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

Meet Our Team

Andrea Stelnicki, PhD

(she/her)

Registered Psychologist (Alberta #4778; BC #2546) 

Director, Owner

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 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 received her Master of Science (MSc; 2013) and Doctorate (PhD; 2018) in School and Applied Child Psychology from the University of Calgary. She currently holds a postdoctoral fellowship position at the University of Regina and Canadian Institute of Public Safety Research and Treatment (CIPSRT) studying evidence-based treatment for public safety personnel in Canada. 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 counselling practicum students or registered provisional psychologists. Assessment-focused practicums are welcome to contact Andrea for supervision opportunities. 

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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 andrea@highpointpsychology.com

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

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Stress

  • Career & Life Transitions

  • Managing Anger

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.

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Alex will begin in-person counselling effective

September 1, 2021. 

To see if Alex is the right fit for you or to learn more about the services he offers, please contact him to arrange a 15-minute free consultation by phone at 
alex@highpointpsychology.com.

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

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To learn more about the services Chris offers, please contact him to arrange a 15-minute free consultation by phone at 
chris@highpointpsychology.com.