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How a Counselling Therapist Can Help Couples Manage Relationship Stress During COVID-19

Even if clients are in the healthiest of relationships, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic can still bring its share of challenges. Many couples are simply not accustomed to spending this much time together (Boissiere, 2020). Financial strain and other stressors can also put added pressure on couples....
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How a Counselling Therapist Can Help Clients Maintain Good Mental Health During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic and its developments have had a profound impact on many people. This can result in a number of different stress-related symptoms, including poor sleep, unhealthy eating patterns, and difficulty concentrating. Increased substance use or tobacco consumption, anxiety over one’s...
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Technique of the Week: Existential Therapy

Existential therapy is a form of therapy focused around a humanistic approach. This type of therapy recognizes both a human’s capabilities and limitations (“Existential Psychotherapy”, 2019), and stresses the importance of self-determination, free will, and finding meaning in life...
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Theory of the Week: Gestalt Theory, Principles, and Therapy in Practice

Gestalt therapy can help clients better understand life events, which can in turn help them become more self-aware. Read on if you want to become a counsellor.
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What Counselling Therapists Should Know About the Arrival Fallacy

In our goal-oriented world, it’s not uncommon to hear someone say that they’ll be happy once they secure a coveted promotion, gain that much-desired raise, or even become famous. In fact, according to one recent study, for over 80% of millennials, becoming rich is one of their greatest ambitions...
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The Secrets to Lasting Relationships: Advice You Can Give During Your Counsellor Therapist Career

It is untrue that half of all marriages end in divorce—in fact, the divorce rate is often closer to 35 or 40% overall (Heller, K., 2016). Despite this misconception, is it true that in order to avoid relationship complications, couples should apply healthy communication techniques and other...
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Helping Clients Address Perfectionism During Your Counsellor Therapist Career

Perfectionism is often seen as a compliment trying to masquerade as a fault. When someone claims to be a perfectionist, many might not realize just how profoundly this tendency can affect mental health and wellbeing. However, as professional counsellors know, the effects of perfectionism can be...
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