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2017 AGM

Island Integrated Counselling’s Annual General Meeting Don’t miss a free evening of refreshments, live entertainment, and an engaging speaker! Wednesday June 28, 6 p.m. at the Kin Hut at Departure Bay (2730 Departure Bay Rd); enter from the water-side Live … Continue reading

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The post-Christmas Blues

‘Christmas’ is supposed to be a great time of the year. For many, especially afterwards, it is anything but. In this Shaw TV interview our co-Executive Director, Ian Gartshore, is asked about this and what people can do about it. … Continue reading

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Thriving in a Blended Family

In this free one-hour seminar Bernie Dunning, a highly experienced Marriage and Family Therapist, will offer many practical tips on how to improve your (or others) efforts to blend families. Date: Thursday October 27, 2016 Time: Arrive between 5 and … Continue reading

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Overcoming Anxiety

Are you tired of experiencing anxiety, or know of someone who suffers from it? In this free one hour seminar Renée Bueckert will reveal practical steps to turn this ‘pest’ into a resource! Date: Thursday October 20, 2016 Time: Arrive … Continue reading

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An ingredient to Improving Life Satisfaction

Ever wonder what the missing piece to enjoying a more rewarding and fulfilling life? Mary will reveal this during her free seminar that will begin at 6 p.m. Mary is a school teacher and guidance counsellor in School District 69 … Continue reading

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Ending Dyslexia

Ending Dyslexia is a free seminar led by Marlene Lewis of Victoria. Marlene is committed to ending dyslexia. While her presentation will be of particular interest to parents of dyslexic children it will be useful for all. About Marlene: Marlene … Continue reading

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Women: Are you frustrated?

Do you sometimes feel like pulling your hair out because you’re frustrated and/or angry? Would you like to learn how to turn this into a positive forward-moving courageous change in your life that actually improves your relationships? The next Frustrated … Continue reading

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Second Annual Island Integrated Counselling Society Beer & Burger Night

Join us for a night of great food and great music at the Island Integrated Counselling Society Beer & Burger Night.  Date: September 16, 2016 Time: 6:00 to 9:00 pm Location: Old City Station Pub, 150 Skinner St., Nanaimo  Tickets: $20.00 each Order tickets here … Continue reading

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Recovering from a Loss of Income

What does an agency do when it suddenly and unexpectedly loses a big chunk of its revenue? We’re finding out! Earlier this year we (and countless other non-profits) learned that the amount of funding from the provincial Gaming Fund was … Continue reading

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Healthy Family Communication

What family doesn’t sometimes have difficulties with communication? This year’s AGM speaker, Bernie Dunning, has had nearly 30 years of experience working with families, helping them to improve their communication. He is a warm and insightful man. You can read … Continue reading

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