Family


Family Therapy– What is it?


Family therapy is about taking care of life’s precious relationships – your family. Family therapy can address and smooth over life’s everyday bumps, or the occasional blowout. Family therapy can address issues like communication, being seen and heard within the family, acting out children, blended families, young adults leaving home, etc. Practically, family therapy can…

Help! Your Teen has Anxiety or Depression


Written By: Shawna Hyde, MA, CCC, Psychotherapist with Capital Choice Counselling Group Over the years, many parents have spoken to me about their confusion regarding their depressed or anxious teenager. “My teen is so smart, talented, and likeable but s/he just doesn’t see it!” “My daughter rebuffs compliments and totally fails to recognize her own strengths and…

Leaving Self-Sabotage Behind: Internal Family Systems


Written By: Shawna Hyde, MA, CCC, Psychotherapist with Capital Choice Counselling Group Are you struggling with a never-ending diet? Determined to stick to your budget but catch yourself swiping your card almost before you’ve realized your wallet is in your hand? What makes self-sabotage so powerful, anyway? What keeps us repeatedly reaching for the masks…

Someone You Love Gambles Too Much…


Written by: Clara Panarella, M.Ed., Psychotherapist, Capital Choice Counselling Group A Gambling Addiction is not just about losing money, it can affect a person’s whole life. It affects the person’s physical and mental health, work,  school, and other activities. But perhaps most importantly it affects the relationship with a spouse and other family members. People…