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David Kirby

Distress Centre Calgary
Clinical Services Manager
David Kirby has been with the Distress Centre Calgary in a continuous capacity since1996 when he joined the Agency as a crisis line volunteer. After completing his Master of Social Work degree in 2005 with a clinical specialization in youth mental health, David joined the Counselling Program as a crisis counsellor, a position he held for two years before accepting the position of Clinical Supervisor in 2007. Since 2010 David has assumed a broader leadership role within the Distress Centre Calgary as Clinical Services Manager, highlighting opportunities to advance his passions and continuous learning in suicide prevention, mental health, and clinical supervision.