We sometimes think that kids have a carefree life. They are kids after all, playing, laughing, running around. We see ourselves as adults carrying the stress of the family, we have deadlines to meet, activities to get the kids to … Read More
With regular frequency, when I see a client for the first time, they tell me that they have considered counselling for a long time (even years) before finally making the first appointment. Often, this first appointment comes at the very … Read More
I recently lost my grandmother and my aunt about a month apart from each other. Both losses were expected, so I was prepared, but I wasn’t prepared to explain death to my children. My 15 month old I didn’t need … Read More
Time is a precious commodity, we all would like more, but we only have what we’ve got. As children, we used to think that time was endless, that it was a long time for days to pass. In fact, we … Read More
Have you decided to seek counselling and are now wondering what is going to happen? Are you unsure of what to expect at this first visit? Here are some tips of what to expect at your first visit.
What is your family’s recipe for success? What does it take to be a family? Have you ever had this discussion with your family? As families we sometimes get caught up in the day to day activities of being a family; … Read More
A frequent question people ask about counselling in Guelph; when is it a good time to find a therapist for counselling? There are many reasons and situations in which people seek counselling, however, sometimes waiting until is not a good … Read More
In today’s working world, jobs demand a lot of attention. The need to impress the boss is important, however, you also want a certain quality of life, to be able to spend time with your family. The question is: How … Read More
Depression is a word we hear a lot. “I’m depressed” “That’s depressing” “She is so depressed.” But what does the word depression really mean and how is it different than sadness.
It’s that time of year again. All is merry, snow is falling, and the holidays are here. And yet, one important ailment that many Canadians face is the dreaded Winter Blues. What is the Winter Blues?