Dr Mervin van der Spuy
  Counselling Therapist
  (DTh-Counselling, BSc-Pharmacy)
Suite 500 Macleod Place II
5940 Macleod Trail SW
Calgary, AB T2H 2G4
Tel: (587) 952-5101
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 * Are you struggling with medication issues?
* Unsure about taking antidepressants etc.?

* Questions about how your medications works?

* Concerned about interactions, side-effects and withdrawel?

* Do you need help with your relationship?


Paraklesis Counselling offers professional counselling therapy for individuals, couples and families, specializing in helping people with medication related counselling issues.

- Medication related psychotherapy

As psycho-pharmacologist, Dr Mervin is uniquely equipped to consult and counsel people with depression, anxiety and other mental disorders concerning all their antidepressant and medication related issues. 

Couples and Marriage Counselling

Dr Mervin’s bio-psycho-social-spiritual integrative and hope-focused approach enables couples to deal with contemporary relationship and marital issues in an innovative and new way.

Online E-Therapy

Online e-counselling (e-mail, chat & video) is available in addition to traditional face to face counselling.

Integrative Approach

Counselling is done from an integrative approach, recognizing the importance of biological (medical), psychological (emotions, cognitions and behaviour), social (family and community), and spiritual (faith and religion) factors.

Paraklesis also offers personal and spiritual enrichment opportunities; marriage, family and relationship courses; lay counsellor training; and counsellor supervision.

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