Patrick C. Griffin, M.S., RCSW

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Patrick is a Registered Clinical Social Worker with more than 35 years post-Masters clinical experience. Patrick was graduated with a Bachelors degree in both English Literature and in Philosophy from Fordham University (New York). He went on to pursue a Masters in Clinical Social Work and was graduated from Columbia University, The School of Social Work in 1980.          

His career in adult psychiatry has included direct clinical practice with adults, program design and administration, clinical supervision and consultation and academia.  Currently, Patrick is a clinical supervisor for an out-patient adult clinic in the Department of Psychiatry at Foothills Medical Centre. 

In addition, Patrick is a Sessional Instructor in The Faculty of Social Work at the University of Calgary, is a Clinical Consultant with the South Calgary Primary Care Network (SCPCN) and maintains a private practice.  Areas of clinical interest include adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, adult depression and anxiety (including panic and OCD), workplace stress and couples counselling.          

He has done post-graduate studies at The CG Jung Institute (Chicago) and the Psychosynthesis Centre (Madison, Wisconsin).  He is a Certified CBT therapist. Patrick is active in his Provincial professional College (The Alberta College of Social Workers) where he is serving on the Clinical Committee.  He is an Approved Clinical supervisor for the College and is a member of the Private Practice Registry.

 

Tanya L. Kahanoff, M.A, R. Psych.

Tanya is a Registered Psychologist with more than 10 years post-Masters counselling experience. Tanya was graduated with a Bachelors degree in Family Resources and Human Development from Arizona State University. She went on to pursue a Master Degree in Counselling Psychology from City University of Seattle in 2006.

Tanya's cross-sectoral experience includes executive leadership and governance within the non-profit sector,  development and integration of a clinical framework for an innovative community agency, direct clinical practice working in a school for students with learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD), as well direct clinic work providing assessment, therapy, and consultation for complex presenting issues with, adults, adolescents, and children.

Currently Tanya works part-time at an out-patient adult clinic in the Department of Psychiatry at the Foothills Medical Centre and part-time in her private practice. Tanya has gained invaluable experience through working within a multidisciplinary team. She has expanded her knowledge with all issues, especially surrounding ADHD including medication, related sensory problems, workplace, education and learning concerns, as well as relationship and family issues.  Areas of clinical interest include depression and anxiety, interpersonal relationship issues, workplace challenges, and ADHD.