We are accepting new clients during the COVID 19 Pandemic.
Services are provided through a virtual office via secure video.
Dr. Jessica Berntson
Dr. Berntson is the founder of Health + Anxiety Psychology Practice. She holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. She has published in scientific journals, received awards for her research, taught university courses, and given various presentations over the course of her career.
Dr. Berntson has provided evidence-based psychological services to adults in various hospitals and private clinics in Canada and the United States, including the Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg, St Boniface Hospital, Victoria General Hospital, Indiana University Medical Center, Indiana Polyclinic, and Southport Psychology. With a background in clinical health psychology, her specialty is working with health-related anxiety, distress, and dysfunction which commonly occurs in persons with OCD and compulsive conditions, anxiety and stress disorders, somatic symptom disorders, sleep disorders, and functional medical conditions.
Dr. Berntson takes a collaborative approach with each client to select scientifically supported treatments best suited to them and their presenting difficulties. She then provides these therapies in a warm and friendly manner so that her clients feel comfortable and respected throughout the treatment process. This approach provides clients with tailored therapeutic principles and practices to overcome current challenges and maintain long-term wellbeing.
Health + Anxiety Psychology Practice offers psychological assessment and treatment for adults (ages 18+) with various concerns.
We specialize in health and anxiety related difficulties. These general areas of expertise include OCD and other compulsive disorders, anxiety and stress related disorders, somatic symptom and related disorders, sleep disorders, and functional medical conditions. Some of the specific conditions we treat are described in the boxes below.
Health + Anxiety Psychology Practice uses online therapy technology to provide services across Alberta. Online therapy services are provided through secure and encrypted video designed for health care professions. To attend an online session, clients simply click on a website link provided to them.
We provide modern psychological medicine. Our approach uses biopsychosocial assessment methods, evidence based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), and specialized CBT tools for health and anxiety. These components are detailed in the boxes below.
Click on the link below to book an online session. After booking you will receive an email containing a link to complete intake forms on our secure patient portal.
For all other inquiries or questions please email or fill out the contact form below.