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Behaviour Management

Children are often faulted for their behaviour, whether it's at home, at school or in a public place. Instead of blaming them, we should look at the reason for that bad behaviour and why it happened. More often than not children are behaving badly for a reason. Helping kids understand ...
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Human Service Workers

Who are Human Service Workers? Human service workers are professionals that work with individuals and our community to function effectively. This can be any profession, some examples are:
  • Teachers
  • Nurses
  • CCAC workers
  • Victim Advocates at the Courthouse
  • Group Home Workers
  • Police Officiers
  • Paramedics
  • Firefighters 
  • Civilian Special Constables
  • Teachers of ...
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Special Education Tutoring

One on one vs. Group Tutoring One on one tutoring in our counselling office offers children a better understanding of areas they may be struggling with. Not all children are ‘traditional’ learners, some have special needs for education. Some children do not get the attention they need in large classrooms ...
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Self-Esteem in Children

Self-Esteem in Children  In the month of February we have been focusing on self-care and self-love in our clinic. A big part of self-love/care is self-esteem. Especially when it comes to children. It is important for children to start building up their self-esteem at a young age to boost confidence ...
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Self-Care

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, so everyone is looking to spoil their significant other, kids, family, and friends. Instead, show someone really important that you care about them…. Show YOURSELF some extra love and pampering this Valentine’s Day by practicing some self-care! You’ll be surprised at how great it feels!  What ...
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Emotional Intimacy

Emotional Intimacy  February is the month of love. With Valentines Day only a week away, people are frantically trying to find the perfect gift or plan the perfect date. When some just need to tap into their emotional intimacy. Typically when someone says the word ‘intimacy’ people automatically think of ...
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Stress Management

We all get stressed from time to time, it is completely normal. If you have a job, children, bills to pay, pets or countless other things going on in your life - there will always be stress. It's when the the stress becomes overwhelming and starts to weigh you down ...
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Essential Oils for Mental Health

Essential Oils for Mental Health  In our office we are big fans of essential oils for just about everything, especially mental health. If you have been to the office before you will know that we are usually diffusing some sort of calming or uplifting blend of oils to promote a ...
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Test Anxiety

Test Anxiety  Exams are here, you’ve studied every subject over and over again, you feel confident in everything. Then you freeze, your mind goes blank, your heart starts racing and you feel so anxious that you can’t remember anything.  Feeling anxious or nervous before a test or exam is very ...
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Child Therapy

Child Therapy  What is Play Therapy? Play is the natural way children learn. The natural communication method in children is play and activity – toys are used as words and play is their language. Children can use toys and art to express things that they may otherwise feel uncomfortable discussing ...
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