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Why is Career Planning Important?

December 15, 2018

How much time have you spent planning your career? That part of your life where you spend the better part of 40 hours/week for the next 30-40 years. How much of that career planning goes on back stage (in your head) and how much of it is front stage (goal-directed action)? What factors have you […]

Career Spotlight: Brian Keating

November 16, 2018

I had the pleasure of interviewing Brian Keating, who is currently an Honorary Conservation Advisor with the Calgary Zoo, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Calgary, Owner of goingwild.org, and Creator of www.greatbignature.com. Be sure to follow Brian on Facebook and Twitter! I am a nature enthusiast who travels around the world, capturing […]

Compassion Fatigue – The Lesser Known Occupational Hazard – Part 2

September 9, 2018

How To Combat Compassion Fatigue: Fortunately, there are many strategies one can implement to proactively and reactively combat compassion fatigue. Organizations can set their employees up for success by creating an open, supportive, and communicative culture. This includes asking employees to provide feedback on policy decisions and job functions, providing staff with Employee Assistance Programs […]

Compassion Fatigue – The Lesser Known Occupational Hazard -Part 1

August 9, 2018

What is Compassion Fatigue? Have you ever experienced feelings of hopelessness, overwhelm or difficulties in dealing with work or in doing your job effectively? Perhaps you’ve even shifted your view of your surroundings and the world at large through a lens of fear, or felt difficulty separating career and personal life. These phenomena can be […]

Accessibility Services in Post-Secondary Institutions- Part two

July 17, 2018

Accessibility Services in Post-Secondary Institutions – Part Two Last month we discussed the eligibility requirements and application process for potential students who use or intend on using Accessibility Services. For part two of this posting we will let you know what comes after the initial application process and give you some insight into the types […]

Accessibility Services in Post-Secondary Institutions

June 14, 2018

Accessibility Services in Post-Secondary Institutions – Part One Accessibility Services departments are committed to creating accessible, equitable, and inclusive learning environments for students experiencing disability-related barriers. In this two-part blog series, we will answer some of the more common questions people have about accessibility accommodations and guide through some the process for navigating this service […]

Beyond Generation Jobless: Avoiding Post-Grad Work Woes

April 25, 2018

You’ve just finished your degree and invested the last 4+ years of your life into making sure that you’re prepared with the skills and expertise to land a job in your field. You’re ready and willing to work, but nobody seems ready or willing to hire you. Sound familiar? With 40% of recent university graduates […]

Career Spotlight: Entrepreneur

March 14, 2018

      Career Spotlight is our monthly feature where we interview someone in the Calgary community about their line of work. This month’s spotlight features a local Entrepeneur         Q:How did you become an entrepreneur? I was always an entrepreneur, even as a kid, it is innately who I am. I […]

Turning Down a Job Offer? Three Tips to Avoid Bridge Burning

February 14, 2018

You’ve received a job offer, and after much contemplation you realize it does not feel like the right fit.  Perhaps it’s something about the work itself or the corporate culture that doesn’t quite resonate for you. Or the pay is so much lower than you anticipated that negotiation seems fruitless. Or you’ve had a better […]

Career Spotlight: Residential Real Estate Lawyer

January 17, 2018

  Career Spotlight is our monthly feature where we interview someone in the Calgary community about their line of work. This month’s spotlight features Residential Real Estate Law, and we talk to Lou P. about his work as a lawyer. Q: How did you get into this career? Practicing law was not my initial objective, […]


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What Can Career Counselling Do?

Career counselling with a Registered Psychologist or Career Coach is an excellent way to make career decisions and find a fulfilling career direction. The process of career counselling includes personality, interest and values assessments, and coaching sessions to ensure you find the right career path for you. All career counsellors at Calgary Career Counselling are Master’s- and Ph.D.-level Psychologists and Career Coaches with extensive experience helping people reach their full potential.

We’re a private organization offering fee-based services, but many extended health plans cover Registered Psychologists. Further, we regularly donate our time to helping those in need with career planning presentations and individual career counselling. Our current relationships include The Calgary Women’s Immigrant Association and Discovery House.

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Calgary, Alberta T2N 1X7
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