Our Blog

Browse through our blog where we share our thoughts, reflections and knowledge on a variety of relevant topics.

play therapy

Nurturing Child Development Through the Power of Play Therapy

Play therapy benefits child development from building confidence and emotional intelligence to managing anxiety and developing life skills.

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coping strategies for anxiety

Navigating Life’s Challenges: Coping Strategies for Anxiety

Anxiety is experienced by everyone. But when it begins to interfere with daily life, there are coping strategies for anxiety that can make a real difference.

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Counselling for LGBTQ individuals

Empowering Personal Growth: The Role of Counselling for LGBTQ+ Individuals

Counselling for LGBTQ+ individuals must address the unique mental and emotional challenges that the community faces every day and provide validation and advocacy.

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Maddy Battiste

A Conversation with Maddy Battiste

We talked to Maddy Battiste, a junior counsellor at Lynn Valley Counselling. Maddy prioritizes creating a safe, personalized environment for each of her clients.

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emotional regulation skills

Emotional Regulation Skills: The Key to Relationship Satisfaction

If you seek greater intimacy, communication and trust in your relationships, you should prioritize developing emotional regulation skills.

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student counsellor

A Conversation with Mackenzie Smith

Meet Mackenzie Smith, a student counsellor completing clinical hours as she works toward her Master of Counselling degree. Her warm, accepting approach makes her a valuable part of the LVC team.

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Improve your emotional well-being

Four Key Ways Counselling Can Improve your Emotional Well-being

This year, focus on emotional well-being goals. That may mean reaching out for some counselling help with a trained, registered counsellor.

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Deb Cehak

A conversation with Deb Cehak

Deb Cehak uses a narrative therapy approach in her counselling practice, and works with caring and respect to help individuals, couples and families.

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holiday blues

How to Understand and Manage the Holiday Blues

The holiday blues are feelings of sadness and stress during the holiday season. These feelings can be managed for a happier holiday for everyone.

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Lucia Arreaga

A conversation with Lucia Arreaga

Student counsellor at Lynn Valley Counselling, Lucia Arreaga, supports her clients with compassion and honesty, inviting them toward an aligned, fulfilling life.

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    We respectfully acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.