How to Effectively Set Boundaries

Do you often find yourself eating at restaurants that were not your choice? Are you regularly leaving work late because your boss asks you to do one last thing before you go? Do you feel taken advantage of? If you constantly find yourself unsatisfied in relationships, whether they be work-related or personal, it is likely […]

The Misconceptions of Therapy

For many of us, the decision to pursue therapeutic counselling was one that felt easy, giving us hope that we might be able to improve our lives through learning how to regulate our emotions. But for others, this choice can create feelings of uncertainty, confusion, and maybe even shame. The stigma surrounding therapy and mental […]

No Longer Bound to Binge

Binge eating is a painful disorder, both physically and mentally, that has a gift for making us feel worthless, undeserving, and lazy. Wildly misunderstood, it is an addiction that controls our impulses with a rush of dopamine that accompanies each binge. Skeptics and self-proclaimed “health experts” look down upon those who struggle with binge eating, […]

February: Black History Month

February: Black History Month and the Effects of Racial Discrimination on Mental Health In honour of Black History Month, we would like to take the opportunity to discuss the impact of discrimination on mental health. Discrimination can happen anywhere – whether it be at work, at school, on the train and even at home. It […]

A Word on How to Foster Resilience

Fostering Resilience As the world around us slowly starts to reopen we may still find ourselves feeling fatigued, frustrated, burned out, or in some ways very anxious. Navigating through this pandemic has not been an easy feat for any of us. Let’s discuss the impact of this long-term stress on our resilience and how we […]