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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

Nadine Weis has joined the growing Waypoint Counselling team; serving the Colwood area!  Nadine is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with BC Association of Clinical Counsellors . She works with individuals and couples to overcome everyday struggles in order to live...
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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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