Insight Psychological Therapists - Rume Dedekuma

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Rume Dedekuma, Practicum Intern Therapist, B.Sc, (He/Him)

Hello, I’m Rume, a practicum intern therapist dedicated to guiding individuals on their unique healing and self-discovery journeys. Taking the first step, whether it’s seeking support for the first time or revisiting your journey with renewed hope, is always brave. I’m here to walk alongside you. Your commitment to finding solutions is admirable, and I trust that together, we can navigate the path that lies ahead.

NOTE: Our Practicum Intern (Student) Therapists offer reduced rates for counselling support. Please be aware that FEES WILL BE NON-REIMBURSABLE by Extended Health Care Benefit Plans.

**Rume is currently seeing both online and in-person clients in Calgary and Edmonton but ONLY online clients in Sherwood Park. Session rates for Rume are at a reduced flat rate of $50.00 per one hour session.

More About Rume Dedekuma

With over 8 years in the mental health field, I have extensive experience supporting individuals on their paths to wellness. I truly believe that you are the expert in your own life, and I’m here to empower you with knowledge and support as you navigate the complexities of living. Whether it’s navigating life transitions, managing stress, weathering grief and loss, or simply evolving into your most authentic self.

My passion lies in growth and resilience, a belief that forms the cornerstone of my therapeutic approach. Together, we can work on developing skills that foster a resilient mindset, embracing change as a part of life, and recognizing the inherent potential for growth in every experience. My approach is person-centered, blending narrative therapy, solutions-focused therapy, motivational interviewing, mindfulness, and acceptance and commitment therapy, all tailored to meet your needs. This blend ensures that your unique needs and perspectives are at the forefront of our work together. I am committed to fostering an environment where you can freely express yourself and work towards becoming your authentic self, on your own terms.

Where should we begin? Whether you seek to explore your hopes, address specific challenges, or need a listening ear, I’m here to embark on this journey with you. Your story matters, and I’m here to listen and support.


What is your favourite quote?

“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” – Maya Angelou

What are you most passionate about?

I am most passionate about advocating for social justice, fostering community healing, and promoting resilience and growth in individuals and societies.


Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (Ongoing)

Bachelor of Science in Psychology


College of Alberta Psychologists (Student member)

Psychologist Association of Alberta (Student member)

The Association Of Counselling Therapy of Alberta (Professional member)


Brain Story Certification

Nonviolent Crisis Intervention

Mental Health First Aid

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Trauma-Informed Care


  • English

My areas of focus:

Anxiety & Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Cross Cultural Issues
Grief & Loss Care
  • Grief and Loss
  • Life Transitions and Adjustment Issues
Other Areas
  • Anger Management
  • Cross Cultural Issues
  • Problem Gambling
  • Stress Management

I have experience in:

  • Abuse
  • Adolescent and Teen Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Blended Family Adjustment
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Common Mental Health Disorders
  • Compassion Fatigue
  • Couples Counselling
  • Cross Cultural Issues
  • Dealing with Physical Health Issues
  • Death or Loss of a Pet
  • Depression
  • Difficult People
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Family Caregiver Stress
  • Family Issues
  • Family Violence
  • Gender Identity
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief and Loss
  • Intercultural and Interracial Relationships
  • LGBTQ2S+ Issues
  • Life Transitions and Adjustment Issues
  • Losing Someone to Suicide
  • Loss of Employment
  • Loss of a Loved One
  • Marriage and Relationship Concerns
  • Out of Control Shopping
  • Physical Abuse
  • Pornography Issues
  • Problem Gambling
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Sex Compulsion/Out of Control Sexual Behaviours
  • Sexual Assault and Abuse
  • Sexual Offending Behaviours
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Stress Management
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Supporting Someone who is Grieving
  • Teen's Mental Health
  • Trauma
  • Workplace Stress
  • Workplace Trauma
  • Youth 13 to 15 Years
  • Youth 16 to 17 Years

My treatment approaches:

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Person Centered Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Structural Family Therapy