Workplace Stress

Workplace Stress

Workplace stress is common and can really affect a person’s life.  This is not surprising given the average adult spends about 25% of their week at work. With that much time spent working, it’s inevitable that stressful situations will arise. In order to ensure work stress does not take over all aspects of our lives,…

Financial Stress and Anxiety

Financial Stress and Anxiety

If you’ve watched the news recently or been to a grocery store in the last year, you’ll know that the economy in 2024 had many headwinds and challenges. Gas prices are high, lettuce is expensive and layoffs are happening across the country. Canadians are experiencing financial woes and financial stress can have a significant impact…

Exercise and Anxiety

Exercise and Anxiety

Everybody experiences anxiety in life; it’s a natural and normal emotion. But when you start to experience persistent worry and/or fear about everyday situations, anxiety could be becoming a problem. Anxiety can interfere with all aspects of your life and may feel like it’s impossible to control. You may start to avoid certain situations or…

Low Cost Couples Counselling Online

Low Cost Couples Counselling Online

For a limited time, Waypoint Counselling Network is offering discounted online counselling for couples. It is offered by our seasoned couples counsellor Eric Addleman, MA, RCC as part of his work to complete a multi-year certification in Relational Life Therapy.  Eric is recruiting couples who are interested in up to three discounted counselling sessions in order to accrue recordings to…

Counsellor and Client “Fit”

Counsellor and Client “Fit”

Counsellor and client “fit” is a significant predictor of success in counselling. Counselling research has identified three aspects of fit in the client-counselor therapeutic relationship: So how do you know if the fit between you and the counsellor will have these three important ingredients?  Most counsellors offer the opportunity to meet for a 15-20 minute free consultation…

What is EMDR?

What is EMDR?

EMDR or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing is an evidence-based therapy that has been used since the late 1980s. It was originally developed for the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and can also be helpful for individuals struggling with symptoms of depression, anxiety, pain or those who just feel stuck in patterns of…

Couples Counselling – Keys to Success

Couples Counselling – Keys to Success

One of the most common requests from incoming clients at Waypoint Counselling Network is for couples counselling. Key areas of concern include communication, intimacy, trust, finances, and parenting. The good news is that couples counselling provided by trained therapists can be roughly 75% effective, according to the American Psychological Association. Here are three tangible steps…