Meet Marinus Begieneman, MSW, RSW

Marinus Begieneman


Masters of Social work
Registered Social Worker
Psychiatric health care


Mr. Begieneman has 21 years experience as a counselor and manager for an international non-profit  family services organization and 18 years experience employed as Regional Director with three federal government departments: Indian and Northern Affairs (responsible for First Nations social programming), Secretary of State and the Canadian Human Rights Commission.

Mr. Begieneman's approach is to provide solution-focused services that aim to facilitate rapid results. In his words, "No one wants to spend years seeking results and becoming dependent on others. Rapid results can be obtained when participants are willing to work hard." 

Specializing In

Addiction Recovery

  • Chemical/alcohol drug
  • Sexual/pornography/cyberspace
  • Gambling, gaming

Intimacy and Communication

  • Marriage and couples counseling
  • Separation and divorce
  • Infidelity
  • Blended families
  • Emotional/ physical/social intimacy
  • Open communication
  • Premarriage counseling
  • Relationship counseling 


  • Stress/colleagues/superiors
  • Downsizing, severance

Mood Issues ( anger, stress, depression)

  • Anxiety
  • Panic attacks
  • Perfectionism
  • Obsessions
  • Procrastination
  • Depression
  • Hopelessness

Conflict Resolution

  •  Anger management
  • Self esteem
  • Grief recovery
  • Abuse recovery
  • Workplace issues

articles written by Marinus begieneman, MSW

How to Handle Criticism From Your Spouse
How to Increase Your Happiness

How to Book an Appointment

Marinus Begieneman is currently accepting new clients and warmly welcome self-referrals and referrals from physicians and other professionals.

For more information or to book an appointment, please call (403) 255-8577 or use our easy online appointment scheduler here.

If you have questions or comments, and would like to contact us, please complete a brief confidential contact form here. Once you submit the contact form, someone from Cobb & Associates Inc. will respond as soon as possible.

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