Edmonton Health Team

Lucia Antonucci, M.C.

Registered Psychologist

Lucia Antonucci is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologist (CAP) and is a member of the Psychologist Association of Alberta (PAA). She also holds certificates in both crisis and suicide intervention. Taking a client-centered approach while working with adults, children, young people, Lucia views the healing process as a collaboration between client and therapist and her practice emphasizes respect, acceptance, realness, and empathy. Additionally, Lucia provides group therapy and administers psychoeducational workshops to clients in private practice and public organizations. 

Lucia has specialized training in working with public service personnel such as EMS, Fire, Police, and Veterans and holds certificates for Occupational Awareness Trainings.   

Demographic:
Adults, Children, Groups, Public Safety Personnel, Veterans and Canadian Armed Forces, RCMP

Modalities / Treatment Methods:
Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Prolonged Exposure, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing

Danielle Moody, M.C.

Registered Psychologist

Danielle Moody is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists and a member of the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta. She has over ten years of experience in the mental health field and has devoted her work to private practice since 2011. She has specialized training in working with Public Safety Personnel, including a Silver Seal of Endorsement in Occupational Awareness Training from the Alberta Fire Fighter Association. Danielle is on the preferred provider’s list for the Edmonton Police Service, Alberta Paramedic Association, Edmonton Fire Rescue Services, as well as the Canadian Armed Forces and Veterans Affairs of Canada. For trauma treatment and recovery, Danielle is trained in evidence-based therapies including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), including the Recent Traumatic Events Protocol (R-TEP) and Prolonged Exposure. She also draws on the theories and concepts of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Psycho-dynamic therapy, Mindfulness, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and attachment. 

Demographic:
Adults, Groups, Public Safety Personnel, Veterans and Canadian Armed Forces.

Modalities / Treatment Methods:
Psychodynamic, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing and Recent-Traumatic Episode Protocol, Prolonged Exposure, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Mindfulness, Emotionally-Focused Therapy 

Nina Sangra, R.Psych.

Registered Psychologist

Nina is a registered psychologist in Alberta who helps people heal and grow from trauma, burnout, compassion fatigue, PTSD, loss, and grief. She specializes in working with people who have experienced childhood, developmental, physical, and sexual trauma and may be reliving past wounds. She takes a collaborative and gentle approach and believes the heart of effective therapy is the therapeutic relationship. Nina aims to help clients reduce emotional and physical symptoms and move through the past safely so they can fully ground and live in the present. She takes an integrative therapy approach to address the head, heart, and body by using cognitive-behavioural therapy, narrative therapy, emotion-focused therapy, and somatic (e.g. body-focused) therapy.  

Demographic:
Adults, Groups, Public Safety Personnel, Veterans and Canadian Armed Forces 

Modalities / Treatment Methods:
Cognitive behavioural therapy, narrative therapy, emotion-focused therapy, somatic therapies

Crystal Degenhardt

Crystal Degenhardt obtained her Masters of Social Work with Clinical Specialization. Crystal combines over 18 years of experience working within various capacities in the area of mental health with a focus on promotion of mental health and prevention of mental illness. Crystal works with individuals, families, and couples, with a special interest in working with adolescents, young adults, and First Responders. Crystal applies her education, passion, and experiences to assist clients navigate the barriers and stressors they are faced with. Crystal aligns evidence-based therapies, specifically Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectic Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness, and Solution Focused Therapy with client needs and goals of therapy.

Candace Hamilton

Candace is a Registered Provisional Psychologist, and she specializes in working with clients whose lives trauma has impacted. She has over eight years of experience in mental health, where she has worked with clients from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Candace’s practice is grounded in the Bio-psychosocial model of care and the Adaptive Information Processing Theory.

Candace believes that emotional safety is a vital component of the therapeutic relationship. Therefore, she aims to create a safe space where clients are supported to reclaim their voice, explore traumatic events, process adverse childhood experiences, overcome feelings of depression, powerlessness, and break the cycle of anxiety.

Demographic:
Adults, Adolescents, Groups, Youths

Modalities / Treatment Methods:

Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Narrative Therapy, Family Systems Theory, Somatic Psychotherapy, Mindfulness

Experience/Specialties: Trauma/PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Racial Trauma, Grief and loss