Introducing Calgary Counselling Collective

Kim thomas, registered psychologist, Jocelyn Tuohy, registered psychologist, Kimberly nelson, registered provisional psychologist Welcome to the collective! We are a group of psychologists who have come together to help provide unique and tailored counselling services. As a collective, we are passionate about providing specialized training in our individual in fields that including working with adults

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Working from home more stressful than you thought? We got you!

Pandemic. Lockdown. Quarantine. It’s no surprise these were recently chosen as words of the year by our favourite dictionaries. From our homes to our work to our relationships, COVID-19 has upended almost every aspect of our lives. Given these dramatic shifts in the way we relate to the world and with each other, it’s also

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Four Horsemen

Understanding Communication Toxicity in Your Relationship

One of the most common concerns couples identify as an issue in their relationship is communication. Most couples feel like communication (or lack thereof) leads to conflict and that conflict is a negative part of their relationship. However, conflict is a normal part of a relationship and is going to happen. I often tell couples

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Connect with your partner

5 ways to Connect with Your Partner (Outside the Bedroom)

“Intimacy is not purely physical. It’s the act of connecting with someone so deeply, you feel like you can see into their soul. It brings two people closer and helps them bond better.” Arijit Chandra Emotional connection is vital in relationship between partners. When we feel emotionally connected then we feel seen, we feel heard,

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Ingredients for relationship success

Ingredients to Help Create a Successful Relationship

Relationship success = constant communication, an abundance of appreciation, heartfelt understanding, consistent emotional and physical connection, and ongoing trust and commitment. How do we know this combination of ingredients makes a successful relationship? Thanks to years of research and clinical practice, Dr. John Gottman and Dr. Julie Gottman have uncovered the recipe that makes a

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6 Tools and Strategies to Help Manage Your Trauma

As it was discussed in the previous blogs this month, trauma can cause detrimental and devastating effects on an individual and can create long-lasting negative consequences. Here are a few suggestions on how you can help manage your responses to trauma. 1. Evaluate your Window of Tolerance Check in with yourself to determine if you

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