Meet Our Team

As helping professionals with diverse backgrounds, skills, and training,  we strive to provide our clients with the highest level of care.

Core Values: Empathy, Transparency, Safety, & Non-Judgment

Let's Meet Our Practitioners!

Melisha Franks

Individuals, Couples, Groups, & Families

Melisha invests in her clients! With empathy and non-judgement, she provides a safe environment for you to uncover the strengths you already have and will help empower you to reach and meet your goals. Melisha won’t give up on you and will help you to step into the life you deserve!

Deena West

Registered Provisional Psychologist

Individuals, Couples, Groups, & Families

Deena is the one you want on your team as she will advocate for the things you didn't even realize you needed! She will collaborate with you to meet your goals and to overcome the struggles in your life that are holding you back from the life you want!

Kyle Graham

Individuals, Couples, & Groups

Kyle is passionate about helping others grow, develop, and discover their unique abilities to overcome adversity. Kyle believes in you ​and will ​help you to believe in yourself by challenging the belief systems that are keeping you stuck.

Families & Individuals: Adolescents, Adults

Minota Kennell

Families & Individuals: Adolescents, Adults

Minota has a zest and passion to support her clients to reach for the stars. Her kind and empathic support will help you to feel at ease and encourage you to meet your goals.

Allison Helm

Couples, Groups, & Individuals

Practicum Students

Our Intervention Approaches:

Adlerian Therapy, Art Therapy, Attachment Theory, Acceptance And Commitment Therapy, Client Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Existential Therapy, Family Systems (Bowenian) Therapy, Gottman Couples Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization And Reprocessing (Emdr), Feminist Approach, Gestalt Therapy, Gottman Relationship Checkup, Mindfulness Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Person Centered Therapy, Psychotherapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Polyvagal Theory, Psychoanalytical Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Systemic Therapy, Experiential And Existential Approaches, Trauma Informed, Motivational Interviewing, Transactional Analysis, Therapeutic Play, Expressive Arts, And Sandplay


*Wellness Coaching is not counselling*

Angélique runs the Creative Corner at Keys to Hope, providing a safe and affordable environment to create art and so much more.

Angélique Doyle

Wellness Coach & Events Coordinator

Yoga, Life Coaching, Reiki, Mindfulness Activities + more!

Angélique is infectious to be around, but in a good way!  She approaches life with passion and excitement. Angélique is genuine, supportive, and passionate in all that she does! She provides her clients with a calm and safe place to develop a practice that is meaningful for them.

Not sure who to book with?

Unsure of the type of counselling services you are looking for? Book a free consultation with our Client Care Liaison, Candis. She will help guide you in making an informed decision!

Candis Franz

Client Care Liaison

Practitioner & Group Support, Research & Resources Development, Provision of Community Resources

Candis supports our team in a variety of creative ways, including research and resource development, team support, and client care support. She has proven to be an amazing resource for our clinic, our team, and our clients!

Have questions about Keys to Hope Services?
Need further assistance with booking?

Linda Roth

Administrative Management

There’s no hiding,

we're also a bit quirky!

We strive to provide a team atmosphere that is not only kind and supportive, but also a lot of fun!

We believe that laughter is an essential part of our day and we love the unique (and pretty awesome) personalities that each team member brings to Keys to Hope!

Alberta is located on Treaty territory traditional lands – a traditional gathering place for diverse indigenous peoples whose histories, languages, & cultures are an influential aspect of our community in Medicine Hat and area.

Keys to Hope Counselling Services is committed to ensuring that the spirit of all Treaties are honoured and respected.


    #104, 1865 Dunmore Rd.
    SE Medicine Hat, Alberta

    Phone: (403)-487-1607

    Fax: (403)-487-1707


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