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

Welcome to the blog of Sojourn counseling 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 counseling 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.

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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

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

How Does Neurofeedback Calm the Nervous System?

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

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