Whitney Ireland - Registered Psychologist
Welcome, I'm glad you're here.
Talk Box Therapy was founded in November 2020 as a part time private practice while I also worked in community mental health in Central Alberta.
In May 2021, I moved up to St. Albert and joined a group practice called Rivers Edge Counselling Centre. I provide therapy services for adults, couples, and teens. If you're interested in working with me, but are not local to St. Albert, I am still providing telephone and virtual services to clients located anywhere across Alberta. If you're interested in working with you, you can get a hold of me at or reach me through the link to Rivers Edge Counselling Centre above. Thanks!
"An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory" -R.W. Emerson
WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR VISIT
Prior to attending a session, you'll be asked to complete an intake form. You'll answer a number of questions designed to help me understand some of the context of what you're hoping to have change through therapy. The intake form will also cover some other aspects of therapy, like confidentiality (which we will go over together in the first session), and the cancellation policy.
When you book a session-you'll choose either a video or phone session. If you choose a video session, a link will be sent to you prior to the session. If you choose a phone session, I will phone you at session time. A session is 60 minutes-please plan on being available for an hour. In order to have the best therapy experience, please try to find yourself a quiet space for your session.
Our first session will focus on clarifying your goals for therapy and getting on the same page about what you would like to see happen through therapy. Each session you will leave with at least one task or activity to practice until your next session. As we journey together, we will continue touching base about your goals and progress to ensure that this service is providing benefit to you and that you feel we are on the right track.
When sending a message to Talk Box Therapy - It is important to know that this correspondence may have to be kept for at least 11 years, as per legal requirements - particularly if you disclose potential harm to self or others, in which case I am legally required to alert assistance to ensure the safety of yourself and/or others.
This warning may not apply to the content of your message however, I want you to know about applicable privacy laws. I look forward to connecting with you.