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Robert Pogue PhD Psychologist

Living Life, Living Well
Living Life, Living Well

  Did You Know?
...that approximately half a million Canadian workers experience depression and most of them (79%) say the symptoms interfere with their ability to work.

Treatment Areas

      Emotional problems
      Marital and relationship
      Suicidal thinking
      Childhood trauma such as
        sexual, physical, and
        emotional abuse and neglect
      Grief and loss
      Self Esteem
      Lost sense of identity
      Father absence or "Father
Understanding the pain and
        joy of Romantic Love
      Transition issues (career,
        home, phase of life)
      Mid-life issues
      Loss of meaning in life
      Dreams and nightmares
      Support for fathers with
        postpartum depressed
      Stress and anger



    About Dr. Pogue

Dr. Robert PogueDr. Robert Pogue is a Registered Psychologist with 29 years of clinical experience and 11 years of graduate education and training in psychodynamic psychotherapy and depth psychology. Robert's scope of practice includes individual and couple psychotherapy for adults and adolescents. His practice is focused on the treatment of emotional and relational problems (see Treatment Areas) utilizing Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy "ISTDP" psychodynamic and emotion-focused psychotherapy.

Robert has a unique blend of two very different backgrounds. Prior to exploring his passion for psychology and psychotherapy, he accumulated ten years of professional corporate experience as an engineer and manager. While engineering is clearly quite unrelated to psychology, it does provide Robert with first-hand experience of the stresses and strains of corporate life. Additionally, this shift in vocations has provided Robert with the understanding of how life transitions can be difficult yet fruitful periods in one's life.

While Robert is trained and experienced in several different models of psychotherapy including: Jungian (symbolic and imaginal), Rogerian (humanistic or client-centered), and cognitive-behavioral, his primary focus and passion is psychodynamic psychotherapy and emotion focused psychotherapy.

Additional highlights:

   • Member of the referral network for the Physician and Family Support Program (an EAP program
      for Alberta physicians).
   • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) service provider for Manitoba Blue Cross, Calgary region.
   • Exclusive EAP service provider for Datamax Oilfield Corp. throughout Alberta.
   • Advisory Committee member for a national research project studying the support needs of
      partners of mothers with postpartum depression ("The Dad's Study").
   • Co-facilitator of a support group for fathers with spouses who have postpartum depression -
      a partnership program with Families Matter of Calgary.