Depression


How To Relieve Stress, Anxiety, & Depression Related to COVID-19

As Covid-19 restrictions begin easing up in Canada, many are struggling to adjust to the new normal we’ve found ourselves in. Large communities are trying to cope with the tremendous amount of grief, trauma, and uncertainty for the future that the pandemic has caused. Living in unprecedented times has taken an emotional toll on everyone,…

Helpful Tips For Coping With Change: Facing the New Normal

As everyone around the globe has seen, change is inevitable. Changes can be unexpected and out of our control, whether they’re good or bad. A global pandemic, for example, is a majorly unexpected change and can be incredibly difficult to understand and deal with. Our way of life has experienced a major shift since the…

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The Benefits of Counselling with Intern Counsellors

Are you looking for affordable counselling in the Ottawa area? Capital Choice Counselling Group will be welcoming Intern Counsellors to join the local Ottawa network.  Our intern counsellors are supervised by registered psychotherapists and psychologists to ensure clients are still receiving the best counselling they can get in Ottawa.  At Capital Choice Counselling, we have…

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How Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Can Make a Difference in Your Life

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is one of the most popular and successful mental health treatment methods nowadays. It involves identifying problematic thoughts and behaviours and modifying them for the better. Is CBT right for you? How does it work? That’s what we will explore in this issue of the Capital Choice Counselling blog. What Happens…

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Lockdowns and Mental Health: How are Our Brains Affected?

Canada has experienced multiple lockdowns because of the global pandemic. While this is for everyone’s benefit, the mental health of many is negatively affected by COVID isolation. This leads to a cascade of effects that can affect different aspects of a person’s life. Many people seem to believe that it’s not as important as physical…

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Coping With COVID-19-Related Stress and Anxiety

Events coupled with fear and uncertainty tend to affect our mental and emotional health in a big way. The COVID-19 pandemic certainly fulfills the category of fear and uncertainty in spades. All aspects of life are affected, which can cause a great deal of anxiety for everyone involved. Mental Health Amidst the Pandemic The COVID-19…

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Counselling in Ottawa & Beyond: Mental Health Matters in the COVID-19 Era

While a global pandemic has captured the headlines and much of our top-of-mind real estate over the past several months, that doesn’t mean that other life challenges have somehow gone away. In fact, in the case of mental health, the COVID-19 “coronavirus” pandemic has caused a domino effect when it comes to issues such as…

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Traditional Psychotherapy vs. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Are you looking for psychotherapy or counselling in Ottawa? Do you find yourself in the midst of a lengthy & time-consuming process, researching different types of therapy as well as therapists and counsellors in Ottawa? Have you ever heard of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy? Also known as “CBT,” cognitive therapy is a modern method of counselling…

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The Benefits of Therapy & Counselling in Kanata

Are you considering therapy or counselling in Kanata? From everyday stress and general frustration to specific mental health conditions such as depression or anxiety, Kanata counselling is a highly effective way of sorting through one’s issues. Is counselling in Kanata right for you? Let’s take a look at some of the many benefits to find…

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Coping with Mental Health in the COVID-19 Era of Uncertainty

Are you struggling with the uncertainty and instability of the COVID-19 era? If so, you are not alone. Many people in Ottawa, across Canada and around the world are having a difficult time adjusting to this “new normal” (though we are really not comfortable with this term!). Let’s take a closer look at some of…