Northern Alberta 2018-09-14T09:19:58+00:00

Care Providers – Edmonton and Northern Alberta

​Psychology Services

*denotes they have run groups for EDSNA.

*Amanda Slugoski, Equinox Therapeutic And Consulting Services

*Michelle Emmerling, RPsych, PhD
As well as individual therapy, Michelle offers intensive workshops for parents on becoming their child’s emotional coach to aid recovery.

*Mona Ullah, RPsych
Email: rullah@telus.net
Phone: 780-246-6751

*Jody Lamb, RPN
Email: newchance@shaw.ca
Phone: 780 802 7093

*Nicolas Allen, MA, BPE, MES, RPsych
Specializes in treating athletes with Eating Disorders
Phone: 780-430-9224 ext 1
(note: office is located in a sports performance facility, which may be triggering for some sufferers).
email: nicallen@rivervalleyhealth.com

Dr. Joanna Bolster, RPsych
(16 yrs experience in eating disorders
8 yrs at U of A Hospital ED program)
28, 4004 – 97 Street, Edmonton, AB, T6E 6N1
Phone: 780-903-2881, Fax: 780-633-7615
Email: jbolster@shaw.ca

*Katie Poirier, RPsych
Email: Poiriercounselling@gmail.com
Phone: 780-604-6529

*Monica Hinton PhD Candidate, RSW
Specializing in the Treatment of Eating Disorders, Trauma & Abuse
Phone: 587-899-2796

Mallory Becker
Email: Help@mallorybecker.com

*Agatha Beschell, RPsych
Email: doctoragatha@outlook.com
Phone: 780-318-7975
Evening and weekend appointments available

Ajay Pandhi
Phone: 780-863-6945

Michelle Buckle
MJB Psychological Services Ltd.
10042 – 116 Street, Edmonton, AB T5K 1V6
Phone: 780-757-TALK (8255)
mjbpsychological@gmail.com

Janet Caryk, M.Ed., R.Psych.
Centre for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Registered Psychologist
#201, 10059-118 Street NW. Edmonton. AB. T5K 0B9
Email: jcaryk@interbaun.com
Phone: 780-455-8133

Wendy Salvisberg, M.Sc., R.Psych.(Prov.)
Registered Provisional Psychologist
Centre for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
#201, 10059-118 Street NW. Edmonton. AB. T5K 0B9
Phone: 780.455.8181, voicemail inbox 2 (office)
Email: wsalvisbergccbt@gmail.com
facebook.com/CFCBTEdmonton

Dr. Tamara D. Hanoski, R.Psych

Kathy Rolfe
Phone: 780-937-8109

Beth Murray, RPysch
Fresh Hope Counselling
17321 – 108 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta
Phone: 780.487.3456
Toll Free: 1.866.801.5118
Fax: 1.877.389.6719
Email: info@freshhope.ca

Brandi Gruninger, R.PSych
Evolution Psychology
#136 – 160 Broadway BLVD
Sherwood Park, AB, T8H 2A3
Phone: 780.570.5709

Fax: 780.570.5719
Email: director@evolutionpsychology.ca

Prairie Owl Psychology

Paul Bianchini, Ph.D

9505 79 Street
Edmonton, AB, T6C 2S1
780 757 5535
office@prairieowlpsychology.ca

Registered Dietitians

Melanie Jaques, RD
Phone: 780-722-6124
Email: melaniejaquesrd@gmail.com

Erin Nesbitt, RD
Intuitive Eating Certified Counsellor
Email: connect@erinnesbittrd.com​

Edmonton West Primary Care Network

Angela Wong, BSc, RD
Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor

Suite 124 Meadowlark Health and Shopping Centre
156 Street & 87 Avenue Edmonton, AB T5R 5W9
Phone: 780.443.7496 | Fax: 780.481.9149

NOTE: if you are referred to Angela by an Edmonton WEST Primary Care Network doctor, her service is covered by Alberta Health. (i.e. publicly-funded)

Edmonton North Primary Care Network

Rachel Tu, BSc, RD
Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor
Experienced with disorder eating patterns/behaviours, including binge eating and restriction

Selene Yan, BSc, RD
Certified Intuitive Eating Counsellor
Experienced with outpatient eating disorder spectrum eating patterns, especially Binge Eating Disorder

Northgate
1038 Northgate Centre
9499 137 Ave
Edmonton, AB
T5E 5R8
(780)473.7131 (preferred method)

Email for Rachel directly: rtu@enpcn.com
Email for Selene directly: syan@enpcn.com
Email for both PCN North (Northgate and Rundle Centre) clinics: info@enpcn.com

NOTE: If you are referred to Rachel or Selene by an Edmonton NORTH Primary Care Network doctor, their services are covered by Alberta Health (ie. publicly funded)

Family Doctors

Dr. Joan Johnston, MD
(Note: Her practice is limited to only eating disorders)
Address: 10665 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB T5J 3S9
Phone: 780.423.5508

When entering “eating disorders” in area of interest in the College of Family Physicians Find a Physician database, these names also appear:

Dr. Carol Kostynuk, (Psychiatry- referral needed)
147 Laurier Drive, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Phone: 780-482-6129

Dr. Michael John Orth, ​
4210 48 ST, LEDUC COMMUNITY HOSPITAL,
Leduc, Alberta
Phone: ​780-986-7711

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

Residents of northern Alberta can contact the Eating Disorder Specialist at 780-342-2383 for services in your area.

Nutritional counseling 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). ​

Theravive is a website that helps people find therapists. Each therapist writes a short bio, listing the areas they treat. You can see who offers eating disorder therapy in Alberta, and search by city/town. Be sure to ask specific questions about their expertise in eating disorders and whether they follow best practices as therapy approaches made widely vary. ​

​Cold Lake

Eating Disorder Services – Cold Lake Healthcare Centre (AHS)
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.

Location: Cold Lake Healthcare Centre
Suite 208, 314 25 Street
Cold Lake, Alberta
T9M 1G6
Phone: 780-342-2383

Whitecourt

Eating Disorder Services
Whitecourt Healthcare Centre
Public Health Centre
20 Sunset Boulevard
Whitecourt, Alberta
T7S 1M8
Phone: 780-342-2383

Grande Prairie

Eating Disorder Services: Alberta Health Services; North Zone.
Provides services for individuals and health care providers related to eating disorders. 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.

10014 99 Street
Grande Prairie, Alberta
T8V 3N4
Phone: 780-342-2383

Primary Care Network Grand Prairie
203-10134 97 Ave
Grande Prairie, Alberta
T8V 7X6
Phone: (780) 539-9204
NOTE: Unable to provide services yet, however a dietician is currently receiving training and they hope to implement a program soon.

​Canadian Mental Health Association
Address: 9713 100 Ave, Grande Prairie, AB
Phone: (780) 814-2349

Fort McMurray

Support Groups for Overeaters
Service offers opportunity for individuals to recover from compulsive eating through shared experiences, strength and hope support to other compulsive overeaters using a twelve-step format to abstain from overeating face to face meetings telephone and on-line meetings available every day of the year
Phone: 403-691-1030

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