Anxiety, Depression, Self-Esteem

Online:

Ten forms of Twisted Thinking by Dr. David Bourne

Why Won’t Men Get Help? The Trouble with Men and Counselling – Utne Reader, March-April 2013

Books:

Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway, by Susan Jeffers – How to identify and conquer your fears; quiet the negative chatterbox in your brain, and free yourself to live life to its fullest.

Anxiety Disorders: The Go To Guide for Clients and Therapists  by Carolyn Daitch – This book covers the ins and outs of the anxiety disorders, including Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, specific Phobias, Social Anxiety Disorder, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and offers numerous case examples of those who have sought treatment for these disorders and learned to manage them. For each type of anxiety disorder, the author details specific treatment options and techniques, explaining which are best suited to individual use, and which are better done in collaboration with a therapist.

From Panic to Power  by Lucinda Bassett – This is Lucinda’s inspiring account of the proven techniques she used to overcome her own anxiety disorder and regain control of her life.

When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough: Strategies for Coping with Perfectionism by Mark Antony and Richard Swinson – While perfectionists are often praised for their abilities, being constantly anxious about details can hold you back and keep you from reaching your full potential. Discover the root cause of your perfectionism, explore the impact of perfectionism on your life, and find new, proven-effective coping skills to help you overcome your anxiety about making mistakes.

Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, Dr. D. Burns – The good news is that anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self esteem, and other “black holes” of depression can be cured without drugs. In Feeling Good, psychiatrist David D. Burns, M.D.  outlines the remarkable, scientifically proven techniques that will immediately lift your spirits and help you develop a positive outlook on life. Now, in this updated edition, Dr. Burns adds an All-New Consumer’s Guide To Antidepressant Drugs as well as a new introduction to help answer your questions about the many options available for treating depression.

Types of Counselling
  • Couples Counselling
  • Individual
  • Family
Issues Addressed
  • Mental Health
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Trauma
  • Relationship
    • Communication
    • Conflict
    • Intimacy
  • Addiction
  • Grief & Loss
Benefits of Counselling
  • Confidential, individualized approach
  • Provides a sense of relief and hope
  • Opportunity to be heard and supported
  • Free of judgement or criticism
  • Provides direction, empowerment
Counselling Techniques
  • Client Centered & Solution Focused Therapy
  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Re-processing)
  • Clinical Hypnotherapy