403-261-5085
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305, 1167 Kensington Crescent NW, Calgary, AB
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Mon/Fri/Sat - 9:00AM-5:00PM
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Tues/Wed/Thurs - 9:00AM-8:00PM

Aaron Telnes, M.C.

REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST

Biography

Aaron strives to help clients identify and overcome their mental health concerns through a strength-based approach, with a focus on promoting self-awareness, developing coping skills, strategic problem-solving, and identifying and implementing attainable goals. Aaron’s past experience as a Crisis Counsellor allows him to be comfortable and confident in navigating the challenging and uncomfortable situations that may present themselves through the course of counselling. His therapeutic outlook involves building resiliency, overcoming obstacles, seeing the learning opportunity in everything, and helping his clients build a happy and successful life.

Aaron’s passion is supporting clients who struggle with anxiety, depression, sleep issues (insomnia), and career choice/transitions. In addition, he actively works with clients navigating interpersonal conflicts, communication issues, and life choices/transitions. His therapeutic style blends cognitive-behavioural, solution-focused, and mindfulness-based strategies.

Aaron is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists and a member of the Psychologists Association of Alberta. He completed a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Psychology, from the University of Calgary. While completing his Bachelor of Arts degree, Aaron completed a research study investigating the effectiveness of a short-term problem-solving intervention on performance anxiety. He also holds a Master of Counselling degree from the University of Calgary. Throughout the completion of his Master of Counselling, Aaron focused his research in the areas of social anxiety and improving mental health at the individual and organizational levels.

One of the most challenging parts of counselling is initially asking for help. Please know that Aaron is happy to connect and answer any questions you might have about his services, therapeutic style, and process.

Aaron also offers career counselling through our Calgary Career Counselling practice (click here to visit).

Aaron Telnes, M.C.

REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST

Biography

Aaron strives to help his clients with their mental health through fostering client strengths, promoting self-awareness, discerning and implementing goals, and strategic problem-solving. Aaron draws on his experience as a crisis counsellor to support clients and facilitate change in even the most challenging and uncomfortable situations. Aaron also draws on his experience as a yoga practitioner to incorporate mindfulness effectively into the therapeutic relationship. Aaron endeavours to accommodate his clients by incorporating therapeutic styles and intervention strategies from client-centered, cognitive-behavioural, and mindfulness therapies.

Aaron has a passion for working with clients across the anxiety spectrum; including, generalized anxiety, panic, social anxiety, and phobias. Aaron also actively works with clients struggling with depression, addiction, emotional regulation, interpersonal conflicts, communication issues, self-esteem/confidence, and life transitions.

Aaron is a Registered Provisional Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists and a member of the Psychologists Association of Alberta. Aaron is also a Special Affiliate with the Canadian Psychological Association. Aaron completed a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Psychology, from the University of Calgary. While completing his Bachelor of Arts degree he completed a research study investigating the effectiveness of a short-term problem-solving intervention on performance anxiety. Aaron also holds a Master of Counselling degree from the University of Calgary. Throughout the completion of his Master of Counselling, he focused his research in the areas of social anxiety and improving mental health at the individual and organizational levels.

Aaron also offers career counselling through our Calgary Career Counselling practice (click here to visit).