Just need a break? Or is it burnout?

By: Kristin Matthews This is often a very busy time of year for many people. Juggling work, school, the demands of home, and prepping for the holidays, this time of year can feel stressful and exhausting.  More, and more, I am hearing from my clients how exhausted and stressed out many people are feeling right […]

Occupational Therapy: A Holistic View on the Job of Life

Still wondering what occupational therapy means? No, it is not about helping you find a job…. But it can help you do your job… better. Listen in as we chat with Louise, Occupational Therapist (OT) at Simply Counselling Services.  She shares her views on the importance of having a holistic view of health and how, […]

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) & Attachment Theory: The Meaning, The Impact and The Group

Can a statement have two truths? Is everything black and white? Can you repair a concerning attachment? Najwa shares how DBT group therapy can support people struggling with impulsiveness, high-risk behaviours, mood swings, relationship and intimacy issues, suicidal thoughts and behaviours, identity confusion, as well as thoughts, behaviours and emotions causing distress and despair. If […]

Why counselling works and is important – especially now

Thank you for joining me for this week’s blog! I have spent some time reflecting on what would be most helpful right now for our audience, and I decided to revisit a topic we have covered before. I think during this challenging time, it is becoming more apparent how important it is to be mindful […]

Finding Solutions with an Occupational Therapist

Thank you for joining us for this week’s blog. The past few weeks, we focused on some strategies that would help you during this time of a pandemic: hope, gratitude, and how to stay mentally healthy during isolation. We hope that you are now finding your “new normal” and are settling into a routine. As always, please reach […]

What does stress feel like?

Thank you for joining me for this week’s blog! This week I’m starting a series of blogs on stress because we all experience it at one point or another in our lives. I wanted to begin with a focus on what stress feels like, as it can be experienced differently. We are also introducing a […]

Why I Believe Counselling Works

Thank you for joining me for this week’s blog! I often get asked why I believe in what I do and how I do it. That’s the focus for this blog – I am going to share why I think counselling really does work and why that belief actually starts with who you are as a client.  […]

Welcome to Blog #2 – Our Team

Thank you for following along with my blog journey. In this blog, I will highlight a very important part of my business: my team, as well as how I see our counselling services growing. If you read my first blog, you would have learned about the history of Simply Counselling, as well as my own […]