Areas of Specialization

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Veronica has successfully treated the following Mental Health Challenges

Registered Psychologist Veronica Dixon provides Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to Adults, Adolescents, and Children 8 years of age or older who are experiencing psychological distress.

Anxiety Related Challenges:
  • General Anxiety / Worry/ Stress
  • Anxiety Disorders: Specific Phobias (Heights, Airplanes, Driving, Needles ...), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Panic Attacks, Social Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder,
  • School Related Anxiety: Separation, Test Anxiety, School Refusal
  • Medically Anxiety: Associated with a Chronic Health Condition, New Diagnosis, Chronic Pain
  • Low Self Image/ Assertiveness/ Perfectionism
  • Work-Related Stress/ Imbalance

Depression Related Challenges:
  • Grief / Sadness/ Anger associated with separation/ divorce/ death or substantial loss (job, friend, etc.)
  • Depression associated with Chronic Pain/ Disabling Accident/ Injury
  • Depression associated with a Chronic Health Condition/ Diagnosis
  • Major Depressive Disorder/ Bipolar
  • Unhappiness/ Sadness/ Anger

Problematic Eating Behaviours:
  • Binge Eating/ Restrictive Eating/
  • Low Self-Image & Self-Acceptance
  • Weight Loss Difficulty
  • Compensatory Behaviours (Vomiting, Restrictive Dieting, Excessive Exercising...)

Chronic Pain & Chronic Health Challenges:
  • Persistent pain associated with an injury or health condition. Veronica has worked with injured workers through WCB for the last three years who are experiencing pain, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and distress. She is skilled and experienced in the treatment of Chronic Pain.
  • Veronica can help you attain improved management of Chronic Health Conditions (Asthma, Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Obesity, MS, Auto Immune Disorders, etc.) Low Self Esteem, Low Assertiveness, Low Self Confidence, Variable Goal Attainment
  • Do you feel like you can’t achieve your goals, get started, stick with your goals (smoking, eating, exercise, etc.), and are you constantly feeling like you’re not reaching your potential or scared to try? Veronica can help you deconstruct the mental and physical barriers preventing you from living a healthier, happier life.
  • Smoking Cessation - Veronica taught the smoking cessation course at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre for the Alberta Cancer board and she is also skilled at helping individual clients achieve success at quitting smoking, and taking fundamental steps such as this towards a healthier life.

Insomnia:
  • Persistent or transient insomnia

phone 403.256.1667     fax 403.256.1668     email web@SouthCalgaryPsychology.com     address Suite 205 - 259 Midpark Way SE,   Fish Creek Executive Centre
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