Trident Foundation


The Trident Mediation, Counselling and Support Foundation Inc. (“Trident Foundation”) is a not-for-profit organization. We established the Foundation from the Bow Valley, Alberta, Canada, in 1998, and our cumulative education and experiences span over thirty years of counselling, mediation, and support. We are registered in family mediation and have studied alternative dispute resolution becoming involved in direct policy and practice for over three decades. We hold professional and university association memberships ranging from the United States to Australia. We are registered in social work in Alberta, British Columbia, and Manitoba. Moreover, we have the following qualifications:

  • Post-doctoral (Education, Social Work)
  • Ph.D. (Work-Related Vicarious Traumatization of Professionals in the Justice System)
  • Confirmed Ph.D. in Law 
  • Master of Arts (Psychology) 
  • Master of Social Work
  • Master of Education (Further Education and Training)
  • Master of Distance Education (Awarded Distance Education Research Prize)
  • Master of Social Policy
  • Bachelor of Laws (Human rights, information technology, and intellectual property. Subsequently achieving a Law Association Human Rights Prize).
  • Bachelor of Social Work

We understand that it can be challenging to reach out for support, and we can take the time to work with you to offer customized value-added solutions. 

We have adopted a comprehensive approach to mediation, counselling, and support to help you reach your goals. We recognise the key benefits of incorporating the visual arts into our practice. The expressiveness of the arts brings smiles and encourages us to relax. Audiovisual materials like the link below may engender an emotionally safe place to enhance your mind/body/spiritual connection. 

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Limiting stress from negatively impacting your life is imperative for long-term health. Chronic stress contributes to deteriorating health, including increased muscle pain, headaches, and high blood pressure. 

Living well often reduces your risks of heart complaints, diabetes, stroke and other conditions. Moreover, getting plenty of fresh air and sleep, exercise, and balanced eating can improve your health. Your efforts may take you a long way towards achieving your goals, and sometimes you deepen your efforts by reaching out to family, friends, and others. Impartial professionals can work with you to facilitate meaningful change when you talk with your family and friends. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us and let’s talk about options in:

Mediation often occurs when an impartial mediator helps you and others pinpoint contested issues, create alternatives, and develop resolutions. Agreements between you do not need to be consistent with precedents or prevailing standards in communities. The mediator has a grounding in the law, and legal processes can guide you. The mediator often does not give determinative legal advice. Open, respectful, and effective communications regularly decrease conflict between you and others with different and shared ideas, values, and beliefs.

Counselling features interlocking perspectives that range from cognitive behavioural to human systems. You have multifaceted needs, and this recognition can help you restore your health and functional capacities while lessening your stress. We support you to begin to regain life-work balance.

We can customize services to match your busy lifestyle. We value repeat clients, welcoming new ones, and offering virtual (telephone-based or online appointments). We usually have:

  • Short- & Long- Term Help: The core causes of your stress, not just the symptoms, are a point of focus.
  • Crisis Reduction and Preventative Approaches: We make suggestions on managing your stress.
  • Flexible Arrangements: We communicate with you and aim for convenient scheduling to meet your work or home obligations.
  • Short Waitlists: Access to services through the telephone or the Internet is usually under 48 hours, if not on the same day.
  • Cancellation Policy: We seldom charge cancellation fees and recognize that life problems can waylay the most thought-out plans.
  • Coverage Opportunities: Your insurance may cover our services, and you would have small or no out-of-pocket expenses.

In summary, we evaluate your needs, creating an action and safety plan to enhance your fullest potential. Improvements are possible at any age, training or educational level.


Webpages: This website does not create any lawyer and client or counsellor and client relationship. It is not intended to provide legal advice and does not offer this. You should consult with a lawyer familiar with your country’s issues and laws.

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