Sara Norum

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Dr. Sara Norum is a Registered Psychologist in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologist (CAP) and the College of Psychologists of British Columbia (CPBC). She is also a Registered Social Worker in good standing with the Alberta College of Social Workers, and a Registered Family Mediator in good standing with the Alberta Family Mediation Society.

Sara completed her Doctor of Clinical Psychology at California Southern University. She also has a Master of Science in Counselling specializing in Mental Health Therapy, and a Master of Science in Conflict Analysis and Resolution, both from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is a Certified EMDR Therapist, an EMDRIA Approved EMDR Consultant, an EMDR Basic Training practicum facilitator, and a LENS Neurofeedback Provider

Sara has worked in the field since 1988 with children, youth, adults, couples, and families, all of whom have had complex mental health challenges. She has worked in non-profit agencies, government organizations, school settings, and private practice, primarily in and around Calgary. Over the years, Sara has also provided training, workshops, and presentations on a range of mental health related topics. Since going into private practice in 2011, Sara has worked with a wide range of clients, including members of Calgary Fire Department, Calgary Police Services, RCMP, Veterans Affairs, and WCB. In addition, Sara provides therapeutic services, supervision, and consultation for other therapists throughout Canada.

Sara has advanced clinical training in a variety of modalities. Her approach is based on EMDR Therapy protocols integrated with Parts/Ego State Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Somatic therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy strategies, CBT, Non-Violent Communication (NVC), Imago Therapy strategies, LENS Neurofeedback and other trauma-informed modalities as needed.

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