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dbt

6 Main Points of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), is an adaptive mental health method that gives people practical skills to deal with intense emotions and improves their relationships and overall well-being. Dr Marsha Linehan, a psychologist, founded DBT who started DBT in the late 1980s to form an integrated intervention that drew from the...

family counselling

Understanding Family Counselling: What’s Included and Why It Matters

The family is a traditional institution where we find love, affiliation, and emotional belonging; however, even in most loving families, difficulties and conflicts occasionally emerge, which can cause further deterioration of relationships and stress. Family counselling or family therapy becomes a hopeful signpost that leads a struggling family to a...

teenage anxiety

Supporting Teenagers with Anxiety – How Therapy and Counselling Can Help in Combating Teenage Anxiety

Teenage anxiety is a growing problem among today’s youth population. Students live in a demanding environment that includes an adolescent-scripted social assessment system which is highly stressful as they deal with social relations, issues in the family, and challenging perspectives on the future; all of these can lead to anxiety...

Therapy

What to Talk About in Therapy: A Comprehensive Guide to Therapy Sessions

Attending therapy is a confidential space to discuss experiences, thoughts, issues, overwhelming feelings and the things you have gone through and are going through in your life. Counselling can be a place to work through stuff long in the past, or to sort out some confusions about your present situation...

Dyslexia

How to Support Adults with Dyslexia – Strategies and Techniques for Successful Achievement

Dyslexia is a learning difficulty associated with reading, writing, spelling and word comprehension that begins in childhood. It is possibly a lifelong issue for many individuals. It is a topic that is less discussed and even more misunderstood. As you grow up, someone with dyslexia may have difficulties with school...

Autism

8 Realistic Parenting Strategies for Children with ADHD and Autism

Children can be one of life’s greatest joys. Every child is special and unique, and requires the attentiveness and care of their parents. Children take a lot of time and effort to raise. This is especially true for children with neurodiversity. Children with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) or Autism...

Depression

How to Ask for Help with Depression: A Comprehensive Guide

There’s so much to talk about when discussing depression. It is the next post-developed world pandemic. Countless individuals worldwide are affected by depression, and the number is spiking each year (Daly et al., 2021). The symptoms of depression can be tricky to isolate or identify, and often, a person dealing...

trauma therapist

How to Find a Trauma Therapist

It is hard to make it through life without experiencing some kind of trauma. Trauma comes in all shapes and sizes, often described as small t and big T. Small traumas can be less impactful, like a scrape from a fall or a rejection from a desired other. Big T’s...

ADHD

How to Help Someone with ADHD?

It can be challenging to live with someone with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). When you don’t understand ADHD, it can cause miscommunication and frustration in any relationship. Though the differences may be challenging, this can be a wonderful opportunity to grow and strengthen your relationship with yourself and the...

Couples counselling

Can Couples Counselling Save a Relationship?

The bond between two individuals is highly valued and desired. As crucial as this bond is, it does not come without difficulties. Due to the nature of relationships, it requires both parties to be invested and involved for the relationship to thrive. Effort is required. But it’s easier said than...

Talk therapy

Can Talk Therapy Help Anxiety?

Counselling and psychotherapy, or talk therapy, is when a therapist listens to how someone feels, helps them work through their experiences, and gives them an optimistic approach towards life and mental well-being. To treat, evaluate, and support various mental health conditions, counsellors and psychologists use talk therapy to discuss the...

Dealing With A Draining Job

5 Ways to Deal With A Draining Job

When we talk about mental health and self-care, I think it’s sometimes helpful to think of our bodies as machines. Like any complex machine with many moving parts, we break down over time if we don’t take care of them and provide some routine maintenance. Our bodies and minds need...

Specialties

We specialize in a variety of neurodiversity, behavioural, anxiety, attention, learning, social, and emotional problems. We also provide family support through parent coaching, counselling, and reunification.