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Find a Therapist in Edmonton, AB

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It’s normal to experience mental health issues and relationship problems. Talking to a licensed therapist can help. Therapy can teach you more about yourself and your mental health concerns in a healing way. Many therapies are evidence-based and have been proven effective.

Since 2007, GoodTherapy has helped people like you connect with ethical, compassionate counselors and therapists. The therapists listed above, who practice therapy in Edmonton, are trained to protect client confidentiality and privacy. In keeping with our high membership standards, these mental health professionals are also committed to eliminating the stigma that keeps many people from seeking help.

Beliefs about how much therapy costs may deter some people from finding a therapist. It’s a good idea to contact therapists you’re interested in and ask about insurance, sliding-scale fees, payment plans, and other options to stay within your budget.

Rest assured there are qualified therapists in Edmonton who can treat a variety of concerns, including family conflict, relationship issues, anxiety, or depression. With our directory, the right therapist is easy to find.

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About Edmonton

Edmonton is the capital of Alberta, Canada. The city has a land area of 270 square miles. Edmonton was incorporated as a town in 1892 and as a city in 1904. It became the capital of Alberta in 1906. 

Edmonton began as a fur trading post, but it later transformed into a transportation center. Oil production is a major factor in the city’s economy, as it is close to the world’s third-largest oil reserve. Edmonton is also home to the University of Alberta, one of Canada’s top universities. The median household income in Edmonton is roughly $63,000 (in American dollars).  

Edmonton has a population of 933,000 people. It is one of the fastest growing cities in Canada. The population is young and diverse, with a median age of 36 years. Thirty-one percent of Edmonton residents are between the ages of 25 and 44. 

Mental Health in Edmonton

The City of Edmonton provides a number of mental health services for residents. These include counseling services, support groups, and family violence prevention. Edmonton citizens may access short-term counseling services free of charge.

Survivors of domestic abuse can go to specialized support groups that offer free childcare during sessions. They may also get a visit from the Domestic Abuse High Risk Team (DAHRT). The team is a partnership with the local police force and social workers from the City of Edmonton Citizen Services. DAHRT can help survivors access community resources and remain safe during the legal process. 

References:

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  5. Location and history profile. (2018, September 14). Retrieved from http://www.municipalaffairs.alberta.ca/cfml/MunicipalProfiles/basicReport/CITY.PDF
  6. St-Onge, J. (2018, March 13). Median income higher in Edmonton than in Calgary in 2016, StatsCan reports. CBC News. Retrieved from https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/economy-income-calgary-edmonton-2016-employment-1.4574667
  7. Support programs. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.edmonton.ca/programs_services/programs-family-individuals.aspx
  8. Youth: Edmonton’s demographic advantage. (2012, May 29). Retrieved from https://www.edmonton.ca/business_economy/documents/PDF/2011_Stats_Can_Population_Census.pdf