News and Articles

Types of Anxiety

There are many different types of anxiety - and all can be overwhelming.  The counsellors at Waypoint Counselling in Victoria, BC are reporting more and more clients who are struggling with some anxieties.  This post will list and briefly...
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Find the right counsellor in BC: The Single Key Ingredient

Find the right counsellor: How to start When you are ready to find the right counsellor in BC, it is important to know you are working with a therapist that is trustworthy, informed, experienced and helpful.  This leads to the...
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Couples Therapy: Nine Essential Methods

Couples Therapy - Using the Gottman Method: Couples are often in distress when beginning to attend couples therapy.  Emotions can run high and passionately.  The goal of couples counselling is to better improve the nature of the relationship so that...
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Couples Counselling using the Gottman Method

Some of our Waypoint Counsellors use the Gottman Method when providing couples therapy.  The Gottman Method to couples counselling is an evidence-based, research-backed therapeutic approach that helps couples regardless of what stage their relationship is in. Couples Counselling: What Happens? Initially, a...
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Infidelity: Seeking Help

Have you just found out your partner was unfaithful? Infidelity hurts. If you have just discovered your partner has been unfaithful to you, you are likely feeling betrayed, hurt, angry, or all emotions at the same time.  Discovering infidelity is...
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Lisa Kratz Joins Waypoint’s Victoria Team!

Lisa Kratz has joined Waypoint's Victoria team of counsellors! Lisa will start providing counselling services with Waypoint in mid-August in her ocean-view office. Clients will find Lisa to be warmly dynamic, personable, and engaging. Lisa Kratz's counselling style is thoughtful, practical, and helpful. Lisa has...
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Marriage Counselling: When and How

Marriage Counselling: Marriage counselling is something that many couples eventually think about. The first thing to know - is that seeking marriage counselling is not a sign of trouble.  In fact, being open to the idea of getting help is...
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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 in BC 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...
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