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Tag Archives: family counselling

Ready To Quit?

Posted on: Monday, May 27th, 2019 under blog

In honour of World No Tobacco Day (on May 31st), we thought it would be appropriate to base our discussion around the topic of tobacco and lung health. Smoking cigarettes is said to be the number one cause of preventable deaths in North America. As well, smoking tobacco and being exposed to secondhand smoke significantly […]


Maternal Mental Health

Posted on: Monday, May 13th, 2019 under blog

In celebration of Mother’s Day yesterday, we thought it would be appropriate to shine light on the importance of maternal mental health and its issues. Maternal mental health disorders can affect any pregnant woman or woman who has recently given birth, however, women with previous histories of depression or other mental health disorders are at […]


Canada’s Growing Opioid Epidemic

Posted on: Monday, April 29th, 2019 under blog

You may have heard of Canada’s growing opioid crisis and the measures being taken to combat this epidemic. More than 9000 people have lost their lives to the opioid crisis in two years in Canada alone. The most common opioids are drugs such as fentanyl, oxycodone, and morphine. Doctors often prescribe these drugs to help […]


How You Can Ditch the Late Nights and Start Sleeping Like A Baby!

Posted on: Monday, March 18th, 2019 under blog

There’s almost nothing better in this world than sleep (and maybe pizza). Sleep is one’s best friend and on March 15th, 2019 it is World Sleep Day! You can celebrate by catching up on some much needed Zzz’s and becoming more aware of the importance of sleep health. Like a good diet and exercise, healthy […]


It’s About Emotional Wellness… and Nutrition

Posted on: Sunday, February 17th, 2019 under blog

Nutrition is comprised of our food choices, meal timing and dietary intake behaviours. It is part of the performance triad – consisting of nutrition, sleep and activity. Optimal nutrition plays a role in supporting overall health, and provides adequate energy for day to day cognitive and physical tasks which can affect your sleep, mood and […]


Back to School Means ‘Back to Reality’!

Posted on: Monday, August 25th, 2014 under blog

As summer winds to a close, a new fall season opens up to you and your family. Are you feeling down about returning to the busy, everyday grind? Or perhaps you’re feeling excited about new activities, and opportunities at work and school? Finding a way to satisfy each and every family member’s needs can be […]


Welcoming Child Educational Psychologist to Journey Counselling Team

Posted on: Friday, August 17th, 2012 under blog

We are happy to welcome to our team Brenda Kooyman! Brenda Kooyman is a Calgary Registered Psychologist with a strong interest in children and learning.  She graduated with a BA and B.Ed. and taught Elementary School for eight years.  While raising her family, she taught a primary oral French program, ran a study program for […]