Thoughts for a Balanced Life: A Counselling Blog
Research shows that experiencing trauma as a child can lead to significant mental health challenges in our adult years.
Eating disorders occur when we adopt harmful eating habits and are often linked to other mental health issues including anxiety and depression.
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy teaches skills that are helpful for individuals seeking to regulate emotions, tolerate stress and communicate better.
Here are 5 local resources in Calgary for crisis, mental health and addiction support that provide education, assessment, medical attention and more.
Roughly 10 – 20 percent of women and 10 percent of men suffer from postpartum depression – a mood disorder that should not be dismissed or ignored.
Just like your car needs oil changes, a relationship requires ongoing maintenance too. A professional therapist or couples counsellor can help you resolve conflict, learn how to better communicate and even reignite a spark you thought had faded by allowing each partner to open up about their feelings.
If your teen is dealing with depression, they may take on destructive and unhealthy behaviours as a method of coping with emotional distress. Learn the signs and symptoms of teenage depression.
If we let our habits get out of hand, they can have negative impacts on our lives and eventually turn into addictions that impede relationships, productivity and in some cases, our health. Here are five steps to breaking a bad habit.
Family therapy can help open communication between parents and children, foster understanding between family members, reduce conflict at home and develop effective coping strategies for remarriage and blended family transitions.
“But you don’t look like someone with mental health issues….” Fact: Mental Illness has no “look” which makes it even more difficult for you to know if someone in your life is struggling. “But you don’t look like someone with mental health issues….” Fact: Mental...