Therapists (Scroll down) - Grande Prairie, Alberta

Taunya Cochrane M.S.W, R.C.S.W

Taunya Cochrane

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Have you been struggling with self destructive patterns, personalizing what is occurring in your life and having feelings of misery or anxiety?

Are you noticing that it is difficult to cope because of stress or trauma? We can help you now!

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My focus is to provide you with support along with strategies to release the emotional concerns you may have. I have worked with a wide array of presenting problems and have the tools to share with you so that you can regain control over your life. My experience has been with providing support to individuals for over 20 years. 

Through the use of multiple approaches, along with a warm and welcoming environment, you will increase your ability to manage and/ or resolve your own difficulties. You deserve to have the tools to maximize your quality of life and live with the peace you deserve. I will assist you in discovering and developing these strategies that will help you achieve the outcomes you desire.

I specialize in clinical practice and have studied and taught addictions, mental health, diversity, oppression and social justice for the faculty of social work.   If you want to regain control over your life contact me NOW for an appointment.

Meet Cindy - Holistic Practitioner

Meet Cindy

Cindy has a Bachelor degree in Health Sciences (specialized in Addictions) and a Bachelor degree in Nursing.  She is a registered nurse registered with CPCA. She has over 25+ years of experience working with individuals and couples from a variety of cultures empowering people to heal on their journey. She is available on-line only evenings and weekends. 

She provides a safe, non-judgemental, and secure environment for clients to heal and resolve their inner conflicts, so that they can restore their purpose and improve their lives.

She has worked extensively helping people with addiction recovery, trauma, pain management, low self-esteem, and improving effective communication skills. She also has a wide range of knowledge with mental health and the medical field.

She focuses on the root issues that are preventing people from reaching their true purpose and living the life they are meant to have.  She will empower you to achieve your desires.  She believes the answers to any of our personal issues lie within each of us, and that our bodies and minds are equipped with all the power to heal their authentic being. Her approach includes the whole body, mind, and spirit.  She is a holistic practitioner.

Meet Roy -

Roy has his Degree in Counseling Psychology and will soon complete his Masters in Counseling Psychology. Life is hard. Many of us will experience periods of sadness, sorrow, setbacks and challenges. This can include struggles with appearance, relationships, work, anxiety, grief or trauma. You don’t have to go through these experiences alone, and therapy is a great way to help you move forward and become a more resilient, better version of yourself.

During our work together I will help you understand yourself better by reflecting on feelings, exploring your past, reframing experiences, and guiding you towards living a purposefully designed life with the opportunity for more moments of happiness.

I work with a wide range of individuals and couples.  Whether you are feeling stuck, anxious, depressed, wanting to maintain a solid relationship or addressing concerns in a current relationship, I am your person.

I am married with a blended family and co-parent 5 teenagers. I have the skills to guide and navigate the complexities of relationships with empathy and expertise. I offer a safe and supportive space where partners can explore their challenges, rediscover their strengths, and forge deeper connections. I empower couples to communicate effectively, resolve conflicts and cultivate a relationship with understanding and love. Whether you’re facing communication barriers, trust issues, navigating life transitions, or co-parenting I’m here to help you and your partner on this journey towards a stronger, more fulfilling relationship that you desire and deserve.

Meet Shelby- M.S.W, R.S.W

Shelby is a registered social worker with the Alberta College of Social Workers and is covered under several insurance providers for reimbursement. Shelby has a Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Waterloo and a Trauma Certificate from Wilfrid Laurier University. She is available during the week and some weekends for in person and online sessions.


Shelby has five years of experience in the social work and mental health field and has provided therapy to youth, adults, and couples. She has worked with people struggling with a variety of concerns including mental health issues, addictions, grief/loss, trauma and relationship issues. Shelby has a special interest in trauma treatment and can provide EMDR therapy.


Shelby believes in the importance of resiliency, self-determination and helping people increase awareness of their existing strengths. Some of her therapeutic approaches include mindfulness, cognitive behavior therapy, attachment theory, emotion-focused techniques and the Gottman Method for couples. Shelby is committed to upholding your right to have a safe and non-judgmental space to share, heal and be validated. Shelby will work with you to help decide which approaches may fit your own unique needs and goals.

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