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.   

How to know you have depression

How to know you have depression

As a therapist I hear this question all the time. Whether I’m in a session with a client or even when I’m living my life and not working. People do wonder. How can I tell if I’m depressed? There are actually some simple ways for you to tell if you have symptoms of...

Let’s talk about anxiety

Let’s talk about anxiety

Blog by Suki Khangura, C.C.C. If we look at the clinical definition of anxiety from the DSM- 5 it states “anxiety is excessive worry and apprehensive expectations, occurring more days than not for at least 6 months, about a number of events or activities, such as work...

Breathing techniques

Breathing techniques

- Post written by Olivia Assuncao, C.C.C., R.M.F.T. Breath is so fundamental and automatic that we sometimes forget how much control we actually have over our breathing. Our breathing regulates our heart rate and can increase or decrease the perception of anxiety or...

Suki’s journey to becoming a therapist

Suki’s journey to becoming a therapist

My journey to becoming a therapist is rooted in my own work of becoming more authentic within myself. Growing up as a first generation Canadian created conflict within myself, a conflict between my heart and my brain I would like to say. My heart wanted me to follow...

Ihab’s journey to becoming a therapist

Ihab’s journey to becoming a therapist

by Ihab Darwiche  | April 24, 2022 | Culture My journey to becoming a counsellor is a long and winding one. When I was growing up I fell in love with the sciences, and burned through textbooks like the proud nerd I was. I loved learning about how...

Managing Anger that is Out of Control

Managing Anger that is Out of Control

Anger is an emotion that can feel overwhelming. For some of those, it can feel scary to experience anger. For some, anger may be the only emotion that they know how to use when they are hurt. When we fear the emotion, anger can feel like it is bursting out of control...