In our culture, we tend to spend a lot of time and psychic energy trying to avoid discomfort and pain. This in turn gives our negative emotions much more power than they deserve. To reduce the uncomfortable feelings, we do everything we possibly can to avoid them. This avoidance manifests in many ways, one of the most common being anxiety.

However, once we remove qualifiers from emotions, no longer viewing them as “good” or “bad,” we open ourselves up to acceptance and tolerance. The fear is no longer attached to the emotions, and we can learn to accept our feelings and realize that we can work with them, so they can exist without taking over our lives. In doing so, we learn to better accept ourselves for who we are.

Practitioners can help you

Abby Rozen, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Abby Rozen, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Clinical Director, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Aisha Wovenu, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Aisha Wovenu, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Alanna Fletcher, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Alanna Fletcher, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Ali Ahmad, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Ali Ahmad, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Alison Dunning, Registered Psychotherapist
Alison Dunning, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist
Anseh Dibaji, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Anseh Dibaji, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Ashley Ho, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Ashley Ho, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)
Jane Bai, Registered Physiotherapist
Jane Bai, Registered Physiotherapist
Registered Orthopaedic and Pelvic Health Physiotherapist
Caitlin Beukema, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Caitlin Beukema, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Carrie Lawford, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Carrie Lawford, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Chelsea Thoren, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Chelsea Thoren, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Cherokee MacLeod, Registered Reiki Master Practitioner
Cherokee MacLeod, Registered Reiki Master Practitioner
Registered Reiki Master Practitioner
Deborah Kopeschny, Art Therapist, Registered Psychotherapist
Deborah Kopeschny, Art Therapist, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, Art Therapist
Emily Ameara Mclennan, Art Therapist, Registered Psychotherapist
Emily Ameara Mclennan, Art Therapist, Registered Psychotherapist
Registered Psychotherapist, Art Therapist
Henny DeLange, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Henny DeLange, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Jamie Lemen, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Jamie Lemen, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Jennifer Henderson, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Jennifer Henderson, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist
Joanna Panayotopoulos, Registered Psychotherapist (qualifying)
Joanna Panayotopoulos, Registered Psychotherapist (qualifying)
Psychotherapy for Adults & Children, Yoga Therapy

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