Needle Phobia? Calm Your Anxiety with Therapy

Calm Your Anxiety with Therapy

Trypanophobia or needle phobia is extreme fear of medical procedures involving injections or needles. Needle phobia is more common than we suspect, and it can be overcome. Nataxja Cini speaks with news anchor Annette Goerner on CTV Ottawa Morning Live about how to manage your fear of needles through relaxation techniques. What is Needle Phobia?

How to Help a Child with Anxiety – Expert Tips for Parents

Signs A Child has Anxiety

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health concerns for children and their parents. Especially right now, when our children and teens are not attending in-person school, and not hanging out with their friends in person. But how can you, as a parent, tell if your child’s anxiety is interfering with their everyday life?

Coronavirus Anxiety is Understandable – What Can You Do?

Coronavirus Anxiety is Understandable

You’re Not Alone, and You CAN Overcome the Feeling  If constantly reading and being exposed to all the coronavirus news is making you feel stressed, you’re not alone. Many people are sharing their worries with their families, friends, and publicly on social media. Experts say overloading on information about coronavirus, how it can impact your

Empower your Child to kick Anxiety to the Curb

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Anxiety is one of the most common mental health concerns for children and their parents. But how can you, as a parent tell is your child’s anxiety is interfering with their everyday life? A Quick Anxiety Quiz Does your child often complain about headaches, tummy aches, or not feeling well and there is no medical

Coping with Back to School Anxiety for Parents

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Moms and Dads school this year is just going to be different. We’ re all going to be reaching differently to school this year and that’s OK. For many families heading back to school will be a relief as we try to get back into what is our usual routine. Your child in Primary School

Using your Five senses to Ground Yourself

When you are feeling overwhelmed, anxious or stressed use your five senses to help ground you in the present moment. Sometimes we get caught up in our anxiety and our thoughts. Using your senses,  keeps you in the present moment right now. A self-soothing  or grounding activity is any activity that helps to calm or

Exam Anxiety You’re not alone

Many students young and old, suffer from exam anxiety. That awful feeling of sweaty palms, rapid breathing, dizziness or worse you completely blank out when you look at the exam or test paper. And exam anxiety doesn’t just happen exam day. You can experience exam anxiety in the weeks and days leading up to your exams by

Ottawa Counselling Can End Workplace Anxiety

Those struggling with social anxiety know that this crippling disorder rears its ugly head in a wide variety of social situations, regardless of whether these situations are voluntary. Take the workplace for example; Ottawa counselling professionals know that people must regularly face, and function socially within their place of employment. One really cannot avoid going

Child Anxiety

Does you child suffer from anxiety? Do you know the symptoms of child anxiety? Young children may not be able to express their emotions or tell you they are suffering from child anxiety. As a parent you may need to look for physical symptoms such as stomach aches, headaches, changes in eating habits or appetite,

Overcoming Dating Anxiety in Ottawa

Everyone can relate to social anxiety to some degree since anxiety in Ottawa isn’t an uncommon thing. We’ve all felt some level of social anxiety if we’re starting school, going to a party where you don’t know anyone, or starting a new job. Different people deal with it in different ways, whether it’s through therapy