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Meet Melodie Sanford

MA, MSc, CST

Melodie Sanford is a registered Psychologist and Board Certified Sex Therapist in Calgary, AB.  She has a Master of Arts Degree in Counselling Psychology, a Master of Science Degree in Public Health Sciences, and a Diploma in Sex Therapy. She has also completed specialized training and is experienced in EMDR, Emotional Focused Therapy for Couples, Gottman focused therapy for couples, and working with issues related to sexual assault/abuse, abuse, and trauma.


In her private practice (Sanford Psychological Services), Melodie works with individuals, couples, and families addressing a wide range of topics including, but not limited to, relationship challenges (i.e. intimacy/connection, communication, conflict resolution, separation, divorce, blended family, etc.), sex therapy, sex addiction, sexuality, gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender issues, trauma, sexual assault/abuse, depression, anxiety, crisis, life transitions, stress, grief and loss, assertiveness, self-esteem, career development, and wellness.


Melodie holds a profound respect for meeting clients where they are at and customizes her therapeutic approach according to the needs of the individual. Creating an inclusive, safe, supportive, and collaborative environment, she works with clients to build insight, identify the obstacles that are keeping them from moving forward, and supports them taking the necessary steps towards the life they want to live.