Abby Wong, Author at Skylark Counselling
Clinical Articles

Depression Counselling

Depression Counselling  Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest in activities that an individual once enjoyed. It negatively affects how individuals think, feel and act, and can create emotional and physical problems which decrease an individual’s ability to function at work, school, or home. At Skylark, our counsellors are trained to…
Abby Wong
October 5, 2021
Clinical Articles

Anxiety Counselling

Experiencing anxiety is a normal part of life; however, individuals struggling with Anxiety Disorders frequently experience intense and persistent feelings of worry and fear surrounding everyday situations. Anxiety Disorders can create symptoms which interfere with daily living, and can be difficult to manage . At Skylark, our counsellors are trained to provide evidence-based therapies which can help individuals struggling with…
Abby Wong
October 5, 2021
Clinical Articles

How Can I Encourage my Loved One to See a Counsellor?

It can be incredibly difficult and painful to watch someone you care about struggle with their mental health and not know how to help them. Most of us can say that we have, at one time or another, witnessed someone we love go through a time like this, whether that person is a coworker, friend, or family member. You may…
Abby Wong
August 23, 2021
Clinical Articles

Coping with Workplace Harassment

Workplace harassment and violence happens more frequently than you may think. A 2017 Canadian survey found that 60% of respondents had experienced workplace harassment and/or violence at one time or another (Employment and Social Development Canada, 2017). Considering the prevalent nature of workplace harassment, it is important to understand what it is so that you can recognize it when it…
Abby Wong
August 23, 2021
Clinical Articles

Perfectionism – The New Normal?

Perfectionism. It’s not a new concept, but the idea of perfectionism and the word itself seem to be popping up more and more frequently these days. The question might have even crossed your mind: Why does it seem like everyone is increasingly becoming obsessed with being “perfect”?  What exactly is perfectionism? To understand why perfectionism seems to be the new…
Abby Wong
August 23, 2021