"Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength."
We are dedicated to helping liberate you from problems that have prevented you from living life fully. We help you reach your goals by overcoming your self-defeating habits, so that you can function with greater confidence and reliance on yourself. Our sessions empower you and give you the tools to navigate your own course so you can take control of your life in effective ways and not need to rely on professionals for an extended time.
Leslie Block & Associates strives to deliver the most effective and comprehensive psychological solutions that our field has to offer. Our practitioners can be called upon to help you develop systematic approaches to wellness. We are committed to providing you with compassionate and helpful service.
Read about our amazing team of professionals!
For over 30 years, Les has had the privilege of working with people experiencing a variety of emotional difficulties. The resultant pain and disruption of attachments has responded well to a collaborative approach as we seek to find a better way of living. If you require such assistance, we can discuss the options available.
AMILA DIDIC ROBINSON
Registered Provisional Psychologist
Amila completed a Bachelor of Science degree with specialization in psychology, followed by a Master of Arts degree in forensic psychology. She is continually learning, training, and evolving to maintain or exceed the high standards governing the psychology profession in Alberta. She spent almost nine years working as a Civilian Member for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, which includes several years as an emergency dispatcher. Prior to this, she worked as a crisis counsellor in the area of domestic violence. A combination of specialized education and diverse life experience allows her to provide the individualized, client-centred care you deserve.
She is passionate about providing empirically-sound, trauma-sensitive interventions with an emphasis on client collaboration. While Amila only works with adults – with focus on first responders and military – she celebrates and welcomes diversity in all forms. She is able to work with a diverse range of presenting problems while specializing in posttraumatic stress, anxiety disorders, and depression. She is committed to helping you in your mental health journey and employing skills that will stay with you for life.
Please contact Amila directly for any inquiries.
Don has been assisting clients since 1970. Don works towards healing disturbing memories and emotions - facilitating positive changes in clients’ daily lives. With a caring, non-judgmental, and dynamic style, Don utilizes Cognitive Behavioural and EMDR methods, combined with psychoeducation, to enhance your mental health and sense of wellbeing.
Don has a specialized practice with both the First Nations and mainstream populations, combining traditional and contemporary healing interventions for individuals with posttraumatic stress symptoms, anger management, and grief/loss issues.
Please contact the office for availability.
We offer individual counselling and psychological assessment services.
The results of any mental health program are strongly dependent on the experience and quality of the practitioner. Our psychologist group in Edmonton is highly regarded by the community and our clients. The commitment to caring service that brings about positive change is the foundation of our practice. In addition to the ample years of experience we bring, we continually engage in ongoing training to stay current with the most effective techniques available in the field today. We are experienced in numerous therapeutic modalities and our approach is always tailored to the individual.
People are complex and often benefit from a combination of approaches. We utilize our training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), and various other modalities to fit your needs.
Examples of presenting problems we work with:
Grief and loss
Anxiety and panic
We conduct psychological assessments applicable to various contexts:
Experience you can count on!
WILL INSURANCE COVER MY SESSIONS?
Psychological services may be reimbursed by your insurance provider, employee health benefits, or other extended health care coverage (i.e., Manulife Financial, Alberta Blue Cross, Sun Life Financial, etc.). Fees for psychological services maybe tax deductible, if claimed on your income tax. We currently offer direct billing for Medavie Blue Cross coverage.
We are passionate about helping our clients develop the tools they need to cope with all of life’s challenges.
Contact us today to learn more and book a session.
12145 Jasper Ave
Edmonton AB T5N 3X9