Renewal of Aging Brain

Posted on 26/02/2021 in Assessment and Psychological Testing Services, Counselling Services with Insight, Dealing with Physical Health Issues, Family Issues, Grief, Seniors, Stress & Anxiety.

Studies[1] indicate that for the elderly population, physical and cognitive dysfunction are two of the most feared conditions because they can lead to physical dependency, an inability to communicate with others, social isolation, and a general loss of independence. As we age, many of us may experience gradual and sometimes rapid cognitive functioning deterioration (aging brain) and impairment. Regardless of whether you’re trying to learn a new skill or hobby, go shopping, drive on the ...Read More Here!


Erectile Dysfunction : Medical Cause but Psychological Impact

Posted on 17/11/2020 in Blog, Sexual Issues.

So, you’re experiencing erectile dysfunction (ED), which motivated you to see your doctor and you’ve learned the cause is medical. Now what? There is hope! Although most ED issues are psychologically based, some are medical.  Generally speaking, medical causes mean medical treatments! Even though the cause of your ED is physiological – there is a possibility you can alleviate ED by treating the cause. For example, if your condition is diabetes, getting your blood sugar under co...Read More Here!


Improving Your Mental Resiliency and Fitness

Posted on 14/09/2020 in Blog.

According to Canadian Mental Health Association, mental health is a state of well-being, which includes your emotional, psychological, and social well-being. The state of your mental health can affect how you think, feel, and act, thus also various aspects of your life. There are some common factors found in various mental health literature that indicate good mental health and they include the following:1 Have a sense of purpose in one’s life Able to develop and maintain strong, he...Read More Here!


Supporting Another Person

Posted on 01/11/2019 in Blog, Depression & Suicide, Students.

Sometimes we get worried about the mental and emotional health of a loved one, friend or acquaintance. Perhaps a friend has confided in you that they are feeling sad and filled with despair. Maybe you’ve noticed a classmate struggling with stress – they’re not sleeping, they’re on edge and feel tremendous pressure to perform well. Or maybe you know of a friend who is what you suspect is an abusive relationship. You’d like to help – but you’re not sure how. It’s okay to feel awkwa...Read More Here!


Navigating New Relationships

Posted on 15/10/2019 in Blog, Students.

Grade 12 seems like a long time ago and perhaps your high school sweetheart relationship and maybe even some of your friendships are also long gone. Now you’re in university/college and focusing on your studies. Except there may be some new relationships you are experiencing – a roommate, new classmates, professors and instructors, and maybe a new romantic relationship – or perhaps you’re dealing with an existing but now long-distance relationship. College is often a time of big changes ...Read More Here!


Grades and Exam Stress

Posted on 01/10/2019 in Blog, Students.

Most people agree that university and post-secondary studies are vastly different from work done in grade school. For starters, your class size may have risen from about 30 to well over 100! The ability to have one-on-one time with the Professor or Instructor (or even the Teaching Assistant) can be very limited or maybe even in some cases – non-existent. How you’re taught The style of teaching has changed as well. Mostly lecture-style versus experiential learning may be a difficult adjustm...Read More Here!


Adjusting to a New Identity

Posted on 15/09/2019 in Blog, Stress & Anxiety, Students.

Of course, you are still the same person as you were before you started post-secondary studies but it may feel like you have a different identity because the way your peers knew you in grade school may be different from how you are now. You may have been labelled or identified as: An athlete Perhaps you played on all the school teams or you excelled in a sport or athletics as a whole but have decided not to play varsity sports – or maybe you tried to but were unsuccessful. It can be tough to...Read More Here!