Katie is a Registered Provisional Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologist. Her degrees include a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education and a Masters of Counselling Psychology.
Katie provides individual counselling to children, youth and adults who are facing life challenges and mental health concerns. She has gained a variety of experience with children and youth as both an elementary school teacher and mental health counsellor. Katie has worked extensively with individuals who have faced trauma, anxiety and
depression, autism spectrum disorder and behavioural concerns.
For the past 3 years, Katie lived and worked in Indigenous communities in Northern Alberta. She faciliated youth community engagement sessions and assisted in suicide prevention initiatives. In addition, she has assisted individuals during times of crisis and provided therapy.
Katie utilizes a variety of therapeutic approaches to meet the unique needs of each client. She has training in play therapy, narrative therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and solution focused therapy. Katie also provides couples therapy and utilizes the Gottman approach.
In her free time, Katie enjoys exploring the outdoors with her French bulldog, Ivan, cooking, yoga and working out!
Lisa Curial (B.A. University of Alberta ‘08) (M.Ed University of Alberta ‘12) has been a Registered Psychologist in Alberta since 2014. Lisa has worked all over the province supporting some of Alberta’s most complex and diverse students. First working with the Calgary Board of Education, Lisa travelled province-wide supporting students in rural communities as well as throughout Calgary. Following, Lisa moved to a position with Edmonton Public Schools working with diverse children in Edmonton.
Lisa brings her assessment expertise to our team in order to assist families understand more about their child's learning needs. Services Lisa currently offers individuals at Alberta Therapy Co include:
ADHD Assessment (child and adult)
Autism Diagnosis (child and adult)
Learning Disability (reading, writing, etc.)
Lisa has worked with children with a wide range of differences and ages. She has extensive experience working with children with differences such as autism spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, behavioural difficulties, ADHD, ODD, gifted students and those with social/emotional difficulties. She has also worked with children who are non-verbal. She has particular interest in reading and completed her master’s thesis in reading disabilities.
Lisa has worked with the College of Alberta Psychologists as an oral examiner of future psychologists. Lisa also has run workshops for parents looking for additional behavioural strategies for their children, is a regular guest blogger for local influencer Life of Dr. Mom, and has appeared on podcasts talking about topics such as childhood anxiety and common childhood behavioural challenges.
In her spare time, Lisa enjoys being with her husband and two small boys. As a family they enjoy being outdoors, skiing, and travelling.
Aleksandra is a Registered Provisional Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. She has earned a bachelor’s degree of Arts in Psychology and a master’s degree in counselling.
Aleksandra provides individual counselling to children (ages 8+), youth, and adults who are experiencing frequent patterns of distress. She guides individuals who are struggling with symptoms such as chronic stress and overwhelm, emotional dysregulation, loss of connection, dependency on devices, persistent feelings of sadness, excessive worrying, difficulty sleeping and difficulty setting boundaries. She aspires to help clients gain new perspectives on the origins and influence of these patterns, giving voice to previously unexpressed experiences, and ultimately discovering more functional and satisfying ways of existing in the world.
As a Registered Provisional Psychologist, she has gained wide experience working with children, youth, and adults, including students and first responders. Aleksandra has worked extensively with individuals who have experienced developmental trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, addiction, grief and loss. She has worked in various settings, including addictions and recovery center, outpatient treatment center, employment and family assistance program, and private practice. She has facilitated groups such as: trauma processing, recovery management, psychoeducational CBT and DBT, creative expression.
Aleksandra aspires to help her clients achieve their individual goals while gaining a more profound understanding of themselves and their connections with others. She strongly believes that establishing a genuine connection between the client and therapist is one of the most vital components of successful therapy. She places great importance on building connections with each of her clients, leveraging these connections to create a safe environment that allows for significant insights to be addressed, distressing relationship patterns to be examined and challenged, and therapy to be tailored to your specific needs, abilities, and aspirations at each stage of your therapeutic journey.
Aleksandra creates a safe and welcoming environment by fostering authenticity, compassion, and humor in the therapeutic process. With an interactive, transparent, and collaborative approach, she recognizes that there is no single approach that fits all clients in psychotherapy. Although she primarily works from a psychodynamic- informed perspective, she frequently incorporates insights and techniques from Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), while also utilizing elements of mindfulness, self-compassion and somatic therapy. This allows her to develop practical and straightforward strategies for deeper exploratory work, which can better address concerns such as anxiety, depression, addiction, trauma and relationship issues. Aleksandra warmly welcomes individuals of all walks of life to her practice. In her free time Aleksandra enjoys spending time with her family. Gardening, reading, meditating and traveling.
Hello, my name is Christina Ferber, and I am passionate about working with children, youth, and parents. I am a registered psychologist in Alberta, and I have worked in schools, clinics, and private practice settings for the past 20+ years. I have training and experience in Synergetic play therapy, sand tray therapy, and using creative techniques to engage children and youth. I use an attachment lens to help families and I incorporate principles from Emotion Focused Family Therapy, NeuroRelational Framework, Gottman Emotion Coaching, and the Circle of Security program.
I enjoy working with clients of all ages and a with a variety of concerns (depression, anxiety, OCD, trauma, etc). I love helping people tap into their inner strength and resources to find hope and build resilience when facing challenges or uncertainty. I have a special interest in positive psychology and mindfulness practices, which I have experienced the benefit of in my own life.
I have experience and training in EMDR, Somatic Experiencing, Solution-Focused Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, among others. I use a client-centred approach as a foundation to explore your concerns with you, to provide interventions that address your specific goals and needs. I look forward to connecting with you to discuss how we can partner together on a journey toward greater well-being.