Al Kassam

Al Kassam is a Registered Provisional Psychologist with a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology. He also works as a Registered Nurse at the Peter Lougheed Hospital. After overcoming his own problems with anxiety and low mood in his twenties, Al became passionate about helping others develop their capacity to deal with emotional struggles. He has witnessed the resiliency of people facing extreme stresses, losses, and traumatic experiences.

Al is a friendly and compassionate therapist with a collaborative, non-judgmental style.  He customizes his approach based on the clients’ needs and believes that making progress one step at a time can lead to cumulative positive effects. Al utilizes an eclectic therapeutic approach, and incorporates strategies from a number of models including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Gottman Method, and Mindfulness.

Al is skilled at helping adults who are struggling with anxiety, stress, emotional dysregulation, self-esteem issues, depression, life adjustments, difficulties acquiring and maintaining healthy behaviours, and creating a meaningful life.  He also enjoys working with couples dealing with relationship challenges.

On a personal note, Al is happily married with two beautiful children and a German shepherd. In his spare time he enjoys travelling and spending time with his family. He is also an avid lifelong learner.

Al can be reached via:

email: al@vpcp.ca

 

 

 

Al Kassam
“Small daily improvements over time lead to stunning results.”

Robin Sharma