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“I HATE YOU!”

Posted on: Sunday, November 18th, 2018 under blog

“I HATE YOU!” Screams your child from across the room. Eyes wide. Fists clenched. Feet stamped. Your child is fuming with anger. Anger can be a very uncomfortable emotion. It can be uncomfortable to feel, and it can certainly feel uncomfortable to be the target of another person’s anger. So how can we help our […]


Lest We Forget

Posted on: Sunday, November 4th, 2018 under blog

As we remember the loss of our fallen soldiers, we also acknowledge the troops that have witnessed or experienced life threatening events. War trauma made a great contribution to the current studies of PTSD. In the First World War, military psychiatry came to birth. The emotional trauma became known as shell shock because doctors were […]


Mental Health Awareness

Posted on: Sunday, October 7th, 2018 under blog

Mental health is MORE than mental illnesses Did you know 1 in 5 people in Canada in a given year will experience a mental health problem. There are many mental health concerns out there such as: depression, anxiety, psychosis, bereavement, etc. Here are some common signs: Withdrawing from people or activities you would normally enjoy. […]


At the Heart of it All

Posted on: Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 under blog

It is important to take care of your heart, after all cardiovascular disease is the world’s leading cause of death. There are various causes and risk factors that may lead to heart disease and stroke, including use of tobacco, unhealthy diet, and physical inactivity. But did you know our own negative emotions can also affect our […]


Can a Second Marriage Still be Plan A?

Posted on: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 under blog

The experience of remarried couples is sometimes a sense of failure from the breakdown of the first marriage and this leads to caution exhibited in remarrying. It is important not to treat a second marriage as plan B.   Statistics show that 40% – 65% of families in the US and Canada have a child […]


Step Family Couples – It Can Work Out!

Posted on: Saturday, July 28th, 2018 under blog

The trend in stepfamily formation is growing as adults re-partner soon after separation and divorce, taking one or more children into the new relationship. Couples wanting a fresh start soon realize the challenges of stepping into a fully formed family which can leave them scratching their heads wondering how it can sometimes be so frustrating. […]


A Big Thank You from Journey Family

Posted on: Monday, September 18th, 2017 under blog

We have attempted twice to expand, first we opened an office in the SW – Aspen/ West 85th in 2014 for 18 months we labored and had to shut down. Then in 2016 we placed an offer on a psychology practice for sale and did not succeed – we learned a lot both times. So […]


South Location Grand Opening

Posted on: Monday, September 4th, 2017 under blog

Let’s get to know each other! Join us on September 15th for a fun afternoon as we celebrate the grand opening of our new Southeast location in Douglasdale. Save the date, or spare an hour from work for a networking opportunity, fun games, activities, giveaways, food and drink, and several special guest appearances. Do not […]


The Preparations: New SE Location

Posted on: Monday, August 21st, 2017 under blog

Our team has been working extra hard for the past few weeks to ensure the success of our new location. During this expansion, our NW location will keep running smoothly, and our counsellors will continue to see clients on a regular basis. We are delighted to share with you some of our behind-the-scenes preparations. Ambiance […]


Valentine’s Day – An Anxiety-Ridden Hallmark Holiday, or Relationship Booster?

Posted on: Monday, February 6th, 2017 under blog

It’s February, and with the continued cold weather and short days, comes the much anticipated (and sometimes dreaded) holiday of love… Valentine’s Day. Advocates of the holiday can’t wait to consume copious amounts of chocolate, share hugs and kisses with their partner, and reflect on the good times of their current romantic relationship. Critics of […]