Finding Support and Healing Through Counselling Services in Ottawa

In today’s fast-paced and demanding world, facing various challenges can take a toll on our mental and emotional well-being, which is not uncommon. Thankfully, some professionals specialize in providing guidance, support, and healing through counselling services.  The Ontario Counselling and Psychotherapy Centre is a trusted resource for individuals, couples, and families in the Ottawa area,…

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Couples Therapy Toronto: Strengthening Relationships and Restoring Love

Maintaining a healthy and loving relationship requires significant effort and commitment in today’s fast-paced and demanding world. Couples often experience challenges, conflicts, and difficulties that can strain their bond.  In such instances, seeking professional help through Ontario Counselling and Psychotherapy Centre couples therapy in Toronto becomes vital for revitalizing the relationship. Located at the heart…

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Family Counselling in Ottawa: Strengthening Relationships and Building Deeper Connections

Are you struggling with conflicts and challenges within your family dynamics? Would your relationships benefit from professional guidance and support?  Ontario Counselling and Psychotherapy Centre offers comprehensive family counselling services in Ottawa and the surrounding areas. Our team of experienced therapists is dedicated to helping families navigate through difficult times, enhance communication, and build stronger…

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Attachment Theory

What is Attachment Theory, and what influence does this have? Children grow up to have different forms of relationships and bonds with people throughout their lifespan. Much of this can be explained by understanding their relationships early on with their parents. Attachment theory is an important concept within the domain of developmental psychology as it…

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What is gaslighting? Is someone gaslighting you?

“Gaslighting” has become one of the most popular psychological terms recently. But what does it indeed mean? According to Psychology Today, gaslighting is an insidious form of manipulation and psychological control. It often occurs in abusive relationships; it is considered a covert type of emotional abuse in which the target is misled by creating false…

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History and Use of Expressive Arts in Counselling

What are the expressive arts in counselling? Expressive arts in counselling combine psychotherapy and the creative process. They allow for non-verbal self-exploration, expression, understanding, and emotional connection. They accomplish these through: The use of artmaking or self-expression to facilitate non-verbal communication and emotional processing The use of artmaking or self-expression through metaphors, symbols, expressive use…

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Boundaries

What are boundaries, and how to implement them?  In the modern day, the term boundary has been globally popularized and is now more than ever part of various conversations. However, what is the definition of this word, and how can we apply it in our life? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a boundary indicates or…

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Connection

Albert Einstein once said “Strange is our situation here on earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, now knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to a divine purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: that we are here for the sake of others.” What is Connection…

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Communication Tips For Any Relationship

Most of us were given lessons about Math, Science, Geography, Chemistry, and Philosophy (which are highly important and valuable) yet, I wish that communication skills were given as much attention and importance in our education system and culture. I say this because, most couples who come to my office for couple therapy, claim to have…

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