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Arian Guedes

Registered Provisional Psychologist

Calgary

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Arian is a Registered Provisional Psychologist with a BA from the University of Calgary and MACP from Yorkville University. Arian has experience in helping individuals with:
• relationship issues
• trauma
• depression, anxiety
• phobia
• eating disorder
• substance addiction, porn addiction
• chronic pain
• LGBTQI issues and gender identity
• grief/loss
• anger management, self-esteem
• Occupation stress
• Etc.

She has a unique approach to her counselling in working with individuals and couples by focusing on the person as a whole within the context of one’s environment. Arian believes that if you provide the right environment for individuals, everybody can make positive changes. Her belief is that “Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.”  Rumi

Arian is using various proven methods by customizing her assessment and treatment planning based on individual’s needs and uniqueness. Arian has lived in different continents which has shaped her into being a very open-minded individual, utilizing a non-traditional approach to counselling. In addition, this experience also enables her to connect with people from all walks of life in a non-judgemental, compassionate, and gentle way.

She is using modalities such as:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Positive Psychology, Exposure Therapy, Creative Therapies, Mindfulness, Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR), childhood attachment issues, Trauma informed-therapy, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), and Gottman method of Couples therapy.

In her personal time, Arian loves traveling, hiking and socializing with loved ones over meal.

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Arian Guedes

is a systemic therapist who: