About The Grey Matter Team

 Grey Matter Psychology

James Murch R. Psych

James Murch of Grey Matter Psychology provides therapy, consultation, and assessment services, each delivered in a professional, compassionate, confidential and non-judgemental manner. James utilizes his credentials, experience and proficiency with various intervention strategies to treat a range of issues.

James is a registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists, and is also a member of several associations and foundations, including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association (EMDRIA), International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation (IOCDF), and the Association of Family and Conciliatory Courts (AFCC).

James’ goal with Grey Matter Psychology is to offer personalized counselling services, following a clear treatment plan developed and updated based on a combination of your feedback and needs, combined with his expertise. James is also an advocate for his clients, recognizing that addressing and improving mental health requires supporting clients in resolving broader concerns in their own community, or finding and accessing other supports.

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Natalie Holm BA MEd Registered Provisional Psychologist

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Natalie is a Registered Provisional Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. Prior to joining Grey Matter, Natalie worked in school systems providing psychological assessment services. She also has training and experience in behavioural therapy as well as consultation and coaching in the area of behavioural therapies. She has experience working with children and their families from preschool age up to the transition into adulthood.

Natalie holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Psychology, and a Master of Education in School and Applied Child Psychology. After completing her graduate degree, Natalie completed further training in psychological assessments for children and adolescents; play therapy; consultation with schools and families; developmental, social, and emotional concerns; and working as a part of interdisciplinary health and education teams.

Natalie builds trusting relationships with children, youth, and families by combining a professional approach with sensitivity to the individual needs of the people she works with. Natalie has a particular passion for working with autism spectrum disorders, trauma, and complex developmental, behavioral or emotional concerns. Natalie’s focus, whether she is asked to conduct assessment, consultation or intervention, is the promotion of optimal behavioral functioning, development and psychological well-being for her client, their family, and their communities.

Lyndsay McKerracher

Lyndsay McKerracher is a graduate level intern who provides therapy services at Grey Matter Psychology. Lyndsay has a degree in Sociology and a post-graduate certificate in Victimology. She is currently completing her Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology at Yorkville University.

Lyndsay works collaboratively with each client to develop a clear and personalized treatment plan.

She utilizes cognitive behavioural techniques to identify and challenge unhelpful emotional and behavioural reactions.

Through Grey Matter Psychology Lyndsay is able to offer therapy services at a reduced rate.

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Areas of Specialization

Practicing since 2013, James has extensive experience with a breadth of issues, and has specific expertise and training in the areas of:

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Adult ADHD
Eating Disorders and Weight Management
Traumatic Stress Disorders including PTSD
Families in conflict
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Psychological Assessment

Intervention Strategies and Practices

James believes in providing personal care that maximizes the potential for individual success. To this end he utilizes a variety of intervention strategies including:

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Solution Focussed Brief Therapy (SFBT)
Narrative Therapy
Systems Theory
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