Vivian Houg MSc, Psychologist in Edmonton, Alberta, T5K1J7

Vivian Houg MSc

Vivian Houg MSc
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Vivian Houg MSc

Professions: Psychologist
License Status: I'm a registered professional.
Primary Credential: Provisional Psychologist - 2608p
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 44089
Accepting new clients - Contact me!
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9749 111 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5K1J7
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I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: $180.00 (per 50 minute session)

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I am passionate about working with children and parents to create strong resilient families. If you are concerned about your child's behavior or mood I can help. If you are struggling with the complex demands of parenting a growing child or teen I can give you the support you need to succeed. I have a special interest in supporting children with complex diagnoses; however, a diagnosis is not necessary to work with me.

Growing up is a challenge for both parents and children. I will work with you and your child to address your concerns in a way that supports your relationship and equips you to handle future challenges together.

My interventions emphasize skill building for both parents and children, teaching emotional awareness and regulation through hands-on activities, and social skill development that translates into success in the real world. I try to involve parents as much as possible and expect that skills taught in the therapy session will be practiced at home.

Email or Call Vivian Houg MSc at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 44089

More Info About My Practice

I have a special interest in supporting children with complex diagnoses. I am familiar with navigating Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD) contracts. My focus is on identifying and encouraging the inherent strengths that the child or adolescent is already demonstrating while. Those strengths provide a basis for lasting behavior change that is beneficial to the family as a whole.

Importance of the Client-Therapist Alliance

I believe that developing an authentic relationship with my clients is instrumental in facilitating change. By getting to know the real you I can determine how best to help. Building a relationship with young children usually means including parents in the therapy session. Creating a connection with older children and adolescents sometimes means parents are not included in therapy. Whether family members are present or absent I encourage open communication between family members about the topics covered in therapy.

Services I Provide

  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Children, teens, adolescents, parents, families, autism spectrum disorder

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Academic Concerns
  • Anxiety
  • Behaviorism
  • Bullying
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Problems
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Parenting
  • School issues

Types of Therapy

  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

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