Author Archives: George Bielay

Couples Counselling using the Gottman Method

Some of our Waypoint Counsellors use the Gottman Method when providing couples therapy.  The Gottman Method to couples counselling is an evidence-based, research-backed therapeutic approach that helps couples regardless of what stage their relationship is in. Couples Counselling: What Happens? Initially, a...
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Infidelity: Seeking Help

Have you just found out your partner was unfaithful? Infidelity hurts. If you have just discovered your partner has been unfaithful to you, you are likely feeling betrayed, hurt, angry, or all emotions at the same time.  Discovering infidelity is...
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Lisa Kratz Joins Waypoint’s Victoria Team!

Lisa Kratz has joined Waypoint's Victoria team of counsellors! Lisa will start providing counselling services with Waypoint in mid-August in her ocean-view office. Clients will find Lisa to be warmly dynamic, personable, and engaging. Lisa Kratz's counselling style is thoughtful, practical, and helpful. Lisa has...
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Marriage Counselling: When and How

Marriage Counselling: Marriage counselling is something that many couples eventually think about. The first thing to know - is that seeking marriage counselling is not a sign of trouble.  In fact, being open to the idea of getting help is...
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New Victoria Counsellor: Madeleine Sullivan

A new Victoria counsellor has joined the Waypoint Team!  Madeleine Sullivan is an experienced Registered Clinical Counsellor, with an office located in Oak Bay, Victoria B.C. Her area also covers  Sidney, Sooke, Colwood and Langford. Madeleine offers a calm,...
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How does Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Work?

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), is a common therapeutic approach used by many Waypoint counsellors in Victoria, BC.  CBT  is a very structure approach to common emotional and psycholgoical matters.  CBT is particularly useful in working with anxiety, depression, low...
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Finding a Counsellor in BC is critical to getting quicker, better counselling results

Finding a counsellor in BC can be a frustrating experience.  The internet is a very crowded place. In addition to the numerous large directories listing hundreds of therapists who pay a fee for their listing, there are even more...
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CBT, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy-The Basics

CBT, or Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, is a therapy approach for anxiety, depression and other concerns.  The approach is evidence-based, developed through research and science. Science shows that Cognitve Behavioural Therapy is effective in managing anxiety.  Below are the basic principles. CBT...
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Easy Ways to Happiness

Happiness...we are all after it.  Let’s look at what science says about promoting happiness. The following are science-back ‘to-do’s’ and ‘don’ts’ that help you be happier. Be Nostalgic When folks tell stories of their experiences, they are reviewed in a more...
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Nadine Weis joins Waypoint Counselling’s team

Nadine Weis has joined the growing Waypoint Counselling team; serving the Colwood area!  Nadine is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with BC Association of Clinical Counsellors . She works with individuals and couples to overcome everyday struggles in order to live...
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