Donating and Paying
You can help lives and also receive a tax receipt Or you can write a cheque to Island Integrated Counselling Society, and mail it to: #306 – 285 Prideaux Street Nanaimo, B.C., V9R 2N2. A donation of $20 or more will be receipted for tax purposes.
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Do you wish to buy a copy(s) of the book What Momma Says about Grief? They are $15 each (no tax) and you need to pick it/them up from our office. Each purchase helps another client! Thank you!
Category Archives: News
Really? On Wednesday of this week I was told by a client that she very much doubts she would be alive today had she not engaged in our services. She was not being dramatic. Jacqueline Gautier, our Eating Disorders therapist, … Continue reading
Fred Anderson is a popular motivational speaker and course leader. Well-known in aboriginal circles, now his reputation as a native painter is gaining him appreciation around the world. We were honoured to have this powerful orator as our key-note speaker … Continue reading
Why would a counselling agency run a youth and senior program? Because we believe it is important to build skills and self-esteem in youth so that they can do better in their adult lives. This follows the old adage: “An … Continue reading
Here’s a good-news story! How teenagers are gaining valuable and practical skills that will improve their lives in a number of ways. The local community newspaper featured our Bike Club during the 2015 Bike to Work Week. Read it by … Continue reading
by Angela Slade The instinctive, natural way to express anger is to respond aggressively. Anger is a natural, adaptive response to threats; it inspires powerful, often aggressive, feelings and behaviors, which allow us to fight and to defend ourselves when … Continue reading
As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Nothing could be closer to the truth. But before you can begin this process of transformation … Continue reading
The proportion of B.C. children living in poverty has risen, marking the eighth straight year that the province has claimed the highest after-tax rate in the country. Full Story as reported by CTV: http://bit.ly/v6aYJm
Mindfulness can have many benefits for people suffering from difficulties such as anxiety and depression. Practicing mindfulness can be an excellent way of coping. Mindfulness may help people get back in touch with the present moment, as well as reduce … Continue reading