Alora Kyllo

she/her

Meet Alora

 I truly believe that one of the most important factors that determines therapeutic success  is a strong therapeutic alliance- as such, I encourage everyone to come as you are and be your  authentic self and I will do the same. A goal of mine is to provide a safe space, free of  judgement, where we can work together to help reach your personal goals! I like to tailor my  approach to each individual and incorporate a lot of collaboration to ensure that each client’s  goals and intents are heard and addressed in ways that best suit them. 

I tend to use more of an informal approach; we deal with a lot of serious and challenging  themes and I find it can be helpful and easier for clients to open up in a more relaxed environment. Some things you can expect from our sessions would be empathy, authenticity  and of course, laughter- it's good for the soul! 

I work with teens and adults for a variety of concerns, such as stress management and  burnout, depression, trauma, anxiety, and relationship management. I also provide ADHD  assessments for children six years of age and older, adolescents and adults. I incorporate  themes of mindfulness, solution-focused therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and  acceptance and commitment therapy. 

I’m a small town girl, born and raised in Medicine Hat, who moved to the big city originally to  complete my undergraduate degree. I fell in love with the city and was lucky enough to find my person here, so Edmonton is my forever home! I love to travel and I’m a huge horror movie and true crime podcast aficionado. My partner and I were that couple that got a puppy during COVID, so much of my free time is spent throwing a tennis ball and going for walks! 

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I received my Bachelors Degree in Psychology from the University of Alberta and my Master’s  Degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. I am a Registered Provisional Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. 

The greatest piece of advice I've received:

My mom always told me to strive to do my best, never sell myself  short, and always trust my gut.

Something on my bucket list:

I love to travel and I’ve never been to Europe, so I would love to do a Euro Trip with my boyfriend and experience the history and culture, and of course, the  wine! 

My top 3 values:

Trust

Authenticity

Empathy

If I was an animal I'd be...

This is a surprisingly difficult question! I think I would be  a monkey - they are incredibly cute, live in warm, jungly environments and have hilarious  personalities. 

I have a day totally to myself, with no obligations. Where would you find me?

You would  definitely find me on a beach reading a book in the sun, throwing around the football and  having a picnic with my boyfriend and puppy! 

Besides my work, a special skill of mine:

I’m a huge theatre nerd- I’ve seen more  Broadway shows than I can count and I play the piano and sing myself. I used to do a bunch of  community theatre in my hometown. 

My Myers-Briggs personality type:

ENFJ- The Protagonist 

My Work

Populations I Work With
  • Adults of all ages

  • Teens

  • ADHD assessments for children age

Areas of Practice
  • Trauma,

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Goal Setting/Peak Performance

  • Stress Management

  • Burnout

  • PTSD

  • ADHD Assessments

  • Self-Esteem

  • Life Transitions

  • Relationships

My Therapeutic Modalities
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

  • Cognitive Behavioural  Therapy (CBT)

  • Solution-Focused Therapy

  • Person-Centred

  • Trauma Informed

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy