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

Treating Anxiety in Ottawa

Anxiety has become a widespread disorder that affects a great number of people. Many people suffer from anxiety in Ottawa, let alone Canada. According to the Anxiety Disorder Association of Canada (ADAC) approximately 12% of Canadians will suffer from some form of  throughout their life time. Your symptoms can vary depending on the type of

Ottawa Counselling Helps Determine: Just Shy, or Struggling with Social Anxiety?

Despite the increasing awareness and understanding of the term social anxiety—according to the Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada (ADAC), it’s actually the most common anxiety disorder—it too often remains under-recognized and as a result, under-diagnosed. Why is this? Ottawa counselling professionals point out that with adolescents in particular, it simply is not the most obvious

Self-Talk to Success Over Social Anxiety

Most of us, at one time or another, have experienced feeling shy, awkward, uncomfortable or intimidated. When social anxiety takes over your life, it can eliminate joy, prevent or even destroy fulfilling relationships, and impede job performance and satisfaction. According to the Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada, anxiety disorders are among the most common mental

How to know if it’s time to get professional help?

The quality of our emotional and mental health is not tangible – it is mostly invisible: you feel, experience and live with it. Sometimes you might wonder if therapy may be right for you. You’ve tried your best, you have read self-help books and you’re still having emotional pain or relationship difficulties. You may be