Welcome to Advantage:


a division of the Calgary Psychology Group.


Dr. Barry HollowellIt is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our friend and colleague, Dr. Barry Hollowell. Dr. Hollowell worked with us over the last 3 years, seeing clients, giving presentations, and generally doing all that was asked of him. His quiet and gentle presence will be missed by both his coworkers and his clients.




Advantage offers counselling, therapy, assessments and support to businesses to meet your needs whether you are an individual or a business owner or manager.  We have a group of some of the best and most highly qualified and experienced registered psychologists and mental health professionals in Calgary, with a wide range of expertise.

Our psychologists and counsellors offer therapy and treatment for many issues including depression, anxiety, stress, anger management, play therapy, and sexuality issues, and in health psychology and couples counselling.

In addition, we offer services specific to businesses: Executive stress management, expatriate candidate assessments and preparation, fitness for work assessments, disability management and wellness workshops.

So, if any of this sounds familiar…..

“I don’t know how to cope with my boss.”
“Sometimes I have trouble getting out of bed.”
“I feel like I’m going crazy.”
“That accident changed my life.”
“I am so tired of the fighting.”
“I don’t know where to send my employees when they need to see a counsellor or psychologist.”
"I feel overwhelmed in my job and don`t know what to do."
"I know that I am not coping well with this transition and need some support."
"Now is a really good time for me explore career options but I don`t know where to start."

….Advantage can help.


Our Services

Counselling/Therapy

The stresses and challenges of everyday life can get to all of us from time to time. When events or stresses are extraordinary, it can be overwhelming. Meeting with a counsellor can be helpful in these situations...
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Executive EAP

The needs of senior managers are often not met within standard corporate Employee Assistance Programs.  We are able to provide greater anonymity and a broader range of services targeted at the needs of executives, and can guarantee highly qualified and experienced counsellors as part of an individually designed Executive EAP.
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Assessment

There are a number of different times when an assessment of emotional or psychoeducational functioning can be helpful.  When dealing with disability issues grounded in stress or difficulties such as depression, when preparing for a significant life change such as an overseas placement, when trying to understand difficulties in the workplace or at school, it can be helpful to have a full evaluation done by a psychologist.
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Speakers

Within our group we have dynamic speakers on a number of important issues such as bullying, stress, procrastination, and perfectionism and mindfulness meditation.  Formats can range from an hour long lunch and learn style, to a more formal presentation, to a training focused on a small number of individuals.
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