Welcome to Think Recovery’s Individual Counselling in Calgary

At Think Recovery, we are a clinic based in Calgary, Alberta, committed to providing compassionate and effective individual counselling services. Our team firmly believe in the power of a holistic approach to mental health care. We recognize that treating the mind involves addressing the physical, social, emotional, psychological, and spiritual aspects of one’s health. Through our individual counselling services, we aim to empower you to embark on a transformative journey towards enhanced well-being and personal growth.

What is Individual Counselling?

Individual counselling is a confidential and supportive process that involves one-on-one sessions with a trained mental health professional. It provides a safe and non-judgmental space for individuals to explore their thoughts, emotions, and experiences, and to work through various challenges they may be facing.

Benefits of Individual Counselling:

  • Personalized Support: Tailored treatment plans that address your unique needs and goals.
  • Confidentiality: A safe and private environment to discuss sensitive issues.
  • Emotional Release: A space to express emotions and experiences without judgment.
  • Empowerment: Tools and strategies to cope with life’s challenges and improve the health of your relationships.
  • Self-Discovery: Enhanced self-awareness and a deeper understanding of yourself.
  • Holistic Approach: Addressing multiple dimensions of well-being for comprehensive healing.

Our Holistic Approach to Individual Counselling

At Think Recovery, we adopt a holistic model of individual counselling, recognizing that mental health is intricately connected to other aspects of your life. Our compassionate and skilled therapists are trained in various types of counselling, ensuring that your specific needs are addressed with sensitivity and expertise.

Physical Well-Being

  • Exploring the connection between physical health and mental well-being.
  • Integrating mindfulness practices to foster a mind-body connection.
  • Encouraging self-care routines to promote overall wellness.

Social Support

  • Recognizing the importance of healthy relationships in mental health.
  • Improving communication and interpersonal skills in your relationships.
  • Addressing social challenges and fostering meaningful connections.

Emotional Resilience

  • Building emotional intelligence for better emotional regulation.
  • Identifying and expressing emotions in a healthy manner.
  • Developing coping strategies to manage stress and emotional challenges.

Psychological Exploration

  • Unraveling past experiences and traumas to promote healing.
  • Implementing evidence-based therapeutic approaches for individual needs.
  • Encouraging self-reflection and personal growth.

Spiritual Nourishment

  • Recognizing the significance of spirituality in mental well-being.
  • Exploring personal beliefs, values, and meaning in life.
  • Integrating spiritual practices for inner peace and balance.

Our Individual Counselling Services

At Think Recovery, our individual counselling services are tailored to suit your unique needs and concerns. Our experienced therapists offer evidence-based and patient-centered approaches to provide effective support.

Our individual counselling services include:

AEDP Therapy

  • Exploring and processing core emotions to promote healing and personal transformation.
  • Developing emotional awareness and regulation skills for improved well-being.
  • Cultivating a deeper ability for interpersonal relating.

Somatic Psychotherapy

  • Integrating mind and body to address trauma and promote holistic healing.
  • Using body-centered techniques to release tension, stress, and emotional blocks.
  • Enhancing self-awareness and emotional resilience through somatic practices.

CBT Therapy (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)

  • Identifying and challenging negative thought patterns and beliefs.
  • Developing practical skills to manage anxiety, depression, and other challenges.
  • Promoting positive behavior change and enhancing emotional well-being.

DBT Therapy (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy)

  • Learning mindfulness, emotional regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, and distress tolerance skills.
  • Developing strategies to manage intense emotions and reduce impulsive behaviors.
  • Enhancing relationships and building a life worth living.

Mindfulness Therapy (Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy)

  • Cultivating mindfulness to stay present, reduce rumination, and manage stress.
  • Integrating mindfulness practices with cognitive techniques for emotional well-being.
  • Developing a greater sense of self-compassion and acceptance.

ACT Therapy (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)

  • Embracing acceptance and letting go of control over challenging thoughts and emotions.
  • Clarifying values and committing to actions aligned with a meaningful life.
  • Cultivating psychological flexibility and resilience.

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

  • Exploring unconscious patterns and experiences that influence thoughts and behaviors.
  • Building insight into how past experiences impact current emotional challenges.
  • Fostering self-awareness, understanding, and personal growth.

Motivation Enhancement Therapy (MET)

  • Exploring and enhancing intrinsic motivation for positive behavior change.
  • Collaboratively setting goals and developing strategies to achieve them.
  • Promoting self-efficacy and empowerment.

Twelve Step Facilitation

  • Exploring spiritual growth, helping individuals find meaning and purpose beyond addiction.
  • Guidance and support while working through the structured framework of Twelve Step programs.
  • Fostering a deeper sense of community and belonging by connecting individuals with peers who share similar experiences, creating a supportive network for mutual understanding and encouragement.

Polyvagal Theory

  • Offers insight into the body’s autonomic nervous system and its role in regulating emotions and behaviors, empowering individuals to better understand and manage their physical responses to stress and trauma.
  • Clarifies the connection between bodily sensations, emotions, and social engagement, polyvagal theory helps individuals develop greater self-awareness, fostering insight into their internal experiences and relational patterns.
  • Emphasizes the importance of safety and connection in restoring nervous system balance, offering effective strategies for addressing unresolved trauma and promoting resilience.

Attachment Oriented Therapy

  • Fosters deeper understanding and healing of relational patterns and attachment wounds.
  • Promotes secure attachment by exploring early experiences and their impact on current relationships.
  • Enhances emotional regulation and resilience through nurturing secure relational bonds.

Trauma Informed Care

  • Prioritizes safety, empowerment, and trustworthiness to support trauma survivors in their healing journey.
  • Recognizes the pervasive impact of trauma on individuals’ lives, integrating permissive and trauma-sensitive approaches into all aspects of care.
  • Promotes resilience and recovery by validating survivors’ experiences and fostering a collaborative and empowering therapeutic relationship.

Embrace Healing, Growth, and Empowerment

Individual Counselling at Think Recovery offers a unique and transformative journey towards healing, growth, and empowerment. Our experienced therapists are dedicated to working collaboratively with you, utilizing a blend of therapeutic modalities to address your specific needs and goals. By integrating various approaches, we provide a comprehensive and personalized experience that supports your path towards emotional well-being and authentic living.

Contact us today to book an appointment.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: How do I know if individual counselling is right for me? A: Individual counselling can be beneficial if you are experiencing emotional challenges, facing life transitions, dealing with stress, or seeking personal growth and self-awareness. It provides a supportive space to explore your thoughts and emotions, and a therapist can help you navigate through challenges.

Q: How long does individual counselling take? A: The duration of individual counselling can vary depending on individual needs and goals. Some patients find short-term counselling sufficient for specific concerns, while others may benefit from longer-term support for deeper exploration and growth.

Q: How often should I attend counselling sessions? A: The frequency of counselling sessions depends on your specific needs and availability. Initially, weekly sessions may be recommended to build momentum and establish a strong therapeutic alliance. Over time, the frequency can be adjusted to bi-weekly or monthly.

Q: Is individual counselling confidential? A: Yes, individual counselling sessions are strictly confidential. Confidentiality is a fundamental aspect of the therapeutic process, and your therapist will ensure that your privacy is respected.

Q: How can I book an individual counselling session at Think Recovery? A: Booking an individual counselling session is simple. You can reach out to us through our website or contact our office directly. Our staff will guide you through the process and assist in scheduling a convenient appointment time.

Begin Your Journey of Self-Discovery and Healing

At Think Recovery, we believe in the transformative power of individual counselling to foster growth, resilience, and emotional well-being. Take the first step towards enhancing your mental health and overall well-being by scheduling an individual counselling session with our caring and experienced therapists in Calgary, Alberta.