1301, 2022

7 Tips to Improve your Mental Health in 2022

By |January 13, 2022|Categories: General, Psychology|

It’s a new year, and those resolutions that start strong during the month of January start fizzling out after the first few weeks. It’s understandable as we get busy after the holidays and forget to put ourselves first. Before that happens, we want to give you some simple [...]

3011, 2021

PTSD: Causes, Symptoms, & When to Seek Treatment

By |November 30, 2021|Categories: Trauma|

For 9.2% of adults in Canada,  the experiences of extreme or persistent traumatic events will trigger PTSD symptoms at some point. Sometimes this can occur months or even years after the initial trauma.  PTSD, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, is triggered after experiencing or witnessing extreme experiences like: [...]

1211, 2021

5 Ways Trauma Can Help Drive Personal Growth

By |November 12, 2021|Categories: Trauma|

As we navigate through life’s ups and downs, trauma and loss will undoubtedly play a part in our experiences. While the majority of individuals are familiar with the term post-traumatic stress (PTS), people often don’t realize that struggle and hardship represent a doorway to positive growth and change. [...]

911, 2021

How to Overcome Perfectionism: A Prescription to Change your Thoughts

By |November 9, 2021|Categories: Anxiety, Self-Esteem|

Perfectionism is a common cognitive trap for people who are striving to be successful. But the truth is, striving to be perfect, and fearing failure is often the thing that prevents us from success. It keeps us frozen and unable to get started, anxious about making mistakes along [...]

1310, 2021

How much does therapy cost in Winnipeg?

By |October 13, 2021|Categories: General|

Costs continue to be one of the biggest concerns and barriers to mental health treatment. In 2016, the Canada Revenue Agency began to recognize the cost of non-reimbursed services provided by Registered Psychotherapists as a medical expense eligible for a tax credit. While regulatory reforms and mental health [...]

1409, 2021

5 Signs It’s Time To Treat Your Anxiety

By |September 14, 2021|Categories: Anxiety|

Everyone experiences feelings of anxiousness from time to time – especially given the stressful circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. When you’re under pressure or facing a challenging situation (like the start of a new job or passing a vital exam), your body naturally triggers a “fight-or-flight” response.  Anxiety is [...]

909, 2021

5 Signs You Should Start Couples Therapy

By |September 9, 2021|Categories: Couples/Marriage|

Even in an age where connectivity is at an all-time high, the urge to disconnect and separate from things that used to bring us happiness has also become more robust. Relationships can be challenging enough without the plethora of external factors to distract us. While data shows that [...]

2707, 2021

Alcohol & Depression: What You Should Know

By |July 27, 2021|Categories: Depression|

From genetics, biochemical factors, and illnesses, to aging, stressful events, and long-term pressures, depression is a complicated and highly serious medical illness that is actually more common than we realize. A poll taken in December of 2020 found that over 22% of surveyed Canadians report that they had [...]

1307, 2021

Marriage Therapy Near Me: How to Choose the Right Therapist

By |July 13, 2021|Categories: Couples/Marriage|

Like a car, romantic relationships require regular maintenance to ensure everything is running smoothly and operating at an optimal level. To effectively circumvent complications down the road, it’s best to address problems that arise early on.   Marriage therapy, also known as couples counselling or marriage counselling, refers [...]

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