Edmonton Counselling

For Individuals & Couples

Compassionate Counselling is a group of professional psychologists, and therapists who are here to listen, and offer therapeutic support that enables you to work through difficult emotions, develop healthy strategies that to improve your relationship with yourself and others. We are housed in a home-like office to help you feel comfortable and safe. Although life's challenges can feel overwhelming at times there is always a way through them!

HOW COUNSELLING HELPS

Counselling involves helping you to clarify your needs, identify your values and focus on your strengths.

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Counselling can help you in the following ways:

  • Building self-confidence
  • Improving relationships
  • Managing stress
  • Grieving losses
  • Reducing anxiety and depression
  • Feeling able to face life's challenges
  • Developing positive thoughts
  • Developing harmony in your home
  • Becoming more self-aware
  • Letting go of the past and
  • Achieving goals.

We will assist you in identifying obstacles to your success and happiness and encourage you to implement changes in your life. We will support you in creating a better life for yourself.

Live Your Best Life


Within each person lies resilient potentiality. We humans have an amazing ability to adapt, makes changes and grow while dealing with difficulties. Through mindful awareness people are able to identify alternative ways of viewing themselves and others, and intrinsic healthy self care emerges. The process of counselling facilities the development of new beliefs that create healthier neurological pathways in the brain. This enables people to disengage from old habits of thinking, and develop more positive ways of living.

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Unlike a psychologist, the terms counsellor or therapist are not regulated and anyone can say that they practice counselling or therapy with no legal ramifications; They do not need to have any education or experience!

Many insurance companies require a registered psychologist for counselling and therapy to insure high quality training. Counselling and therapy are best used to describe the process in which the goals is to assist people in making positive changes within themselves and in their lives.

* We have been helping people lead happier, healthier lives for over 40 years
** Compassionate Counselling was formerly A.G. Scott Barros and Associates

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