River District Counselling & Wellness


We understand that anxiety is a natural part of life, impacting each person uniquely. Whether it's the stress of meeting deadlines or the apprehension of navigating public spaces, anxiety can manifest in various ways. You might experience physical discomfort like an upset stomach or muscle tension, along with racing thoughts that disrupt your sleep. Through personalized sessions, we'll delve into your triggers and introduce coping mechanisms such as Exposure Therapy and Mindfulness. Together, we'll empower you to manage anxiety and face future challenges with resilience and confidence.


Feeling down during tough times is a natural response, but when sadness lingers and impacts your daily life, it may signal depression.
Depression often shows up as:
Struggling with basic tasks like showering or going to work
Feeling hopeless or worthless, with thoughts of death or suicide
Changes in appetite or weight
Waking up exhausted, unable to face the day
Constant brain fog and difficulty making decisions
We're here to support you through it all. Together, we'll explore your thoughts and feelings, gradually shifting towards a more positive mindset. You'll learn powerful coping strategies to navigate life's challenges and regain control. You don't have to face depression alone – let's walk this journey together towards a brighter tomorrow.

Substance Abuse/Harm Reduction

If you've recognized patterns of unhealthy or harmful substance use in your life, we're here to support you. Together, we'll explore ways to reduce harm, address your perceptions of these habits, and equip you with practical strategies to minimize negative consequences. Our goal is to provide you with a personalized approach that empowers you to regain control and move towards a healthier lifestyle.

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Partner Conflict

Whether you're in a long-term relationship or transitioning to the next stage, like moving in together or getting married, refining communication is key. Miscommunication often stems from speaking different emotional "languages," leading to frustration and conflict. Our goal is to guide you in fostering effective communication strategies, ensuring mutual understanding and harmony in your relationship journey.


Culture profoundly shapes our perspectives and behaviors. From our upbringing to our daily choices, our experiences are deeply influenced by the cultures we inhabit. Whether you're an immigrant adjusting to Canadian culture, preparing to move to a new country with apprehensions, or a first-generation Canadian with immigrant parents, these experiences leave a lasting imprint on how you navigate relationships, forge connections, and cultivate a sense of identity. At our practice, we provide a supportive space to slow down and explore these emotions with you, facilitating a deeper understanding of yourself and your cultural journey.

Public Care Providers

For those serving on the front lines as first responders, nurses, home care aides, and in similar roles, navigating the intricacies of human interaction can pose significant challenges. Witnessing trauma on a daily basis can weigh heavily, making it hard to leave work at work. Feeling a lack of control in situations where your primary duty is to assist others can evoke feelings of anxiety and job avoidance. However, by focusing on building a resilient mindset and learning to reframe difficult situations, you can reclaim a sense of empowerment and purpose in your role. Let us help you develop strategies to navigate the emotional complexities of your profession with greater ease and resilience.