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How to Integrate an Individual Life Skills Approach During Your Counsellor Therapist Career

A professional counsellor will be able to assess a client’s needs and help them find successful solutions to promote physical, mental and emotional wellness in their lives. One of the best methods to achieve this is through an individual life skills approach. Life skills are those that help...
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What Those Pursuing a Counsellor Therapist Career Should Know About Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia is typically understood as a type of anxiety disorder (Kivi, 2018), one that can significantly impact the lives of your clients. It generally encompasses “a fear of being in situations where escape might be difficult or that help wouldn’t be available if things go wrong”...
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Therapy of the Week: Narrative Therapy

Narrative therapy is a technique that helps an individual separate themselves from a problem that may be present in their lives (“Narrative Therapy”, 2018). This in turn leads them toward playing the role of “narrator” in their own lives and using skills they’ve acquired through life to...
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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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Using Your Counsellor Training to Help Clients Navigate a Quarter Life Crisis

The period between one’s mid-20s to early-30s can be a challenging and stressful time, as many face insecurity, disappointment, and doubt regarding many aspects of their life, including their career, relationships, and finances. These feelings might be more common than you might initially expect....
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Rhodes Wellness College Partner Spotlight: Together We Can (TWC)

As an addictions case manager and sober coach, Kamal Singh plays an important role at Together We Can (TWC)—a partner organization of Rhodes Wellness College. TWC is a Vancouver addictions centre that helps men enter recovery from substance misuse, empowering them toward more healthy and...
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