Psychologists / Social Workers

What is a Psychologist?

A practicing psychologist is trained to assess and diagnose problems in thinking, feeling and behavior as well to help people overcome or manage these problems. A psychologist is uniquely trained to use psychological tests to help with assessment and diagnosis. Psychologists help people to overcome or manage their problems using a variety of treatments or psychotherapies. In Canada, the services provided by a psychologist are covered by provincial health insurance only if the psychologist is employed by, for example, a hospital, correctional facility, community clinic, social agency or school. The services provided by a psychologist in private practice are not covered by provincial health insurance plans and the psychologist bills the patient directly. Many people have extended health benefits through their employers that cover some amount of psychological service annually.

As of June. 19th 2012 the recommended rate for a Registered Psychologist in Alberta is $180 (for a 50 min session). Always check with your insurance provider if possible coverage is available.

A number of psychologists available  please  see  their website.

Phone: (403) 271-9020


Assessments and Consultations. Service Provision only with a few psychologists within this practice.

Dr. Shelley Bergman, Registered Psychologist

Phone: (403) 710-9172    Email: dr [dot] shelley [at] forkidzsake [dot] com


Work with children, youth, and adults requiring specialized counselling and assessment services with complex mental health and/or developmental disorders, including ASD’s and FASD’s.  Over 15 years experience.  Provide assessments, diagnoses, individual counselling, parent counselling/coaching, and consultation services.  Cognitive behavioural methods used in conjunction with relationship-based and strength-based, solution-focused approach.  Also address transition-to-adulthood issues.  May include assessments for PDD/AISH funding and job/career evaluation or planning.

Blakemore, Fercho, Actcon

Phone: (403) 245-3211   Email: info [at] blakemoreferchoacton [dot] com


 Assessments and 1 on 1 Therapy.

Caroline Buzanko  R.Psych.

Phone: 403-650-1616 Email: caroline [at] korupsychology [dot] ca Website:

Offering a variety of psychological services are offered, including assessment, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, emotional difficulties, and behavioural disorders. Also offering counselling, behavioural intervention, consultation, parent-training, parent support, sibling support programs and program coordination for FSCD specialized services. May include assessments for PDD/AISH funding.

Lisa Bauche  R.Psychologist-(  Chinook Psychological Consulting)

Phone: 403-402-9167 Email: Lisabauch [at] hotmail [dot] com Website:

 Individual and group counselling for ASD, ADHD, intellectual/learning disabilities, mood, anxiety and behavioural disorders. Also offering consultation, behavioural intervention  and program coordination for  FSCD.  Diagnostic assessments for AISH, PDD and Guardianship.

Shaun E.  Brien  R.Psych. (Clinical Psychologist) 

Phone: (403) 276-4999

Young adults, Consultation, Assessments,

Behavioural challenges. Mental health challenges.

Calgary Learning Centre –  Various Psychologists

Phone: (403) 686-9300   Fax: (403) 686-0627

Psychological Services.

Provide consultations and assessments.

Connections Counseling and Consulting

Phone: (403) 209-1100

Couselling for parents who themselves have a disability with parenting skills and resources.

Sib Shop- for siblings who have a brother or sister with a disability.

Susan Ferguson  R.Psych. (Ferguson Psychological Services)

Phone: (403) 819-5492   Email:  FergusonPsych [at] shaw [dot] ca


Family Psychology Place 

Phone: (403) 250-7792 Website:

Assessments, counseling, program coordination.

Dr. Norman Geisbrecht PhD.–R.Psych 

Phone (403) 477-7503 Website:

Supports  individuals and families living with Aspergers and HFA- individuals, couples and families.

Counseling, assessment, professional consultation.

Richard Gilman R.Psych

Phone: (403) 246-3936

Ages 2-10.In priv. practice since 1983.

Assessments. Program Coord.Consultation and Treatment.

Diana Gilbert  R.Psych – (I’m for kids)

Phone: (403) 236-8919

Can provide diagnosis but majority of individuals attend after being diagnosed.

Intervention and strategies offered.

Available to work with school personnel and home programs.

Offer day programs for children ages 2-6.

Program is funded.

Joanne Gobail R.Psych

Phone: (403) 618-6956 Website:

Counselling and Assessment Services. (eg. Autism, Aspergers’, AD/HD, and leaning disabilities). Located in Airdrie.

Lindamarie  Gossen  MA Counselling R.Prov. Psychologist 

Phone: (403) 269-2966 Website:

Mother of two teenage boys diagnosed with Autism, specializes in supporting families, couples and individuals. Currently is accepting clients in all areas of her practice including Service Co-ordination for Specialized Services, Psychological Consultation and Counselling supports.  Lindamarie’s rates are matched to that of FSCD contracts.


Phone: (403) 215-2444   Fax: (403) 215-2448   Email: info [at] gritcalgarysociety [dot] com

Program for children ages 2 ½ – 5 ½.

Amanda Holowachuk R.Pysch

Phone: (403) 807-5102

Provide mainly family and sibling counselling.

Available for home programs. Offer strategies.

Evening appointments available, No weekend appointments.

Not funded, but may be reimbursed afterward.

Dr Joy Hauck- R.Psych

Phone: (403) 804-9496   Fax: (403) 279-7527   Email: joyhauck [at] telus [dot] net

Assessment, diagnosis and consultation specializing in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders as well as developmental, behavioural, cognitive and adaptive areas. Fees may be reimbursed in part or in whole through health insurance policies as well as partly through FSCD counseling contracts.

Laura Hauk, R.Psych. (Fish Creek Psychology)

Phone: 403-831-8449  Email: laura [dot] psychologist [at] yahoo [dot] com  Website:
Offering assessment, diagnostic, and consultation services for children, adolescents, and young adults (i.e., Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, intellectual/learning disabilities, giftedness, anxiety, depression, behavioural disorders). Assessments for PDD/AISH funding also available. Located in Calgary south.

Dr Lori Henriksson R.Psych 

Phone: (403) 229-1949   Email: lorihenriksson [at] shaw [dot] ca

Specializes in assessment and learning disabilities, cognitive delays, giftedness and autism.

Maureen Jensen  MSW RSWCounselling Care

Phone (403)585-7076  Email: counsellingcare [dot] ca [at] gmail [dot] com 


Individual and family counseling. Individuals on the autism spectrum.  Disability related counseling through FSCD contracts. Program coordination.  Registered health professional.

Dr. Paulene Kamps R.Psych

Phone: (403) 217-5749   Email: drkamps [at] telusplanet [dot] net

Specializes in assisting people who have difficulties with motor and/or social domains.

Diagnose and assist in child centered motor learning process.

One-on-one assessment available.Psychologist, Kinesiologist and Certified Teacher.


Ian D. Larke M.Sc. R. Psych.   ph: (403) 818-4725
Psycho-educational and assessment services
Assessments for children, adolescents, and adults. Evening and weekend appointments available.
  Melanie L. Loomer Ph.D. R.Psych. 

Phone: (403) 217-3969

Dr. Shane Lynch, R. Psych. (The Centre for Autism Services Alberta)

Phone: (403) 400-7968   Email: slynch [at] centreforautism [dot] ab [dot] ca

Specializing in Autism across the lifespan, social, communication, behavioural supports & strategies, direct services & clinical service coordination.

Dr. Andrea L. Mott, R.Psych

Phone: (403) 801-8811   Fax: (403) 454-8565   Email: Andrea [at] Dr [dot] AndreaMott [dot] ca

Provide individual counselling, offer strategies and intervention.


Claudia Ng, M.C. Registered Provisional Psychologist – (Connecting Dots Inc.)

Phone: (403) 616-8682   Fax: (403) 228-9452   Email: claudia [at] connecting-dots [dot] ca Website:

Assessment, intervention, consultation, and counselling.   Services can be provided in Cantonese and Mandarin.

Claudia received her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Calgary, and her Master of Counselling Psychology from Gonzaga University.
Examples of her additional training include:
Advanced SCERTS training
Nonviolent Crisis intervention
Cognitive Assessments
Academic Achievement Assessments
Social-Emotional Assessments


Moroz Child Psychology 

Phone: 403-541-1199   Email: info [at] morozchildpsychology [dot] com


Assessment, Counseling, Service Coordination.

Dr. Sylvie Pappas R.Psych

Phone: (403) 212-0092

Provide assessments only.

Barbara Patterson M.Ed. R.Psych

Phone: (403) 813-4096


Supports and counsels parents facing the challenges of raising a child  with a disability.

Supports individuals themselves who have a disability ( youth and adults).

Dr. Pat Petrie PhD.– R. Psych. 

Contact: Chris Merry (Office Manager) Phone: (403) 240-1188

Educational Psychologist.

Assessment , diagnosis and counseling.

Psychology Plus 

Phone: (403) 258-3734 or (403) 258-3745

Websites:    |

Rahel Tarani- McMann R.Pysch

Phone: (403) 508-7669

Counselor,  family coordinators. ASD, ADHD, Developmental Delay, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities welcome.

Rates vary, up to 20 hours of services are covered under FFCD if needed.

Evening, face-to-face, telephone or on-line appointment are available.

Anu Sharma-Niwa  MA R.Psych

Phone: (403) 990-4159   Fax: (403) 452-5978   Email: info [at] heartofcommunication [dot] com

Focuses on adolescents/teens (age 14-17) and adults

Offers individual or couple counselling.

Amy Shaw R.Psych – (Affinity Psychology Group)

Phone: 403-244-9616 (ext.222)   Fax: (403) 244-9629   Email: info [at] affinitycalgary [dot] ca


Over 12 years of experience working with children, adults and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Offering clinical coordination, assessment, diagnosis and counselling, sibling support groups and parent skill building sessions.

Dr.Franklin Singh R.Psych – (Prairie NeuroHealth Clinic)

Phone: (403) 774-7485


Licensed Clinical Neuropsychologist with expertise in providing neuropsychological and psychological assessments, diagnosis, and treatment to children & adolescents (0 to 18 years) and adults suffering with or suspected to have ADHD, Autism, Asperger’s Disorder and other neurodevelopmental and psychological disorders.

Michelle Springman, Provisional Psychologist – (Affinity Psychology Group)

Phone: 403-244-9616   Fax: 403-244-9629   Email: info [at] affinitycalgary [dot] ca

Years of experience working with children with disabilities and their families. Her clinical expertise includes assessment, counselling as well as team coordination and behaviour consultation.

Annie Steinhauer  R.Psych

Phone: (403) 984-4884   Fax: (403) 686-4760

Assessment and therapy children, teens, and families.

Dr. Stacey Tomanik  R.Psych. (Kids ETC)

Phone: (403) 703-0366. Email: kids_etc [at] yahoo [dot] com

Registered Clinical Psychologist. Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, and behavioural disorders. Offers behavioural intervention, consultation, parent-training, and program coordination for FSCD specialized services.

Tanya Hutchinson, Registered Provisional Psychologist
Phone: 403.266.2017    Email: tanya [at] worldpsych [dot] ca      Website:

Provide psychological services for individuals on the autism spectrum, including comordbid diagnoses such as Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD or ADD) and anxiety disorders, as well as support for family members. Provide counselling for adolescents, adults, parents, and siblings, presenting with mental health concerns or seeking parental or familial support.



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