Cochrane and Kimberley Psychologist and Mental Health Services​


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HealingChange Frank McGrath Ph.D.
Frank McGrath Ph.D.
Registered Psychologist
HealingChange Keri Murray Sotropa RPN, RCC
Keri Murray Sotropa RPN, RCC
RN and Clinical Counsellor
Frank McGrath Ph.D.


Call or Text Frank Direct At: (403) 270-9779

Dr. Frank McGrath is a Registered Psychologist who has worked for over 30 years with men and women as individuals, young and old, who are experiencing difficulty managing their emotions and remaining connected in their relationships. He has experience working in a number of agencies with male adolescents and adults struggling with high levels of anger, depression or anxiety including PTSD. Over the years he has developed and implemented crisis intervention services and group treatment services for men in crisis. Recently his practice has focused on working with veterans, first responders, medical practitioners, educators, psychologists, social workers, and other helping professionals. He primarily works out of Cochrane, Alberta but provides virtual sessions world wide.

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Call or Text Frank Direct At: (403) 270-9779

12 Glensummit Close Cochrane AB


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Keri Murray Sotropa RPN, RCC

Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN), Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC)

Keri has worked for over 20 years with people of many walks of life across various healthcare and community settings. She has become increasingly interested in exploring how the body responds to adversity, and how healing happens not only in how we enact meaning in our lives, but also in how we can help our bodies process the effects of these challenges.

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HealingChange believes we all have the ability to solve our problems. We may feel ‘stuck’ from past traumas or stresses or overwhelmed by present events. When we experience stress or trauma, it can be difficult to access these solutions because we are weighed down by our emotions.

At HealingChange we can help respond to the overwhelming demands of life and work that can bring on high levels of sadness, depression, anxiety and anger. This can result in withdrawal and reduced functioning in our personal or professional lives and in our relationships. For some of us, disconnection from important relationships takes place when stress or trauma from past or existing events occurs. HealingChange offers a wide range of mental health services including online, individual, couple and group therapy.

HealingChange helps people to regulate and express their emotions and to enhance their relationships so they remain functioning and connected. We believe people are the experts on their lives and the answers lie within them. At HealingChange, our role is to facilitate finding those answers and from there, help people make the choices that help them create the life they would prefer to live. We work with people struggling with anger, depression, grief, sadness, anxiety, self-harm, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other issues.

Keri and Frank are connected by their foundational training in Narrative Therapy - a respectful and non-blaming approach to counselling which centers people as the experts in their own lives. It views problems as separate from people and assumes people have many skills, competencies, beliefs, values, commitments and abilities that will assist them to reduce the influence of problems in their lives. It explores how we (or others) make and enact meaning in our lives. It is through conversations and reflections that problems can be investigated and then approached and enacted in preferred ways.

We wish to pay respect to the traditional ancestral lands of the Blackfoot Confederacy (Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai First Nations), the Tsuut’ina First Nation, the Stoney Nakoda (Chiniki, Bearspaw and Wesley First Nations), the Ktunaxa, Secwepmec and Sylix. Acknowledging the land we inhabit and do our work as uninvited settlers is foundational to reconciliation and decolonization.

Our practice is 2SLGBTQAI+ affirming and we welcome people of all backgrounds and identities.

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