Category Archives: news

When Angry, Get Curious not Furious

Anger Management Many individuals seek counselling for anger management.  Anger shows up in all sorts of places in our lives, and in all sorts of different ways. But anger itself is not a "bad" emotion, as many people might think....
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Tuning Into the Positive, Why You Should Try It

Positive Thinking: The Art We all have people in our lives who are good at positive thinking.  How do they do it? Most people get caught up in things that go wrong and spiral down into feeling negative about it.  It...
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Can’t Get No Satisfaction?

One of the most pervasive and destructive emotional and mental inclinations is to focus too much on what we want, our desires, rather than on what we already have.  This should not really be news to most of us, as it...
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Stopping Negative Thinking Patterns – Starter Guide

Stopping Negative Thinking- Breaking the Cycle Most of us have negative thinking, and some of us have them a lot, while others have negative thoughts so frequently that they are embedded, styles and patterns of thinking. These are unhelpful, unwanted negative...
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Remember….life isn’t an emergency! Repeat remembering.

So many of us these days are simply busy, busy, busy!  It can be overwhelming, the amount of things that need to happen. This could be at work, or in your family life, or even recreationally (think- getting ready for...
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CBC Radio Interviews Waypoint Counsellor Sarah Lefebure about Grief During the Holiday Season

CBC Radio One, All Points West Joanne Robert's interviews Waypoint Counsellor Sarah Lefebure about grief and the holiday season.
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The Snowball of Negative Thinking

A THERAPISTS GUIDE TO DEALING WITH NEGATIVE THINKING IN BC Ever notice how easy it is to get caught up in negative thinking.  Once negative thoughts start happening, they can really snowball out-of-control. If this happens, you most likely end...
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Bullying Is a Cry that “Something, Somewhere, Is Not Right”

As we approach Pink Shirt Day, in our continued effort to eliminate bullying, we need to think of the victims of abusive behaviour but we also need to consider the bully. "Bullies aren't born - and they aren't bad people,"...
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Love is in the Air

Waypoint Counselling and Referral Centre interviewed by CTV Vancouver Island News.
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Valentines Day Survival Guide For Singles in Canada’s Most Romantic City

Love is in the air - but what do you do if you're alone in Canada's most romantic city? WayPoint Counselling has some survival tips for the thousands of single men and women who are coping with all the...
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