Our Wellness Blog

Welcome to our Wellness Blog!  This is where we like to share the things that are new and exciting, as well as, helpful resources to support our client experience.   

The Importance of Self-care

The Importance of Self-care

It is likely that you have heard the term self-care in your everyday life. What does this mean? Well, it literally means, taking care of our own self. The process of self-care does however take time and effort. It actually does require some work where we need to plan...

Sae’s journey to becoming a therapist

Sae’s journey to becoming a therapist

· Written by Sae Aizawa, R.C.C. · Growing up, I always had a strong passion and care for helping others. Not just for others but also making a difference in a bigger community. I noticed how I strongly care for making the world a better place. As I grew older, I...

What is Acceptance Commitment Therapy?

What is Acceptance Commitment Therapy?

            There are so many modalities out there in counselling. It is sometimes hard to decide what works for you. I can say that one of the favorite modalities I use during therapy is Acceptance Commitment...

Let’s Talk Trauma

Let’s Talk Trauma

We have all heard the word trauma. But what is trauma? There are numerous definitions for trauma but, as a trauma specialist, I believe instead of defining what trauma is, it is even more helpful to talk about what trauma isn't! So, let's debunk some myths about...

Let’s Talk Addiction

Let’s Talk Addiction

Addictions are pain-relievers, they are band-aids on gunshot wounds.  For some individuals, something has hurt them.  Something has been taken away from them.  In many cases, safety itself has been taken away.  Addiction and some form of trauma...

Why I Love Being a Therapist – Roya’s Story

Why I Love Being a Therapist – Roya’s Story

Let’s face it. Being a therapist is not the easiest job on earth, sometimes you have to sit with an enormous amount of pain, anguish, and grief. Sometimes you hear stories of abuse and trauma that truly deeply break your heart. I have been asked a lot of times, “why...