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All About Adult ADHD

What is Adult ADHD? Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (adult ADHD) can have a significant impact on an individual’s daily life, relationships, and overall well-being. It is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by persistent patterns of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity that can manifest in various areas of life. While ADHD is commonly associated with children and […]

All About the Different Types of Counsellors in BC

There are many different types of counsellors in British Columbia, with about six major designations actively providing counselling and eligible for insurance coverage. Each designation brings different training and experience to address specific mental health issues and provide therapeutic interventions. Knowing the differences between the designations can help you decide which is right for you. […]

What is Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)?

Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) is an evidence-based therapeutic approach that focuses on enhancing emotional bonds and addressing negative interaction patterns in couples therapy. Developed by therapist and researcher Sue Johnson in the 1980s, EFT is grounded in attachment theory and emphasizes the importance of a secure emotional bond within a romantic relationship. The primary goal […]

What are Coaching, Counselling and Psychotherapy?

Coaching, counselling, and psychotherapy are all forms of guidance and support that aim to help individuals achieve personal growth and overcome challenges. While they may have some similarities, there are distinct differences in the focus, approach, and goals of each practice. Understanding these differences is crucial for potential clients seeking the right kind of support […]

All About Free, Affordable, and Low-Cost Counselling Options in Vancouver

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Counselling is an invaluable form of support, allowing people to talk about and process their feelings and emotions in a professional, non-judgmental environment. But if you don’t have insurance coverage, the cost can be prohibitive, especially for the weekly or bi-weekly counselling that is usually necessary to realize significant relief. Thankfully, counselling is provided by […]

All About Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS)

Have you been hearing a lot about the Internal Family Systems (IFS) approach lately? If so, you’re not alone. This therapy model is exploding in popularity among mental health professionals and clients alike thanks to its intuitive approach to healing, and the profoundly positive effects it is able to bring about. IFS is an evidence-based […]

Counselling and Being a Highly Sensitive Person

Do you find yourself deeply touched by the slightest displays of affection, struggle with small talk and feel unwelcome in loud gatherings? If so, you may be a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). Highly sensitive people are those who have heightened awareness and high sensitivity that is both physical and emotional. While it can be difficult […]

The 3 Attachment Styles

It seems like attachment styles have become all the rage, and may now be something that is relatively normal to discuss on a first or second date. If you haven’t yet been asked, “what is your attachment style?” by someone in your life or someone you are dating, just wait! The three attachment styles seem […]

Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Counsellor – What is the Difference?

Counsellor, psychologist, and psychiatrist may conjure up similar images for us — someone is sitting in a comfy chair with a professional across from them gently asking the question, “and how do you feel?” However, they are distinct professions and limits to what services they can provide to you. If you are seeking support for […]

Can Therapy Save Your Relationship?

People come to couples counselling for many reasons. Not everyone who seeks couples counselling is having significant problems in their relationship, but for many it is a last ditch effort to save a relationship on the brink of ending. We don’t want to let love die, but we also can’t continue loving in a way […]