Serving as a Resource to the Community ARCH   receives   referrals   from   an   expanding   network   of   sources.   We   are   pleased   to   receive   referrals   through   current   or   past   clients   and   self   referrals   through referral   agencies   such   as   this   website,   the   PAA   referral   service,   Theravive,   Psychology   Today   or   media   contacts.   Many   referrals   come   directly   from   physicians, lawyers,   psychologists,   allied   professionals,   Correctional   Services,   a   wide   variety   of   community   agencies,   churches   and   various   Aboriginal   networks.   We   are happy to provide consultation to anyone seeking assistance in making an effective referral. Serving a Variety of Client Needs We   serve   clients   of   all   ages,   faiths,   ethnicities   and   gender   identities   or   orientations.   Our   psychologists   are   skilled   in   helping   clients   with   emotional   distress involving   anxiety,   depression,   trauma,   or   family   conflict.   Identified   problems   may   involve   relationship   issues,   cognitive   or   learning   disabilities,   legal   conflicts, employment concerns, addictions, sexual problems, or physical health concerns. Providing a Comprehensive Range of Services We    provide    a    wide    range    of    psychological    services.   These    include    individual,    couples    and    family    therapy.   We    also    provide    a    comprehensive    range    of psychological   assessments.   These   include   components   of   emotional,   cognitive,   developmental   and   relationship   dynamics.   Frequently,   we   provide   parenting assessments,   custody   and   access   evaluations,   personal   injury   assessments   or   forensic   assessments   required   in   sentencing,   determination   of   fitness   to   stand   trial, curative discharges, guardianship applications, etc. We serve as a resource to other psychologists, providing Psychometric scoring and consultation. Specialized Projects and Services Throughout   our   history,   we   have   undertaken   specific   projects   and   developed   specialized   services   in   response   to   needs   presented   to   us.   We   developed   an “Integrated   Community   Sexual Abuse   Intervention   and   Healing   Program”   and   conducted   this   program   under   funding   through   the Aboriginal   Healing   Foundation. The program involved more that 30 Aboriginal communities in Northern and Central Alberta. We   also   conducted   a   workshop   on   Community   Interventions   for   Child   Sexual Abuse   in   locations   throughout Alberta   and   provided   consultation   to   the Yellowhead program which provided a community treatment approach for incest offenders and their families. Under   Corrections   Canada,   we   provided   a   post-release   treatment   program   for   offenders   in   their   home   communities   throughout   Northern   and   Central Alberta.   We also provided assessment and treatment services for offenders. In   addition   to   the   above   programs   we   have   provided   services   in   a   number   of   areas.   We   have   two   psychologists   who   have   been   qualified   to   provide   independent assessments   to   the   Adjudication   Secretariat   dealing   with   continuing   residential   school   abuse   claims.   We   have   provided   expert   assessment   and   testimony   in Dangerous   Offended   and   Dangerous   Sexual   Offender   hearings. We   have   developed   intervention   programs   to   address   problems   such   as   self-harm,   fire   setting,   etc. and   pioneered   the   use   of   distance   therapy   (telehealth)   .   We   design   and   provide   Professional   Assistance   Programs   and   have   a   strong   background   in   Employee Assistance Programming and employer consultation. Professional and Community Contributions Both   partners   were   founding   board   members   of   the   Psychologists’Association   of   Alberta   and   are   past   presidents   of   that   organization.   Both   have   provided supervision   to   numerous   provisional   psychologists   as   they   prepare   for   admission   to   our   profession.   Both   partners   are   also   directors   of   the   Collaborative   Institute for   Psychological   Health.Both   partners   have   served   on   the   Northern   Alberta   Appeals   Committee   for   Legal   Aid.   We   have   experience   in   teaching   at   the   College and   University   level.   We   provide   a   great   variety   of   staff   training   presentations   to   allied   professionals,   law   enforcement   personnel   and   to   the   public   through personal and media presentations.
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A Quick Look Back ARCH   came   into   being   in   1987   with   Dr. Al   Riediger   as   a   founding   partner. The   practice   established its home in the Commonwealth Building in 1989. Mr.   George   Lucki   became   involved   in   1998.   Mr.   Lucki   and   Dr.   Riediger   entered   a   partnership   in 2004.   The   practice   has   continued   to   grow   through   the   establishment   of   a   service   contract   with   the Youth   Assessment   Service   Center   in   High   Prairie   in   2006,   contractual   service   agreements   with CFSA   service   regions   throughout   Northern   and   Central   Alberta,   the   opening   of   an   office   in   Saint Albert in 2013 and the opening of our Grande Prairie office in 2014.
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A Quick Look Back ARCH   came   into   being   in   1987   with   Dr.   Al   Riediger   as   a founding   partner.   The   practice   established   its   home   in the Commonwealth Building in 1989. Mr.   George   Lucki   became   involved   in   1998.   Mr.   Lucki and   Dr.   Riediger   entered   a   partnership   in   2004.   The practice      has      continued      to      grow      through      the establishment    of    a    service    contract    with    the    Youth Assessment    Service    Center    in    High    Prairie    in    2006, contractual     service     agreements     with     CFSA     service regions   throughout   Northern   and   Central   Alberta,   the opening   of   an   office   in   Saint   Albert   in   2013   and   the opening of our Grande Prairie office in 2014. Serving as a Resource to the Community ARCH   receives   referrals   from   an   expanding   network   of sources.   We   are   pleased   to   receive   referrals   through current    or    past    clients    and    self    referrals    through referral   agencies   such   as   this   website,   the   PAA   referral service,      Theravive,      Psychology      Today      or      media contacts.   Many   referrals   come   directly   from   physicians, lawyers,          psychologists,          allied          professionals, Correctional    Services,    a    wide    variety    of    community agencies,    churches    and    various    Aboriginal    networks. We    are    happy    to    provide    consultation    to    anyone seeking assistance in making an effective referral. Serving a Variety of Client Needs We    serve    clients    of    all    ages,    faiths,    ethnicities    and gender   identities   or   orientations.   Our   psychologists   are skilled     in     helping     clients     with     emotional     distress involving     anxiety,     depression,     trauma,     or     family conflict.   Identified   problems   may   involve   relationship issues,   cognitive   or   learning   disabilities,   legal   conflicts, employment   concerns,   addictions,   sexual   problems,   or physical health concerns. Providing a Comprehensive Range of Services We    provide    a    wide    range    of    psychological    services. These   include   individual,   couples   and   family   therapy. We      also      provide      a      comprehensive      range      of psychological   assessments.   These   include   components of        emotional,        cognitive,        developmental        and relationship       dynamics.       Frequently,       we       provide parenting        assessments,        custody        and        access evaluations,    personal    injury    assessments    or    forensic assessments   required   in   sentencing,   determination   of fitness   to   stand   trial,   curative   discharges,   guardianship applications,    etc.    We    serve    as    a    resource    to    other psychologists,     providing     Psychometric     scoring     and consultation. Specialized Projects and Services Throughout   our   history,   we   have   undertaken   specific projects      and      developed      specialized      services      in response   to   needs   presented   to   us.   We   developed   an “Integrated   Community   Sexual   Abuse   Intervention   and Healing   Program”   and   conducted   this   program   under funding    through    the    Aboriginal    Healing    Foundation. The     program     involved     more     that     30     Aboriginal communities in Northern and Central Alberta. We     also     conducted     a     workshop     on     Community Interventions     for     Child     Sexual     Abuse     in     locations throughout   Alberta   and   provided   consultation   to   the Yellowhead    program    which    provided    a    community treatment    approach    for    incest    offenders    and    their families. Under   Corrections   Canada,   we   provided   a   post-release treatment     program     for     offenders     in     their     home communities      throughout      Northern      and      Central Alberta.   We   also   provided   assessment   and   treatment services for offenders. In   addition   to   the   above   programs   we   have   provided services     in     a     number     of     areas.     We     have     two psychologists    who    have    been    qualified    to    provide independent       assessments       to       the       Adjudication Secretariat   dealing   with   continuing   residential   school abuse    claims.    We    have    provided    expert    assessment and   testimony   in   Dangerous   Offended   and   Dangerous Sexual      Offender      hearings.      We      have      developed intervention    programs    to    address    problems    such    as self-harm,   fire   setting,   etc.   and   pioneered   the   use   of distance   therapy   (telehealth)   .   We   design   and   provide Professional   Assistance   Programs   and   have   a   strong background   in   Employee   Assistance   Programming   and employer consultation. Professional and Community Contributions Both   partners   were   founding   board   members   of   the Psychologists’Association     of     Alberta     and     are     past presidents    of    that    organization.    Both    have    provided supervision   to   numerous   provisional   psychologists   as they    prepare    for    admission    to    our    profession.    Both partners     are     also     directors     of     the     Collaborative Institute   for   Psychological   Health.Both   partners   have served   on   the   Northern   Alberta   Appeals   Committee   for Legal    Aid.    We    have    experience    in    teaching    at    the College   and   University   level.   We   provide   a   great   variety of   staff   training   presentations   to   allied   professionals, law   enforcement   personnel   and   to   the   public   through personal and media presentations.