Meet Our Team
At True Balance we ensure quality service by our team of Registered Psychologists. We welcome you to read our bios to learn more about us and consider whether we might be the right fit to help you meet your goals.
All therapists at True Balance are committed to providing clients with a compassionate and non-judgemental environment.
Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)
Bringing Home Baby Workshop
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work Workshop
Crisis Response Training
Daelynn Takasaki, B.A., M.Ed.
Registered Psychologist #3420
Co-owner, True Balance Counselling
Daelynn has been a Registered Psychologist since 2008. Prior to this, she completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and her Master of Education in Counselling Psychology.
Daelynn has been in private practice since 2006 and she has extensive experience working with all ages including individuals, couples, groups and families. However, her true passion is working with children, adolescents, parents and families and she utilizes her extensive training in Play Therapy in her work. She also utilizes Cognitive Behavioral strategies into her work with clients in moving them towards change. In addition to counselling, Daelynn also completes Psycho-Educational Assessments for Horizon School Division and Lethbridge School District #51 on a contracted basis. She also provides supervision and assessment services through Family Ties Association. She also provides Psycho-Educational and Mental Health assessments privately through True Balance Counselling.
Daelynn believes in working collaboratively and her previous experience includes overseeing the Counselling Program for Horizon School Division, Counsellor at Lethbridge Family Services, teaching and providing Counselling services at Lethbridge College.
Daelynn feels her most important role is being a mother to her two beautiful daughters.
Tanya Krueger, B.A., M.Ed.
Registered Psychologist #2724
Co-owner, True Balance Counselling
Tanya has been working as a Registered Psychologist since 2002. She completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and her Masters of Education in Counselling Psychology. She specializes in working with OCD, Phobias, Anxiety, Relationship Issues, and Trauma. She provides individual, couple and family therapy to all age groups utilizing
approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Strategies, Gottman Couples Therapy, Emotionally-Focused Therapy, Play Therapy, and EMDR. Tanya is an approved therapist for directly billing Blue Cross and Indigenous Services.
Prior to opening True Balance Counselling, she worked in the school system, post-secondary institution, and a non-profit counselling agency. She balances her time between working at True Balance Counselling and the University of Lethbridge. She previously worked as the supervisor of a counselling program and still enjoys supervising interns and provisional psychologists.
In her spare time she enjoys running, soccer, boating, skiing, travelling, and having fun with her family. She is passionate about helping others and living a positive balanced life.
- Anxiety and Related Disorders
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Relationship Issues
- Couples Therapy
- Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Extensive Experience With All Ages
- Supervision for Provisional Psychologists
- Anxiety and OCD Group Therapy
- Teambuilding Workshops
- 7 Principles to a Healthy Marriage Workshops
- Finding Balance Group
- Healthy Me Group
Sandy Witdouck, MACP, B.A.
Registered Psychologist #4982
Affiliate Therapist, True Balance Counselling
Sandy became a Registered Psychologist in 2018; she completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Victoria, specializing in Child and Youth Care, and a Masters of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University.
Sandy has extensive work experience with youth, adults, groups, and families in residential programs, community-based programs, school settings, and a post-secondary institution. In addition to her role as a psychologist, Sandy instructs psychology courses at Lethbridge College.
Sandy believes that by working collaboratively with people, meaningful goals and interventions can be established so that individuals reach their desired state of being. She practices with a strength-based, culturally sensitive approach and integrates Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, mindfulness strategies, and emotional regulation techniques. She prioritizes overall health, fitness and maintaining balance in her life, and is passionate about helping others reach balance in their lives by working through obstacles and challenges that might be holding them back.
For enjoyment, Sandy spends time with her family, bikes, hikes, skis, and attends fitness classes.