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amer aujla

M.Sc. OT, M.C., B.A., R. Psychologist
Counselling & Assessments

Hi! I’m Amer Aujla, a Registered Psychologist in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists. I also have a background in Occupational Therapy and have been working in the mental health field for over 10 years now.

**Currently on Maternity Leave from June 2023 until further notice.

When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves” – Victor Frankl

Counselling for Teens & Adults

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I provide therapy for adolescents and adults and work with a variety of issues including depressionanxietytrauma, grief and loss, emotional regulation, work-related issues and interpersonal issues. My preferred therapeutic theory is person-centered and I value a collaborative working relationship with my clients. I provide a safe and non-judgmental place for my clients to identify their personal strengths and resources to assist in their journey towards healing and growth. I am skilled in helping clients learn new coping skills, deal more effectivity with difficult emotions and change unwanted behaviours. I am a strong proponent of mental wellbeing in the workplace and support clients in their return to work process following a medical leave.  

I incorporate different therapeutic modalities in my practice including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT)Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)mindfulness and self-compassion.

I am also a Psychology Consultant for the Edmonton Public School Board. I provide psychoeducational assessments for students and am trained in diagnosing neurodevelopmental disorders, mood disorders and behaviour/conduct disorders. I work closely with students, parents and school staff to accommodate students’ individual needs, helping them progress and succeed.

I am an avid learner and always look for opportunities to expand my clinical knowledge and skillset. Currently I am in the process of learning to formally diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). I am also interested in becoming an Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapist in the near future.

a bit about me

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Outside of work I am mostly spending time with my husband and our little Havanese puppy. I enjoy travelling, trying new restaurants/coffee shops, bike riding, going for walks and of course, binge watching Netflix series!

areas of specialty

Addiction & Substance Abuse
Assessments of Children & Adults
Attachment Issues
Career Counselling

Emotion Regulation
Grief & Loss
Learning Disorders
Life Transitions
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)Parenting Skills & Support
Relationship Conflict


Assessments for Children & Adults
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Solution Focused Therapy (SFT)
Hakomi (Shame & Compassion)

Return to Work Preparation (Work Stress), WCB
Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
Violence Threat Risk Assessment (Level 1)
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training (NCI)
Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Training
Health of the Nation Outcome Scales Training (HoNOS)
Healthcare Provider CPR Training


Bachelor of Arts; Psychology (Applied Emphasis), Concordia University Edmonton
Master of Counselling Psychology, University of Calgary
Master of Science; Occupational Therapy, University of Alberta


College of Alberta Psychologists
Psychologists’ Association of Alberta
University of Alberta Alumni

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