Eva Stordy

Registered Psychologist (AB) and Clinical Director at Arete

With a Master of Education in Counselling Psychology from the University of Lethbridge, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Bishops University (Sherbrooke, Quebec) coupled with many years of experience counselling children, adolescents, adults as well as couples and family systems—Eva understands people. With her open and engaging manner, Eva invites dialogue that helps clients and groups gain insight, learn about themselves, surface their inner strengths and develop creative skill building and coping strategies to overcome hardship and achieve their ultimate potential.

Her diverse professional experiences include working with employee, member and organizational assistance programs, managing a national network of psychosocial service providers, overseeing disability management support services, working with school boards, provincial workers’ compensation boards, non-profit counselling agencies (including alcohol and drug addiction treatment centers) and private practice agencies. Throughout these experiences, Eva has encountered both clients and organizations with a wide range of presenting problems. With a commitment to the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace, special trauma certification in EMDR and Critical Incident Stress Debriefing and earning a Service Member of the Year award from the Canadian Psychological Association in 2021 for her volunteer efforts with front-line healthcare workers in the heart of the pandemic, her service to Canadians continues to be recognized.

Eva witnesses many individuals grow through change, while owning their stories of success or failure. She is consistently inspired by peoples’ psychological resiliency in the face of significant challenge.