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Paula Gurnett

Counsellor, MA, C.C.C.



STIR stands for Strategic Transformation Intentional Rise. Life doesn’t go as planned, but we all have an unshakable resiliency that makes transformation and healing possible. Being intentional about our response to life and its curveballs helps shape our experiences and direction.  

Paula Gurnett is a Canadian Certified Counsellor with over ten years in the mental health and addiction field. She is passionate about supporting people on their unique paths as they uncover ways to live strategically with intention and purpose. She offers counselling services and therapy in Sherwood Park for individuals and couples. Paula is a Certified Brainspotting therapist and holds her Level 3 in the Gottman Method for couples counselling and is currently working towards full certification as a Gottman therapist.  

Areas of Practice

Individual Therapy

Gain the support to overcome personal barriers and build an empowered life of personal purpose.

Couples Therapy

Building bridges within your relationship and discovering how to move forward in healthy and fulfilling ways.

Relationship Assessment

Bring hope for a solid future, as understandings and agreements are uncovered and created.

Couples Intensive Therapy

Build lasting, healthy relationships through regular and intensive relationship counselling using the Gottman method.

Practice Areas
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