Lauren Pitchforth

“YOUR PRESENT CIRCUMSTANCES DON'T DETERMINE WHERE YOU GO, THEY MERELY DETERMINE WHERE YOU START.”

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Meet Lauren

C.Y.C., M.A.

REGISTERED PROVISIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST | PLAY-BASED THERAPIST

As human beings, we are all interconnected and inevitably face similar hurts, fears, and anxieties.

LAUREN PITCHFORTH

Lauren is a seasoned Child and Youth Care Worker (CYC) with extensive experience in assisting youth facing challenges such as depression, anxiety, psychosis, ADHD, and OCD. Her work has spanned across diverse communities and age groups, ranging from elementary to senior high school. In her role as a CYC, Lauren plays a pivotal role in positively influencing the lives of youth, fostering resilience, and empowering them to overcome adversities. She is committed to inspiring and supporting them in reaching their goals and capabilities. Lauren is known for her quick and passionate learning abilities, enabling her to adapt swiftly and acquire new skills necessary for excelling in her position.

  • Children
  • Youth
  • Adults
  • CHRONIC PAIN
  • Grief & Loss
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Academic Goal Development
  • Life Skills Development
  • Autism Support
  • ADHD Support
  • Person-centered
  • Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Polyvagal
  • Mindfulness-Based
  • Strength-Based
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
  • REGISTERED PROVISIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST, COLLEGE OF ALBERTA PSYCHOLOGISTS
  • Masters Degree, Ryerson University
  • CHILD & YOUTH COUNSELLING DEGREE, HUMBER COLLEGE
  • MEMBER OF THE COLLEGE OF ALBERTA PSYCHOLOGISTS (CAP)
  • MEMBER OF PSYCHOLOGISTS’ ASSOCIATION OF ALBERTA (PAA)
  • MEMBER OF CANADIAN COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY ASSOCIATION (CCPA)
  • CPR/AED/First Aid, Canadian Red Cross
  • Non-Suicidal Self-Injury: Assessment and Risk Management, Calgary Counselling Centre
  • Trauma Informed Training for Children and Families Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence, Calgary Counselling Centre
  • Suicide Prevention, Risk Assessment and Management (SPRAM), Alberta Health Services
  • Indigenous Awareness Training
  • Walking with Grief, CTRI
  • Polyvagal-Informed Treatment for Trauma, Anxiety and Depression, Deb Dana, LCSW.
  • Alberta Blue Cross
  • ASEBP/ARTA
  • Medavie Blue Cross
  • SSQ Financial
  • Green Shield Canada
  • SunLife
  • Manulife
  • CANADA LIFE

LET'S GET PERSONAL

Outside of her professional life, Lauren is a passionate advocate for outdoor exploration and adventure. Whether she’s hiking through scenic trails, capturing breathtaking landscapes with her camera, or simply enjoying the tranquility of nature, Lauren finds solace and inspiration in the great outdoors. Her love for adventure fuels her creativity and drives her to seek new experiences and challenges. When she’s not immersing herself in nature, Lauren enjoys spending quality time with loved ones, indulging in culinary adventures, and exploring diverse cultures through travel. With an insatiable curiosity and zest for life, Lauren embraces every opportunity for growth and enrichment, both personally and professionally.