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.

  • How Much Does a Counsellor Cost in Surrey, BC?
    This article provides a comprehensive overview of counselling costs in Surrey, BC, focusing on how factors like therapy type, therapist qualifications, and session length affect pricing. It highlights the recommended rates for Registered Clinical Counsellors as set by the BCACC and discusses various coverage options, including private insurance and employee assistance programs. The article emphasizes the long-term value of counselling and outlines Sojourn Counselling and Neurofeedback's approach to pricing, including experience-based rates and reduced costs for sessions with Master's level interns. It concludes by guiding readers on finding a suitable therapist within their budget at Sojourn Counselling and Neurofeedback. Read more
  • Neurofeedback: A Promising Tool for Addressing Long Covid Symptoms
    The Mysteries and Challenges of Long CovidWe’ve all been weathering the impacts of a global pandemic, but for some, the journey has been far from straightforward. Have you ever felt Read more
  • Counselling Versus Neurofeedback: How to Choose Between Two Effective Approaches to Mental Health
    Neurofeedback and counselling are two distinct approaches to mental health treatment, each offering unique benefits. While neurofeedback targets underlying brain activity, traditional counselling focuses on emotional processing and developing coping strategies. This guide helps you explore both options, empowering you to choose the therapy that best suits your needs. Read more
  • Medication or Psychotherapy? Unpacking Treatment Options for Mental Health
    This comprehensive guide helps individuals navigate mental health treatment options, discussing the benefits and limitations of both medication and psychotherapy. It provides practical steps for finding a therapist and emphasizes the importance of supportive community in mental health management. Read more
  • Discover the Surprising Parallels Between Counselling and Exercise for Improved Well-Being
    Counselling and exercise are two activities that can have numerous positive effects on a person's mental and physical health. While they are very different activities, they share many similarities in Read more
  • Five Ways to Prepare for your First Counselling Session
    How to Prepare for your First Counselling Session If you’ve never been to therapy before, you might feel nervous or anxious before your first session. This is a very common experience Read more
  • Why Can’t I Get Out of Bed?
    Why Can't I Get Out of Bed? Depression is an unfortunately common mental health condition that affects millions of people around the world. It is characterized by feelings of sadness, hopelessness, Read more
  • Simple Ways to Manage Sleep for Better Mental Health
    Sleep deprivation is a severe problem for many Canadians. And if you’re living with a mental health condition, you already know that it can be especially challenging to get a Read more
  • Setting Achievable Goals You Can Feel Good About
    Love them or hate them, new year resolutions are something of a tradition for many. With January comes the opportunity to start fresh, and people around the world resolve to Read more
  • 5 Ways to Care for Your Mental Health During the Holidays
    The holidays can be a tough time for a variety of reasons. Even those with loved ones and the means to spend a little extra may find themselves feeling overwhelmed Read more
  • 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



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