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.

  • The Relationship Tango
    How is it that we sometimes feel so out of sync with our loved ones? It is particularly confusing when finding ourselves often hurting or hurt by those closest to Read more
  • Anxiety: Fight, Flight, and False Alarms
    What we experience as anxiety and stress could be the result of an alarm system stuck “on.” False alarms are often caused by unaddressed trauma from the past. Read more
  • Depression Treatment
    It has been well established that counselling is an effective treatment for depression. From the turn of the century when Freud noticed that patients got better as they were allowed Read more
  • Befriending Your Inner Critic
    Why is it that we are often our own worst enemies? The harsh voices of reprimand and admonition can leave us feeling stuck and depressed, or afraid of attempting anything Read more
  • Anxiety: Don't Go It Alone
    What is Anxiety? Anxiety is characterized as constant worry, stress, or fear that is strong enough to affect and interfere with day-to-day life. Anxiety is a natural response to the many Read more
  • ICBC Subsidies for Counselling
    Did you know that as of April 1st, 2019 ICBC has changed the way they manage coverage for psychological injuries resulting from motor vehicle accidents? These changes make it easier Read more
  • Addiction Recovery
    Have you ever gotten stuck in a behaviour you know isn’t good for you but you’ve become so accustomed to it that it seems almost impossible to stop? Most of Read more
  • Healing From PTSD
    Living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can seem like a nightmare. The symptoms of PTSD can be triggered by even the slightest of stimuli. Although it is most commonly Read more
  • Brain Optimization With Neurofeedback
    Almost everyone, it seems, wants to change something about their brains. Whether to improve on an ability for increased performance like memory, cognitive speed, or reaction time, or to recover Read more
  • Grieving Well
    Grief is a natural psychological state in the aftermath of a loss. It is accompanied by a variety of emotions that can sometimes feel like depression. This article helps readers determine whether they are experiencing grief and if so, what they can do to allow it take its course. Read more

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