Virtuous Circle Counselling


Stress & Burnout Counselling


Stress and burnout are two common conditions that affect individuals in various aspects of life, including work, school, and personal relationships. Stress is a natural response to challenging situations, while burnout is a state of emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion. The two conditions are closely related but have different symptoms and causes. This article will […]

Domestic Violence Support and Therapy


Domestic violence is a widespread issue that affects many individuals and families worldwide. Domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence, can be physical, emotional, or sexual abuse inflicted by one partner on the other. It can have long-term physical and mental health consequences for the victim. Domestic violence can occur in any relationship, regardless […]

Diagnosing a Learning Disability


Learning disabilities affect a person’s ability to acquire, process, and retain information. These conditions can impact a person’s reading, writing, math, and communication skills, making it difficult to perform well academically. Diagnosing a learning disability is crucial to ensure that individuals receive the proper support and accommodations to succeed in school and beyond: Understanding the […]

Navigating New Motherhood: What Is Postpartum Depression?

Postpartum Depression

Becoming a mother is a life-changing experience filled with joy, excitement, and challenges. However, for some women, this new chapter in life can also come with overwhelming feelings of sadness, anxiety, and despair.  Postpartum depression (PPD) is a serious mental health issue that affects many new mothers, and the support of psychologists, therapists, and counselling […]

Counselling for Adult ADHD in Calgary


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that impacts people of all ages and is related to the development of the brain. It is recognized by a lack of focus, increased activity, and impulsive behaviour. While ADHD is commonly diagnosed in childhood, many adults also struggle with this disorder. In fact, it’s estimated […]

A Guide about Cognitive Tests, Their Types and Results

cognitive tests

​​Cognitive tests evaluate a person’s cognitive abilities, like reasoning, memory, attention, and language. These tests that are now available in online cognitive testing can identify cognitive strengths and weaknesses and diagnose cognitive disorders. Keep reading this article to learn more about online cognitive testing and its types. The Types of Cognitive Tests 1. Intelligence Tests […]

EFT Therapy in Calgary

Psychological Assessments Calgary

Emotion-focused therapy (EFT) is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on the emotional experiences of an individual. It is based on the belief that emotions are the primary driving force behind human behaviour and that understanding and addressing these emotions can lead to greater psychological well-being. EFT is an evidence-based approach that is effective in […]

ADHD in Children


Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects children and is characterized by impulsivity, hyperactivity, and inattention. Children with ADHD may experience difficulty in school, social situations, and other areas of their lives, making it important to understand the disorder and its effects. Understanding ADHD in Children ADHD is a complex disorder […]

Understanding and Healing from Infidelity through Couples Counselling

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Infidelity is one of the most challenging and painful experiences a couple can face. It shatters trust, creates feelings of betrayal, and can potentially destroy even the strongest relationships. The pain, confusion, and emotional turmoil can be overwhelming, and it may seem impossible to move forward. However, couples counselling can provide a safe space for […]

Borderline Personality Disorder and DBT Therapy

DBT Therapy

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a mental health condition characterized by difficulty regulating emotions and thoughts, impulsive and reckless behavior, and unstable relationships. It is a complicated condition that can be challenging to identify and manage. Fortunately, research has shown that Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) successfully treats this illness. DBT is a cognitive-behavioral therapy that […]

We at Virtuous Circle Counselling acknowledge Moh’kinstsis, the lands where the Bow and Elbow rivers meet, in what we currently call Calgary. We acknowledge that we are visitors on Moh’kinsstis and acknowledge the Blackfoot are those who named this area as Moh’kinsstis. In the spirit of Truth and Reconciliation, we recognize the ancestral territories, cultures, and oral practices of the Blackfoot people, the Îyarhe Nakoda Nations, the Dene people of the Tsuut’ina Nation, and the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3.