Offers support groups on Thursday evenings. This isn’t a support group specific to eating disorders, but rather an open group for people experiencing a variety of mental health issues or illnesses (anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD.)
Banff Community Health Centre
Mental Health counselling for individuals, couples and families. The Banff Community Health Centre provides programs and services for people experiencing mental health issues. It offers short-term Mental Health Counselling (1 to 10 sessions) that include:
- assessing, treating and follow up
- providing information
- referring people to other mental wellness services
303 Lynx Street
The Canmore Hospital offers walk-in counselling, 7 days a week from 2-9 PM. You just go to the front desk and let them know you would like to speak to a mental health worker.
1100 Hospital Place
Canmore Mental Health Office
The Canmore Mental Health Office has a couple of therapists on staff who have some experience in eating disorders. They are located at 302- 800 Railway Avenue. Phone: 403-678-4696.
Canmore Public Health Clinic
The Canmore Public Health Clinic has a dietician on staff who has experience with eating disorders. Her name is Monique Chambefort. You don’t need a doctor’s referral to see her.
Phone: 403- 678-5656.
Support Works offers support groups in Banff (about 20 minutes away), Thursday evenings. This isn’t a support group specific to eating disorders, but rather an open group for people experiencing a variety of mental health issues or illnesses (anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD).
Here are some names of private psychologists who list eating disorders as part of their practice. It’s a good idea to make some inquiries about approach, years of experience in eating disorders, etc. These professionals will all charge a fee.
Hinton Healthcare Centre
Serving the Town of Hinton and surrounding area, the HHC offer both in-person and telehealth options individuals, families, and healthcare providers. Counselling is completed in collaboration with other healthcare providers
1280 Switzer Drive
Hinton, Alberta, T7V 1T5
Patty Rempel, (Clinical Social Work/Therapist), MEd, BSW, RSW
Embody Therapy Group
Autumn Dyck, RD
Unit E8, 5560 45 St. Red Deer Alberta
Joe Johnson, (Registered Psychologist)
Blue Bonnet Psychology
Jennifer Bartlett (M.Ed, R.Psych)
Phone: (587) 602-1505
Clinician Profile as seen in “Psychology Today”
Audrey Tait, MSc, RD
Inspirational Insights Counselling, Inc
#301 4820 50th Avenue
Red Deer, AB, T4N 4A4
Audrey Tait is a Canadian Certified Counsellor with a Master’s Degree and Registered Dietitian with specialized training in Eating Disorders (binge eating, overweight, obesity, anorexia, and bulimia); therefore, Audrey can deal with the psychosocial and the nutritional issues at the same time. Beyond this, she is trained in trauma, attachment/developmental issues, addictions, cognitive therapy, and expressive art therapy. Her books I Am Wonderfully Me: Positive Affirmations for Me! Vol 1-3 are helpful. She is a National Speaker on the subject and is available for speaking engagements. Her private practice includes working with individuals, groups, couples, family, youth, LGBTQ and First Nations community.