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Mental Health Supports

Alex and Cheska are the Canniff School Psychologists at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy and have been providing mental health support since the 2018-2019 school year. 

They are available Monday to Friday and provide individual and group support to our Falcons throughout the school year. 

Along with supporting students, Alex and Cheska collaborate with school staff and parents to provide the best possible opportunities for students to succeed academically and support their overall wellbeing. 

Some areas they can support students with include: 

Stress Management

Organizational Skills

Coping & Self-Regulation 

Test Anxiety


Life Skills 

Social Skills 

Study Strategies

Time Management Skills 




Personal Growth


Socio-Emotional Support

Behavioural Support 


Worries / Anxiety

Grief & Loss


Alex and Cheska aim to provide accessible services for all students whether they are in school or learning online. They provide face-to-face and telepsychology services which include video, phone and email check-ins. 

Please note that Cheska also provides support in Tagalog for our Filipino students. 

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about what they offer, please contact them by calling the school at (780) 849 - 5245 or by email: Alex: [email protected] or

Cheska: [email protected]