Ashlee Schmidt, BA, MACP (cand)

Ashlee has a full case load at this time

Please contact Abigail Anderson at: 306.202.8450

Robin Finlayson, MEd, R.Psych 541

c. 306.987.0573     |     [email protected]

Abigail Anderson, BHs

Primary Contact for A|O

Abigail completed her Bachelor of Health Sciences in 2011 from the University of Lethbridge, with a major in Addiction Counselling and a minor in Mental Health Counselling. She has worked extensively with First Nations populations and vulnerable populations (including children and youth, victim services, people experiencing homelessness and those impacted by missing and murdered women). Abigail also has extensive experience working with family separation, apprehension and within the legal system

Abigail works to address addictions and problem gambling as well as mental health, self-harm behaviors, and grief and crisis management. She provides Cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, narrative therapy using solution and strength-based, wrap-around approach.

Abigail believes that active client-involved case planning and treatment gives people the opportunity to move towards a healthier lifestyle

● Focus on addiction in any facet including problem gambling

● Mental health, grief, and crisis management systems

● Almost 10 years of experience in guiding people with an array of challenges

● Focus on First Nations populations and their culture; incorporating those components into sessions

● Cognitive Behavourial Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy

● Experience with youth 10-18, younger, middle-aged and older adults

● Training in mental health first aid, suicide intervention, and problem gambling

● Extensive experience with vulnerable population (family separation/apprehension, homeless, Victim Services, missing and murdered women and youth)

● Expertise in self-harm behaviours- such as cutting and choking

● Solution and strength-based wrap-around approach

● Active client involved case planning and treatment

c. 306.202.8450     |     [email protected]