Category Archives: CBT

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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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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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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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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Negative Thinking Patterns and Styles-Find out which you do?

Negative thinking, everyone does it. The thoughts resulting from some type of unfortunate circumstance or situation may differ from experience-to-experience.  Also, there is likely a type, or "style", of negative thinking that you do from experience to experience. Knowing...
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Turning Negative Self-talk Upside Down & Inside Out-Workshop, Feb. 7/17

Turning Negative Self-talk Upside Down and Inside Out.  Waypoint Counselling is putting on a workshop through the Monterey Centre, Feb. 7, 2017. Negative Self-Talk can Change Negative self-talk, those conversations people have in their heads, can undermine our moods, affect our...
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About EMDR, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing

What is EMDR? EMRD, or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, is a therapeutic technique which uses the mind and body’s natural ability to treat stress, anxiety, trauma, and a wide range of mental health problems. When a distressing and disturbing experience...
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Mindful Breathing

"Mindfulness" - is becoming a more common term.  But what is it?  In a nutshell, it is the practice of being "mindful" or "living in the now" while noticing and accepting one's feelings and bodily sensations.  Research has found...
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Mindfulness CBT Tool-The 3 Good Things Practice

Life is busy, crazy-busy sometimes. Most folks can relate to getting caught up in the daily grind, and how things can go sideways and wrong for us. This may create a gloomy experience and outlook, overlooking and taking for...
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