About Melinda

About Melinda Hatfield

I am a Registered Social Worker in Alberta with over fifteen years of counselling experience. I have utilized a client-centered and integrative approach to assist individuals, couples and families in reaching and sustaining their therapy goals.


  • Post Masters Certificate in Career Counselling, Athabasca University
  • Masters of Social Work, Clinical Specialization, University of Calgary
  • Bachelor of Social Work, University of Calgary
  • Bachelor of Psychology, Acadia University

Additional training and professional certifications in the following modalities: EMDR Certified, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Gottman Training, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Accelerated Resolution Therapy, Level 1 EFT, Myers Briggs and Strong Interest Inventory.

Areas of Specialization:

  • Life Transitions – issues related to career, finances, relationships, divorce, parenting, pregnancy loss or fertility issues, postpartum mental health, illness and health issues, retirement, death of a loved one
  • Anxiety, Depression, Burnout, Self-Esteem issues
  • Personal growth
  • Trauma
  • Parenting support including those with babies to adult children
  • Career issues and workplace mental health