Joel has experience working with a variety of populations and ages including children, adolescents, and adults within a multitude of settings including Hull Services, Calgary Catholic School District, Calgary Board of Education, and Alberta Health Services. He specializes in anxiety disorders, personality disorders, depression, and addictions. Joel also specializes in psychological assessment including the assessment of cognition, academics, and learning disabilities. Bridging the gap between assessment and therapy, Joel's experience and knowledge allows him to identify problem areas, design treatment plans, and utilize appropriate interventions for successful treatment.
Personality assessments identify whether a person has a personality disorder such as borderline, histrionic, narcissistic, or antisocial. It is also used to help individuals find a career that suits their personality.
Psycho-educational assessments can help individuals find the right learning environment, determine whether they have a learning disability, and assess how best to reach their social and academic goals.
Learning Disability Assessments
Find out if your child has a learning disability in order to enable them to receive accommodations in school and access specialized resources to help them with their challenges.
A comprehensive ADHD assessment is a way to get your symptoms and life situation assessed to help you get a proper treatment plan, as well as receive access to the resources necessary to thrive.
Get a better understanding of your personality disorder and learn how to better cope with the feelings and behaviours that come with it, improve relationships, and build a greater self-worth.
Identify, understand, and work through the experiences, thoughts, and feelings that are making you feel depressed and learn effective coping strategies to help you overcome them to live a happier life.
Children & Youth
Child and youth counselling is tailored to their developmental stage, personality traits, and interests to ensure that they feel safe and supported in a fun and engaging environment.
Addiction can be a difficult thing to overcome, but it doesn't need to be a lifelong struggle. With the right support and guidance, you can begin making changes that will help you stay sober for good.
Learn effective strategies tailored to your unique struggles to help you manage your symptoms and improve your quality of life, as well as keep up with daily tasks at home, at work, or in school.