Posts Tagged: counselling downtown toronto

How To Find a Therapist

January 07, 2019

 Finding Your Perfect Fit Therapist By Lauren Berger, MSW, RSW If the mad rush that is December has left you feeling fried, you’re not alone.  The end of the year is notoriously a high-stress time.  Enter January, a time for laying low and self-reflection.  This is the perfect time to get your mental health on […]

Inspo Overload

December 17, 2018

As human beings, we are always looking for information in one form or another. Having access to info and inspo at the touch of an iPhone button is amazing, but can also be mentally draining and the perfectionism we’re often presented can be frustrating to our self-esteem. Social media, as wonderful as it can be, […]

Integrate Your Wellbeing

September 19, 2018

At the Integrative Health Institute, we see the value in working together to get optimal results for our clients. “Two heads are better than one” is an idea that helps us see a client as a whole person (because you are a whole person, not just a sore back, an anxious socializer, or a blood […]

Hit Refresh

April 18, 2016

By Lauren Berger, MSW, RSW After a long winter, it can seem that spring takes forever to make an appearance (hello, April cold snap!). This is true of people too. When we need to bring our attention to ourselves to renew and revive, we often drag our feet. Why? Well, raise your hand if you […]

What is Yoga Therapy?

May 04, 2015

An Introduction to Yoga Therapy at IHI By Meghan Walsh, BFA, Certified Yoga Therapist Imagine being prescribed a pill that gradually healed your back pain while eradicating your worry around the limitations it caused you and as a result opened your eyes wider to the gift that is your life. If you broke open that […]

Spring Clean Your Life

April 21, 2014

By Lauren Berger, MSW, RSW Spring has finally sprung in Toronto! Since we’ve waited so very long for the season to arrive, we all want to make the most of it. There’s a sense of rebirth and newness that comes with Spring — the melting of all the leftover snow and the emergence of flowers […]

Communicate With Your Mate!

February 10, 2014

By Lauren Berger, MSW, RSW With Valentine’s Day around the corner, relationships take centre stage.  Whether you’ve already met the love of your life or if you’re still searching, keep in mind the most fundamental element that keeps a relationship running smoothly: communication. But what does communication really mean?  Is it just talking?  Not at […]

Maximize Summer Sensations!

June 24, 2013

  By Lauren Berger, MSW, RSW Welcome, Summer!  Summer is a treasured time of year because we associate it with all things good: sunny days, barbecues, and an all-around sense of fun.  As people generally see an improvement in mood during the summer months, it is the perfect time to use techniques to help that […]