Counselling in Edmonton
No matter what you’re going through, The Family Centre is here for you.
Our mental health therapists are experienced in a broad range of issues. We can help you understand your situation better and figure out ways to move successfully through it.
A single session with one of our mental health therapists may be enough to help you think more clearly and work through your own solution when you feel stuck.
Book an online counselling session
Your first session is:
- Available virtually, over the phone, or in person
- 50 minutes long
You will fill out your intake forms ahead of time. That means we can start addressing your concerns right away at your first session. Often just one session with a mental health therapist can help you to think more clearly.
We are here to support you as you navigate:
- Relationship challenges, including separation and divorce
- Grief and loss
- Parenting challenges and conflict
- Child and adolescent development and behaviour
- Domestic abuse prevention
- Trauma and change
Counselling is provided:
10 AM - 7 PM Monday to Thursday
10 AM - 3 PM Friday and Saturday
As an act of reconciliation, we acknowledge the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (September 30) as a statutory holiday.
On September 30, drop-in counselling will be available between 10 AM and 3 PM.
Who can access counselling?
Anyone aged 18 or over can access counselling. Children under 18 can talk to a therapist with their parents’ consent. Parents must talk with the therapist first.
Our counselling services are available only to people living in Alberta, Canada.
Get started with online and phone counselling:
Book an appointment
You can also call us at 780-423-2831 to set up your first session
Contact us if you have any questions about our counselling services
Prefer to meet in person?
No appointment or referrals are required, you can simply visit our office to connect with a therapist on a first-come-first-served basis.
Health and safety for in-person sessions:
- Masks and hand sanitizer are available
- Our offices are cleaned frequently
- If you are feeling sick, please stay at home
After your first session:
If a follow-up appointment is required, will discuss options, fees, and schedule in your next goal-oriented counselling session.
Learn more about goal-oriented counselling session
When needed, we offer subsidies on a sliding scale. That means your fee depends on your income and how much you can afford to pay.
We want to make sure everyone can access counselling.
If you require immediate assistance, please call the 24-hour distress line at 780.482.4357 or 1-800-232-7288 (outside of Edmonton). Children and youth can also phone the 24-hour Kids Help Phone at 1.800.668.6868 or chat on their website kidshelphone.ca. For an emergency, please call 911.