Mercy Shambare - Registered Psychologist

Mercy is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. She graduated from Yorkville University, New Brunswick in 2012 with a Masters on Counselling Psychology. She is a dedicated therapist who effectively works with clients to guide them through a variety of situations. Her counsel equips them to use their strengths to accomplish goals they set.

Mercy is experienced in working with clients ages 6 and up, and she connects well with children, teens, couples & families. Mercy has worked extensively within the area of child and adolescent services. Specifically, in the Edmonton Public School System and Catholic School System/Alberta Health Services. She has extensive experience working with various diagnosis including: Trauma,  Adjustment Disorders, ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Cognitive Disorders, Depression, Addiction problems, Parent-child relationships, and relational problems, and concurrent disorders She brings with her a rich education base in family and couples’ systems to provide effective guidance to those struggling with relationship issues. She is also gifted in helping people work through issues from their past. Mercy has a personal faith background that enables her to provide support and faith-based counselling to those who are wanting their faith/spirituality included in the sessions.

Mercy approaches counselling with a variety of therapeutic approaches including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Solution focused brief therapy (SFBT), cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Spiritually Augmented Cognitive Behavioural Therapy ( SACBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), family systems therapies, and sand tray/play therapy. Her vast experiences, personally and professionally, have equipped her to work with mood disorders — including depression and anxiety, self-esteem/confidence, grief and loss, relationship issues and marital conflict. She is also an excellent Christian therapist for those looking for a faith perspective in their counselling. Mercy connects well with her clients.

As a therapist, Mercy is proficient in helping clients deal with work related stress/workplace challenges, as well as teaching about healthy boundaries, and how to implement them. She has also worked with various addictions, and helps clients with anger management.

Mercy is an authentic therapist who believes in her clients. She a true believer in the power and essential nature of hope. She has a good sense of humour and brings a strong ability to connect with her clients — one of the biggest predictors of success in therapy. She brings a genuine love for helping people become whole, healed and free. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her family, take walks, read and travel to hot sunny locations for a break from long, long, long Edmonton winters!


Areas of Interest:

Children (6 and up) | Teens | Couples | Families 


  • Trauma

  • Adjustment Disorders

  • ADHD

  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Cognitive Disorders

  • Addiction Problems

  • Parent-Child Relationships

  • Relational Problems

  • Concurrent Disorders