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April Dyrda, M.Sc., R. Psych.
Practice Director, Calgary, Registered Psychologist
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April is the Calgary Practice Director at Canada Career Counselling, and an experienced career coach and counsellor based in Alberta. Since 2013 she has devoted her work to helping people find success and a sense of fulfillment in their careers. She is passionate about working with clients through career transition, such as supporting young job seekers in the move from school-to-work, helping mid- or late-career professionals identify alternative and more suitable career paths through self-guided searches or outplacement support, as well as better aligning people’s current career path with their own professional goals.
Regardless of the need, her practical and collaborative approach to counselling empowers clients to make decisions that directly align with their career aspirations. With a background in mental health, April also works with clients to overcome the psychological challenges that often accompany career change and transition, including stress, anxiety, and depression.
In addition to her counselling work, April is a skilled Career Consultant and Career Coach who brings years of both personal and professional corporate experience working with businesses globally on developing their people. Her extensive experience in the industry gives her cutting-edge knowledge and insight into how to best approach the process of career development and decision-making.
April is a Registered Psychologist and a member of the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta. She holds a Master of Science degree in Counselling Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Psychology from the University of Calgary.
April also offers Personal Counselling through our Synthesis Psychology practice. Her areas of specialty include managing anxiety and depression as well as supporting clients with self-esteem, confidence, and their relationships.