Stephanie Parent-Chandler

Stepanie.jpg

 Registered Psychologist

Stephanie provides psychological services from a client-centred, strength-based, and emotion-focused approach. She encourages and empowers clients, believing that each person owns a unique set of strengths and resources. Stephanie utilizes emotion focused therapy most often, and utilizes a variety of therapeutic interventions from cognitive behavioural therapy, trauma focused cognitive behavioural therapy, narrative therapy, and solution focused therapy.

Core to Stephanie’s work is the belief that collaboration, respect, openness, and a trusting relationship are the keys to facilitating meaningful and lasting change. She is personable and strives to connect with her clients to facilitate comfort, safety, and readiness to explore whatever it is that brought them to therapy.

Stephanie has a wide range of experience. She has worked with children, adolescents, adults, and families in a variety of contexts, including individual and group settings. Stephanie has facilitated workshops on various crisis related topics such as suicide and domestic violence, as well as workshops focused on effective parenting strategies, and childhood mental health. She also has experience consulting within multidisciplinary settings, working with social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and teachers. Stephanie also works as a Mental Health Consultant at CASA Child, Adolescent, and Family Mental Health services, providing consultative services to professionals and therapists in north east Alberta.

When Stephanie has some spare time, she fills it with her two young children, husband, Zumba, and music.

Therapeutic Approach:

  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based approaches
  • Solution Focused Therapy

Potential Therapy Concerns:

  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Anxiety and related disorders
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Oppositional defiant disorder
  • Attention deficit Hyperactivity disorder
  • Stress management
  • Self-esteem/self-concept
  • Attachment
  • Parenting
  • Anger
  • Communication and Relationship Issues
  • Children
  • Adolescents and/or Teens

Providing Care for:  Men, Women, Children, Teens, Couples.

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.  Carl Rogers