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What exactly is mental health stigma, and why is it such a big deal?

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Imagine navigating through life with a burden you can’t shake off, one that’s invisible to the naked eye but weighs heavily on your mind and spirit. This is the reality for many individuals facing mental health challenges, compounded by the pervasive cloud of stigma that hangs over them. In this blog, we will focus on

Unlocking Anger: What Lies Beneath the Surface?

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Have you ever found yourself face-to-face with someone consumed by anger, unsure of what lies beneath their rage? In this Q&A-style exploration, we uncover the hidden truths behind anger and provide practical insights into managing this powerful emotion effectively.  What is Anger?  Anger, a natural and vital emotion, once served as a primal warning system

Ottawa Counselling Services – Understanding Depression in Men and Women

Understanding Depression in Men and Women

In this comprehensive Q&A session, we dive deep into the intricate realm of depression, exploring how it manifests differently in men and women. Our aim, here at Family Therapy in Ottawa, is to provide you with valuable insights into the complex world of major depressive disorder and how it uniquely impacts individuals based on their

Overcoming Social Anxiety with the Help of an Ottawa Therapist

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Are you tired of feeling shy, awkward, or anxious in social situations? Social anxiety can take a toll on your happiness, relationships, and even your career. But there’s hope! In this Q&A, we’ll explore five ways the therapists at Family Therapy can assist you in transforming your self-talk and conquering social anxiety. Let’s dive right

Is Your Past Holding You Down?

Is Your Past Holding You Down

Have you ever felt tethered to a past hurt, a lingering guilt, or an old fear? It’s not uncommon for these emotions to resurface, casting shadows over our present moments and hindering our ability to fully engage with life. The professional therapists at Family Therapy understand the profound impact our past can have on our

What Are Effective Strategies for Revitalizing Your Marriage?

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Are you looking for ways to strengthen your relationship and save your marriage? In this blog, we’ll provide you with practical tips and insights to help you rekindle the love and connection in your partnership. Whether you’re facing communication issues, spending less quality time together, or simply seeking to improve your relationship, these quick tips

How do you Know if it’s Time to Get Professional Help?

How do you Know if its Time to Get Professional Help

Are you wondering if it’s time to consider therapy? In this blog, we’ll explore the signs that may indicate it’s the right moment to seek professional assistance. Mental and emotional health can be complex, and sometimes, self-help isn’t enough. If you’ve been grappling with persistent emotional pain, unresolved issues, or the lingering effects of past

How Do You Let Go of Resentment?

How Do You Let Go of Resentment

Life unfortunately has situations that can lead to feelings of resentment and disappointment. These emotions can weigh you down and hinder your ability to experience the joys of life. While the advice to “let it go” is commonly given, it’s easier said than done. The professional counsellors at Family-Therapy in Ottawa are here to help