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Why Professionals With Addictions Counselling Training Are Concerned About Mobile Games

With the advent of mobile phones and tablets, nearly everyone has access to a plethora of information and various types of entertainment in the form of apps at their fingertips. At present, the biggest category of apps and also the most popular is that of mobile games, comprising 20% of the...
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Teaching Clients to Recognize and Defuse Anger Once You Become a Counsellor

It’s well known that feelings of anger can have a negative impact on a client’s health and relationships. Research shows that lingering and chronic anger are associated with increased risk of heart disease and stroke, can weaken immune response, and can even lead to reduced life expectancy...
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Why body-based therapies are an important part of Wellness Counsellor Programs

For many years, the mind and body were seen as two distinct aspects of being. Today, it is well known that the line between physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional wellness is blurry, and that one can and often does affect the other. Power poses, such as standing up straight with arms raised, has...
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Helping Clients Overcome Apathy

Almost everyone will experience a bout of apathy from time to time, whether that feeling comes during a long morning commute or persists over many weeks. Yet even though apathy is a well-known feeling, there are many aspects to this complex emotion that are still being researched and investigated....
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Using Your Addiction Counselling Training to Help Clients Find Balance in a World Addicted to Work

According to a study conducted by the University of Bergen in Norway, work addiction affects approximately 7.8 per cent of the population (Andreassen, C. S., Griffiths, M. D., Sinha, R., Hetland, J., & Pallesen, S., 2016). Many Canadians are also living with a work addiction. Far from a simple...
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Discover the Answers to These Frequently Asked Questions About Our Counselling Therapist College Program

For over 21 years, Rhodes Wellness College has been preparing students for careers as professional life coaches and counsellors. In fact, our experiential approach to coaching and counselling education is well known for the concrete skills students develop, as well as the self-awareness and healing...
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Battling the Holiday Blues: How to Help Wellness Counselling Clients Navigate the Holiday Season

While the holidays are known for being a time of great cheer, they can often evoke the opposite in clients. In fact, for many, the holidays can exacerbate feelings of loneliness, stress, and sadness. Research has found that there is indeed “an increase in certain types of psychopathology...
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3 Benefits to Earning Your Life Coach Certificate Online

According to a recent survey, as much as “77 percent of adults are interested in attending college in some form.” (Fain, P., 2012) However, that same survey also noted that less than 5 percent ever enroll, concluding that “large numbers of interested adult students are dissuaded by tuition...
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