How to pick the best counselling services and Psychologists in St. Albert?

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I. Introduction 1.1 Understanding Counselling and Psychology Services Hooray, you’ve made it to your first step toward better mental health! Are you finding yourself in the labyrinth of “counselling” and “psychology” services? Fret not. In simple terms, these are professional services designed to aid individuals, families, or groups in achieving optimal mental health and overcoming […]

When your Partner Reacts with Strong Emotions Towards You

Have you ever had an emotional reaction to your partner and thought to your self, what was that? Or you have seen the emotional reaction in your partner and thought the same thing?   I have been working with couples for several years and seen some similarities with couples issues that I would like to […]

New Therapist with Availability in St Albert

Jilynne Psychologist

NEW TEAM MEMBER   I am looking forward to having Jilynne Whittington start with iMentalHealth Counselling in St. Albert on July 25th, 2023. She is a Registered Provisional Psychologist with experience working with couples, teens 14+ and their families. She also works with the following but not limited to: Anxiety  Depression  Relationship issues  Communication  Trauma  […]

A Tool for How to Deal with Difficult Thoughts and Emotions?

How to Deal with Difficult Thoughts and Emotions

How to Deal with Difficult Thoughts and Emotions? Have you ever stepped into a shower without knowing it was freezing cold? Have you ever thought about how the body responds to the cold a little like the way we handle emotions that are difficult? Let me explain. Emotions can be unpredictable and when we are […]

Dealing with Pain and Suffering

Life Can Throw You Lemons – Dealing with Pain and Suffering Today is the Anniversary of my Bone Marrow Transplant in 2015 at Vancouver General Hospital. I want to share a bit of my story with you today and offer hope to anyone going through something difficult at the moment. The day after my wife’s […]

How to Avoid the Four Horsemen in A Relationship?

The Four Horsemen in a relationship is a reference not to the Biblical story but instead of the four major obstacles that can ruin a relationship. Often one or all four of the horsemen will surface during conflict discussions, and it becomes essential to eliminate them by ideally replacing them with something more productive.

Dealing with High Conflict and Repairing a Relationship

Dealing with High Conflict and Repairing a Relationship

The Four Horsemen in a relationship is a reference not to the Biblical story but instead of the four major obstacles that can ruin a relationship. Often one or all four of the horsemen will surface during conflict discussions, and it becomes essential to eliminate them by ideally replacing them with something more productive.

Gottman’s 7 Principles To Make A Marriage Work In Therapy

Make A Marriage Work In Therapy

The Four Horsemen in a relationship is a reference not to the Biblical story but instead of the four major obstacles that can ruin a relationship. Often one or all four of the horsemen will surface during conflict discussions, and it becomes essential to eliminate them by ideally replacing them with something more productive.

How do we Respond to Mental Health within the Church?

To Commune “to come together” If you don”t know what to say, don’t say anything… What is Community? As a child, I had the experience of watching my mother struggle with mental health issues after she gave birth to my sister. I won’t share all of her stories because it is not my story to […]