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

Registered Psychologist (#4778), 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. 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.

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, CCC

Registered Provisional Psychologist (#2356p)

Alex is supervised by Jennifer Mitchell, MA., PhD (Community Health Sciences), RPsych (#3574)

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 has been a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) for 5 years and 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.

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.

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