AREAS OF FOCUS
We offer effective psychotherapy methods to support self-understanding and healing among people and encourage them to adopt new attitudes and feelings towards life situations. Working from an approach that puts you in the driver seat to seek an in-depth understanding of your situation. Using an emotionally focused, attachment based perspective can help you better understand your needs and behaviours to meet your goals and life a more balanced and joyous life.
Working with clients experiencing:
Pregnancy and Postpartum
Infertility & Pregnancy Loss
Self Harming & Suicidal Ideation
Body Image Concerns
Anxiety & Panic Attacks
Children's & Teen Mental Health
Grief & Loss
Trauma & PTSD
Child & Teen Behavioural Challenges
Parent - Child Relationships
INDIVIDUAL & FAMILY COUNSELLING
Whether you’re experiencing ongoing challenges or something unexpected, counselling can support you in gaining new perspectives and skills. Together we will set goals to promote growth in making the life changes you are seeking.
With expertise working with young children and teens PACE Counselling is here to support our most precious people. Supporting different age/stage challenges and their parents navigate the social pressures and building a positive and healthy sense of worth.
Sometimes family life becomes stressful when every individual is bringing their own challenges into the dynamics. Having family structure and goals can promote effective functioning within the family as a whole through working through relational or outside side issues that are bring brought into the home.
PREGNANCY & POSTPARTUM COUNSELLING
Do you see yourself in any of these situations?
· Your anxiety is on rise about parenting during your pregnancy.
· The transition to parenting is more challenging than you expected.
· Societal pressures are overwhelming you causing you to try things that do not feel right for you.
· You feel guilty and like you just can’t “do” parenting right.
· You are not enjoying parenting the way you thought you would.
· You kids “acting out” and you feel you don’t know how to help them.
· You worry your childhood experiences are making your ability to parent the way you want to more difficult.
WE KNOW IT IS DISTRESSING TO NOT HAVE THE PARENTING EXPERIENCE YOU DREAMED OF.
THAT IS WHY WE ARE COMMITTED TO SUPPORTING YOU SO YOU CAN:
Be the confident parent you always wanted to be so you can set clear guidelines with others in your child’s life. Find your rhythm and trust your intuition so you can naturally act in the best interest of your child. Be a parent without losing your own identity and keep the things in your life that bring you joy.
All while you gain skills and tools to better support your children through their own challenges and raise resilient kids. Gain insight and heal from challenging past experiences so you can effectively and joyfully parent your child through to adulthood.
Group therapy offers a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental space to help process and normalize the postpartum experience. It offers connection with others and the reassurance that you are not alone as you adjust to life as a new mom. This is a cost effective alternative or supplement to individual therapy. The 6-week program is for moms with babies 0-12 months of age.
Postpartum recovery - a physical, mental and psychological experience
Adjusting to life as a new mother
Getting through the “4th Trimester”- coping tools & self-care
Perinatal mental health – coping with depression, anxiety or other perinatal mental health concerns
Managing relational and family dynamics - how to effectively communicate your needs
Caring for your baby - attachment-based approaches and strategies
Reaching out to your community for additional support and resources