Are you having an anxious year?

Anxiety is normal; it’s your body’s natural response to stress. For instance, if you’re starting a new job or meeting someone new, you’re bound to feel worried. Usually, once the situation is over, your anxious feelings settle and you feel fine again.

Sometimes, however, that is not the case and anxiety can cause emotional and physical reactions that interfere with your daily life. Identifying the symptoms can help you to move forward to overcome the anxiety.

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Provincially Funded Psychology Sessions

We are asking the government to provide all Albertans access to provincially funded sessions with a psychologist.

Show your support by signing our petition before it is tabled to the provincial government in March 2021.

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Talking with children about COVID-19

The world is changing at a rapid and bewildering rate due to COVID-19. Adjusting to the rapid changes is stretching all of us… just a month ago, many of us were comfortably planning our weekends, and now we are watching global events unfold that we cannot begin to fully grasp.

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Tele-Counselling Information

Tele-Counselling may be new to you so we’ve compiled the following guide on accessing the services offered by Kells via an online appointment. Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us directly.

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Online Counselling

Kells Counselling is considered an essential business and will remain open during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please continue to access support for your mental health, whether that be via phone, online, or in person.

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An update about COVID-19

For all of our programs and agencies with the Family Solutions Group, Kells Counselling included, the well-being and safety of our clients, colleagues, and communities are our top priority. Just like you, we are monitoring new developments regarding COVID-19 closely.

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Anxious about Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

The health and safety of our clients and staff is our first priority. During the evolving COVID-19 situation, we are closely monitoring, taking guidance from public health institutions, and taking additional measures in our offices to keep everyone safe.

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Emotional Regulation: Appropriate Anger Responses

Anger is often an unwarranted response to a situation. However, there are times when it is justifiable to be angry, but it’s still up to us to control the emotion and react appropriately. For instance, imagine your car gets broken into at the mall. Is anger justified when you find out? Yes. Is it appropriate for you to throw things, kick other cars, and scream profanities at anyone passing by? No. That’s what we’ll cover here. How to keep your anger in check even when it’s justified.

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Emotion Regulation: Anger

Everyone gets angry. It’s a natural reaction in many cases, but it’s also an overreaction for some people. Emotional health experts say anger is healthy (in moderation) and can help you learn about yourself, your boundaries, and even strengthen relationships. When is anger appropriate as a response? Read more to find out.

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Book Suggestions

Many of our friends, family, and clients ask if there are any books we recommend reading. Our group of psychologists has put together the following list for your information. We have provided links to purchase these books at chapters.indigo.ca, but please feel free to purchase them at your favourite book shop or online retailer.

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