Dear Clients,

Please select a session type below. If you would like to know more about me, have a look at my bio below. :-)

Counselling / Psychology / Mental Health

Our team encompasses the following disciplines: Registered Psychologists; Registered Social Workers (MSW & BSW status). We look forward to supporting you on your journey to meet your counselling goals! *All NEW clients, please call 403-487-1607 to schedule first time appointments.

Angela specializes in supporting children and their families, dedicating her efforts to enabling their thriving across diverse environments, particularly within their homes. As an active member of the Canadian Play Therapy Association, Angela remains at the forefront of innovative therapeutic techniques. Additionally, Angela extends her expertise through Animal Assisted Therapy, leveraging the unique connections and healing potential facilitated by horses, dogs, gerbils, and other animals.

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Ben’s goal is to help clients feel comfortable in the therapy office, explore goals, and investigate options for wellbeing.

Ben is accepting adult individuals, individual youth 10+, couples, and families.

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Dr. Nicole Dodd believes that healing is a personal process that involves strengthening the body, mind and spirit.

She empowers clients to learn and grow in ways that activate their potential and help them heal and grow.

Some people have different strengths and comfort zones, so Nicole uses an eclectic approach to unlock the strengths and capabilities of her clients. Sometimes the best healing happens on a walk or interacting with an animal.

Note: My services may be covered by insurance providers. Please contact your insurance provider before starting counselling to check. You will need to submit receipts to your insurer to be reimbursed. Please email me at nicole@keystohopecounselling.com if you need a letter detailing my experience, qualifications and registrations. Should they refuse to reimburse your expenses I will send a letter to them (with your written permission) to motivate for them to reimburse you. Your counselling receipts can also be submitted for reimbursement from your health or wellness spending account if you have one.

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Practioner ID 5802-83308 Melisha draws inspiration from her own journey as a working single mother who sought to find hope in her own life and overcome adversity. Melisha works with all types of individuals, facing many kinds of problems and difficulties. Melisha specializes in Couples Therapy and utilizes a variety of modalities, including Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples. She also supports individuals in grief and loss, anxiety and depression, trauma, and self-esteem & life transitions.

Melisha attended the University of Lethbridge where she did her undergrad and completed her Masters of Education in Counselling Psychology in 2013.

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Practicum Student through Yorkville University’s Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology

Individuals (Adults)

I believe that while the foundations of psychological well-being – authenticity, connection, responsibility – might be the same for most people, no two clients are ever the same. By listening carefully and collaborating on a unique treatment plan, I help each of my clients to develop a future aligned with their goals and values.

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Hello, my name is Hope Hamerston, and I am looking forward to joining the team at Keys to Hope Counselling Services as an associate. A bit about me, I completed a Bachelor’s in Sociology and a Bachelor’s in Human Justice from University of Regina. I have also completed a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology through Yorkville University. I enjoy spending time with my two dogs, watching football, and playing slow pitch in the spring and summer. I also enjoy spending time with my family and my grandson. My past career and experience have provided me with 19 years of experience working in the community in many areas. I have a diverse background working in various roles in my community which has brought me great joy and an invaluable amount of learning. My passions lie in working with families and individuals. Areas of focus: -Family violence -Stress -Anxiety -Depression -Life changes My approach to counselling: -Person-Centered and Strengths Based -Compassionate -Non-Judgmental -In a open and honest manner -Collaborative approach -Holistic and Integrative

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For Minota, being a helper means being of service – a witness or sometimes a guide that can walk with people through these moments into hope and healing. She believes that the power of connection and evidence-based practice combine to be a tool to transform ourselves or open our eyes to the strengths we already have.

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Kim strives to help her clients recognize their abilities, strengths, and passions.

Kim’s calm and kind demeanour, she creates a safe and supportive environment where individuals can process their thoughts, feelings and beliefs. She focuses clients’ treatments on outcomes that they wish they can create, rather than on things they wish to stop.

Kim strives to help her clients recognize their abilities, strengths, and passions. Kim’s calm a... Read More

Chris has specialized training and experience with helping people struggling with addiction, mood disorders, phase of life issues, grief, anger, trauma… and the combinations therein.

He believes that some goals are to feel better, to have better relationships, to protect yourself with healthy boundaries, to find or keep sobriety… but really the most important goals are the ones that you select for when you work together in counselling.

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Samantha values building strong and authentic therapeutic relationships. Samantha aims to create an inclusive and non-judgmental space where clients feel seen and heard.

Her approach is guided by fundamental principles that align with her values, including strength-based, critical reflection, non-judgemental, inclusive, and client-focused practice.

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​Deena is a lifelong asset to the community of Medicine Hat. Deena’s passion to dig deep and inspire hope developed while working with marginalized populations in homeless initiatives and with women and children fleeing family violence. Deena also draws from her experience with mentoring others in the workplace.

Deena works with many different types of clients: couples, families, young adults, teens, and elderly. Deena specializes with those dealing with trauma and childhood pain.

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