Lorna Barnes, Oak Tree Counselling

Licensed Professional Counsellor, CT, CPC
I find clients are looking to understand themselves, to find reasons they struggle the way they do, and discover how they got where they are. We've all been influenced by our experiences, whether good or bad. Good healthy experiences give us the tools and confidence to navigate life, but what happens when our experiences have been far from good? A child experiencing abuse, trauma, loss, and neglect believes they deserve it or it's their fault, not knowing the adults in their lives are responsible to help them feel secure and confident. Negative childhood experiences often throw individuals into feeling too much responsibility, becoming people pleasers, carrying much shame and guilt, feeling like a burden, social awkwardness, experiencing cognitive distortions, depression, addictions, loss of identity, anxiety and panic disorders, inter-relational problems, lack of confidence, and a lack of boundaries. Clients need to know they're not to blame and there's hope to experience a healthier and purposeful life, the life they were meant to have. Clients need to know they belong, they matter and are not a mistake. If you want to find freedom, purpose, contentment, and healing schedule a 30 minute free consultation to explore whether we'd be a good fit to journey together to a better you.  
21 Years Experience
In-Person Near Ponoka, AB
Online in Ponoka, Alberta

Tony Miller

Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Throughout my journey, I have always been curious about people and how they relate to one another. My approach as a therapist is centered in transparency, authenticity, and directiveness. I work with individuals, couples, and youth aged 16+ and offer a free consultation to ensure I am the right fit for your journey.  
7 Years Experience
Online in Ponoka, Alberta

Atlas Therapy

Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP
Accepting New Clients! Welcome to Atlas Therapy. We are a team of dedicated and experienced psychotherapists who are committed to guiding you toward wellness, healing and personal growth. With over 20 years of experience, we’ve helped individuals from diverse backgrounds overcome challenges and build lasting resilience. Our approach is rooted in empathy, trust, and collaboration, creating a safe space where you can freely express yourself.  
9 Years Experience
Online in Ponoka, Alberta

Azin Heydari

Registered Psychotherapist, Registered Psychotherapist
Individuals who have experienced trauma or abuse often struggle to acknowledge or accept their own experiences. They may downplay or invalidate themselves because they were told they are "too much" or “too emotional,” or they may not have felt important enough to be supported. While therapy aims to empower survivors to move past these difficult events, it's important to create space for these experiences and to develop a strong sense of self-compassion and curiosity about how these experiences have shaped you and how you navigate relationships. Negative experiences can create a constant state of fear in our brains and nervous systems, making it difficult to access the parts of our brain responsible for emotional regulation, flexibility, and connection. In our work together, my main approach is to foster safety in relationships by encouraging a deep understanding and curiosity about oneself, rather than resorting to guilt, isolation, and self-blame. By becoming the observer rather than overwhelmed, you can start showing up in the world and in your relationships the way you've always wanted.  
4 Years Experience
Online in Ponoka, Alberta

Kim Foster Yardley, The Mental Game Clinic

Psychologist, MA C. Psych
The Mental Game Clinic is a team of registered psychologists, psychotherapists and mental performance consultants with a specific interest in performance excellence. We work collaboratively with our clients to achieve their goals for therapy, life and their careers. We change the world by supporting the people who change the world.  
19 Years Experience
Online in Ponoka, Alberta