Relationship and Individual Therapy for Children, Adolescents and Adults
A variety of counselling techniques are used including
- Narrative therapy
- Cognitive Behavioral and DBT
- Trauma informed therapy including complex trauma
- Solution and Brief therapy
- Art and Sand tray techniques
- Emotional Focused Couple Therapy
- Gottman Couple Therapy
Each individual, family and couple is assessed and individual treatment plans are developed to help them achieve their goals.
Relationships can be complex and difficult at times. Counselling can help couples develop better skills for communication and conflict. Individuals can explore patterns in their previous and current relationships. We all need connection to others, which can make us feel vulnerable and lonely even while we are in a relationship. Counselling can provide insight into relationships and build stronger relationships through developing relationships skills. Three-day Couple program and Relationship program for individuals are also available.
Life is full of struggles and stressors that can make all of us feel worry is taking over. Get better coping strategies to cope with your anxiety. Learn more about your worries and anxiety so you can learn ways to cope better. By taking your emotional temperature you will learn how to monitor emotional reactivity and have better control over your emotional state. Are you having panic attacks? Learn helpful ways to cope with the panic attacks.
Are you feeling sad, lonely or overwhelmed by life? Do you find it difficult to get out of bed every morning? Are you wondering if you will ever feel happy again? There are many techniques that may help you feel better. Learn how to cope with depression. Are you a family member wondering how to help your loved one? Learn ways to help your family member with their depression. If you have a loved one who is depressed, you may be at loss how to help them cope.
Grief and Loss
Have you suffered a loss? Do you feel overwhelmed by grief? Learn ways to cope with a loss whether a recent loss or one you have been struggling with for a while. No matter the age of the person, losing someone you love can be a devastating experience. Your friends and family have gone back to their daily life, but you are still feeling lonely, afraid, and overwhelmed by sadness.
Stress can overwhelm most of us. There are many ways to cope with stress that are helpful. Stress can be reduced and coping strategies can be learned.
Play Therapy and Sandbox Therapy
Children express themselves through play. The best therapy for children is play therapy and sandbox therapy as it allows them to use the language they are comfortable. Children with anxiety, depression, grief and loss and trauma can all benefit from play therapy. Children learn better coping strategies while in comfortable surroundings. They learn to talk about their feelings through expressive therapies such as play, sandbox and art therapy.
Trauma and EMDR
Trauma can get people stuck and prevent them from having their life back. Through Therapy trauma can be resolved and people can develop strategies to help them cope. EMDR is a technique used in trauma to help people move past the trauma. It has been shown to be very effective method for treating trauma. There has been a number of research studies completed to provide data that this method is highly effective treatment for trauma.