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Connecting with Others Post COVID

Connecting with Others Post COVID

We are back to pre-COVID behaviours.  The days of lockdown and social isolation are a distant memory.  We are back to working in-office, school drop off and pick-ups, and running kids to activities.  During the pandemic, we fought so hard to have social connections, and now, ironically, many people find they are too busy to […]

My Partner Spends Too Much Time on Their Phone

My Partner Spends Too Much Time on Their Phone

Being in isolation and limited physical interaction, we are heavily dependent on our devices for social interaction.  It can be easy to lose track of our screen time.  Some of us are so connected we can’t go five minutes without.  However, when our partners prioritize and pay more attention to their mobile device, they are […]

Myths Surrounding Relationship Counselling

Myths Surrounding Relationship Counselling

Many couples struggle with the decision to attend therapy. They are aware that there have struggles in their relationship, but unsure how to resolve them.  At the Vaughan Relationship Centre, typically one partner inquiries about relationship therapy, but expresses difficulty getting their partner to commit to therapy out of fear.  Here are some of the […]

What are the benefits of online counselling in Ontario?

What are the benefits of online counselling in Ontario?

Over the pandemic, The Vaughan Relationship Centre made changes to how we help our clients and provide therapy online.  Although, as a society, we have returned back to normal, 75% of our clients continue to utilize online therapy. Despite initial requests for in-person counselling, a considerable number of clients ultimately transition to online therapy. Online […]

Five Strategies for Calming Anxiety

Five Strategies for Calming Anxiety

Our world is full of worries.  We worry about getting to work on time, getting to household duties, and ensuring we buy a gift for the birthday party next week, will there be enough in the bank account to pay the bills. The list is endless.  It’s important to know that it’s normal for these […]

“I’ve Decided to End My Marriage”

“I’ve Decided to End My Marriage”

Realizing and/or deciding that your marriage must come to an end is one of the most difficult processes to undergo. Whether the difficulty stems from the fear of transitioning to a new lifestyle, from the separation of someone who once felt like home to you, the stress that comes from splitting your assets, or from […]

Postpartum Depression & Postpartum Anxiety

Postpartum Depression & Postpartum Anxiety

If you are reading this, you or someone you know may have symptoms of postpartum depression and/or anxiety. You have probably scanned articles that discuss the signs and symptoms of PPD/PPA, and while I recommend being aware of this, sometimes you need a little more than those textbook medical terms. This article will provide a […]

“The One That Got Away”: Myth or Reality?

“The One That Got Away”: Myth or Reality?

“The One That Got Away”: Myth or Reality? Are you caught up about a previous love that you thought was “the one”? Plenty of people get swept up in this notion of meeting the perfect person and letting them go with lingering doubts about “the one that got away.” But in reality, it’s often far […]

Spring Clean Your Relationships

Spring Clean Your Relationships

When you’re running on full speed throughout the year, it’s hard to find the time to look at your current relationships from the outside in. That’s why the New Year is the perfect time to sit down and spend some time re-evaluating all your relationships – from family to friends, to your special someone. Start […]

3 Reasons Why Intimacy Troubles are Detrimental to a Relationship

3 Reasons Why Intimacy Troubles are Detrimental to a Relationship

Intimacy issues are common in marriage. If they go on for too long, it can pose a threat to any relationship. The reality is that intimacy issues are often difficult to address head-on. However, it’s important to handle any disconnect, especially when it’s related to sex and intimacy as these are two areas are crucial […]