Olivia Marcoux is a registered psychologist with a decade of experience.
Olivia graduated with honors to her undergraduate and graduate studies. She loves psychology. She has a true passion for this discipline.
Her therapeutic focus is on helping women, men, and children better cope and heal from depression, anxiety, trauma, difficult life transitions, painful events, grief as well as issues of sexual orientation and body image.
Olivia incorporates different modalities in her work such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), client-centered psychotherapy, mindfulness-based techniques and humanistic therapy.
She has a specialization in the treatment of trauma. She is a trained EMDR therapist (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) which is used for clients who have experienced mild to severe trauma, adverse life experiences, or psychological stressors. She holds a certificate in play-based treatment of trauma to assist children in coming to terms with difficult events. She also works in the area of school psychology.
Olivia will be focusing on bringing unconscious patterns to light, reprocessing past experiences and establishing attainable goals for the weeks ahead which often give clients the momentum to move forward while freeing them from old ways of thinking and behaving. These approaches enable clients to use new neural pathways or modify established ones which create long-lasting changes.
Doris Fillion is a Registered Psychologist with over 15 years of experience in the field of psychology.
In 1995, following her specialization in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology at the University of Montreal, she trained for 6 years in child psychology research at the Anna Freud Centre in London (UK). Doris further fostered her passion for the development of human potential by teaching psychology at the University of Alberta and by working as a behavioral consultant in elementary and high schools. Throughout her career, she expanded her clinical expertise by certifying in complementary therapeutic approaches.
In her clinical work, Doris combines Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, EMDR, Attachment-Based Theory and Play Therapy. Her strength is to create strong therapeutic relationships with her clients to optimally assist them in making healthy changes so that, ultimately, they feel happier with themselves. Doris is constantly expanding her therapeutic tools to better accompany her clients on their path to recovery.
Doris' therapeutic focus is to help children, youth, and adults to better appreciate themselves and to teach them new skills so that they can cope and heal from depression, anxiety, trauma, difficult life transitions, grief as well as issues of self-esteem.
Justine Fines is a Registered Psychologist and Canadian Certified Counsellor.
Justine relocated to Edmonton after finishing her Master's in Counselling Psychology from Simon Fraser University. Over the past 10 years, Justine has volunteered for community crisis teams and worked in public health agencies providing individual and group therapy.
In her work, Justine has developed strong therapeutic skills. She practices from a client-centred approach using a blend of cognitive (mind) and somatic (body) interventions. She works with a variety of concerns including: depression, anxiety, trauma, and disordered eating.
Justine has a particular interest in supporting clients heal a negative body image. Justine aligns with the Health at Every Size (HAES) principles. She respects and values body diversity and understands that health means different things for different people.
With working with Justine, you can expect a collaborative approach. Together, you and Justine, will explore what healing means for you. As Dr. Brené Brown puts it: "We don't have to do all of it alone. We were never meant to".
Lenka Matuska is a Registered Psychologist.
Lenka has over 10 years of experience in psychology and counselling. She gained her interdisciplinary work experience and knowledge from different institutions. She has two Masters Degrees: Master’s in Psychology from J. W. von Goethe University in Germany and Master’s of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University.
Lenka has an interest in treating mental health issues like depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship difficulties, and anger. She will help you to develop greater self-awareness and insight that can result in an improved ability to live a balanced life.
Lenka emphasizes mind-body connection as a way of addressing mental health issues.
She has specialized training in Somatic Experiencing Therapy, EMDR, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, and Gottman’s Couple’s counselling.
She offers therapy for adults, couples, and groups in a safe and supportive atmosphere.
Compassion, awareness, and integration are the cornerstone of her practice. She approaches each person with curiosity and openness and a desire to understand their unique experiences.