In a perfect world, anyone with depression would be able to talk openly about it at work.
“Do I have both?! And if so, which do we treat first? Which came first?” These are common questions we hear from patients and would-be patients here in Ottawa.
How much is too much? That’s the basic question behind many addictions. In the case of the Internet and digital addictions, we could rephrase this as, “How much of a good thing is too much?” More than two decades into the mainstreaming of the World Wide Web, we now find ourselves interdependent with — and…
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…
As a government worker in the capital city of your phenomenal country, there are plenty of things you know by now. You’ve come a long way to get to where you are in your career, and you’re not stopping now – but like any successful person, you understand that the more important factor is taking…
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…
Do you dread being asked what you do for a living? Or perhaps, you are exhausted at the prospect of deciding what you want to “be when you grow up.” You are not alone. Career dissatisfaction is a very real part of the contemporary experience. Not knowing how you fit into your current profession is…
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…
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…
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…