Any Time IS a Good Time to Talk About Mental Health!

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Any Time IS a Good Time to Talk About Mental Health! My life changed forever 550 days ago when my dad made the choice to take his own life – by suicide. My Dad would do anything for anyone, especially his children. He had a work ethic like no other and strong core values; with

Male Depression

Depression is a serious, yet treatable health condition that can affect any man. While depression is often associated with sadness and hopelessness, it can express itself in many ways such as fits of rage, unnecessary risk taking behaviours, and alcohol or drug abuse How do you know if you or someone you care about may

Summer Blues in August


Just as summer is heading into it’s second month and everyone is talking about vacation time, how wonderful the weather is, and are busy planning weekend get aways and plans you’re just not into summer. And you’re feeling anxious jittery and blah. What’s going on? Do you have the Summer Blues in August? Believe it

Can Meditation help Depression?


Can meditation help depression? A daily 20 mins meditation routine can have a powerful & positive daily impact on your quality of life. We live in a face paced world full of distraction. Our minds are always racing, and we’re constantly seeking something or other to meet our needs and desires. Depression can steal all

How Men and Women Can Recognize Depression in Ottawa

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Ottawa Counselling Services Advise that Men and Women Experience This Condition Differently Major depressive disorder, also known as clinical depression, is a serious psychological disorder that can affect people at any time in their life. It is typically characterized by feelings of sadness, hopelessness, anger, worthlessness, and a loss of pleasure or excitement in activities

Overcoming Loss is Possible with Grief Counselling

Coping with the loss of a loved one is arguably one of the hardest things one will ever face. Also inevitable is the grief that comes along with it. Grieving is an intensely personal process; despite the wide range of resources available—much of which can be helpful and comforting—therapists offering grief counselling know that there

Ottawa Depression Mitigated with Meaningful Relationships

Whether we are parents, educators, or caregivers, we strive to teach and promote independence to the next generation we are bringing up. After all, our society values it greatly; we are constantly bombarded with the message that independence equals strength—to the point that expressing any kind of need for, or dependence on, others is a

Ottawa Counselling Emphasizes the Importance of Family in Dodging Teen Depression

Ottawa area psychologists estimate that as much as 20% of the population will suffer from depression during the teen years. Teen depression isn’t simple: Many things—genetic predisposition, family upbringing, stressful situations or events all increase the risk of developing teen depression. Therapists with Kanata counselling practices point out that what’s particularly unsettling is that, left

Depression in Ottawa Impacts the Workplace

The topic of depression in Ottawa, as well as in society-at-large, has generally become a more widely accepted one than perhaps it has been in the past. Many of us have struggled with at least some form of depression, or know someone else who has. However, despite the increased comfort level we have in theoretical