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How to Navigate Internalized Oppression

In what is an undoubtedly diverse society that is increasingly more tolerant of each other’s differences, discrimination and oppression are still too prevalent. Among others, we still have a measurable wage gap between men and women; immigrants still have undue...

Going With the Flow – Radical Acceptance

Life can be busy and stressful and sometimes we are faced with situations and problems we are unhappy about. What do we do with these unwanted circumstances? Can we change them? How can we cope with situations that we can’t...

Do You Know Your Partner’s Love Language?

Have you ever experienced the “in-love” feeling in the beginning of an intimate relationship?  The one that fades over time, which you don’t like because you want it to last forever?
 
Once this feeling fades do you wonder who this “changed”...

A Change in Seasons

Everything has a season, and as the seasons change we are taking a break.
The blog at Living Well Counselling Services will be on hiatus for summer vacation.
Please continue to enjoy our many past posts and we will be back in the...

What Did Freud Really Teach Us?

When people think about counselling, what often comes to mind is Freud. Usually, when people think about Freud, they think about his crazy ideas of sex. Surprisingly, Freud has a lot to teach us.
One of Freud’s most important contributions to...

Why say “YES” to Marriage Preparation

Premarital counselling has been incorporated into my practice to help couples be proactive and help prevent the deep hurt and suffering that I have witnessed resulting from affairs and divorce. Couples who have engaged in this process have benefited greatly. ...

The Grieving Soul Part II

During a season of loss, it is easy to be swept up in overwhelming and deep pain. Grief is a very difficult emotional experience, and most of us would like to get past grieving as fast as possible. It’s been...

The Grieving Soul

Each of us will journey through the painful experience of loss at some point in our lifetime. This difficult season of life can be overwhelming as we adapt to the loss of someone or something we have cared about, which...

Is Conflict Healthy in an Intimate Relationship?

Conflict is a normal part of an intimate relationship; however there is Healthy and Unhealthy Conflict.
What is Conflict?
A simple definition of conflict is  “opportunity for growth trying to happen.” When there are touchy subjects to discuss or differences to work...