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About Me

Tanya Hansen is a Psychotherapist/Counsellor specializing in individual, couples and family therapy (including disability issues); and career/vocational counselling, including vocational rehabilitation, and maintains a private practice in both Okotoks and Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

With over 25 years experience as a marriage and family therapist, and as a graduate of Capella University with a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counselling and a Master of Theological Studies in Counselling, specializing in Cognitive-Behavioural; Gottman Couples Counselling; and Solution-Focused Counselling and s/he is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are couples (including ADHD/ADD issues); anxiety and depression; adolescents and parent/teen; career/workplace/vocational counselling; and parent coaching (including working with families with one or more members with a disability).

In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Tanya Hansen has presented at conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of parenting, vocational rehabilitation, and adolescent concerns. Tanya has also written for newspapers (hard copy and online) as well as online magazines.

Tanya Hansen  is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, s/he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Education - over 25 years experience
M.Sc - Clinical Mental Health Counselling (Capella University)

MTS (Counselling) (Trinity Western University)

Gottman Level 3 training - advancing to Certified Gottman Therapist in late 2018 (Marital/Relationship Counselling)

REBT training - New York, USA

Licensed/Certified as a Canadian Certified Counsellor/Psychotherapist with CCPA and PACCP  

Board Member for Professional Association of Christian Counsellors and Psychotherapists.

Tanya Hansen has lived and worked in Okotoks for 12 years and is married with two children ages 10 and 14 years old.

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