Category Archives: news

Take our survey on what you want in a counsellor!

WayPoint is wanting to learn what people look for in counselling services - from where they look to find a counsellor to how they choose one.  The results are completely confidential and will be analyzed by Janice Markiw as...
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What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)?

What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)? Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based counselling approach scientifically proven to be effective for anxiety and depression. It also works for matters regarding anger, chronic pain, low self-esteem, disordered eating and addictions. CBT works by...
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5 Negative Thinking Styles

Most of us are familiar with negative thinking, those nasty thoughts that can convince you things are not well.  Should these thought patterns become persistent, emotional problems like anxiety, depression, and anger can develop, affecting your sense of wellbeing, your...
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Don’t Trust Your Mood

Your Mood is Misleading Have you ever noticed that when you are in a bad mood, everything else seems to become bleeker.  Having a bad day at work, for example, might start you thinking that you are unsatisfied in your relationship at home. And...
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Two Words Can Increase Your Happiness

Happiness: How to increase your contentment with life In our North American culture, going for "the best", whatever it may be, may actually compromise one's degree of satisfaction and happiness. Research has shown that choice-overload in today's society, makes us less...
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Announcing – a new staff member in training at WayPoint!

Vinnie joined the WayPoint team recently as a "Therapy Dog in Training". He is now a 13 weeks old and is an Australian Shepherd - Poodle cross. He is super smart and very adorable! Come by...
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Our Fall 2015 Workshops

Waypoint Counselling and Referral Centre is pleased to be offeringa number of workshops this fall. These workshops are designed to provide clear, practical and easy-to-usetools and information on Negative Self-Talk, Anxiety,Caregiver and Compassion Fatigue, Communication for Couples and Individuals,...
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Stop Arguing and Start Communicating – Tools for Couple’s Communication

Communicating: Communicating doesn't always come easy but it is the cornerstone of strong relationships.  Without strong communication, relationships can be tough sometimes, leaving you feeling angry, confused, hopeless and exhausted. Avoid communicating in a way that only results in distancing and...
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Running Nowhere in Every Direction

Stressing out gets you nowhere…but how do you stop? Sress is a natural reaction to changes in our lives and the mid-life years are no exception. It is not the events that we face that are the issue – it...
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Celebrate All Year Long

July 1 is Canada Day...Happy Birthday Canada, and welcome to Waypoint Counselling and Referral Centre's July 2015 newsletter. Canada Day's annual celebration always leads me to reflecting how luck we are to live in such a terrific country. I'm...
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