Category Archives: Therapy & Counselling

We’re always Communicating

People talk about how important Communication is. More often than not the first reason people go to therapy for relationship issues is because they are having communication problems. Some state that they do not communicate. In actuality people are always … Continue reading

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Our First Licensed Social Worker

Our First Licensed Social Worker We welcome on board, as of August 2015, our first licenced Social Worker, Ceilidh McKay! Her addition to our staff will nicely round out our services with her warm, wise, holistic and no-nonsense approach to … Continue reading

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The Process of Individuation in the Family

Everyone starting to make a family would like their children to be smart, independent, and successful. No one I know starts out wanting their child to be a drug addict, involved in criminal behaviour, or forever be dependent on parents … Continue reading

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Island Integrated Counselling Society Beer & Burger Night

We had 65 people join us for a night of great food and great music our Beer & Burger Night on September 12th! A huge thank you to the very many sponsors, to the generosity of the Old City Station … Continue reading

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How do I tame anxiety?

by Angela Slade In some cases, having anxiety requires medical intervention and/or treatment. However, here are some self-treatments one can do to tame anxiety. The first step is to identify your patterns. What specific triggers are linked to your anxiety? … Continue reading

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30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself

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

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How can I cope through the holidays?

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

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How Do I Tame My Inner Critic?

By Angela Slade Taming your inner critic is much like taming a wild animal – it must be done with awareness and consistency. It’s a sneaky little beast and will come sliding in the back door, just as you shove … Continue reading

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Healing Your Body from the Inside Out

The next date for Healing Your Body from the Inside Out education/support group in Nanaimo for adults is set for Wednesday, September 28, 2011 to December 14, 2011 (6:30 pm – 8:30 pm). Details Here

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