Dr. Janine Nelson, PsyD.

Registered Psychologist (AB #3338)

Dr. Janine holds a PsyD. in Clinical Psychology and is registered with the College of Alberta Psychologists (AB #3338), a member of the Psychologists Association of Alberta, and Canadian Register of Health Providers in Psychology.  Dr. Janine has conducted extensive research and now holds expertise in the areas of: grief/loss and resiliency, Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB), Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI), and the neuroscience of the mind/brain/body system.

Dr. Janine has over 26 years experience working in the counselling and mental health field, 15 years as a registered psychologist. In private practice since 2008, Dr. Janine treats individual adult/youth, couples, families, and offers play therapy for children age 8 and up for a variety of mental health and wellness concerns: anxiety, depression, trauma/attachment, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), addictions/co-current disorders, chronic pain, challenging life events/circumstances. Dr. Janine also has master level certification in clinical hypnotherapy, which, in addition to what is mentioned above, is appropriate for helping with weight loss and smoking cessation. Dr. Janine has training in teaching and guiding meditation/mindfulness, which she also incorporates into her own daily living. Dr. Janine possesses specific training/expertise in psycho-educational and other formal standardized assessment. Dr. Janine is also pleased to serve our community and Service Alberta as a Marriage Commissioner for the Provost area.

Dr. Janine was raised on a farm in rural Saskatchewan, and, other than intermittently relocating for university studies, has resided and worked in the Provost/Wainwright area for most of her life. Dr. Janine is familiar with the challenges that come with rural living, and understands the limited availability of health/wellness resources in the area. She strives to provide the quality of care that our community deserves, without the long drive or extra expense of travel for specialized services.