Vancouver is known for always striving to become a safer, fairer and more inclusive city. However, situations and stress are not equal for everyone, and when things become overwhelming the people of Vancouver should take comfort in knowing that counselling in Vancouver is available.
To truly increase the resiliency of the public, those who are most at risk must be not only supported but elevated by their community. Through accountability the city of Vancouver and its residents have shown that by prioritizing intersectionality and equity, a safe and inclusive community can be accessible to all of its citizens. An improved support system for vulnerable people will translate to significant welfare gains within a city and an enhanced quality of life for all of its residents.
Taking your mental health into your own hands can be nerve-wracking but in order to experience feelings of joy, peace and connectedness you will first need the courage to face your fears. Virtuous Circle Counselling will work to alleviate any of your worries by taking the time to develop a sense of safety and trust with you.
Virtuous Circle Counselling in Vancouver will work to ensure that you are comfortable enough to share your innermost fears and deep-seated beliefs, when these are verbalized and become apparent to you, we can then work on disconfirming any negative emotional convictions. This will allow for the emergence of an expanded perspective – a new perspective will help in reorganizing your subjective experiences and increase your feelings of happiness and purpose.
We believe in a collaborative, goal-focused approach to counselling in a safe, confidential and non-judgemental environment. Our values are inherently tied into being authentic, transparent and most of all, compassionate. Virtuous Circle will help you access your strengths, allowing you to gain insight and find solutions to your problems.
Virtuous Circle Counselling is improving the community of Vancouver one citizen at a time by now offering online therapy sessions to those in need.
No matter the reason for looking into counselling Vancouver options, there is little limit to what can be discussed during a therapy session. A qualified counsellor will help you to explore your thoughts and better understand why you are feeling a certain way. Some of the many benefits of counselling are listed below:
While many people believe they will always have their friends and family to confide in, the people we care for the most can sometimes be a barrier to open and honest communication.
It is invaluable to have someone who is not connected to you and who can give you an unbiased opinion, be available to specifically listen to you and help you work through any issues or stressors in your life.
When you have an anxiety disorder, your body and brain react to various stimuli differently than most people. In some cases, medications have a role in treating anxiety disorders. However, research shows that behavioral treatment, alone or in combination with medication, is a highly effective treatment for most people with an anxiety disorder.
There’s a lot of different types of therapy. Each type is designed to help people work on specific problems. Some therapists focus on one particular problem. Others help people improve their lives in many ways, including by addressing different problems including depression, anxiety, anger, and drug abuse.
Therapy is a type of treatment that people use to think or feel differently about things that can cause stress and make them feel bad. Therapy can help improve symptoms of many mental health conditions. In therapy, people also learn to cope with symptoms and to improve their thinking patterns, this can be beneficial to anyone.
Sometimes after a therapy session you may feel bad or even worse than before you went in. It’s a sign that you’re working through stuff. It doesn’t necessarily mean something is wrong or going poorly, and it doesn’t necessarily mean that you should quit therapy.
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.