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Self-Help & Mental Wellness
Now offering reduced rate counselling and psychotherapy!
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13
Dec

Senta Counselling Services is now offering reduced rate counselling for low income families and individuals who are unable to afford regular rate treatment. This new community rate program is made possible through our new internship program with Yorkville University. Psychotherapy and counselling treatment is being provided for anxiety, depression, self-esteem, relationship issues for individuals, teens, […]

Coping with your Divorce
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Coping with your Divorce
5
Aug

Divorce and the loss of a relationship can be a stressful, emotional and even frightening time. Whatever the cause of the divorce, one may experience feelings of sadness, regret, guilt and even shame. During this time it is important to address your emotional concerns and to develop the skills and self-love needed to move forward […]

3 Common Therapy Fears
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3 Common Therapy Fears
8
Jul

There are many fears and misconceptions individuals have about counselling and the therapy process. Stigma and shame associated with seeking treatment for mental disorders, relationships issues or life stressors may also contribute to the fear and prevent people from seeking therapy services when they really need it. The most common therapy fear involves fear of […]

Fear-bola and the Epidemic of Panic
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Fear-bola and the Epidemic of Panic
25
Jun

Fear-bola is a term coined to demonstrate wide spread panic, fear and anxiety in the wake of epidemics such as catching the ebola virus. This term is often used by heath care workers and mental health practitioners to understand the effects of epidemics, media coverage and limited medical knowledge on the spread of fear, anxiety […]

Mindfulness Techniques for Depression and Anxiety
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Mindfulness Techniques for Depression and Anxiety
17
Apr

Mindfulness based treatment for anxiety and depression is effective in reducing both the cognitive and physical symptoms associated with these two mood states. Mindfulness practice involves a process of relaxation and focus, targeted at reducing internal and external stressors, noise and anxiety provoking thoughts. Mindfulness involves focusing on the present, allowing the mind to wander, […]