Tammy Schamuhn, M.Sc

Co-Founder, Psychologist, Instructor, and Consultant

Tammy is a registered psychologist and registered play therapist. She earned her Bachelor of Education from the University of Alberta and practiced as an elementary teacher in Edmonton before doing her Master’s degree in Psychology. Tammy is also the founder and Executive Director of Family Counselling Centres. She has worked in private practice for the past seven years in Alberta.

Primarily with children and their families, offering clinical supervision to masters-level counselling students and provisional psychologists. Her therapy includes animals, and she has developed canine-assisted and equine-assisted therapy programs. Tammy is known for her work that is based on the neurology of the brain and how attachment is integral to the adaptive functioning of children and adults.

Tania Johnson, M.C

Co-Founder, Psychologist, Instructor, and Consultant

Tania is a Registered Psychologist and a Registered Play Therapist. She completed her undergraduate studies in South Africa before engaging in a one-year, full-time internship in Chicago at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Tania received her Master of Counselling from the City University of Seattle in 2012. During this period, she worked on the front lines and as a counsellor with foster and adoptive families facing various emotional, behavioural and cognitive challenges.

Since completing her degree, she has worked in a private practice setting with children, teens, adults and families. Tania works primarily from an attachment-based perspective. Meaning she works with clients to explore how early relationships affect how we come to understand ourselves, other people and the world.

About Institute of Child Psychology

About Institute of Child Psychology