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Approaching Cognitive Therapy In Ottawa


Making the decision to seek Cognitive therapy, seeking it, and actually performing cognitive therapy in Ottawa are three distinct, difficult tasks for anyone, let alone those already dealing with too much anxiety, depression, anger, etc. Most people who need therapy and do not get it get held up at one of these roadblocks. At each…

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8 Types Of Toxic People Who Aren’t Worth Your Time


The people you spend time with have a profound effect on the person you are. Surrounding yourself with positive influences, support, and strength will go a long way to becoming the person you strive everyday to be. When you surround yourself with strong role models, coworkers you respect, and friends you admire you will be…

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The Benefits Of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy


At Capital Choice Counselling, we offer Ottawa and the surrounding area confidential, professional counselling, and psychological services. We provide our clients with the best in personalized care to equip them with the coping mechanisms they need today, tomorrow, and next week. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a type of counselling that is conducted in a…

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What Is Psychotherapy & How Can It Help Me?


Psychotherapy covers an extensive range of therapies that can help people move past their personal issues, to let them build the inner strength they need going forward. There are a number of myths surrounding psychotherapy, and before going deeper into how psychotherapy can help I’d like to clear the air. Is Psychotherapy Only for the…

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Aligning Your Values with Your Career


While reading this Forbes interview with Donna Sweidan, a certified career coach, I resonated with her “golden rule” of career satisfaction. She writes that aligning your values with your job is crucial to finding a sense of fulfillment in your work. This makes sense, as cognitive researchers have been pointing out, we experience a kind of…

Supporting Those with PTSD


You may be familiar with the growing rates of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among the military, as outlined in this Globe and Mail article, however, a recent conversation on The Current with CBC notes that PTSD and suicide rates are high—too high— in the ranks of our Emergency First Responders as well. And no wonder,…

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Self-Harm & Your Teen


Written by: Erika DeSchiffart, psychotherapist with Capital Choice Counselling Group Teenage Self-Harming Seeing evidence of your child self-harming, or hurting themselves with intention, can be a terrifying experience for a parent. In addition to the fear, you may be unsure of what to do or say, and want desperately to stop the behaviour. This is…