You Psychology

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People start to heal the moment they feel heard. - Cheryl Richardson

 

Welcome to You Psychology, your next step toward mental health.  Counselling is not about "fixing" you;  it’s about understanding yourself and your story in a way that propels you forward.  With knowledgeable support from someone who is attuned to your needs, you can be empowered to overcome the challenge(s) you face. 


You Psychology aims to create a safe, non-judgemental environment while offering well-informed psychological care.  By combining current approaches with foundational theory, clients are provided with an excellent standard of care. 

 
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Janel Daugela, MC, Registered Psychologist, Owner

 For seven years I was a counsellor for children, adolescents, and families who had experienced trauma, most of whom were involved in the child welfare system.  Trauma and attachment have been a significant part of my career development. Since that time, I have become a Registered Psychologist and am now working in private practice, supporting individuals with a variety of mental health concerns.

My therapeutic approach stems from an attachment based, humanistic perspective.  I believe we are all significantly impacted by our relationships with others and our environment. With non-judgemental, compassionate, support people are able to access their resilience and overcome unimaginable challenges.  I am also trained in EMDR, and have found this to be an effective approach for many of my clients. As therapist I am able to provide support along with specialized knowledge and interventions to facilitate change and promote health.  I strive to collaborate with clients in creating a treatment plan that fits best with their personal goals and worldview. 

I have a special interest in adolescent development.  Adolescence is a time when a lot of preventative work can be done to help build emotionally healthy and resilient adults.  Early intervention with mental health concerns can have a significant impact on quality of life.  I hope to promote mental health within this vulnerable yet resilient age group as they will eventually be building a foundation healthier communities. While adolescence is an interest of mine,  I also do a great deal of work with adults and younger children.  Mental health is important and attainable in every phase of life.

Outside of my role as a therapist I am interested in travel, the arts, and health.  I try to incorporate balance in my life by attending yoga classes, spending time with those I am close to, and trying new activities.