At Wholeness Psychology, We Match You With The Right Therapist And A Plan For Success.
Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Challenges With Substances, And More, We’re Here To Support Your
Journey Today And Moving Forward.
At Wholeness Psychology, We Match You With The Right Therapist And A Plan For Success. Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Challenges With Substances, And More, We’re Here To Support Your Journey Today And Moving Forward.
Online, Phone, & In-Office Appointments Available
Facing psychological challenges is hard. And facing those challenges alone is even harder.

Not knowing how to help yourself or the person you care about, feeling confused and overwhelmed by online advice, or thinking serious problems will go away on their own – can all lead you into a trap of feeling stuck, or even worse, spiralling further down.

But taking action is the only way to deal with the challenges you face.

At Wholeness Psychology Centre, we can help you understand what you’re facing and move forward with a plan and solutions.

We work with adults facing a range of
challenges, including:

We Work With Adults Facing A Range Of challenges, Including:

So whether you’re trying to support a loved one through
their challenges, or are facing them yourself,
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Anxiety
In moderation, anxiety is normal. It can help us, giving important information about our internal and external experience. However, when anxiety becomes debilitating, it's time to get help.
Anxiety
In moderation, anxiety is normal. It can help us, giving important information about our internal
and external experience. However, when anxiety becomes debilitating, it's time to get help.
Many people don’t recognize their symptoms as problem anxiety because they’ve experienced it from a young age, and it’s been such a consistent part of everyday life.
Common symptoms of anxiety are:
  • Feeling nervous, restless, or tense
  • A sense of impending danger, panic or doom, increased heart rate
  • Rapid breathing (hyperventilation), Sweating, and/or Trembling
  • ​Feeling weak or tired
  • ​Trouble concentrating or thinking about anything other than the present worry
  • ​Difficulty sleeping, insomnia
  • ​Experiencing gastrointestinal (GI) problems, Experiencing nausea
  • ​Difficulty controlling worry
  • ​Avoiding anxiety triggers - even when they NEED to be done
Anxiety Disorders 
Anxiety disorders involve repeated episodes of sudden and intense anxiety and fear, also known as panic attacks.

Panic attacks are difficult to control and can interfere with daily activities. You may avoid places or situations to avoid feelings of anxiety.
Examples of anxiety disorders include:
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Social anxiety disorder (social phobia)
  • Substance-induced anxiety disorder
  • ​Panic disorder
  • ​Agoraphobia
  • ​Separation anxiety disorder
  • ​Anxiety disorder due to a medical condition
  • ​Specific phobias
Many people can experience symptoms of anxiety throughout their lives. But if you or a loved one is struggling with anxiety, reach out to the Wholeness Psychology Centre, and we can help you to better understand what is happening for you and the treatment that will work best.
Depression
Depression is a VERY common mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. 

Although many adults struggle with depression, it can be so crippling that it is challenging to go about everyday activities and responsibilities.

Specific life circumstances, including major life changes and traumatic events, can result in feelings of depression, such as grief and loss from a death of a loved one, emotional or physical abuse, divorce, or challenges with substances.

Common symptoms
of depression are:

Together With A Wholeness Psychology Therapist, We Can Help You Better Understand What Is Happening And
The Treatment That Will Work Best For You.
  • Mood changes
  • ​Low self-esteem
  • Trouble performing at work or school
  • Feelings of hopelessness or pessimism 
  • Angry outbursts, irritability or frustration, even over small matters
  • Feelings of guilt or despair
  • Loss of interest or pleasure in most or all normal activities, such as sex, hobbies, or sports
  • ​Need for constant reassurance
  • ​Frequent or recurrent thoughts of death, suicidal thoughts, suicide attempts, or suicide
  • ​​Self-harm
  • Describe feeling down or numb
  • Decreased energy or fatigue
  • Overwhelming feelings of sadness or despair
  • Struggle to follow through with responsibilities
  • Frequent crying
  • Sleep disturbances, including insomnia or sleeping too much
  • ​Avoiding activities outside of home
  • ​Withdrawing from friends and family
  • ​Lack of appetite or overeating
  • ​Trouble thinking, concentrating, making decisions, and remembering things
  • ​Unexplained physical problems, such as back pain, headaches, or stomach aches
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  • Major depressive disorder
  • Dysthymia (Persistent depressive disorder)
  • Manic depression (Bipolar disorder)
  • Postpartum depression
  • Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
  • ​Situational Depression
For many, depression is more than just “feeling down,” and simply "snapping out" of it isn’t an option. 

If this is you or someone you know, reach out to the Wholeness Psychology Centre. We can help you find a treatment for your experience.
Challenges with Substance or Behaviours
Many people use substances such as drugs or alcohol or engage in certain behaviours to relax, have fun, experiment, or cope with stress. 

For some people, however, the use of substances or engaging in certain behaviours can become problematic because it can lead to a compulsive engagement with a stimulus (substance use or behaviours), despite harmful consequences, making it challenging to maintain a healthy life.

An over-reliance on substances or activities can result in an inability to connect into life and other people in ways that will ultimately bring greater fulfillment.
Has your substance use or behaviour become a problem?

Stressors, such as job loss, workplace injury, relationship problems or separation, etc., can greatly impact your substance use or behaviour, causing engagement with a stimulus to go from non-problematic to problematic.

 These 4 areas will help you to get some clarity and understanding of your relationship with a particular substance or behaviour:
  • The presence of craving
  • Loss of control over the amount or frequency of use
  • Compulsion to use
  • Continued use despite short- or long-term negative consequences
Reach out to Wholeness Psychology Centre if you feel you or someone you know is experiencing these challenges. 

We'll create a plan that works for you moving forward, and develop healthy coping strategies that will help you to experience a healthier and more fulfilling life.
Grief and Loss
With every change comes a loss and a new beginning. Unfortunately, many changes that involve a difficult loss usually brings up a lot of grief.

Coping with the loss of someone or something you love is one of life’s biggest challenges.

And while grief and grieving are most commonly associated with the death of a loved one, any change or loss can cause grief.

Common grief experiences are:

  • Divorce or relationship breakup
  • Change in health
  • Losing a job
  • Changing jobs
  • Loss of financial stability
  • Getting married
  • A miscarriage
  • Retirement
  • Death of a pet
  • Loss of a cherished dream
  • A loved one’s serious illness
  • Loss of a friendship
  • Loss of safety after a trauma
  • Selling the family home and moving
  • Retirement
  • Death of a pet
  • Loss of a cherished dream
  • A loved one’s serious illness
  • Loss of a friendship
  • Loss of safety after a trauma
  • Selling the family home and moving

Whatever type of loss you’ve experienced, there’s no right or wrong way to grieve. The grief process can involve many different feelings and can last over short or long periods of time, with breaks in between.

Know that you don’t have to go through your experience alone.

Reach out to the Wholeness Psychology Centre if you or someone you know is struggling with grief. Together with one of our skilled therapists, we can work through your loss and explore your needs as you move forward.

With Wholeness Psychology Centre, you don't have to face Anxiety, Depression, Grief,
Challenges with Substances, or any other psychological struggle alone. 
Acting now is the best time to get the skills and a plan to move forward. Symptoms tend to get worse over time, and left untreated, can become worse. 
So if you're struggling or starting to feel hopeless,
it's time to seek help.

You're not alone

Or Call: (587) 797-2700
Online, Phone, & In-Office Appointments Available
Find us in Sherwood Park And Across Alberta, Including Edmonton, Calgary, And Hinton
Find us in Sherwood Park And Across Alberta,
Including Edmonton, Calgary, And Hinton

If you or someone you know is considering suicide or at risk of harm, please call 911 or proceed to your nearest emergency room.

For immediate help outside of our office hours, throughout Alberta, please call 211 or one of the
following distress lines:

If you or someone you know is at risk of immediate harm or considering suicide, please call 911 now
  • Alberta Mental Health Help Line: 1 (877) 303-2642
  • Alberta Helpline: 1-(866)-332-2322
  • Distress Line (Edmonton and area): (780)-482-4357
  • ​Distress Centre (Calgary and area): (403)-266-4357
  • ​Distress Line of South Western Alberta: (403)-327-7905
  • First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line: 1-(855)-242-3310
  • Kids Help Phone: 1-(800)-668-6868
  • ​Rural Distress Line: 1-(800)-232-7288
  • ​211 helps you find the right community and social services. You can dial 2-1-1 to speak to an Information & Referral Specialist, or search the online community resource directory, or chat online with them from 12-8pm MT daily.

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