COVID-19 MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Please note that the resources provided on this list is for information purposes only and does not constitute an endorsement of these services. 

24/7 Crisis Services

ACCESS 24/7 (AHS)

Access 24 / 7 provides a range of urgent and non-urgent addiction and mental health services including service navigation, screening, assessment, referral, consultation, crisis intervention, outreach and short term stabilization.

Phone: 780-424-2424

Address: 10959 102 Street

Distress Line (CMHA)

The Distress Line provides confidential, non-judgmental and short-term crisis intervention, emotional support and resources to people in crisis or distress. We also support family, friends and caregivers of people in crisis.

Phone: 780-482-4357 (HELP)

Mental Health Helpline (AHS)

Provides toll-free, 24 / 7 telephone service, which offers help for mental health concerns for Albertans.

Phone: 1-877-303-2642 

Low Cost Counselling

Momentum Walk-In Counselling

Momentum is a mental health counselling agency, supporting clients who would otherwise be unable to access counselling because of long wait lists or financial barriers. We are a non profit organization that is staffed by a team of volunteer, Registered Health Professionals who collaborate to provide clients with Solution Focused Therapy.

Virtual appointments available? Yes. 

Phone: 780-757-0900

Website: https://www.momentumcounselling.org/

Drop In YEG

Our drop-in psychological counselling service is provided by Intern Therapists who are completing their Masters or PhD in therapy or other counselling areas. In addition to the extensive individual and group supervision they receive, we also use a team approach so that you can benefit from many perspectives to help you make the change you desire.

Virtual appointments available? Yes. 

Fees: Free

Phone: 780.423.2831

Website: https://www.dropinyeg.ca/

YWCA Edmonton

Our doors are open to anyone. Our clients are typically women with lower incomes who are suffering from trauma and are often in crisis, but we offer support to anyone in need.  We’ll never turn you away, even if you can’t afford to pay. Our affordable services ensure everyone, especially those who are most vulnerable, receive quality care.  We’re here for you as long as you need. We’re one of only a handful of agencies in Edmonton that offer ongoing support, with no limit to the amount of times clients can access our services. 

Fees: $50-75 per session.

Phone: 780-423-9922

Website: https://www.ywcaofedmonton.org/programs-and-services/counselling-centre/

Sliding Scale and Reduced Rate Services

The following is a list of other mental health providers in the Edmonton area that offer sliding scale or otherwise reduced rates for their services. Please reach out to us at hello@ignitewellness.ca if you would like to be added to our directory!

Last updated: May 31, 2020

 

Edmonton

Name: Heather Dunnigan, Practicum Student (Ignite Counselling & Wellness Services)

 

Location: 9915B 82 Avenue

 

E-mail address: heather.student@ignitewellness.ca

Phone number: 780-701-3454

Website: ignitewellness.ca

 

Rate information: $25/50 minute session (sliding scale available)

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Name: Various practitioners (Power Psychology & Associates)

 

Location: 9562 82 Ave, Suite 200

 

E-mail address: powerinfo@hushmail.com

Phone number: 780-467-0700

Website: emdrpower.com

 

Rate information: Rates vary depending on practitioner; starts from $30 (student practitioner) and $70 (non-student practitioner)

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Name: Amy Nydam, R.Psych (YEG Family Counselling)

 

E-mail address: amy@yegfamilycounselling.com

Phone number: 780-809-0809

Website: yegfamilycounselling.com

 

Virtual services offered via: video

 

Populations: Families, couples, children & youth

Specializations: Depression, anxiety, burnout, relationship issues, parenting support, prenatal/postpartum issues and infertility, grief, trauma

Approaches: Emotion-Focused therapy, self-regulation therapy

 

Rate information: $100/session for couples and families during COVID-19

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Name: Barb Boulton, M.C., R.Psych (Steadfast Psychology)

Location: 3824-57 Street NW

E-mail address: barb@steadfastyeg.ca

Phone number: 587-601-1441

Website: steadfastyeg.ca

 

Virtual services offered via: phone, video

 

Populations: Adults, adolescents, older adults, and couples. 

Specializations: Anxiety, depression, life transitions, disordered eating, stress management, addictions, grief, trauma

Approaches: EMDR therapy, CBT, mindfulness, emotionally-focused couples therapy.

 

Rate information: Sliding scale beginning at $100/session, depending on financial circumstances. 


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Name: Karen Tung, M.C., Registered Provisional Psychologist (Charis Counselling)

Location: #333, 10240 124 Street NW, Edmonton, AB

E-mail address: info@charisocounselling.net

Phone number: 780-244-3530/780-318-3530

Website: chariscounselling.net

 

Virtual services offered via: phone

 

Populations: Adults and children

Specializations: Depression, anxiety, and relationship concerns

Approaches: CBT, narrative-focused therapy and EMDR therapy.

 

Rate information:  Services available from $80-100/session

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Name: Lesley Warron, Registered Provisional Psychologist (Liferoots counselling)

Location: 9915B-82 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

E-mail address: lesley@liferoots.ca

Phone number: 587-400-0227

Website: liferoots.ca

 

Virtual services offered via: phone

 

Populations: Adults, children, teens, and older adults

 

Specializations: Grief, trauma, mood disorders, coping with life changes (including COVID-19)

 

Approaches: CBT, family systems therapy, mindfulness.

 

Special Rate Info: Offering one free phone appointment for healthcare providers and first responders. 


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Name: Carrie Cech, M.C. Registered Provisional Psychologist

Location:  9915B 82 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

E-mail address: carrie@carriecechcounselling.ca

Phone number: 587-807-6834

 

Virtual services offered via: phone, video

 

Populations: Pre-teens, teens, adults

Specializations: Anxiety, pressure, stress, suicidal ideation, life changes, athletics. 

Approaches: Narrative therapy, strength-based, integrative therapy, solution-focused therapy

Rate information: Rates range from $75-150/session

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Name: Sarah Vankuppeveld, Registered Provisional Psychologist (Sarah VK Counselling)

Location: Suite #204B, 10544 106 Street NW, Edmonton, AB

E-mail address: sarah.vk@outlook.com

Phone number: 780-306-1665

Website: sarahvkcounselling.com

 

Virtual services offered via: video

Populations: Youth, young adults

Specializations: Trauma, depression, anxiety, life transitions, and relationships. 

Approaches: Mindfulness, somatic (Hakomi) therapy. 

Rate information: Sliding scale rates start at $60-80/hour.

 

St. Albert

Name: Sarah Hopkins, M.C., Registered Provisional Psychologist (Fresh Psychological)

 

Location: 24 Inglewood Drive, Suite 107, St. Albert, AB

E-mail address: info@freshpsychological.com

Phone number: 780-701-5115

Website: freshpsychological.com

 

Virtual services offered via: phone, video

 

Populations: Children & families

Specializations:  Grief recovery, parenting support, attachment, behavioural issues, anxiety, depression, trauma, burnout, life transitions, relationship issues. 

Approaches: Mindfulness, Hakomi therapy, sensorimotor psychotherapy, play therapy (certified Level One Theraplay), Circle of Security training.

 

Rate information: Offering up to 3 sessions at $100/hour for those affected by COVID-19.

 

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Name: Maria Farrell, Registered Provisional Psychologist (Mission Hill Psychology)

 

Location: 398 St. Albert Road, St. Albert, AB

E-mail address: missionhillpsych@gmail.com

Phone number: 780-686-9684

Website: missionhillpsych.com

 

Virtual services offered via: video

Populations: Youth & adults

Specializations: Burnout syndrome in healthcare employees, PTSD, depression, anxiety, relationships, and life transitions. 

Approaches: CBT, EMDR, and existential work.


Sliding Scale Info: Rates begin at $100/hour. 

 

Sherwood Park

Name: Various Practitioners (Power Psychology & Associates)

 

Location: 2220 Broadmoor Boulevard, Sherwood Park, AB

E-mail address: powerinfo@hushmail.com

Phone number: 780-467-0700

Website: emdrpower.com

Rate information: Rates vary depending on practitioner; starts from $30 (student practitioner) and $70 (non-student practitioner)

 

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Name:  Alex Shinke (Power Psychology)

 

E-mail address: powerinfo@hushmail.com

Phone number: 780-467-0700

Website: emdrpower.com

 

Location: 2220 Broadmoor Boulevard

 

Populations: Adults & adolescents

 

Specializations: Performance anxiety (in athletes, performers, musicians, sales, school), depression, disordered eating, general anxiety, adolescent issues.

 

Approaches: Solutions focused therapy, CBT, mindfulness.

Rate information: $70 sessions available for individuals seeking support coping with COVID-19.

 

Beaumont

Name: Melody Morin, R.Psych (Level Up Leadership Consulting & Psychology)

Location: 5305 Magasin Ave, Suite 105, Beaumont, AB

E-mail address: melody@level-up-leadership.com

Phone number: 780-908-3182

Website: melodymorin.com

 

Virtual services offered via: phone, video

 

Populations: Adults, children, adolescents, families

Specializations: Testing and evaluation, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, life transitions, career guidance, self-esteem, stress.

Approaches: CBT, attachment-based therapy, EMDR, DBT, motivational interviewing.

Rate information: Services start at $170; complex rate fee available for weekly clients

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