F-2-F Counselling

Location

Face to face (f-2-f) counselling is done in the Paraklesis Counselling Office, Suite 500 Macleod Place II, 5940 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary AB T2H 2G4, Tel (587) 952-5101. Macleod Place II (the second of the two white buildings) is directly across from Chinook Center and only two blocks away from Chinook Station and the C-Train.
Please Note: The building lobby signage only says “Regus”, but the elevator will take you up to Suite 500 on the 5th floor where you will be welcomed by the receptionist and invited to help yourself to a beverage in the comfortable waiting room. I will personally come and meet you and escort you to my office.

Parking

Visitors (clients) parking is available in front of Macleod Place for two hours only (please note: only the first 60 min are free - thereafter you have to pay Impark!) -  as your session will be more than an hour, it is recommended that you pay for an additional 30/60 min or park elsewhere. Street Parking, 2 & 4 hour, is available on 3 St SW, 59 Ave SW, and 60 Ave SW. Free parking is available in the parkade at Chinook Centre (Macleod Trail) across the street. Paid Parking is available in the parking lot adjacent to Macleod Place.

Sessions

In-person counselling sessions affords the opportunity to make better assessments based on differential diagnosis, and to do more in-depth therapy. Sessions are 55 min - hour sessions. I charge per session and not per hour - there will be no additional charge if sessions go longer.

Service Fees (Cost per Session)

Individual Counselling per session is $130; Couples Counselling per session is $155; Family Counselling per sessions is $195; a Confidential psychopharmacological reports is $65
* Payments can be made at the session (cash, cheque, credit card).

Appointments

... can be made by submitting a request online or by telephone (587) 952-5101 - if I'm in-session or not available to take your call, please leave a message (name, return number, and request). Dr Mervin will contact you to set up the appointment.

Because of teaching responsibilities, Dr Mervin is only available part-time in the office. Appointments for face-2-face counselling are therefore limited (one or two days a week) - please submit a counselling request. Office hours are only available on weekdays (9.00 am - 5.00 pm) - no evening or Saturday sessions are available.
You are responsible to keep your appointments! If you cannot keep an appointment, please cancel 48 - 72  hours beforehand. You will be responsible to pay for sessions that were not cancelled beforehand.

Coming Alongside You...

Dr. Mervin offers professional counselling therapy for individuals, couples and families, specialising in helping people with medication
related counselling issues.

Dr. Mervin provides therapy dealing with: Depression, Bi-Polar Disorder, Anxiety, Stress, Panic Disorder, OCD, PTSD, Adult ADHD, Borderline
Disorder, Anger Management, Forgiveness, Pre-Marital, Couples, Marriage & Divorce, Sex Therapy, Family Issues, Teenage Depression, and ODD & Conduct Disorder.

Only a few of the more common areas are listed.

Every person who comes to therapy has their own unique situation that requires its own careful exploration and treatment planning.

Taking the first step towards getting help is often the most difficult – don’t hesitate, submit an appointment request today!