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Stigma in Counselling: What is it and how can we overcome it?

Stigma in Counselling: What is it and how can we overcome it?

We often turn to counselling when we are going through a difficult time in our lives. These difficulties can include needing help with addiction recovery and suicide prevention, as well as other symptoms that disrupt our lives, such as anxiety, depression, and PTSD....

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Helpful Tips On Finding A Therapist

Helpful Tips On Finding A Therapist

I have heard thousands of times stories of people who refuse mental and emotional support because they’ve had a bad experience with a therapist.  What I know to be true is that most people struggle through life thinking they can “handle it” on their own, only to find...

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Communication for Healthy Relationships

Communication for Healthy Relationships

This document contains a simple outline of the barriers to effective communication, skills pertaining to listening and speaking, the premix behind assertive communication, the how-to talk through difficult topics, and ways in which we can create opportunities for effective face-to-face interaction.

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Black Dog Named Depression

Black Dog Named Depression

At its worst, depression can be a frightening, debilitating condition. Millions of people around the world live with depression. Many of these individuals and their families are afraid to talk about their struggles, and don’t know where to turn for help.

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