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The Dara Health Team of Qualified Therapists

Dealing with mental health issues can be difficult. You do not have to walk alone on your journey. The Dara Health team of certified, highly skilled, and experienced care providers always have our clients’ best interests and wellbeing at heart. All of our therapists work in collaboration with each other, so if you are not sure whom to contact for your specific needs, don't worry.  We will work closely with you to ensure that you meet with the right person.  To learn more about each therapist, click on their picture, and you will be taken directly to their website.  If you would like to ask any questions of them or would like to schedule an appointment, click on the "Contact Me" button and send them an email directly.

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CARL H. D. ADRIAN, MD, FRCPC

Clinical Medical Director, Dara Health.

Consulting Psychiatrist, Department of Psychiatry, Foothills Medical Centre.

Assistant Clinical Professor, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary.

Dr. Adrian specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of Adult ADHD, anxiety disorders, and depressive disorders.  He is trained in CBT, DBT, Interpersonal Process Therapy, and various trauma-based treatments.

He is NOT ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS at this time.  Please check back periodically as this website is updated regularly

Dr. Adrian’s Wait List is Currently Closed
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SARAH LAROCQUE, PH.D
BLUESTONE THERAPY

Registered Social Worker, Clinical Director of Bluestone Therapy

As Clinical Director of Bluestone Therapy, Dr. Sarah LaRocque is responsible for the DBT Program, Student Practicums, Provisional Supervision, Group Training, and the establishment of the Saskatoon office. She is currently working out of both the Cochrane and Saskatoon offices.

Sarah takes a collaborative, respectful, and strength-based approach to her therapy. She follows evidence-based practice guidelines, actively participating in various university-led research projects. 

AREAS OF WORK: Sarah has 25 years experience working with a wide range of mental health issues such as personality disorders, depression, anxiety, dissociation, and complex truama. She has extensive experience facilitating evidence- based groups, adhering to modalities such as Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Exposure Therapy, DBT Prolonged Exposure (DBT-PE), and the treatment of complex PTSD.  She is experienced in facilitating long-term psychotherapy groups and is trained in group supervision.


SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR: Sarah is a sessional instructor in the Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, BSW, virtual learning, and MSW programs.

TRAINING: Sarah provides training in group psychotherapy and is a field instructor for master and Ph.D students.

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YUKO YOSHINAMI, MA, R. PSYCH
BLUESTONE THERAPY

Registered Psychologist, Yoga Instructor

Yuko is a Registered Psychologist (CAP Registration #3263) who takes a “whole person” approach, addressing issues from multiple perspectives, including the mind, body and the brain (neuroscience).
AREAS OF WORK: Yuko has worked with a wide range of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety and addiction, and has over ten years of experience working with people with complex presentations, primarily Borderline Personality Disorder, as well as other personality disorders, various forms of dissociation, trauma, and eating disorders.


SPECIAL INTEREST AND EXPERTISE: Assessment and treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder, PTSD, complex/developmental trauma, and Dissociative Disorders.


Yuko is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and DBT Prolonged Exposure (DBT-PE) through Behavioral Tech, Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and standard Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE).  She is also a certified yoga instructor and uses yoga (trauma-sensitive yoga) to prepare her clients for trauma treatment to ensure successful trauma processing.
Yuko and the team offer comprehensive and adherent DBT, including a 24-week skills group, individual sessions and phone coaching.

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TAYLOR MULLER, M.C., CCC, R. PROVISIONAL PSYCH
BLUESTONE THERAPY

Registered Provisional Psychologist and Canadian Certified Counsellor

Taylor is a Registered Provisional Psychologist and a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. She uses a humanistic approach in her counselling, focusing on creating a safe, collaborative environment for her clients to grow awareness throughout their journey.

 

Areas of Work: Taylor is currently training in the DBT program. She has experience as a general practitioner working with a diverse population of clients presenting with depression, anxiety, eating disorders, loss/grief, and relationship concerns.

Special Interest and Expertise: Assessment and counselling for individuals experiencing:

  • Everyday life stressors, such as work and university

  • Difficulties with anxiety and depression

  • Relationship concerns

  • A desire to build awareness and work on personal growth

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DR. ANDREA BECK, R. PSYCH
BECK PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES

Registered Psychologist

Andrea is registered with the College of Alberta Psychologists and completed her graduate training at the University of Calgary and her pre-doctoral internship at the University of Manitoba.

 

Her therapeutic work draws primarily on the principles of mindfulness meditation and cognitive behaviour therapy. She enjoys integrating these two modalities to develop a plan with clients that suits their mental health needs and personal tastes.​

Most of her clients have experienced depression, anxiety, chronic illness, and/or sexual health concerns. She currently runs a group program for individuals with multiple sclerosis who struggle with anxiety and depression. She also works with individuals diagnosed with cancer, providing mindfulness meditation programs and workshops dedicated to sexual health and couples' intimacy.

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MONICA HORSMAN, MC, CCC, ACTA
BLUESTONE THERAPY

Canadian Certified Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Monica holds a Master of Counselling degree, is a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) and is registered with the Association of Counselling Therapy of Alberta (ACTA). She uses cognitive approaches that explore the client’s emotions, beliefs, and behaviours.
 

Counselling is a collaborative endeavour to explore how clients can shift to reduce their suffering and increase their mental and emotional well-being.

 

Areas of Work: Monica is currently training in DBT, trauma-informed therapy, and ADHD. She has experience in individual and group counselling, working with depression, anxiety, loss/grief, suicidality, attachment wounds, and relationship issues.

 

Special Interest and Expertise:
-Anxiety and Depression
-BPD & Complex Trauma
-ADHD
-Caring for individuals with Mental Health Disorders
-Parenting
-Everyday life stressors and choices
-Relationship coaching