Fresh Hope Counselling
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Fresh Hope Counselling

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Fresh Hope Counselling exists to help you discover fresh hope in your  life, no matter what your circumstances are.  Hope can be infused through many forms including support, guidance, encouragement and new-found wisdom/insight.

Hope is necessary for life!  Without it we will literally end up perishing.  It gives us energy, strength, motivation and focus.  Hopelessness takes away our ability to function, and robs us of joy.  Hope is an anchor; it renews the body, soul and spirit.  If you have lost your hope, know that finding hope again is possible!

Beth Murray is the founder of Fresh Hope Counselling and is a Registered Psychologist in the Province of Alberta.  She is a trained and experienced Level II EMDR therapist & eating disorders specialist. Beth Murray started counselling in 1999. 

Dr. Cath Thorlakson is a Registered Psychologist in the Province of Alberta and specializes in developmental disorders and ADHD, along with Couples Counselling/Marriage Counselling, and Family Therapy. 

Cathy Murray is a Registered Clinical Social Worker and Master's Level Mental Health Therapist with extensive experience with children, adolescents and adults. She has also completed her Level I EMDR training and is an approved provider for Veteran's Affairs.

Trust our experience to help you with the struggles you are facing.

Fresh Hope Counselling has moved to 17321 - 108 Avenue, just off 170 Street and 107 Avenue in the west end of Edmonton.

Fresh Hope Counselling specializes in:

  • eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder and EDNOS)
  • depression and anxiety
  • spiritual concerns/issues
  • EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing; trauma therapy)
  • issues of self-esteem and confidence
  • women's issues
  • training in new skills (communication, conflict resolution, etc.) DBT & CBT.
  • individual counselling
  • marriage and family counselling
  • play therapy and counselling for children & adolescents
  • ADHD and developmental disorders
  • chronic pain - learning how to mange chronic pain and restore quality of life
  • Christian counselling
  • abuse and trauma recovery
  • communication effectiveness
  • being a highly sensitive person
  • transition and life stage changes
  • grief & loss counselling
  • ** Approved providers for Veteran's Affairs.**

Sessions with Beth Murray are also available via Skype or FaceTime (free downloads) or if internet connection is not available, by phone, thus increasing the flexibility and accessibility of working with Fresh Hope Counselling. Sessions using video conferencing are similar to being in a physical office as you are able to see & hear Beth and she is able to see & hear you! Physical distance is no longer a prohibitive factor for obtaining the care you need in counselling or therapeutic outpatient care for your eating disorder treatment.


"Hope deferred makes the heart sick, 
but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life." 

Proverbs 13:12 

As Registered Psychologists and Mental Health Therapists in the province of Alberta, Fresh Hope Counselling offers a wealth of clinical, pastoral and personal experience in mediating grace and hope to our clients. We have several combined decades of counselling experience and psychological services in inpatient, outpatient, school, church, mental health clinic and other agencies. Fresh Hope Counselling has staff with memberships in the Alberta College of Psychologists/Alberta College of Social Workers, the Canadian Psychological Association, the Psychologists' Association of Alberta, the Eating Disorders Referral Network (, the Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta, Theravive, Pain Society of Alberta, Psychology Today, and is a referral source for Focus on the Family Clergy Care Network and Veteran's Affairs. Check with your extended benefits plan to see if they cover psychological counselling from a Registered Psychologist or Master's Level Mental Health Therapist.

Fresh Hope Counselling can be contacted by calling:

Phone: (780)487-3456 or toll-free (866)801-5118
17321 - 108 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T5S 1G2


Skype name: bethmurraypsychologist

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