17 August 17, 2019

3 Steps to Getting Yourself to Counselling


3 Steps to Getting Yourself to Counselling by Myriame Lyons With 1 in 5 Canadians experiencing a mental health problem or illness in their lifetime, it is known that many more are indirectly affected². Family members and friends who care for a loved one struggling with a mental health problem can experience their own distress. [...]

3 Steps to Getting Yourself to Counselling2019-08-17T13:18:52-07:00
23 June 23, 2017

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What You Should Know


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What You Should Know June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) awareness month. Here’s 5 things you need to know about PTSD: PTSD is just one of a range of possible responses to experiencing a traumatic event. PTSD is a term use to describe a cluster of adaptations (or “symptoms”) following exposure to [...]

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: What You Should Know2017-07-31T10:44:15-07:00
9 June 9, 2017

Acupuncture: What Can It Treat?


What Can Acupuncture Treat? By Jenny Abel R.Ac. and Jill Truscott R.Ac. What can acupuncture treat? That is a great question!  As Registered Acupuncturists at Local Health Integrative Clinic we are often asked this: “what can acupuncture treat”?  Are there studies to back it up?  The scope of what acupuncture treats is very wide and [...]

Acupuncture: What Can It Treat?2017-06-09T11:58:40-07:00
19 May 19, 2017

Thinking of You: Mother’s & Father’s Day


Thinking of You: Mother's & Father's Day Mothers' and Fathers' Day can present a great opportunity to give thanks and appreciation to those who raised you. But they are not always days of celebration. For some, these occasions can evoke a heightened sense of loss, confusion, loneliness or regret. For others who have lost or [...]

Thinking of You: Mother’s & Father’s Day2017-08-08T11:57:54-07:00
22 February 22, 2017

Understanding Your Anger


Understanding Anger by Sara Lewis- Registered Clinical Counsellor Anger can be a primary and adaptive experience. There are many situations in life when anger is the healthy and appropriate way to respond, such as when your physical or emotional boundaries are violated. Because anger is a powerful emotion, it is helpful in these circumstances when [...]

Understanding Your Anger2017-02-23T12:34:18-08:00