Perhaps you (or someone you know) has been feeling “on edge” and unsettled lately. It may have started gradually or become noticeable all of a sudden. Perhaps these feelings started after an unforeseen or upsetting incident. You may be wondering: is this anxiety? Are these emotions temporary or situational? Will... read more →
Marriage Counselling - Who, When & Why Movies and TV shows make it seem like marriage counselling is only for couples who are constantly yelling at each other. Counselling is portrayed as a last resort for spouses who can hardly stand to be in the same room together. Indeed, in... read more →
Helpful Breathing Tips to Keep You Calm in Those Difficult Situations Developing Skills for Managing Anger Just as there are many different reasons why people experience feelings of anger, there are many ways to help manage it. Rather than focusing on a single solution, anger management is made up of... read more →
It's a known fact that giving makes us feel better. A 2008 study by Harvard professor Michael Norton proved people felt greater happiness from giving to others than spending money on themselves. Throughout the month of December, Jericho Counselling is donating partial proceeds from every counselling session to the Greater... read more →
One of the most common concerns that bring couples into my office for counselling is to get help with improving their communication and stop fighting with each other as often. While every couple has disagreements, it’s when those arguments escalate into attacks against each other that it becomes a toxic... read more →
Many of today’s parents grew up in a time when bullying was confined to the schoolyard. Like traditional bullying, cyberbullying may be caused by kids struggling for power, dealing with boredom, or testing boundaries. However, the anonymous aspect of some online communication can create a lack of empathy for the... read more →
If you’ve never had counselling, or it’s been a very long time, it may be easy to be influenced by some common myths about counselling. Here are some constructive perspectives on how counselling can really help. Misconception #1: “People only get counselling after a serious trauma.” While many people turn... read more →
Many people choose to see a counsellor when they are dealing with a challenging relationship, a recent tragic event such as the death of a loved one, an accident or losing their job. People also seek the support of a counsellor for challenges such as depression, anxiety or anger. However,... read more →
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