Registered Psychologist: Jennifer Young, R.Psych.
Jennifer Young, M.Ed, R.Psych
Registered Psychologist at Calgary Weight Management Centre
Jennifer is a Registered Psychologist with over 10 years of experience working in mental health and counseling settings. She obtained her Masters of Education in Counseling Psychology from The University of Calgary. She has counseled clients through various stages of life, including transitioning from adolescence to adulthood, into family life and retirement, and through the dying process. Jen began working at Calgary Weight Management Centre in 2009 where she facilitated Psychotherapy groups and continues to work one-on-one with clients in therapy. She works with adults, adolescence, and children presenting with weight-management concerns and disordered eating. Jen has an enthusiasm for exploring themes such as body image, one’s relationship with food, addictions, co-dependency, depression and anxiety. Emphasizing mindfulness, strengths, and the connection between thinking, feeling and behaving, Jen prioritized creating therapeutic relationships that feel safe, supportive and empowering. She spends her free time balancing exercise, playing with her young children, and connecting with friends and family.