Central Alberta 2018-08-18T12:01:33+00:00

Care Providers – Red Deer and Central Alberta

Residents of central Alberta can contact the Disordered Eating – Child and Adolescent Services at 403-340-5411 for services in your area. Nutritional counselling services are often available through local primary care networks (PCN) You can find your PCN through this website. Looking for a doctor who has experience in eating disorders? You can search the Find a Physician site at the College of Family Physicians, by entering “Eating Disorders” in the PRACTICE INTERESTS field (right side, down a bit). You can also filter by TOWN/CITY. The colours on the left side indicate if they are: accepting patients (Green), require referrals (Yellow) or aren’t accepting patients (Red).

​Banff

Support Works 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. Call: 403-305-4465.

Camrose

​Camrose Primary Care Network
Serving: Camrose, Bashaw, Tofield, Daysland, Killam, Forestburg, Hardisty
Phone: 780-608-4927

St. Mary’s Hospital

4607 53 Street
Camrose, Alberta
T4V 1Y5
Phone: 780-679-6131

Dr. Singh, Psychiatrist
Chelcie Zimmer, Psychologist
Shelly Dalueg, Mental Health Worker
Angela Badry, Mental Health Worker

Canmore

The Canmore Hospital offers walk in counselling, 7 days a week from 2-9 PM. The address is 1100 Hospital Place. You just go to the front desk and let them know you would like to speak to a mental health worker. Phone: 403-678-5536.

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.

The Canmore Public Health Clinic has a dietician on staff who has experience with eating disorders. Her name is Monique Chambefort. Phone: 403- 678-5656. You don’t need a doctor’s referral to see her.

Support Works offers support groups in Banff (about 20 minutes away), Thursday evenings. Phone: 403-305-4465. 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.

​Edson

Eating Disorder Services – Edson Provincial Building (AHS)

Offers services for individuals/families and health care providers including education, resources, individualized support, consultations assistance with referrals to appropriate services. Counselling is completed in collaboration with other health care providers. Workshops and in-services are available.

Edson Provincial Building
Suite 100
111 54 Street
Edson, Alberta
T7E 1T2
Phone: 780-342-2383

Lloydminster

Lloydminster Primary Care Network

Serving City of Lloydminster and surrounding area, including Blackfoot, Kitscoty, Onion Lake (SK), Marshall (SK), Lashburn (SK), Maidstone (SK) and Turtleford (SK).
Phone: 780-874-0490

Jennifer Beattie (Psychologist, MSc, MTS.)

Bulimia and Binge eating disorder
Triune Systems Inc.
6209 – 44th Street
Suite C, Yellowhead Business Centre
Lloydminster, Alberta Canada T9V 1V8
Phone: (780) 874-0335
Email: jennifer@triunesystems.ca

Velma Johnson

Freedom Counselling
#205 5101 48 Street
Lloydminster, AB
T9V 0H9
Phone: 780-875-6311

Red Deer

Sara Kreklewich (OT, Eating Disorder Consultant for Central Alberta)

Eating Disorder Consultant for Central Alberta

Kreklewich Consulting

Phone: 403-704-9459

Patty Rempel, Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MEd, BSW, RSW

Email: Prempel01@gmail.com
Phone: 403-597-05546

Sharon Vanin (Registered Dietitian)

Email: vansha@telusplanet.net

Joe Johnson, (Registered Psychologist)

Blue Bonnet Psychology
Email: info@bluebonnetpsychology.com
Phone: 403-392-9426

Jennifer Bartlett (M.Ed, R.Psych)

Phone: (587) 602-1505
Email: jennifer@redtreepsychology.com
Clinician Profile as seen in “Psychology Today”

Jasper

Eating Disorder Services – Seton – Jasper Healthcare Centre (ASH)

Offers services for individuals/families and health care providers including education, resources, individualized support, consultations, and assistance with referrals to appropriate services. Counselling is completed in collaboration with other health care providers. Workshops and in-services are available.

Seton – Jasper Healthcare Centre
PO BOX 310
518 Robson Street
Jasper, Alberta
T0E 1E0
Phone: 780-342-2383

If you know of other family doctors in the Central Alberta region who have experience with eating disorders, please let us know.