Hit and Miss: What is Impaired Driving and What Are the Impacts?

August 12, 2018 From fines to legal fees, court dates, demerits, and towing costs, DUIs can be quite costly not only financially, but can also take a psychological and emotional toll. Alcohol is… Read more

Understanding How Misconceptions of a Healthy Relationship Lead to Abuse

July 27, 2018 When we talk about domestic violence, often the attention is brought to physical abuse although preceding the violent behaviour there is typically emotional and verbal abuse. The perpetrator seeks control… Read more

What is Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) and why it’s Effective in Counselling?

July 19, 2017 Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) is a practical, short-term form of psychotherapy that takes a hands-on, practical approach to problem solving. CBT aims to help people to develop skills and strategies for… Read more

Opioids Epidemic in Canada

July 10, 2017 Opioids are classes of powerful drugs that are primarily prescribe to treat severe pain. Opioids are depressant drugs, like alcohol, meaning they slow down the part of the brain that… Read more

Mental Health

July 5, 2017 According to World Health Organization (WHO, 2014), mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the… Read more

What is Counselling and When To Seek Support?

July 4, 2017 The Oxford Dictionary defines counselling as the process of assisting and guiding clients, especially by a trained person on a professional basis, to resolve especially personal, social, or psychological problems… Read more

Identifying Alcohol Addiction

June 29, 2017 Seeing a love one struggling with alcohol addiction is tough, especially on the family. It is easy to identify when a person is drinking but identifying whether the person has… Read more

Maternal Depression

May 10, 2017 Maternal Depression (Mother’s Day) Mental Health according to World Health Organization (WHO) is the a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope… Read more

Autism

October 3, 2016 Autism Awareness Month in Canada: What You Need to Know Even though October is mostly known as the month of Thanksgiving and Halloween, there are other important things going on… Read more

Anger Management

September 7, 2016 Is It OK To Feel Angry? Anger is one of many natural emotions that we are all born with. It is expected that we all experience anger at some points in our… Read more
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