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Meet Nadia Pirbhai

Chief Clinician

Nadia Pirbhai is a Registered Psychologist working in the Red Deer area. She has worked in various settings including corrections and acute mental health, and offers a variety of expertise. Nadia has experience working with first responder populations, including but not limited to CAF members, Veterans, and RCMP members. She works mainly with adults in individual, couples, and group settings. Nadia has specialized training in: forensic risk assessment, trauma treatment and assessment, mental health assessment, acceptance and commitment therapy, and EMDR. Her goal is to help clients live more purposeful and rewarding lives. She enjoys using mindfulness and psychodynamic talk therapy to help unearth root causes of problematic behaviour and subsequently help clients manage and resolve their roadblocks. An important component of successful therapy is recognizing client strengths, and Nadia revels in the opportunity to bring awareness to otherwise unseen potential.

Dr. Megan McElheran - "We are thrilled to announce the addition of Nadia Pirbhai to WGM! Nadia will be heading up our new WGM clinic in Red Deer, AB, which opens July 1, 2018. She brings a wealth of experience working with public service personnel, having worked extensively with Corrections Services Canada personnel at Bowden Institution. Most recently she has been working with members of the Canadian Forces and members of the RCMP stationed in Cold Lake, AB. We are delighted that she has chosen to join our team and we are very much looking forward to the expertise she will bring supporting first responders throughout central Alberta. Welcome Nadia!"