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Meet Our Team

Our psychologists have a wide range of experience and expertise in understanding the unique needs of our clients and helping you achieve your therapy goals 

Scott McKirdy Calgary Registered Psychologist Counselling
Gillian McKirdy Calgary Registered Psychologist Counselling
Sydney McKenzie-Hougestol  Registered Psychologist
Misha Waheed Calgary Registered Psychologist Counselling
Marissa Whalley, Registered Provisional Psychologist
Jocelyn Simpson, Registered Provisional Psychologist
Caitlin Heim Calgary Counsellor Low Cost Counselling
Maya McKirdy Calgary

Maya McKirdy

Client Care Manager

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How Our Psychologists Make a Difference

Navigating life's challenges can feel overwhelming. That's where our psychologists step in, offering expert guidance and support to help individuals overcome obstacles, improve their mental health, and achieve greater well-being. Let's explore how psychologists can make a meaningful difference in people's lives.

  • Understanding and Empathy: Psychologists are trained to listen attentively, provide empathy, and create a safe space for individuals to express their thoughts and feelings without judgment. Through compassionate understanding, our psychologists help clients explore their emotions and experiences, gaining insights into their inner world.

  • Evidence-Based Therapy: Utilizing a variety of therapeutic approaches backed by research and evidence, our psychologists tailor treatment plans to meet the unique needs of each client. Whether it's Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness-based techniques, narrative therapy or couple's therapy approaches like the Gottman Method, our psychologists employ effective strategies to promote positive change.

  • Managing Mental Health Concerns: Our Calgary Psychologists play a crucial role in addressing a wide range of mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, trauma, and more. Through therapy, assessment, counselling, and intervention, we help clients develop coping skills, manage symptoms, and improve their overall quality of life.

  • Improving Relationships: Psychologists assist individuals in navigating interpersonal dynamics and improving relationship satisfaction. Whether it's couples counseling, family therapy, or communication skills training, our psychologists provide tools and strategies to foster healthier and more fulfilling connections.

  • Enhancing Self-Understanding: By exploring patterns of behaviour, thought processes, and underlying beliefs, our psychologists help clients gain deeper insights into themselves. This self-awareness fosters personal growth, resilience, and a greater sense of empowerment to make positive changes in life.

  • Stress Management and Resilience-Building: In today's fast-paced world, stress and burnout are common concerns. Psychologists equip clients with practical techniques for managing stress, building resilience, and maintaining balance in their lives. From relaxation exercises to time-management strategies, our psychologists empower clients to thrive amidst life's challenges.

  • Supporting Life Transitions: Whether facing career changes, life transitions, or major life events, our psychologists in Calgary provide guidance and support to navigate these transitions with confidence and clarity. They help clients explore goals, values, and aspirations, facilitating a smoother transition to new chapters in life.

  • Promoting Overall Well-Being: Beyond addressing specific concerns, our Calgary psychologists focus on holistic well-being, encompassing mental, emotional, and physical health. Through personalized interventions and lifestyle recommendations, our psychologists empower clients to cultivate a balanced and fulfilling life.

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