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How do you know when it’s time to see a therapist?
News Posted On Jul 01, 2024

How do you know when it’s time to see a therapist?

We all struggle with life’s ups and downs. Usually, you can handle the pitfalls that life throws your way by developing strategies to work through everyday, ordinary worries. However, when things get a little more challenging, many people seek support…

Find Support in Our New Overcoming Adversity Class
News Posted On May 08, 2024

Find Support in Our New Overcoming Adversity Class

Adversity is when you experience circumstances in life that make you feel out of control. Hardships, setbacks, and unforeseen or problematic events are a natural part of life. However, no matter the challenge, you should have the ability to bounce back…

Positive Self-Talk: What it is & How to Practice it
News Posted On May 01, 2024

Positive Self-Talk: What it is & How to Practice it

As you begin this article, take a moment to pause and really think about these next questions. When you woke up, what first crossed your mind? Did you embrace the day with eagerness, or do you find yourself hesitating and perhaps feeling a bit apprehensive…

Therapy Groups at The Family Centre
News Posted On Apr 01, 2024

Therapy Groups at The Family Centre

Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, or relationship issues? Do you often feel alone, wishing you had someone to lean on who understands what you're going through?  Our therapy groups for depression, anxiety, grief, and healthy relationships…

Navigating Relationship Challenges: Discover Our Supports and Solutions
News Posted On Mar 01, 2024

Navigating Relationship Challenges: Discover Our Supports and Solutions

Do you often have conflicts, misunderstandings, or other challenges in your relationships? Are your relationships making you feel unsafe, frustrated, angry, or insecure? Relationships, whether with romantic partners, friends, family members, or co-workers,…

ACEs 101: How Adverse Childhood Experiences Affect You
News Posted On Mar 01, 2024

ACEs 101: How Adverse Childhood Experiences Affect You

We all go through awful and distressing situations that we have to endure. Unfortunately, when these experiences are traumatic enough, especially in early childhood, they can quite literally change the way our genes function. This makes us prone to developing…

Healthy Habits: 8 Good Habits to Have in Life
News Posted On Jan 01, 2024

Healthy Habits: 8 Good Habits to Have in Life

Good habits benefit our physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental health. These are the habits that get you closer to living your best life. Good habits help you become more productive and energetic. These habits help us move forward. If you are unsure…

How to Enjoy Long Winters
News Posted On Dec 01, 2023

How to Enjoy Long Winters

Some days, spending time outdoors during winter can feel more like a challenge than an enjoyment. As the temperatures drop, it can be easy to huddle indoors, wrapped in the warmth of blankets and the glow of electronic screens.  However, spending time…

Take Care of Your Mental Health During the Holidays
News Posted On Dec 01, 2023

Take Care of Your Mental Health During the Holidays

The holiday season is not an exciting and joyful time for everyone. There are many people who experience family conflicts, grief, loneliness, feelings of isolation, or negative memories around this time of year. If this is you, know that you're not…

What to Expect at Your First Counselling Session
News Posted On Nov 01, 2023

What to Expect at Your First Counselling Session

"I am nervous, anxious, and scared to attend a therapy session. I am afraid to open up. What do I even say? Do I start the conversation?" "What if people judge me for going to therapy? People might think I am weak." "I'm terrified to feel my feelings.…

World Suicide Prevention Day: What Can You Do to Help Prevent Suicide
News Posted On Sep 10, 2023

World Suicide Prevention Day: What Can You Do to Help Prevent Suicide

Trigger warning: This content contains information about suicide. This may not be reassuring and can be triggering to some individuals. We ask you to consider leaving this platform if you think the discussion could be traumatizing to you. For immediate…

How to Communicate Effectively
News Posted On Aug 01, 2023

How to Communicate Effectively

Do you find it hard to express your wants and opinions? Do you tend to do what others want regardless of your desires? If your answer is yes, read on to learn effective communication tips. Hopefully, these tips can improve your effective communication…

What is Gaslighting & Steps to Take if You’re Being Gaslighted
News Posted On Jul 01, 2023

What is Gaslighting & Steps to Take if You’re Being Gaslighted

Have you ever been in a situation where another person made you feel like your thoughts, feelings, and perspectives were invalid? They may make you wonder if you're the source of relational issues, and that you need to be more critical about how you…

Do you have an
News Posted On Jul 01, 2023

Do you have an "Everyday Addiction?"

Do you have an "everyday addiction"? Let’s think about your day. How many cups of coffee do you drink? How often do you check your phone? Do you think about your phone several times during the day? Do you drive really fast on the freeway? How many…

10 Common Negative Thinking Patterns and 5 Steps for Change
News Posted On Jun 01, 2023

10 Common Negative Thinking Patterns and 5 Steps for Change

Are you your own worst enemy? Do you find yourself getting bogged down by negative thoughts that seem to take over your mind, no matter how optimistic your circumstances seem? Maybe you’re constantly worrying about “what-ifs” or start feeling anxious…

Stress Reduction Worksheet
News Posted On May 01, 2023

Stress Reduction Worksheet

We all get stressed at times. It can be helpful when we experience a small amount of it, but too much stress can make us feel overwhelmed, frozen, and numb. Sometimes stress is the accumulation of many small, daily hassles. Some examples of daily hassles…

8 Signs that High Functioning Anxiety is Driving Your Daily Life
News Posted On Mar 01, 2023

8 Signs that High Functioning Anxiety is Driving Your Daily Life

What’s pushing you along every day: anxiety or your ambition and interests? Are you always on top of things at work because you are passionate about your career or afraid of what might happen if everything doesn’t go according to plans? Is your home…

Understanding Depression: Living with Depression Class
News Posted On Feb 01, 2023

Understanding Depression: Living with Depression Class

What would you say if someone asked you to define depression? An overwhelming sadness? The inability to feel motivated to do tasks you once enjoyed? When you feel no hope or joy for the future? While you may experience these symptoms, it doesn’t help…

The Family Centre acknowledges that we are on Treaty 6 territory, a traditional meeting ground, gathering place, and traveling route for the Cree, Saulteaux, Blackfoot, Métis, Dene, and Nakota Sioux. We acknowledge all the many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit whose footsteps have marked these lands for centuries.

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