Dr. Aprile Flickinger is a Registered Psychologist with over 20 years of professional clinical experience. She has worked with a wide variety of people helping them deal with and heal from issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, stress, relationship conflict, self-esteem and abuse. Her clinical experience includes providing therapy, facilitating programs and providing educational materials at:
- Private Practice (1997-Present)
- Canadian Forces Mental Health Clinic (2010-Present)
- Millard Health Rehabilitation Centre (2003-2010)
- Corrections Canada, Edmonton Institute for Women (2003)
- Cornerstone Counselling Centre (1998-2002)
- University of Alberta, Student Counselling Services (1992-1998)
Dr. Flickinger received her Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Counselling Psychology at the University of Alberta in 1999. Before that she received a Master’s of Education Degree in Counselling Psychology (1991) and her Bachelor of Arts Degree with First Class Honour majoring in Psychology (1987).
Professional development has always been a top priority and Dr. Flickinger has continuously updated her training in specialized therapy techniques including: Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Self-Regulation Therapy (SRT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM), Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and many others. Learn more about her counselling techniques here.
Dr. Flickinger has extensive teaching and group therapy experience. She facilitated psycho-education group therapy for the University of Alberta’s Student Counselling services (1994-1997). Dr. Flickinger also taught under graduate and graduate level counselling courses at Concordia College and Taylor Seminary (1999-2004). She developed and facilitated psycho-educational workshops covering a wide range of topics for the patients and staff at the Millard Health Rehabilitation Centre (2003-2010).
“Taking a respectful and gentle approach, we will work together through non-judgemental exploration of the issue to find positive solutions.”