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Archive for April, 2020

Therapy of the Week: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

“Fight-or-Flight” describes a physiological response to stress. It is a survival mechanism that is meant to let us react in dangerous situations (Harvard, 2018). However, many people face all kinds of fight-or-flight inducing stress every day. Rather than running away from or fighting against...
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Why Clients with Disabilities May Benefit from the Expertise of a Life Coach School Graduate

Career progress is a difficult endeavour. For example, less than half of new businesses in Canada will survive longer than 10 years (Government of Canada, 2018), and “Canadian employees report workplace stress as the primary cause of their mental health problems or illness” (Mental Health...
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How to Ride the Wave

The news about the COVID-19 pandemic changes every day. There is so much information to process that it might feel like a tidal wave. In these uncertain times, it’s difficult for many to cope. Individuals, including counsellors themselves, may be looking for strategies to mitigate the negative...
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From Coronavirus to Climate Change: Helping Clients Navigate the Overwhelming Nature of our World as a Counselling Therapist

We live in a world with a 24-hour news cycle where we must process constant information about difficult current events. Opinions flow into our view from multiple sources. For many, the headlines, events, and their accompanying comment threads can be anything from saddening to overwhelming to...
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The Impacts of a Typical Western Diet and How a Nutritionist Program Can Help

One expertnotes that “over the past century, we’ve seen the incidence of chronic diseases go up dramatically in western culture, and that’s due to changes in our lifestyle, diet, and environment” (Thrasybule 2018). If the interactions between overall health and nutrition interest you, a...
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