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News Posted On Sep 01, 2022

Video: Learning Empathy

How do we learn empathy? You learn empathy by understanding your feelings and changing how you view emotions. Watch this video for more tips on how to practice empathy   Learn more about empathy in this article ...

Tips: Healthy Habits Part 2
News Posted On Aug 29, 2022

Tips: Healthy Habits Part 2

Watch the video to learn how to start a healthy habit Related article: Healthy Habits: 8 Good Habits to Have in Life  ...

Virtual Tour at The Family Centre
News Posted On Aug 01, 2022

Virtual Tour at The Family Centre

People come in at TFC for a variety of reasons: counselling, group therapy, and to attend parenting, couples, self-improvement, and anger management classes. This video shows you where to go so you know what to expect upon arrival. Learn more about us…

Tips: Healthy Habits Part 1
News Posted On Jul 29, 2022

Tips: Healthy Habits Part 1

Good habits help form our physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental health. Watch the video for some healthy habit tips you can start when you are ready. Related article: Healthy Habits: 8 Good Habits to Have in Life  ...

Success Story: Janine's Story
News Posted On Jun 13, 2022

Success Story: Janine's Story

Janine’s two biological children were already school-age when she and her then-partner were asked to care for his nieces and nephews. Watch how The Family Centre has supported Janine with finding a larger home, arranging family visits and training,…

Success Story: Zane's Story
News Posted On Jun 13, 2022

Success Story: Zane's Story

Zane had experienced many traumatic events before their first day of junior high. Among bouncing around from school to school, Zane had a front-row seat to addiction, dangerous behaviour, and emotional abuse. Due to these experiences, Zane was at high…

How to Manage Stress
News Posted On Jun 01, 2022

How to Manage Stress

We know that NOT dealing with stress is dangerous as it can create a variety of health and psychological issues. The harmful effects of continued stress can be linked to headaches, heart disease, stomach problems, insomnia, depression, and many other…

Normalizing Mental Health
News Posted On May 07, 2022

Normalizing Mental Health

How can we normalize mental health? Watch the video to hear some of our employees' thoughts about normalizing mental health. ...

Tips: How to Tolerate Change
News Posted On Apr 28, 2022

Tips: How to Tolerate Change

Learn how to tolerate change by watching the video below. Related article: How to Deal With Uncertainty - 7 Tips for Coping with Our World Right Now...

Check in on your mental health: questions and tips
News Posted On Feb 20, 2022

Check in on your mental health: questions and tips

By checking in with ourselves, we can determine if our mental health is suffering and take the necessary actions to get back on track. Asking yourself these questions can help you evaluate the state of your mental wellbeing. ...

Tips: People Reluctant to go to a Counselling Session
News Posted On Dec 04, 2021

Tips: People Reluctant to go to a Counselling Session

You are probably wondering what to expect when meeting with a therapist for the first time. Don't worry. Hear some people's advice that can help you through the counselling process.   ...

How to handle winter blues
News Posted On Nov 29, 2021

How to handle winter blues

Are your mood and energy so low this time of year that you think you could have “winter blues” or seasonal affective disorder? Watch to learn tips on how to overcome winter blues. ...

Living With Mental Illness: Kara's Testimony
News Posted On Oct 12, 2021

Living With Mental Illness: Kara's Testimony

How is it like living with mental illness? Kara shares her mental illness journey in hopes of inspiring others that they can live a full, happy life despite their situation. Watch her wonderful story. ...

Success Story: Jessica's Story
News Posted On Aug 24, 2021

Success Story: Jessica's Story

At the very young age of fifteen, Jessica was exposed to significant trauma. After being sexually assaulted, she resorted to drugs, alcohol, and self-harm. Jessica tried counselling and medication. Yet, nothing could take away her depression, anxiety,…

Back to School Lunch Preparation Tips
News Posted On Aug 13, 2021

Back to School Lunch Preparation Tips

Back-to-school season can be stressful and hectic—key parts of your child’s day such as eating a nutritious lunch can be easy to overlook. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of tips to help your transition to the new school year be as smooth…

Staycations: A Convenient Way to Beat Burnout
News Posted On Jul 31, 2021

Staycations: A Convenient Way to Beat Burnout

Burnout leads to the inability to function well at work or in your personal life. It arises when chronic workplace stress has not been successfully managed. Chances are, you’ve probably experienced some form of burnout at least once in your life. Going…

Success Story: Aminata's Story
News Posted On Jul 13, 2021

Success Story: Aminata's Story

When Aminata’s daughter became overwhelmed by her responsibilities, she broke down. Her children were then placed into foster care. “Even though [my daughter] didn't tell me, I know they are my grandchildren. That would be my responsibility to step…

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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