Amanda Dragos Registered Provisional Psychologist
Amanda is a Registered Provisional Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists who has a passion for helping clients re-establish safety, autonomy, and connection in their lives. Amanda values the importance of the therapeutic relationship by creating a space that feels non-judgmental and comfortable for you to be able to come as you are. Amanda hopes to help empower you to live a more present life, less burdened by the past.
Amanda holds a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology, a Bachelor of Education from Mount Saint Vincent University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and French from Dalhousie University. She previously worked as a private practice counsellor, a teacher, and a school counsellor.
Amanda’s special areas of interest include trauma (including PTSD), childhood trauma, abuse, anxiety and panic, suicidal ideation, self-harm, emotional regulation and coping skills, stress management, and complex family and relationship issues/wounds, among others. She supports children (5 years and up), adolescents, and adults, both in-person and virtually.
Amanda uses an integrative approach to counselling, drawing on many different theories and modalities such as Humanistic and Person-Centered Approaches, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Play Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, and Brainspotting.