Anxiety is a normal part of life and its function is to keep you safe from potentially dangerous situations. However, anxiety can also become debilitating when it starts to interfere with your ability to cope and function with the daily tasks of life. Rationally you know that you are not in “real,” danger, but emotionally you cannot stop the feeling. (CLICK TO LEARN MORE).
Many people are unaware of how common depression is, and do not seek treatment because they are afraid of what others will think. About 1 in 10 Canadians will experience an episode of major depressive disorder (the diagnosis given to those suffering from depression) during their lifetime. There are many effective treatments for depression, psychotherapy being one of them. (CLICK TO LEARN MORE).
EMDR, or Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing, is a research informed and evidence based psychotherapy which helps release traumatic memories from the past and clearing associated negative core beliefs and distressful symptoms assocaited with them. EMDR can directly access the neural networks of the brain where “unprocessed” traumatic memories are stored. (CLICK TO LEARN MORE)
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is a cognitive behavioural treatment developed by Marsha Linehan, PhD. The therapy teaches people to regulate their strong emotional responses through various learned skills which are regularly practiced and reinforced throughout therapy. (CLICK TO LEARN MORE)
Emotion Focused Couples Therapy (EFT), The Gottman Method, Internal Family Systems, and EMDR, are therapies that help couples to form strong and healthy attachment bonds. Significant improvements occur when couples learn the tools to nurture and repair their relationship. (CLICK TO LEARN MORE)
We now offer online therapeutic services via high resolution, live video conferencing. This model of therapy delivery, commonly know as tele-therapy, offers convenient, accessible, and confidential counselling services. Online therapy can be just as effective as in person appointments. (CLICK TO LEARN MORE)
In addition to psychotherapy appoinments, sessions with our Registered Massage Therapist who is specifically trained to work with trauma and the body can be a perfect complement . Addressing the mind, emotions and body will speed recovery and it is a perfect way to feel relaxed. (CLICK TO LEARN MORE).
Therapy is an essential part of addictions recovery. Therapeutic interventions such as DBT, EMDR, FSAP (Feeling State Addiction Protocol), and Clinical Hypnosis can help to process cravings and core issues driving addictions.(CLICK TO LEARN MORE).
When kids have issues that they can’t deal with alone or with their parents, therapy can be an effective treatment. It is a way to help the child come back to a place of balance and happiness. Therapists can support children in building healthy thinking and behaviour patterns. (CLICK TO LEARN MORE)
Parenting therapy helps you learn the tools to function optimally within your family unit. More specifically, you will be provided with the guidance and support you need to provide a stable and healthy experience for your child. Our therapists will also help you create a healthy attachment bond with your teen, adolescent or child.
Single session therapy uses the skills of the therapsit to to address clients' concerns within one session. There is the understanding that the session might be the only one. Single sessions can be contracted between two and four hours depending on the issue.