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

Can A Support Group Replace Therapy with A Trained Professional?

Can A Support Group Replace Therapy with A Trained Professional

Are you looking for support outside of therapy? Can online discussions between peers or a support group replace therapy with a trained professional psychotherapist or psychologist? Continue reading to learn more about the difference between support groups and therapy What is a Support Group? Support groups are helpful for times when you must cope with

What are you doing for Self-Care?

As we keep on being in shut down, it’s important for us to remember Self-care is more important now as we have less connections with people. Life can sometimes become overwhelming. Self-care can improve your mood, reduce anxiety, and teach you how to treat others. If you are experiencing: 1) poor sleep or sleeping more2)

Marnie Colter seeing clients at our latest new location

  Marnie Colter will be seeing all of her clients at our latest new location. Marnie has opened our latest new location at 430 Hazeldean Rd. Suite 203.  Marnie is a Registered Psychotherapist with 20+ years experience working in both individual and group settings. She is passionate about assisting adults and youth (12+) to understand

Bullying

teen peer group

Bullying is a serious problem we unfortunately may face in all stages of our lives. Bullying is the use of ongoing verbal, physical, or emotional harassment, intimidation, or isolation. A bully intends to hurt, threaten, or frighten his or her victim through deliberate and repeated acts or words. It isn’t just kids who are bullied. Even adults can

Bi-Polar and Child Stress Management

Children who have a parent who is affected by bipolar disorder may be more susceptible to stress. Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is a treatable illness marked by extreme changes in mood, thought, energy, and behaviour. Your family doctor, a psychologist or psychiatrist can diagnose bipolar disorder. Bi-Polar and Child Stress Management Children

Counselling in Ottawa Conquers Fear

Of all the obstacles an individual faces on his or her path to reaching out for counselling in Ottawa, the biggest one by far is one’s own self. Despite the apparent “normalizing” of therapy that modern society seems to have accomplished—self-help books, online resources, and television talk shows and so on—psychologists in Ottawa don’t underestimate

Letting Go of Poison

In life, we are bound to feel let down, betrayed, lied to and host of other things that leave us feeling resentful or disappointed. Letting go of resentment can free us from a sense of powerlessness and make the way for us to experience the joyful side of life. You may often hear things like