Therapeutic and Counselling Services

Edmonton Newcomer Centre

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Description
Offers confidential therapeutic and counselling services for individuals, couples, families, children, and youth, with a holistic and community-oriented approach.

Service provides:

  • therapeutic and counselling services with a holistic and community-oriented approach, connecting newcomers to social workers and other services to enhance their resilience and ability to function in their new environment

Includes:

  • therapeutic counselling

  • psychotherapy

  • crisis intervention

  • support, advocacy, and social work services

  • interpretation services to assist communication during therapeutic sessions

  • tools to personally build resilience, reduce social isolation, and bridge cultures

  • techniques to better manage stress and anger

  • no limits on the number of sessions provided

  • transportation support to make access to therapeutic sessions easier

All sessions are confidential. Services are also offered online or in schools and in homes when feasible.


Affiliation: Alberta Children’s Services; Alberta Health; Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
Key Provider: psychologists, social workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to anyone born outside of Canada, including:
  • immigrants and refugees regardless of the length of stay in Canada (immigration status)
  • children 17 years and younger of parents born outside of Canada
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, To access service:
  • contact to self-refer
  • referrals also accepted from health care providers and community agencies

Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
780-424-7709 (Office)
Telephone
780-695-7473 (Cell)
Web Site
https://emcn.ab.ca
Email
therapy@emcn.ab.ca
Languages
English - Interpretation services can also be made available.
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
November 2, 2023
Location
Edmonton
Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Tue
08:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Wed
08:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Thu
08:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Fri
08:30 AM to 05:00 PM