Clients are supported in their recovery through:

    • Assessment and Treatment Planning;
    • Individual and group counselling as well as goal setting sessions;
    • Educational workshops specifically designed for the needs of women;
    • Attending a Twelve-Step Program or other self-help program in the community;
    • Behaviour modification through knowledge, awareness and personal evaluation.

Clients are encouraged to develop healthy relationships by acquiring skills in:

    • Identifying their feelings;
    • Identifying needs and how to meet them in a healthy manner;
    • Resolving conflict and improving communication;
    • Taking responsibility when needed and letting go of responsibility when it is not appropriate.

Clients are encouraged to develop a healthy support network in the community by:

    • Establishing support through sponsorship affiliated with a Twelve-Step Program or other self-help group;
    • Establishing ongoing counselling support through Alberta Health Services and/or other professionals;
    • Creating relationships in the community which encourage sober social and recreational activities.


The McDougall House program is not licensed to house children. Visitations with children must be pre-arranged with staff. All mandated supervised visits must occur outside of the house.

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