Counselling for Teens, Adults, Couples and Parents

By licensed, experienced therapists who can help you find effective, practical solutions via online or in-person appointments

Anxiety and Worry

Common Anxiety Symptoms include:

  • Worrying too much and having a difficult time controlling it
  • Having trouble sleeping
  • Feeling down, unmotivated, and having trouble concentrating
  • Sweating, breathing rapidly, or have an increased heart rate
  • Feeling tired, trapped, helpless and even embarrassed
  • Being overly self-conscious in certain situations
  • Concerned about being judged or viewed Negatively by others
  • Avoiding things that trigger anxiety

We Can Help You Manage Anxiety by:

  • Discovering and understanding the root cause for feeling anxious
  • Teaching you strategies to combat negative thinking
  • Helping you to recognize and break through unhelpful behavior patterns
  • Improving your sleep by managing your sleep hygiene
  • Using evidence-based strategies to increase concentration and motivation
  • Helping you manage emotions
  • Teaching you relaxation techniques to manage physical symptoms
  • Creating a long-term action plan to continue combat anxiety on your own

Depressed Mood

Common Depressed Mood Symptoms include:

  • Feeling sad, empty, or hopeless nearly every day
  • Feeling irritable, frustrated, and even angry
  • Not finding joy or interest in the things you used to love doing
  • Having sleep problems such as not sleeping enough or the opposite - sleeping too much and not wanting to get out of bed
  • Feelings of worthlessness, fixating on mistakes you have made, blaming yourself
  • Troubles focusing, thinking or making any decisions
  • Feeling tired, having no energy to do tasks, everything feels like it requires too much effort

We Can Help You Manage Depressed Mood by:

  • Understanding and exploring the root cause for feeling depressed
  • Teaching you strategies to combat unhelpful thoughts and low mood
  • Helping you dismantle distorted and limiting self-beliefs
  • Expanding your ability to identify solutions and problem-solve
  • Combining psychological, emotional, and behavioral techniques for a more comprehensive approach
  • Learning practical tools that you can easily use in your daily life

We Can Help You Manage Depressed Mood by:

  • Understanding and exploring the root cause for feeling depressed
  • Teaching you strategies to combat unhelpful thoughts and low mood
  • Helping you dismantle distorted and limiting self-beliefs
  • Expanding your ability to identify solutions and problem-solve
  • Combining psychological, emotional, and behavioral techniques for a more comprehensive approach
  • Learning practical tools that you can easily use in your daily life

Stress and Feeling Overwhelmed

Common Stress Symptoms include:

  • Physical symptoms such as having frequent headaches, tension in your muscles, changes in your sex drive, and upset stomach
  • Feeling fatigued and experiencing sleep problems
  • Mood changes such as feeling overwhelmed, anxious, sad, having no motivation, feeling angry or restless
  • Behavioral changes such as eating too little or overeating, using alcohol or other drugs as a coping mechanism, having angry outbursts, and withdrawing from family and friends
  • Emotional stress that may be causing you to feel frustration, resentment, anger, or that is related to grief.

We Can Help You Manage:

  • Stress due to relationship/marital/pre-marital/family difficulties or work-related/employer/co-workers/self-employee stress
  • Cognitive stress that can cause mental overload, worry, jealousy, shame, feeling like you are out of control
  • Psycho-spiritual stress that could be manifesting as feeling like you have no purpose, lack of meaning, unclear values and feeling misaligned with your current life or circumstances
  • Learn how to regain control of your life, reduce and/or eliminate stressors by letting us help you expand your problem solving skills and teach you effective strategies to will help you tackle stressful situations while feeling empowered and confident in your ability

Anger and Emotional Regulation

Common Emotional Regulation Symptoms include:

  • Being easily triggered and frequently feeling irritable, angry, and have hot temper
  • Engage in an impulsive or even reckless behavior
  • Having frequent arguments with family members, co-workers, etc. that hurts them
  • Temper tantrums result in throwing things, yelling, and saying things you later regret and feel guilty
  • Your anger has a negative impact on your relationships
  • You feel like you are out of control when angry

We Can Help You Manage:

  • Stress due to relationship/marital/pre-marital/family difficulties or work-related/employer/co-workers/self-employee stress
  • Cognitive stress that can cause mental overload, worry, jealousy, shame, feeling like you are out of control
  • Psycho-spiritual stress that could be manifesting as feeling like you have no purpose, lack of meaning, unclear values and feeling misaligned with your current life or circumstances
  • Learn how to regain control of your life, reduce and/or eliminate stressors by letting us help you expand your problem solving skills and teach you effective strategies to will help you tackle stressful situations while feeling empowered and confident in your ability

Life Transitions

Common Difficulties Coping with Life Transitions include:

  • Challenges adjusting to new roles and circumstances which seem to negatively impact your day to day routine
  • Feeling fearful or anxious about the either present and the future, or both
  • Feeling like you can't cope with the changes in your life no matter how hard you try
  • Experiencing a wide range of negative feelings such as confusion, self-doubt, mood instability, negative expectations and views and this is frustrating for you

We Can Help You Manage:

  • We can help you navigate through positive changes such as starting university or a new job, moving to a new place, getting married, recently becoming a parent or coping with retirement
  • We can help you navigate though unfavorable and unplanned changes such as serious illness, divorce, separation, and significant loss either of a loved person, loved pet, loss of a job or any other loss you consider important in your life
  • We'll help you develop coping skills to work through and manage this transitional period in your life, adapt and regain the sense of stability, resilience, and purpose.

Disordered Eating

Common Disordered Eating Symptoms include:

  • Intense fear of gaining weight and frequent dieting
  • Constant efforts to control weight, frequent purging and/or binding
  • Avoiding certain foods and limiting eating
  • Pre-occupation with intense fear of gaining weight, guilt and/or shame related thoughts
  • Saying unkind and harsh things to yourself, often judging

We Can Help You by:

  • Providing you with a safe space where we can explore and understand what has contributed to and also what maintains your disordered eating
  • We'll utilize cognitive interventions to help you tackle unhelpful perceptions and behavioral experiments to help you modify your daily actions
  • Teach you new and expand upon your coping skills and problem-solving strategies
  • Develop a relapse prevention plan so that you can continue to thrive on your own going forward

Trauma & PTSD

Common Symptoms include:

  • Difficulties managing emotions such as anxiety, sadness, anger, and shame
  • Using alcohol, drugs or other substances to help you regain emotional control, repression or denial of emotions
  • Inability to remember or recall events accurately, distortion of time, place, and sometimes identity
  • Intrusive thoughts and/or images regarding a traumatic event

We Can Help by:

  • Helping you to develop a deep understanding of your specific trauma and its triggers
  • Teaching you effective, practical tools to prevent re-traumatization and manage your emotions
  • Reducing anxiety, depression, stress, and alleviating other similar responses to trauma by helping you learn and adopt healthier responses