Registered Provisional Psychologist/Owner
Melisha draws inspiration from her own journey as a working single mother who sought to find hope in her own life and overcome adversity. Melisha works with all types of individuals, facing many kinds of problems and difficulties. Melisha specializes in Individual & Couples Therapy, Group Counselling, and Grief & Loss. Melisha attended the University of Lethbridge where she completed her undergrad and a Masters of Counselling Psychology. In her free time, Melisha enjoys spending time with her family, especially with her three grandchildren - the apples of her eyes!
Counsellor; MSW, RSW
Alysha has two main passions in her life; the great outdoors and helping others to empower themselves through the ups and downs of their own life journey. Alysha's previous employment in the field of addiction and mental health, both on children's team and adult team, has lent to diverse experiences working with children, youth, families and adults in the community of Medicine Hat.
Alysha attended the University of Calgary where she completed her Masters of Social Work Program with clinical specialization. Alysha is completing specialized training via the Rocky Mountain Play Therapy institute and specializes in working with children, youth, and their families.
Registered Provisional Psychologist/Owner
Deena is a lifelong asset to the community of Medicine Hat. Deena’s passion to dig deep and inspire hope developed while working with marginalized populations in homeless initiatives and with women and children fleeing family violence. Deena also draws from her experience with mentoring others in the workplace. Deena works with many different types of clients: couples, families, young adults, teens, and elderly. Deena specializes with those dealing with trauma and childhood pain and provides EMDR. Deena enjoys spending time with her family and friends and believes in the power of quality time!
Meet our amazing Administrative Assistant - Lais Morrow! Lais brings years of experience working with a multi-disciplinary team within the helping field. Her warmth and humour provide a welcoming atmosphere for our clinic and her skills and strengths provide us with the support and organization needed to meet all the needs of our clients!
"My name is Angélique Doyle, I am infectious to be around and live everyday to the fullest! I am passionate about learning and have a Certificate in Laughter Yoga and facilitate Vision Boarding and Mindfulness activities. I am always open to learn new things and am very excited to be part of the Keys to Hope Counselling team as the new Events Coordinator. My family and I have lived in Medicine Hat for 24 years. I am thankful to be living in a community that has so many beautiful parks. I enjoy finding calm and peace in nature. A big goal of mine is to have a Labyrinth (mindfulness walk) build in one of these parks in our city."
Practicum Student/Masters of Counselling in Applied Psychology; BSW, RSW
Minota is new practicum student for Keys to Hope Counselling Services. Outside of school, she works in the field of mental health specializing in relationship conflict. Minota is a busy mom of two little boys who firmly recognize the fun of dirt, mud, rocks, and dragons. In her free time, Minota loves to go hiking or play board games with her family. Minota has been supporting adults with relationship conflict, addictions and mental health since 2012. Her main areas of training in are cognitive behavioural therapy, dialectical behavioural therapy, family conflict, and emotion focus therapy. In October 2020, she will be taking level 1 and level 2 EMDR training.
Counsellor/Registered Provisional Psychologist
Kyle is passionate about helping others grow, develop, and discover their unique resiliency and abilities to overcome adversity! He has adapted an integrated therapeutic style that tailors to the needs of the individuals, couples, and families. Kyle attended the University of Calgary and Mount Royal University where he completed his undergraduate BA in psychology, followed by his Master of Counselling, Psychology from Arizona State University. Kyle is passionate about health and wellness, enjoys spending time with family, and can often be found skiing in the mountains! Kyle specializes in Trauma and Couples Therapy.
Practicum Student/Social Work Diploma Program