Blog: Articles on Psychological Wellbeing, Relationships, Brain Health, Counselling and Neurofeedback

Welcome to the blog of Sojourn Counselling and Neurofeedback. Articles posted here are written by our clinical staff and relate to services we offer or conditions we address. We hope they will be helpful to you in some way, whether you're considering counselling for yourself or someone else, gathering information on a mental health related issue, or just want to find out more about who we are and what we do.

  • What to Expect from Your Therapist
    Taking the courageous step to see a counsellor, can leave you with many feelings, questions, and desires. Therapy can be challenging and can feel uncomfortable, and even be a painful Read more
  • Powerful Brain Training with Neurofeedback at Home
    Brain training at home while watching YouTube or playing video games. In this article, Jonathan dives into the details of one type of home neurofeedback. Read more
  • Resolving Trauma with EMDR
    Andrew describes the process of EMDR therapy, who it is best suited for, and what someone who undergoes the process may experience. Read more
  • Depression and EMDR
    Since the start of the pandemic, many more have been suffering from depression. EDMR can bring relief to those suffering from depression, particularly when the condition stems from trauma. Read more
  • What Does it Mean to Change and Grow in Therapy?
    People come to therapy because they are facing some problem or challenge in life that, despite their best efforts, they haven’t been able to move beyond. Often there are external Read more
  • 4 Practical Ways to Help Someone Grieve
    It can be hard to know what to say or do when someone you care about is grieving a major loss. Some people may be afraid of saying or doing Read more
  • Benefits of Mindfulness
    What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is an ancient form of mind-training that enables an individual to bring attention and awareness to the present moment. The core attitudes of mindfulness are compassion, non-judgement, Read more
  • My Journey Towards Eating Disorder Recovery
    I’m writing this piece, voluntarily, after almost 7 years of being on a recovery journey from an eating disorder and the myriad of mental health struggles that I have discovered Read more
  • A Strategy for Feeling Calm: Train your Brain with Neurofeedback
    Do you ever find yourself in a situation when your mind goes blank? Maybe you experience your mind suddenly racing and you can’t decide amoung the myriad of thoughts blasting Read more
  • Self Leadership: Working with Your Internal Family System
    Have you ever felt pulled in two opposing directions, unable to make a decision? Or planned to have a productive day, only to find yourself easily distracted and unable to Read more
  • Understanding Emotion
    We often think of emotions as being either positive or negative. But the idea that we should aim to only have ‘positive’ emotions such as happiness, hope and compassion is Read more
  • Online Anxiety Groups
    Beginning in September and October, Sojourn is offering group counselling online for those struggling with anxiety. Read more
  • Progressive Muscle Relaxation: A Tool for Stress Relief
    Post-Pandemic Stress Some say absence makes the heart grow fonder. During the COVID-19 outbreak we have been asked to stay home and thus have had the opportunity to discover whether the Read more
  • Announcing a New Addition
    We are delighted to announce the addition of a new Advanced Intern to the Sojourn Team! Shahrzad Jamali is in her final semester in the Masters of Marriage and Family Read more
  • Should I Stay or Should I Go?
    Couples generally consult us at Sojourn Counselling and Neurofeedback when their relationship is struggling and they're looking to find a way back to the intimacy and connectedness they experienced earlier Read more
  • Sensory Focus: Back from the Future
    Humans have an amazing ability to travel through time.  The summer of 2020 will mark the 35th anniversary of the classic time-travel movie “Back to the Future”.  I loved watching Marty Read more



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