Therapeutic Partners

Dr. Lori Hogg, M.Sc., MD, FRCPC

Independent psychiatric services
Dr. Lori Hogg is AARC’s consulting child and adolescent psychiatrist. Dr. Hogg received her MD from the University of Calgary in 1989. As a psychiatrist, she is able to provide consultations to clients and families, as well as prescribe medical treatment for clients if necessary. Dr. Hogg often maintains long-term care for those clients with mental health needs and even extends this relationship after clients graduate the AARC program.

Dr. Elizabeth Wallace, MD, FRCPC

Independent psychiatric services
Dr. Elizabeth Wallace has provided clinical consultations to staff at AARC since 2016, and has served as Chair of the AARC Clinical Committee since 2017. Dr. Wallace has practiced as a psychiatrist for the past 28 years, specializing in adult psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. She received her BScN from the University of Alberta and her MD degree from the University of Calgary, before going on to train in psychiatry at the University of Toronto. Dr. Wallace has a private practice, contributes to a group psychotherapy program through AHS, and is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Calgary.

Joel Mader, M.Ed.

Clinical Consultant
Joel Mader is a registered psychologist in private practice at Paradigm Psychology, a clinic located in Alberta Canada, where he specializes in the treatment and assessment of addictive disorders. He also serves as a clinical consultant for the Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre (Alberta, Canada). He received his B.A in psychology and Master of Education (Counselling Psychology) specializing in addictions and mental health from the University of Lethbridge. He was previously a research associate in the faculty of nursing at the University of Calgary where he assisted in the development and delivery of a study that followed a sample of Canadian University students through the national legalization of recreational cannabis. He also assisted in the development and delivery of University of Calgary’s Cannabis Café, a harm reduction initiative which promotes lower-risk cannabis use guidelines among post-secondary students.

Joel Mader

Substance Abuse Assessment

Every client admitted to AARC’s program undergoes a Substance Abuse Assessment.