Clinical Articles From Counsellors and Therapists - Skylark Counselling
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
Clinical Articles

Let’s talk about it

You’ve decided it’s time to seek some support through counselling. Life has taken a strange turn, you’re in the midst of transitions, you’ve been feeling a bit off, or you have some things you need to work out. You either decided yourself that you would like to see a counsellor, your doctor may have recommended it, or a family member/friend…
Rupinder Sidhu
August 23, 2021