Mental Health Clinician
As a Registered Psychiatric Nurse, with a Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences, Darren has spent over 25 years gaining a diverse background in Mental Health & Addictions. Throughout his career he has worked on Mobile Crisis Response Teams, Psychiatric Emergency departments, Acute Psychiatry, and multiple community based programs in many different areas. With a certificate in Conflict Management, he also served as a court appointed Mediator for the City of Calgary regarding civil disputes. Darren has experience in clinical leadership, education services, conflict management strategies, and case management. He is skilled in crisis intervention, comprehensive assessments, counselling, medication management, and group facilitation. Darren always brings a level of warmth, empathy, and respect he has gained throughout his own journey of recovery since 1991, as well as a passion for helping others experience the benefits of sobriety. When not working, Darren enjoys painting, boating, skiing and has an everlasting desire to nurture his musical interests.