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BIPOC Mental Health Professionals

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Inkblot Therapy

Inkblot Therapy is a virtual, Canada-wide therapy service. They charge a flat rate of $75.00CAD/hr, one of the lowest rates available to ensure therapy is accessible. You answer detailed questions and are given suggestions on therapists to match with in your area. Your first session is free.

Calgary Counseling Centre

Calgary Counseling offers affordable counseling on a sliding scale based on income. If you are seeking a POC counselor, you must specifically request one; the intake staff will not ask.

Simply Counseling

The majority of the counselors at Simply Counseling are POC. If you require insurance coverage, make sure you check with your providers in advance of your first visit.

Healing In Colour

A directory of BIPOC counsellors, art therapists and other mental health professionals across Canada.

Black Therapist List

Black Therapist List Canada is designed to eliminate some of these challenges by making it easier for people who are looking specifically for a black therapist in their area.

All who are listed provide professional counselling and psychotherapy services including social workers, psychotherapists, life coaches, psychiatrists and psychologists. Please note that having a listing in this directory is not an endorsement. You are encouraged to do your due diligence when selecting a therapist. Description from the website.

Comprehensive Document of Mental Health Resources for Black Americans

Although this resource is specifically for Black Americans, the apps and organization sections in particular have a wealth of resources for Black people anywhere.

Below is a list of individual + collective BIPOC mental health professionals serving Calgary and surrounding area

Verlyne Christensen – Counselling

Robyn Manzano – Therapist 

Marwa Fadol – Psychologist

Charles Coleman – Psychologist

Anshu Stephen – Trauma-informed Coach

Amy Thomson – Professional Art Therapist

Bear Roots Psychology

Fresh Perspective Counselling

Tasha Belix – Registered Psychologist

Conscious Counselling

The night is beautiful,
So the faces of my people.

The stars are beautiful,
So the eyes of my people.

Beautiful, also, is the sun.
Beautiful, also, are the souls of my people.

Langston Hughes – American poet

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