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Danielle moody

Registered Psychologist

 

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Whatever difficulty or concern that invites someone to counselling, I strive to offer the same safe and collaborative space for goals to be reached. Sometimes this means supporting clients to re-connect with the resources they hold within themselves. Other times, this means acquiring new information, skills or abilities.

Ultimately, it is my hope that throughout the therapeutic process clients may be better able to find wholeness and healing within themselves and their relationships with others. Some of the people I most enjoy working with are those who may be exposed to trauma through their work as Public Service Personnel, such as Police and First Responders, and are experiencing symptoms of PTSD. 

About

I am a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists and a member with the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta. I have over ten years of experience in the mental health field and have devoted my work primarily to private practice since 2011, with a growing interest in trauma-related work. 

My areas of Specialty

 

Therapy Modalities:

I am trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Prolonged Exposure (PE) for trauma-related work. I also draw from Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Attachment/Systemic Therapies, and Mindfulness. 

 

 

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    Couples:
    As a twin, I know how profoundly deep the attachment we have to others can be. I approach my work with couples knowing that our fundamental need for secure attachment can show up in a number of ways. read more
    With this in mind, couples therapy can often include helping each partner recognize how their attempts to get their needs met translate into their behaviours, to organize what may otherwise feel very chaotic, and to find ways to express and meet these needs in a safe, efficient way. For these, and a variety of other concerns that may arise in couples therapy I draw from marriage and family experts such as, Dr. John Gottman and Dr. Sue Johnson in order to help each partner feel supported to navigate the challenges they face.


    Trauma:
    Unfortunately, trauma can happen to any one of us and sometimes, more than once which can lead to what is often called "complex trauma." This can lead to all kinds of unwanted thoughts, feelings, behaviours and body sensations that we might not realize is a result of the unfortunate experience(s) we have had. read more
    When I work with these kinds of issues in therapy, I draw from evidence-based therapies to help individuals recover and ultimately, reclaim their lives. I also believe that the body holds a tremendous amount of wisdom and can be an important resource and conduit of healing, if we are open to listening to it.