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Welcome to Calgary’s spark-tacular child counselling clinic for Superhero kids and families!

We believe that every child is a Superhero. Every child has a special Superpower and stars in their own Superhero story. Kids don’t have to wait until they grow up to become Superheroes.

Our child counsellors spark kids’ joy of play to help Calgary kids grow and thrive as unique, emPOWERed, joyful Superheroes.

We use play therapy because play is how kids communicate—an ideal way to connect with kids at their (fun and amazing!) level. Play therapy is much more than ordinary play; it is a structured, systematic, evidence-based, specialized therapeutic approach. Play therapy shows our child therapists where your child is in their development. Using play therapy, we can track play themes to discover how your child views themselves, others, and their place in the world. We use insights gleaned through play therapy to connect with your unique Superhero child, emPOWER them to overcome challenges, grow their Superpowers, and thrive.

In a play therapy session at Kids Reconnect, a boy holds up a turtle puppet, a girl holds up a cat puppet, and a child therapist holds up an owl puppet.

Your child’s Superhero story begins at EmPOWERland

EmPOWERland is a whimsical land at Kids Reconnect, where we specialize in helping kids grow and thrive

Our team of child therapists has joined forces to offer Calgary kids and families support in a range of situations, from healthy families looking for a gentle nudge in the right direction, to cases of complex childhood trauma. We collaborate to apply our areas of specialty in a variety of child psychology interventions, strategies, and approaches.

Let’s spark the joy of play in your Superhero child to help them grow and thrive.

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In EmPOWERland, kids' imagination sparkles!sparkles!

EmPOWERland is a land of discovery, fun, and adventure.

A land of emPOWERment, play, creativity, and possibilities, where kids at all stages of development explore their own Superpower, grow their personal Superhero, and have fun along the way.

In the imaginary realm of EmPOWERland, you might see unicorns, flying puppies, dragons, balloons, cupcakes, and maybe a rocket or two at the gate. Rainbows, rabbits, monkeys, mermaids, snacks, stories, and more, plus child therapists from the KR team with whom to play and all your successes celebrate.

Come visit EmPOWERland and meet the KR team of child therapists. Explore a land of imagination, adventure, challenges, and Superpowers. A land where art, stories, and play star the super special Superhero that’s YOU.

A child smiles as she playfully pretends to read a psychology textbook. She is wearing toy glasses. Gold, pink, blue, and rainbow balloons shine overhead.

Our Space

Spark-tacular child counselling adventures, healing, and fun happen in spark-tacular spaces.

Our warm and welcoming space features playrooms, plush furnishings, soft lighting, and a whole kit and caboodle of play and art therapy equipment.

With the help of a child therapist from the Kids Reconnect team, in EmPOWERland kids explore, embrace, and develop their strengths,
growing in their emPOWERment to overcome challenges.

About Kids Reconnect

Our Story

Kids Reconnect (KR) is a branch of Calgary Reconnect Counselling Group (CRCG), co-founded by Marcella Galizia and Natalie Bergman.

As registered psychologists, Marcella and Natalie have each helped to empower legions of amazing kids and families to discover and use their Superpowers to face a wide range of diverse challenges. They lead the all-star Calgary Superhero child therapists team in EmPOWERland.

Besides kids, they love healthy snacks, cookies, cupcakes, fabulous fashion, and fairy tales. That’s why you’ll always find heaps of snacks when you visit!

Natalie Bergman and Marcella Galizia playing with cookies and cupcake toys at Kids Reconnect

Natalie Bergman and Marcella Galizia also practice independently at each of their own child and adult counselling clinics.

Natalie founded

Unicorn Psychology.

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Marcella founded

Nurture Psychology.

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