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Therapy Sessions From a Compassionate and Knowledgeable Counsellor

The Journey to Self-Discovery Starts Here


Whether you are looking for your purpose or having difficulty overcoming setbacks, consulting a counsellor can help you gain a fresh perspective, recover lost hope and empower you to live a fulfilling life. 

Sandra Madden is a Master Practitioner in Clinical Counselling, providing professional and compassionate virtual or telephone support for youth, adults and couples in Calgary, and the surrounding areas. In person sessions may be arranged upon request.

She is also available for telephone and virtual sessions for people nationwide in Canada.



A Clinical Counsellor 

You Can Trust

Sandra Madden, RPC. MPCC-S. CT.. has over 17 years of experience as a counsellor/ psychotherapist and has been living and practicing in Calgary since 2006. She founded Maximized Living out of a vision to inspire people to live life to their maximum potential.


Sandra is a Registered Professional Counsellor and a Qualified Clinical Supervisor with the Canadian Professional Counsellors Association (CPCA).  She is a member of the Canadian Counsellors and Psychotherapists Association (CCPA) and is a Counselling Therapist with the Association of Counselling Therapists of Alberta (ACTA).  

Her diversity of training and rich life experiences provide her with a wealth of knowledge from which to draw when assessing the needs and developing a treatment plan for each individual.


She has developed particular expertise in working with:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship Issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Stress Management
  • EMDR - an evidence-based form of trauma therapy
  • Workplace stress
  • Self-compassion skills
  • Gottman Couples Therapy
  • Youth

Sandra also has specialized training in working with indigenous people using a trauma informed approach.

Mission Statement

As a counsellor and therapist, I genuinely care about my clients. I enjoy getting to know each one as an individual and tailoring a personalized treatment program that works for them.


My mission is to empower you to embrace life’s challenges and 

learn how to enjoy your journey.

Services Offered

Therapy Sessions for Individuals, Couples and Youth

  • Flexible booking times
  • Telephone and virtual sessions available

Please see the contact page to book an appointment.

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