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Professional Development Counselling

Personalized Coaching, Personality Assessments, and Career Testing.

Dr. Susan MacDonald Ph.D. Calgary Registered Psychologist

Do you aspire to excel in your profession and make the most of your career? If you believe you’re on the right career path but want to further explore your strengths and areas for development to unlock your maximum potential and achieve success, career counselling can be a valuable resource. Additionally, if you aim to select future projects with purpose, fulfillment, and alignment with your goals, career counselling for professional development holds significant benefits.

Do you want to be the best in your profession, and make the most of your career?

If feel you’re in the right job and on the right career path, but maybe need to learn more about your strengths and areas to develop, so you can maximize your potential and achieve your most successful life possible, career counselling can work for you. Or maybe you’d like to pick and choose your future projects with purpose and conviction, and in a way that will fulfill your job satisfaction and meet your goals and objectives. Then yes, career counselling can be of tremendous benefit to you.

Answers to Some Frequently Asked Questions

Why is career counselling for professional development so important?

Career counselling for career development helps to maximize your self-knowledge and understanding. It helps you sell your strengths and focus on improving specific skills and competencies to develop and improve upon. Career counselling for career development is specifically targeted to your areas of specialization and your unique career path.
Typically 4-6 hours and 4-5 tests work really well for most clients. Some people may benefit from more sessions if they require further work in a particular area, targeting a specific concern, or need to overcome any obstacles standing in their way for career success.

Investing in career counselling is a valuable step towards shaping your future. The cost of our services varies depending on the number of sessions and assessments required to meet your unique needs. For a personalized quote, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

For more detailed information about our pricing.

You may pay by cash, cheque, credit, debit, or e-transfer. A receipt is issued for reimbursement through your extended medical plan or health spending account. It is also a tax-deductible medical receipt on your income tax return. Sometimes companies pay for these services directly on behalf of their employees when they are committed to maximizing their potential return on investment in their human resources.

The tests used for career counselling for professional development potentially include a career personality, career interests, career values, work personality index, and career conflict scales. If you are in a customer services or sales role, tests related to these skill sets may also be incorporated into your career development process. The tests that are chosen for you are based upon your specific career, your goals, and what is going to serve you best in terms of learning and growth. All these tests have high validity and reliability, and provide a wealth of information for your career development process. The tests used are only available to professionals that are specifically trained and certified as career counsellors.

Dr. MacDonald has a degree specializing in Human Resources, and worked in the oil and gas industry for many years. Since then she has expanded her knowledge by specializing in career and career development, with a Masters and PhD., as well as research in this area. She also has extensive work experience consulting to companies, coaching teams and executives, conducting selection and development assessments, and working with individuals and teams at all levels of an organization.

Career counselling for professional development opens up the world of work to possibilities that you’ve maybe never considered. Or it can validate and confirm why the career you are in is right for you, and how you can fine-tune your future directions and choices. The knowledge you gain from career counselling for professional development can help you overcome any obstacles you may encounter as you pursue your dreams. It can also improve your decision making abilities, with confidence and with solid rationale for the direction you are driving your career Generally when people are in the right job they are much happier, less stressed, and much more successful. Career counselling for professional development can truly be a positive experience as you aim to meet your goals and dreams, and take full advantage of your potential.

Achieve Your Full Potential

Fees can be reimbursed by your extended medical plan or health spending account (and also through your partner’s plan).