kari Adams

Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Raheleh Tarani

Clinical Psychologist

Andrea Krygier

Clinical Psychologist

Compassionate Calgary Psychologists and Counsellors Here to Support You!​

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!

Psychologist And Counselling Services in Calgary

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.

Common Mental Health Issues

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.