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Dealing with certain types of phobias can present major challenges for the person suffering from various conditions, such as:

Overcome Phobias, Fears and Other Conditions with Virtual Reality Counselling

  • Agoraphobia
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Claustrophobia
  • Panic Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Anxiety
  • Fear of Conditions (i.e. flying, heights, and so on)

In the past, counselling centers were limited in what types of therapy they could provide. Aside from in-office visits, the use of real life situations were often used to help the person overcome their condition and/or face their fears. However,...

 

 

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One of the biggest challenges people face when dealing with an addition, is overcoming addictive behaviors. Part of the reason for this is because addictions can alter the brain’s chemistry, which makes it even more challenging to kick an addiction. Addictions are harmful not only to the person suffering from the addiction, but also to their family, loved ones, and friends due to the difficulty of breaking the addiction cycle.

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From the time we are infants, we develop attachments to our parents, siblings, grandparents, and other children and adults. For most children, attachment behaviours develop normally where they feel safe and secure in their relationships. As a result, they are not afraid to form new friendships, express emotions, and build meaningful connections with others.

For other children, they have a much more difficult time developing such relationships due to attachment disorders. There are several different classifications and types of attachment disorders,...

For most of human history, it was taken for granted that death was a part of life.  It happened frequently, for all sorts of reasons – childbirth, predatory animals, human aggression, accidents, illness, poor nutrition and starvation, lack of modern medicines, and the list goes on.  Our life expectancy was shorter, and from an early age everyone was familiar with death.

In modern times, and especially in modern western society, death comes to visit far less frequently.  So less frequently that for most of us our normal expectation is that we will live to a “ripe old age”, and so...

Technology has made it possible for us to be connected online and virtually with others 24/7 through instant Does Your Spouse Have a “Smartphone” Addiction? Get Help from Our Couples Counselling Centremessaging, video messaging, text messing, and voice communications, as well as through social media and emails. For some people, the allure of being connected can start to develop into an addiction and could be as severe as a drug addiction.

Unfortunately, many couples experience the effects of this newest addiction first-hand....

Learn About Eating Disorders and Common Misconceptions from Our Professional Counselling Center

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Many people have misconceptions about eating disorders and the types of people who can become afflicted with them. Our professional counselling center wants to educate people about eating disorders by debunking several misconceptions.

Misconception #1 – Only those from higher socioeconomic backgrounds get eating disorders.

Many people believe only the rich or famous develops eating disorders as a means to get attention in the media. This simply...

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