Counsellor's Advice Blog


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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…

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Family Counseling: Bringing Parents & Children Together


Dealing with family issues can be an exhausting ordeal. Many factors are under consideration in the process. Emotions, experiences, outlooks, and individual conditions all play a role. Couple these factors with the fact that all the family members need to be taken into account. All these make family issues more challenging to deal with. There…

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How Workplace Counseling & Career Counseling is Good for Business – and Good for Anyone Looking to Work through Career Challenges


Workplaces in the present day are generally more aware and more involved with their employees’ well-being. Workplace health has come under the spotlight multiple times in recent years. It is standard for employers to offer different services to ensure the physical state of workers. Many companies nowadays, however, also offer some form of support for…

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How Couple’s Therapy Can Help a Couple Who Are About to Get Married


  People go through therapy for a variety of reasons – all of which are constructive, but not all are reactive. The misconception that only people with problems can benefit from seeing a professional therapist is changing. There are forms of therapy available for proactive measures, too. One of the most popular is couple’s therapy,…

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Is Your Emotional State Affecting Your Sleep? (And Vice-Versa?)


Sleep is an essential part of our lives. Thanks to sleep, our bodies and brains recover from the stresses and tolls that the day brings. Sleep is when your body repairs all the damage that it can. Naturally, not getting enough sleep can seriously harm the body as a result. Lack of sleep has many…