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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

Grief Counselling: Get the Support You Deserve

Life has its ups and downs, its good times and its bad times. This is something we’ve known since we were kids. Hopefully one of the things we’re taught growing up, is how to express ourselves and talk about our feelings. Talking with a therapist or a social worker about our frustrations, worries and hopes

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

Three Reasons to Seek Relationship Counseling

Being in a relationship definitely has its ups and downs. It’s normal to hit a couple of bumps along the way, no matter how long you’ve been together. But sometimes the bumps get bigger and there’s more than you feel you can handle. Relationship counseling has become more popular in the last few years as

Marital Communication – Blamed for Everything

Have You been sent to the Therapist’s Office for Poor Marital Communication? I  feel bad for marital communication, because it gets blamed for everything. For generations, in survey after survey, couples have rated marital communication as the number one problem in marriage. It’s not. Marital communication is getting a bad rap. It’s like the kid

On Again Off Again Relationships – Why Am I Here?

Nataxja Cini is speaking with Melissa Lamb of CTV Ottawa Morning Live about On-Again Off-Again Relationships and why they occur. You’ve broken off with your Ex again but something keeps pulling the two of you back together again. What makes it so tempting to reconnect even though the same problem keeps coming up? Things get

Watch Nataxja Cini on CTV Ottawa Morning Live, Apr 2 at 7:45

Watch Nataxja Cini, a social worker and therapist from Family-Therapy in Kanata  live on CTV Ottawa Morning Live Thursday, April 2nd at 7:45. We’ll be talking about On Again Off Again Relationships. We will look at ” Why do I keep talking to my EX?”  “What keeps pulling us into relationships that have already died?”, 

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

Teen Dating Violence

Have you experienced Dating Violence? Has your Teen experienced Dating Violence? It’s scary to think that teens and parents are often unaware that they, their teens or friends have experienced dating violence. Teen dating violence is emotional, physical, sexual or mental abuse within the bounds of a romantic or potential relationship. It’s not talked about

Turn Anger to Action with Anger Management Help in Ottawa

There is hardly a Canadian who hasn’t witnessed the failure, and subsequent fallout, of popular store Target’s venture into our country. However one may choose to keep up with the news, it would be hard to avoid all the stories and conjecture surrounding Target’s departure from Canada: Perhaps even stronger than the disappointment over what