About High Point Psychology
High Point Psychology is a Calgary-based psychology practice specializing in psychological assessment and counselling for children, adolescents, and adults. See our full list of services here.
At High Point, we believe that all people should have an opportunity to reach their highest potential. We use a strengths-based approach in our work with clients -- we help you recognize your own strengths and provide recommendations and strategies that will work for you.
Andrea Stelnicki, PhD
Registered Psychologist (Alberta #4778; BC #2546)
Andrea works with children, adolescents, and adults providing psychological assessment, consultation, psychoeducation and therapy. Andrea has worked in public and rural schools, not-for-profit agencies, and mental health clinics with a wide range of clients of all ages and with unique strengths and areas of need. She has extensive training and experience in the assessment of learning disorders, intellectual ability, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), mood and anxiety disorders, language disorders, and other neurodevelopmental disorders. She provides treatment for mood and anxiety disorders, social skills deficits, ADHD and executive functioning challenges, using an approach that will work best for the client. With her training and experience in educational psychology, Andrea is also able to provide consultation to your child’s school for individual program plan (IPP) development or effective strategies for the classroom.
Andrea has a passion for working with young people and their families who are searching for an answer as to why they are struggling at school, at work, or in their daily journey. She takes a comprehensive, systems-approach to assessment, seeking input from families and schools to fully understand the individual and their experience.
Andrea received her Master of Science (MSc; 2013) and Doctorate (PhD; 2018) in School and Applied Child Psychology from the University of Calgary. She completed postdoctoral fellowship position (2018-2021) at the University of Regina and Canadian Institute of Public Safety Research and Treatment (CIPSRT) studying mental health and treatment for public safety personnel, first responders, nurses, and their families. She stays active in the psychology community by volunteering for the College of Alberta Psychologists' Practice Advisory Committee. Andrea is an Associate Faculty member at City University of Seattle, Calgary Campus, and a sessional instructor at the University of Calgary and St. Mary's University in Calgary, AB. When she gets a spare moment, Andrea enjoys spending time with her family and dogs, staying active, knitting and crafting.
Please note: Andrea is not currently supervising practicum students or registered provisional psychologists.
Andrea provides free 15-minute phone consultations to explain our process with you. If you are interested in exploring the benefits of our services for yourself or your child, please email her at email@example.com.
Andrea is not currently accepting new clients. To be added to the waitlist, please click here.
Alex Guidotti, MC
Registered Psychologist (#5648)
Alex enjoys working with adult individuals and couples who are going through various life challenges, transitions, and changes. Utilizing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and a Client-Centered approach, Alex believes people can live a fulfilling and emotionally healthy life. Alex enjoys working with clients from diverse backgrounds to help them achieve their goals and ambitions.
Alex believes each person has a unique set of needs that he welcomes to address. Some of his areas of interest include:
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Men’s Health Issues
Couples & Personal Relationship Issues
Career & Life Transitions
Alex holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and a Master’s in Counselling Psychology. Alex is a Registered Psychology (RPsych) and he works as a Family Counsellor in the public sector. Alex is an Associate Faculty Member at City University of Seattle (Calgary Campus). Alex is also a part-time sessional instructor at Bow Valley College and Mount Royal University.
In his spare time, Alex is an avid marathon runner, scuba diver, and mindfulness meditation practitioner. Alex is currently available for appointments throughout the day and evening on
Monday’s and Tuesday’s. Alex is available by either telephone or videoconferencing. In-
person counselling appointments will be available at a future date.
Chris Graham, MC
Registered Provisional Psychologist (#3128p)
Chris is supervised by Mel Sanford, MA, MSc, RPsych (#3546) and Jeff Chang, PhD, RPsych (#1690)
Chris is committed to creating meaningful therapeutic relationships that support those he works with in achieving the lives that they want. Chris believes that our ability to create meaningful connections with ourselves and those around us is central to our wellbeing. He looks forward to connecting with you to support you in further embedding wellbeing in your life. Chris aims to provide a safer environment where you can explore yourself and your struggles and he can support you in creating the life that you want. He believes that no matter how big your struggle feels today, it can be better. Chris is committed to ongoing training and uses the latest research to support you in navigating your way toward the life you deserve.
"I believe that much of the harm we experience occurs within relationship and that the therapeutic relationship can offer the support, safety, and connection necessary to experience repair. I am confident that we can work together to ensure you are supported in the ways you need and deserve."
Chris offers counselling services for individuals, couples, and families. He has particular experience working with anxiety, depression, trauma, people of diverse abilities, sex and sexuality, trans and gender diverse care, and intersections between these identities and experiences.
Chris's pronouns are He/Him/His
Carmen Gietz, MA
Registered Provisional Psychologist (#6035p)
Carmen is supervised by Rosalynde Hill, MSc, RPsych (#3151)
Carmen is a Registered Provisional Psychologist who specializes in working with children, adolescents, and their families. Carmen provides psychological assessment, therapy, consultation, and parent coaching. She employs a collaborative, trauma-informed, strengths-based approach to her work with youth and their families.
Carmen has extensive training in the diagnosis of learning disorders, intellectual ability, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and can provide evidence-based treatment to children and their families facing challenges associated with dyslexia, ADHD, executive functioning weaknesses, anxiety, school avoidance, and emotion/behaviour regulation.
Carmen strives to provide a warm, welcoming and inclusive environment and is dedicated to providing her clients with high quality supports tailored to each family's unique needs. She has a passion for helping young people know and grow their strengths and bring about positive changes in their everyday lives.
Carmen has a Master’s Degree in School Psychology (MA, 2011) from the University of British Columbia. She joins High Point Psychology after 11 years experience working as a School Psychologist in the public school system in BC. Her knowledge of the education system is an asset when working collaboratively with your child’s school team.
In her spare time, Carmen can be found exploring the outdoors with her family, golfing, baking, cheering on her favourite baseball team, or working her way through her many ‘must read’ book lists.
Kassandra Burk, BA
Kassandra received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree with Distinction through the University of Calgary (BA; 2021). Kassandra’s undergraduate honours research thesis focused on patients’ experiences and perceptions of virtual healthcare services, which she presented at the 2021 Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) conference.
Kassandra has a passion for mental health and well-being. She has experience working with youth and adolescents through different non-profit organizations, and she also has a passion for research. Kassandra is planning to pursue graduate school, as she has an aspiration to become a registered psychologist. In her spare time, Kassandra enjoys hiking, practicing yoga, cooking, and spending time with her family.
Kassandra welcomes your inquiries and is pleased to answer any questions you may have about High Point Psychology.