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Edmonton Counselling Services
BHARAT SHARMA, MPCC, RPC, CCAC, DCA
Supporting and guiding you through challenging times

Uniquely qualified in both Alternative & Conventional therapy

Deciding to come to counseling is often not easy. The thought of talking to a stranger about our innermost private thoughts and feelings can be worrying.  It is also a step towards making a difference that makes the difference.  Everyone has the battle to fight and hurdle to overcome at some point. That’s why I want you to know that it is never too late to make a change and to start living the life you’ve always wished.

I am a Master Practitioner in Clinical Counselling,  Registered Professional Counselor, Canadian Clinical Supervisor, and Canadian Certified Addiction Counselor.  I have devoted my counseling practice to providing a compassionate, nurturing, and safe environment.  At the Edmonton Counselling Services, I can help you to understand insight into your thoughts & behavior so that you can live an enjoyable life.

Philosophy of Care

Your mind affects your body, and you are unique: these truths form the foundation of mind-body therapy. I believe that effective therapy treats the whole person – body, mind & spirit. As an eager listener with a calm disposition, I strive to create transparency and trust in his relationships with every client. I enlist their contribution in creating treatment plans to ease their innate healing abilities. My goal is to fully support clients as they move toward fulfillment, balance, and increased vitality in their daily lives.

Are you feeling overwhelmed, losing hope or just wanting things to be different?

Addiction, Mental Health, and Relationship counselling

I can help you using scientifically-based tools to live a more joyful life.

Individual Counselling

The reasons individuals seek individual counselling are as different the individuals themselves. For example, some people may be going through a difficult situation or time in their life. Such as locations, transitioning jobs, roles or relationships, in life can lead to mental health issues such as anxiety, stress, or depression. Therefore, It may be beneficial to take counseling to process through all the difficulties that are occurring.

Each person has a unique set of needs. Therefore, I offer all of my clients a customized step-by-step plan to navigate their path to well being. Some of the areas, I help with Anger Management, anxiety, worries, fears, and panic, stress, depression or unexplained sadness. Moreover, personal growth, the difficulty with life transitions, family or marital concerns, coping with emotionally destructive relationships. I look forward to working with you and helping you realize your individual and relationship potential.

Marriage & Couple Counselling

Couples / Marriage Counselling can be an excellent way to improve and strengthen your relationship. For this purpose, no matter if you are starting a new relationship or you is in living together for decades. You will gain new skills to strengthen yourelationship and manage conflict better. Therefore, I work with all types of couples such as dating couples, those considering taking a relationship to the next level and those who have been together for years. Above all, relationship counseling helps in recognizing and changing destructive behaviors for a better relationship.

The primary goal in couple’s counseling is to study the heart issues that either help or hinder the couple’s relationship. Also, to implement new approaches for remaining connected in a better way, resulting in a more gratifying relationship. We will work together to understand the root cause of your problems and address those issues.

What I treat

Individual Counseling include:

Anxiety, Panic disorder
Depression
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Stress, Insomnia
Adjustment disorders
Grief, Loss & Trauma
LGBT Issues
Addictions
Anger Management
I can help you with

Couples Counselling include:

Premarital Counseling
Couples Communication
Conflict
Affairs
Strengthen Marriage and Avoid Problems
Emotional distance
Relationship Help
Parenting
Separation/ Divorce Counselling
Success Stories

What others say

 

”Bharat has excellent expertise in Anger, Stress, and Anxiety Management to name a few of his services. He is an insightful, compassionate, and caring professional. He offers his program to individuals in one to one and group modalities. Bharat is an insightful, compassionate, and caring professional with strong work ethics and professional standards.”

Dr.  David Sinclair, Ph.D
Psychologist, Edmonton

DR. Sinclair

DR. Sinclair

 

“Bharat’s work has helped hundreds of members of SEARIC & other Edmontonians. He has made a measurable impact over the past ten years as a passionate advocate for all those afflicted mental health. He has a tremendous helping attitude, excellent expertise in mental health issues.”

Dr. R. Singh, Ph.D. 
Director SEARIC, Edmonton

Rajeshwar

Rajeshwar

 

“Bharat had a direct impact on the success of a Government of Canada program “Assets for Success” and the ability to help individuals recognize their strengths and attain personal growth by assisting over 254 people to achieve their goals. Bharat always demonstrates professionalism, a strong work ethic, integrity, and dedication to providing quality support and services to his clients.”

Deborah Rose
 CEO, DECSA, Edmonton 

Deborah

Deborah

 

“Mr. Sharma is a conscientious professional therapist. I had a meaningful impact on my life from his sessions. He is a very compassionate a fantastic human being.  I highly recommend Bharat Sharma as a therapist for anyone seeking purposeful change in their life.”

Dr. S. Bajaj, DDS, MPH

Doctor of Dental Surgery, Edmonton 

Dr. Sameer

Dr. Sameer

 

“Bharat possesses a thorough and current knowledge of the discipline and continually assesses the effectiveness of the counseling services he provides by reviewing the cases. He holds to himself to a high standard of performance and professionalism. I recommend Bharat Sharma for his counseling services.”

Dr. Serdar Dursan, M.D., F.R.C.P.
 Psychiatrist, Edmonton

Dr. Dursun

Dr. Dursun

 

”Bharat Sharma was invited several times to our TV show as a guest speaker to share his knowledge of Stress management, Anger management &  other mental health issues. Harmoney T.V. show has a worldwide viewership of around 1 Millon and the viewers well appreciated Mr. Sharma’s presentations as in-depth knowledge and we received many positive feedbacks.”

Producer,
Harmoney T.V. on ATN Chanel, Edmonton 

TV

 

“Bharat’s knowledge and expertise benefited the hundreds of members of the Shanti Niketan Society and the general public who participated in your workshops. Your kind gesture meant a lot, and participants learned a lot from your speeches. Many participants requested us to express to you their appreciation and positive feedback about your seminars. I personally appreciate your efforts. Once again, thank you for your time.”

M.P. 
Director, Shanti Niketan Society, Edmonton 

Madan P

Madan P

 

”Bharat Sharma is a person of integrity, generosity,  kindness, and he has a natural ability to show empathy. He uses a variety of counseling methods based on each person’s specific background and behavioral issues. With each one he takes into account and respects individual differences, experiences, and values. He has made tremendous differences in the lives of many peoples through his work.”

Dr. Simona Folescu, MD. F.R.C.P.
Psychiatrist, Edmonton

Dr. Simona Folescu,

 

“Over 210 members of the Shanti Niketan Society and the community benefited from his programs. I have had the opportunity to participate in Bharat’s presentations & workshops on stress management, emotional wellbeing, and manage anxiety. Each time I struck with his speaking passion and the profound insights he shares about the subject matters. He possesses both the intellectual ability and passion for helping people through his services.”

President
 SN Society for Semi-Retired & Seniors Edmonton 

Rajiv

 

” Mr. Bharat Sharma has offered his counseling services free during this pandemic to those who needed but could not afford and many people have been benefited from his programs. Having the first-hand experience of some of his sessions I found his tools and techniques in managing stress and anxiety are very helpful.”

S.Singh
President,  The South Asian Humanitarian Aid & Resettlement Association, Edmonton

SAhhara

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