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EMDR for Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

EMDR for Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Psychological trauma is a struggle for anyone. When bad things take place, it’s hard to get back to a safe space. This point is where therapy can help you, and among your many options is EMDR therapy. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is one of the…

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Cognitive Therapy in 2020: A Life Hack for Feeling Better

Looking for life hacks? A lot of us these days are constantly tuning in to life hacks, a series of actions to take that will ostensibly make our lives easier. The stresses we face can take a toll on our well-being. Stressors are present no matter where you are. xxx If you think that these…

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Couples Therapy in Kanata

We all face stressors daily, and these can adversely affect a person’s relationships. Busy places, fast-paced lifestyles, rapid development, and others can further contribute to stress and relationship problems. No matter where you live, these stresses are present. Kanata is no exception. Fortunately, couples therapy is an efficient way of addressing relationship issues. Couples Therapy…

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Therapy: A New Year’s Resolution to Follow Through On!

We always want to be our best as the New Year approaches, which is why we make resolutions. Therapy is an excellent way of making sure that we become just that. You don’t have to have problems to get something out of a therapy session. In fact, its many benefits can all contribute to positivity,…

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Parenting Techniques & the Value of Family Counseling & Therapy

Being a parent has to be one of the toughest jobs in the world. Imagine being placed in charge of molding and raising children into the best adults they can be! It sounds difficult enough in theory… and it in practical circumstances it can seem a lot tougher! Parents all have different styles of raising…

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Is Cognitive Therapy a Shortcut to Well Being?

A person’s thoughts do not just spring out of nowhere. Similarly, a person’s actions are rarely done for no reason at all. People’s thoughts, emotions, and actions are all interconnected. What affects one of these aspects can also affect others. Think of it as a domino effect. What if one aspect brings about harmful changes…

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5 Signs of Trauma & PTSD – And How to Overcome It

Post-traumatic stress disorder, known as PTSD, is a serious mental condition related to trauma. PTSD is a disorder that some people who have been through traumatic experiences have. This condition can be acquired either by witnessing scarring incidences or by actually experiencing them. PTSD condition is also more common than what most people believe it…