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Rekindle the Romance: How a Clinical Counsellor Can Help

“You are the one you’ve been waiting for” This is the startling title of a book about relationships by Richard Schwartz, the founder of Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy. The title of Dr. Schwartz’s book tells us that when we have a healthy, intimate relationship with ourselves, we... Continue Reading

Mental Health Awareness Week: Let’s Talk

This week you may see advertisements and social media filled with mental health facts and stories. October 6 -12 is Mental Health Awareness week in Canada, and October 10 is World Mental Health Day. Even Bell has gotten on board with their “Let’s Talk” campaign, hoping to help reduce stigma... Continue Reading

What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, commonly known as CBT, is a therapeutic approach which focuses on assessing an individual's thoughts and actions to facilitate change in their lives. Specifically, CBT views our feelings and behaviours as a direct result of our thoughts, rather than external... Continue Reading

4 ways to battle anxiety & depression

Anxiety and Depression are two of the most common mental health concerns and they have many forms. Fortunately there are so many things you can do in terms of help and support. The first mistake we commonly make is think that we are alone and that nobody has had the same struggles. More than 20%... Continue Reading