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We offer EMDR therapy for children and adults to relieve from psychological distress, addictions, personality disorders, depression, PTSD, anxiety and trauma.

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Stress and conflicts can negatively impact your personal relationships. Consult us for couples counselling and bring happiness and peace back into your home.

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It can be difficult to consult a sex therapist, but it is important. Through in-depth sessions, our knowledgeable and experienced therapists help you find solutions.

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Therapy with Registered Counsellors in Edmonton

If you are suffering from anxiety or depression and don't know who to turn to for help, we are here for you. At Gary J. Meiers, Ph.D., Jo Ann Hammond-Meiers, PhD and Associates Ltd., we can help you overcome your problems. As recognized counsellors in Edmonton, Gary J. Meiers and Jo Ann Hammond-Meiers have practiced counselling for over 40 years. We are skilled and experienced in various treatments, including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Gestalt therapy and expressive art techniques. We conduct a confidential and comprehensive assessment to determine the best approach to help you move forward.

Our counsellors have helped many people overcome difficult situations and interpersonal challenges throughout the years with specialized techniques. If a critical event or trauma has impacted your day-to-day life, turn to registered psychologists at Gary J. Meiers, PhD., Jo Ann Hammond-Meiers, PhD. and Associates Ltd.

If you'd like to know more about our top Edmonton counsellors and how they can help you, please get in touch with us.

Now Offering Online Counselling

Online counselling services are now available for Alberta residents. Our Edmonton-based registered psychologists ensure privacy with in-depth sessions to allow you to get the help you deserve with the comfort of your own home. Learn more about how our online therapy works.

Why Us?

Our team consists of experienced and qualified psychologists in Edmonton.

Gary J. Meiers (Ph.D.), a Certified EMDR Therapist, has been working as a counsellor since 1970, and Jo Ann Hammond-Meiers, (Ph.D.), a board-certified movement therapist, has been providing counselling since 1974. Dr. Meiers sees various clients, ranging from adults to children. He provides therapy to adult children with alcoholic family issues, adults with emotional, sexual, physical abuse, individuals suffering from PTSD and couples or families having problems in their relationships.


On the other hand, Dr. Hammond-Meiers specializes in various therapeutic techniques such as EMDR and expressive arts therapies. She uses these techniques to work with adults, children, and teens experiencing trauma, emotional, sexual, and physical abuse.

Both psychologists use the best of their knowledge to identify the root of your suffering and find the appropriate therapy for it. Based on the problem and history of the client, we integrate two or more therapies to provide comprehensive treatment.

What Can We Help You With?

At Gary J. Meiers, PhD., Jo Ann Hammond-Meiers, PhD. and Associates Ltd., we understand that every personal crises is different. Regardless of the issues you face, turning to someone who can equip you with the necessary tools to overcome them is critical. We help clients deal with various difficulties, including:

If you are looking for a psychotherapist in Edmonton to help you, please call us at 780-433-2269 to discuss your options.

Our Approaches

We have several years of experience helping clients surmount personal obstacles and improve the quality of their lives. Our Edmonton-based psychotherapists help prepare you for conditions such as parenting and marriage. We use an individualized approach with each client, depending on their unique issues. The methods that we use depending on what's required are:

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy

  • Assessment and coaching

  • Marital and family therapy

  • Expressive art therapy

  • Gestalt therapy

  • Group therapy

  • Marriage preparation

  • Parent education and training

  • Sex therapy

  • Helping survivors of dysfunctional families

How to Find the Right Mental Health Counsellor?

The first and most important step towards bettering your mental health is visiting a registered therapist in Edmonton. Then, you must go to a therapist that understands your concerns. The two key considerations that will help you make the right decision are - experience and specialization. Turn to a mental health professional who has years of experience. Our team has been practicing for several years, providing the right tools to people to help them overcome their problem and traumas and other mental health issues for people of all ages. 


Secondly, make sure the therapist you go to has the required certification. Both Dr. Meiers and Dr. Hammond-Meiers have the required registration and certification to help people overcome issues such as the effects of physical abuse or being raised by an alcoholic parent. For instance, Dr. Hammond-Meiers is a Registered Canadian Art Therapist. Dr. Meiers has completed levels I and II of EMDR training from the EMDR Institute and counselling since 1970. Both registered psychologists have diverse skills and specializations to craft the right approach for several issues.

Insurance Coverage

Alberta Health Care doesn't take care of the counselling fees you receive at a therapist's office. However, your health insurance plan might partially cover the cost of therapy. If that is the case, we can offer direct billing, depending on the insurance company. It would be best to speak directly to your health insurance provider to get a better idea of your coverage.

Who Can Benefit from Our Expertise and Experience?

Our work has been focused on individuals, adults, teens or children who have experienced one or more critical events or traumas in their lives that are now impacting their day-to-day lives. This includes adults whose early childhood trauma is directly affecting on their close friendships or intimate relationships.

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Gary J. Meiers, PhD., Jo Ann Hammond-Meiers, PhD. and Associates Ltd. are pleased to offer day, evening and weekend appointments. Book an appointment with us today.

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Gary J. Meiers, Ph.D., Jo Ann Hammond-Meiers, Ph.D. and Associates Ltd.

10009 – 85 Avenue,

Edmonton, AB T6E 2J9



Monday - Friday 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

Saturday 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM

Sunday Closed

Day, evening and weekend appointments available.

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Edmonton and Surrounding Areas 


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