Author Archives: George Bielay

Lucia Simoncicova joins Waypoint’s Counselling Team in Victoria

Art Therapist at Waypoint Counselling! Lucia Simoncicova , an experienced art therapist, has joined our counselling team in Victoria BC.  Lucia is an experienced Registered Clinical Counsellor with extensive training and expertise in working with children and youth utilizing Creative...
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Ella Morelle joins Waypoint’s Counselling Team

Waypoint Counselling and Referral Centre is pleased to announce Elizabeth (Ella) Morelle joining our clinical counselling team. Ella brings with her a wealth of experperience and expertise, working as a healing professional for 25 years. Starting out as a shiatsu practitioner,...
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Monica Kvas joins Waypoint

Waypoint Counselling is happy to introduce Monika Kvas to our clinical counselling team. Monika brings a wealth of counselling experience, with expertise with mood disorders, particularly anxiety and depression.  She uses a number of therapeutic modalities, including Cogntive Behaviour Therapy...
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A Brief Introduction to Mindfulness

Many of us have heard the term Mindfulness. But what does it mean and why do we hear so much about it lately?   There are many ways to describe the state of mindfulness. It is about embracing “monotasking”. It is...
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Does January have the highest divorce rate?

The short answer is Yes – High divorce rates occur in January,  seeing the highest number of couples filing for divorce than any other time of the year. There are multiple reasons why. Many couples, especially those with children, choose...
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How to “buy” happiness?

Can money buy happiness? It is a natural tendency to think that more money can buy happiness. Turns out you don't have to spend a fortune either. But, you are not going find it at the mall, nor will buying more...
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Improve your relationship with these 3 simple questions

Improve your relationship Lots of couples want to improve their relationship, but how?  Anyone who has ever been in a relationship knows that they take time and effort.  Some recent research has shown that couples whom ponder but a mere...
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Negative Thinking vs Positive Thinking. Does “Fake it ’til you make it” Work?.

Negative thinking vs positive thinking?  Negative thinking often plagues folks in a relentless manner. Once they get going, it can have a cascading-type effort, leading to stronger negative thinking. This is both reinforcing and repeating the negative pattern and...
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Is your relationship in deep trouble if you don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day?

Valentine's Day and relationships go together like bees and honey!  But do you and your partner celebrate it?  And more to the point, does it say anything about your relationship if you do?  But about about if you don't...
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Body Scan Mindfulness-Longer Is Better

How Much Body Scan Mindfulness is Enough? Ever ask yourself that question? I know I do. Especially with body scan mindfulness. Well, it turns out, according to research evidence, that the more time you spend practicing a body scan mindfulness...
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