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Postpartum Depression: Helpful Tips from Professional Counsellors

Postpartum Depression (PPD) occurs after childbirth, usually within the first 1-3 weeks (“Postpartum Depression”, 2013). However, it is not limited to the first few weeks, and can occur any time in the first year after giving birth (“Postpartum Depression”, 2013). It lasts for extended...
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How Life Coaching School can Help Your Clients Overcome Rejection

Life coaches help others lead lives that are satisfying and fulfilling. This means being able to weather life’s challenges and unpleasant feelings, including rejection. When helping clients to live their lives to their full potential, rejection is likely to be a part of their process as they set...
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The Rhodes Wellness College Process Explained: Discover Our Experiential Model

If you want to become a counsellor or a life coach, you have many programs and schools to choose from. What makes Rhodes Wellness College stand out from the rest is that we use an experiential model through every stage of our teaching process. The experiential model is a form of learning through...
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Technique of the Week: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an umbrella term for many techniques that are effective across a range of emotional and mental health problems. It identifies and works to attain specific goals within a limited time frame, which can help clients address negative thought patterns and behaviour....
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Dyslexia: Helpful Tips from Professional Counsellors

Dyslexia is a difficulty with reading and writing that is unexpected given an individual’s cognitive abilities and education. It is also one of the most widespread learning disabilities. According to the International Dyslexia Association, as many as 15-20% of people may have symptoms of dyslexia,...
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How Social Media Is Affecting How We Perceive Ourselves. How This Can Tie into Depression and Anxiety

One would think that the ability to see friends’ latest posts on Facebook or to send them a quick message on Twitter would help us feel happier and more connected. However, the exact opposite seems to be happening. A growing body of research suggests that social media is causing a mental health...
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Are You a Stay at Home Mom Struggling with Your Next Step in Life?

If you are a stay-at-home mom who is struggling to figure out what the next step in your life should be, you are not alone. One survey found that 22% of stay-at-home moms say they would like to work in a full-time career (Pew Research Center, 2013). While being a stay-at-home mom can sometimes feel...
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The Effects of Public Shaming on Mental Health: What You Need to Know for Your Therapist Career

In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, the character of Hester Prynne is publicly shamed for having a child out of wedlock (Clausen, 2018). Made to stand in the town square and then wear a red letter “A” on her clothes, she was forever shamed by those around her, living in isolation for...
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