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Intergenerational Trauma of Indigenous Communities

Posted on: Sunday, September 19th, 2021 under blog

Many Indigenous peoples in Canada suffered traumas during their time in residential schools, which have been accumulated and passed down to later generations. This is called intergenerational trauma (also known as generational or transgenerational trauma). Amy Bombay, a Dalhousie University professor, describes intergenerational trauma as “the stressful and traumatic experiences faced by one generation [that] […]


Bullying Among Youth and Its Effects On Mental Health

Posted on: Tuesday, August 10th, 2021 under blog

Bullying is a prevalent problem in our society, and some even consider it a national emergency. When 47% of Canadian parents report having at least one child who has been a victim of bullying, it makes sense to call this issue an emergency that needs attention. With International Youth Day this week, it is the […]


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 […]


Welcoming Calgary Counsellor Jeremy Siemens

Posted on: Friday, March 24th, 2017 under blog

As we grow to serve our clients and Calgary better, we have added an experienced addictions, trauma and emotional regulation counsellor to our team! Jeremy is a counsellor who believes strongly in the transformative power of therapy and the growth and change that can occur in people’s lives. His training and interests have an integrative […]


Having Difficulty Moving Forward? Find Relief Today!

Posted on: Sunday, September 15th, 2013 under blog

Everyone at one time or another faces struggles in their lives. However, there are times when our past experiences can significantly impact our present life through lingering unresolved memories which seem to ‘hijack’ our normal cognitive and emotional abilities. The past experiences often involve trauma (assault, child/sexual/physical abuse, accident, abandonment, neglect, anxiety, wars, etc.). Even […]