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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 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 individual therapists...
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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

Waypoint Counselling is excited to announce Nadine Weis joining our growing clinical counselling team. Nadine is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with BCACC. She works with individuals and couples to overcome everyday struggles in order to live their best life possible....
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Lucia Simoncicova joins Waypoint’s Counselling Team in Victoria

Waypoint Counselling is excited to announce that Lucia Simoncicova is joining our counselling team in Victoria.  Lucia is an experienced Registered Clinical Counsellor with extensive training and expertise in working with children and youth utilizing Creative Art Therapy.  This...
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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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