Central Alberta Counselling

Central Alberta Counselling offers professional counselling, psychotherapy and hypnotherapy services to address the personal life challenges that may affect our sense of self, behaviours, and well-being. Services are available for adults, couples, and families.

Individualized, Supportive, Growth and Healing

Each individual has the ability to create positive personal change, to grow, and to heal. Counselling facilitates this through placing your needs, values, strengths, goals, and life orientation at the core of therapy, while bringing professional knowledge and skills to guide the process. 

Key to effective therapy is experiencing a safe, comfortable, and caring relationship with your therapist, where you may explore your concerns, enhance awareness, learn, and grow. Therapy evolves through respectful collaboration between you and your therapist, creating a unique experience to meet your needs.

Client-Centered, Outcome-Based Approach

The therapeutic process is driven by who you are and what you want to achieve. Your progress toward that achievement is established through brief feedback tools which allow you and your therapist to track the quality and progress of therapy. Regular use of these tools helps to ensure your immediate concerns are being addressed accurately and efficiently.

Counselling and Psychotherapy

Therapy evolves through collaboration between you and your therapist, creating a unique experience to meet your needs. Your therapist will draw on a variety of methods based on a number of therapeutic orientations. Your concerns, values, goals, strengths and comfort level will shape the approaches and specific techniques used in your sessions.  Counselling and Psychotherapy for:

  • Stress, Anxiety, Depression 
  • Self-Esteem, Resilience 
  • Life Transitions 
  • Personal Growth 
  • Loss and Grief 
  • Bullying, Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse/Assault, Self-Harm 
  • Family Conflict / Violence
  • Trauma, PTSD

Couple Counselling

Deborah offers a warm, safe, supportive approach to helping couples build effective communication, mutual understanding, trust, and intimacy. Therapy, education, and strategies enhance each partner's insight to personal and couple needs, patterns of interaction, and what he or she brings to the relationship. Your concerns, values, strengths and comfort level will shape the specific methods used in your sessions. 

Couple Issues May Involve:

  • communication
  • chronic arguing
  • working away from home
  • infidelity
  • loss of intimacy
  • addiction
  • grief
  • life transitions

       .  .  .  among other concerns


Hypnotherapy functions through accessing the subconscious part of the human mind. This is achieved through inducing a state of deep relaxation and creating a heightened degree of suggestibility. Hypnotherapy is a two way process between you and your therapist. Hypnotherapy can be an effective treatment for a wide variety of concerns. Just a few of these are listed below. 

To reduce:

  • Stress, Anxiety, Depression
  • Dysfunctional Eating, Addictions
  • Trauma, Insomnia
  • Phobias, Panic Attacks

To improve:

  • Relaxation, Sleep
  • Confidence, Motivation
  • Weight Loss
  • Creativity

Contact Us



4734 49B Avenue www.centralabcounselling.com,
Lacombe, AB, T4L 1K2


Appointments may be scheduled in Lacombe from

Tuesday - Thursday 10:00 am to 6:30 pm.

Appointments may be scheduled in Red Deer

Friday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

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