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Tag Archives: Counselling in Canada

Discrimination and its Impacts on Mental Health

Posted on: Saturday, June 27th, 2020 under blog

The month of June has had some powerful and meaningful events including the continuation of the Black Lives Matter movement and the celebration of Pride among LGBTQ+ communities. Although these events are celebrating the lives of the people among these groups and working towards change, it is important to be aware and understand how discrimination […]


How to Help the Suicide Crisis Among Indigenous Individuals

Posted on: Saturday, June 13th, 2020 under blog

National Indigenous Day is coming up and this month we celebrate National Indigenous History Month, so it is important to recognize Indigenous identities and culture. This month, Canada acknowledges the achievements, challenges, cultural practices, and history of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis people. Indigenous people have faced and continue to face many challenges, which include […]


Sweat Now, Shine Later

Posted on: Saturday, May 30th, 2020 under blog

Are you trying to find new ways of taking care of yourself and your mental health? Or perhaps slightly bored during COVID-19? Exercise is a very useful way to alleviate any stress and pass the time!   Exercising has many benefits for both physical and mental health. In general, exercise has been proven to help […]


Compassion Fatigue Among Nurses

Posted on: Monday, May 18th, 2020 under blog

It was previously National Nursing Week in Canada and it is important to acknowledge the hard work that nurses do, especially right now. Nurses and other health care professionals are working diligently to help people stay healthy and safe during these difficult circumstances. As their work is very important, they can put themselves through a […]


How to Help your Children during COVID-19

Posted on: Saturday, May 2nd, 2020 under blog

COVID-19 has made tremendous impacts on the lives of Canadians and others around the world in a variety of different ways. Children and youth have been directly impacted and they are facing major change and grief during this time. They are adjusting to the change of not going to school and pursuing it online, extra-curricular […]


Conflict Management for Couples During COVID-19

Posted on: Saturday, April 18th, 2020 under blog

Many couples may experience conflict during the COVID-19 pandemic/lockdown for a variety of reasons. Fights may be the result of spending more time together due to working from home or isolating, altered emotions due to work stresses, loss and grief due to changed lifestyle, stress of caring for elderly parents, inability to HUG those we […]


Protecting your Mental Health During COVID-19

Posted on: Saturday, April 4th, 2020 under blog

Have you been worried or apprehensive about the effects of the coronavirus pandemic? You are certainly not alone. With World Health Day being April 7th, we want to help you keep your health, and specifically mental health, strong.   The constant news about this pandemic has been very overwhelming and disturbing to everyone across the […]


Combat the Mental Health Barriers for Black Canadians

Posted on: Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 under blog

It’s Black History Month and it is time to recognize the lives of Black Canadians and their resiliency. According to a study, African Americans are 10% more likely to be diagnosed with a mental illness and/or experience mental health issues. And why is this significant? The reason is that every individual deserves to have their […]


The Importance of Appreciating Teachers

Posted on: Saturday, February 8th, 2020 under blog

Teachers play a very important role in society, communities, and more importantly on children and youth that they are surrounded with. Their role in the community is a very challenging and draining one, as they have the responsibility of helping youth learn, develop, and transition into their new generation. Teachers make positive impacts on their […]