Q: What can I expect from a session with Dr. Spletzer?

A: During the initial session(s), I gather information from the patient (e.g. what brings you to counselling, how long have you been dealing with the issue, what contributes to the problem, etc.) and work towards developing a trusting relationship. Subsequent sessions focus on helping the individual gain a better understanding of their emotional and behavioural patterns and developing problem-solving strategies.

Q: What is the difference between a Psychologist and a Psychiatrist?

A: Psychologists in clinical practice have a graduate degree (either masters or doctorate) in clinical or counselling psychology. Psychiatrists have a medical degree, and as such, are able to prescribe medication.

Q: Are your services covered by extended health benefits?

A: Most extended health benefits have some coverage for treatment by a Registered Psychologist.

Q: Do you have weekend or evening appointments?

A: I am available some evenings. Please contact me for days and times.

Q: How long and how often are the sessions? How many sessions are required?

A: Sessions are 50 minutes long. Sessions can be scheduled weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly, depending on the reason for therapy. Duration of therapy is individual. A number of factors should be considered:
1.The presenting issue.

2.Your expectations.

3.The type of work you want to do (i.e. coping strategies or in-depth exploration).

4.How long you have been dealing with the problem.

Q: Do you work with children?

A: When working with young children, I work either just with the parent, to develop parenting strategies to help their child, or I see the parent and child together. When I am working with adolescents, depending on the presenting concern, I may see the adolescent individually, with parent(s), or see the child and parent each individually.

At Numina Counselling we understand that everyone’s needs are different.

We pride ourselves on our ability to provide a tailored approach to each client and their unique set of circumstances. Our goal is to help our clients gain insight, skills and tools to make lasting changes in their lives. We are dedicated to providing quality counselling and education services to individuals, couples and families in the Calgary community.

We Are Ready To Help

Numina Counselling is part of the Nielsen Homeopathic & Integrative Medical Clinic.

Send a Email

Fill our the form or shoot us a email at pspletzer@numinacounselling.com

Give Us A Call

If you have any questions or you prefer to speak via the telephone.

(403) 819-5676

Recent Posts