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DBT Skills Group

Join us for a 16 week DBT Skills Group for adults to learn skills for emotional ...

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Dealing with Family Conflict

Are you feeling family heart ache this Thanksgiving? Are you dealing with famil...

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

This year will be the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. And like ...

Mental Health Services Brantford

Gathering & Vigil – National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Brantford

Qualia Counselling Services will be hosting a Vigil and Gathering to preemptivel...

Psychologist Brantford

Suicide Awareness Month – Prevention Strategies

In honour of World Suicide Prevention Day & Suicide Awareness Month, we want...

Boys Camp Oshweken

Boy Power Therapeutic Camp in Oshweken

Our Boy Power Therapeutic Camp is held in Oshweken every summer and is designed ...

Saugeen First Nation Donations

We were so pleased with the response to the call to the community for donations ...

Girl Power Camp

Girl Power Therapeutic Camp

The Girl Power Therapeutic Camp focuses on developing self esteem and resilience...

Saugeen First Nation Donations

Saugeen First Nation Donations Needed

Qualia is working in partnership with the Dufferin County Cultural Response Reso...

Psychologist Brantford

How to Make Your Partner Feel Loved

Have you ever wondered how to make your partner feel loved?  Sometimes it can b...

Mental Health Services Brantford

LGBTIQA+ Mental Health

In honour of Pride month, we want to take a moment to talk about LGBTIQA+ mental...

Psychologist Brantford

Labeling Emotions

Labeling emotions as good or bad could be doing ourselves a disservice... Feel ...

Children's Mental Health Kitchener Waterloo

Children’s Mental Health Kitchener Waterloo

At Qualia we\'re passionate about improving children\'s mental health in Kitchen...

Practice Makes Progress

Practice Makes Progress

We\'ve come to the end of our FREE CBT series and we\'re going to finish it out ...

Couples Connection

Couples Connection

Let\'s talk about how to build a closer couples connection. How are you feeli...

cognitive behaviour modification

Cognitive Behaviour Modification

Let\'s talk about cognitive behaviour modification- or how to change your behavi...

stress relief for kids

Stress Relief for Kids

This week we\'re sharing a series of videos about recognizing different signs of...

2021 Summer Camp Details

Here are details about our 2021 summer camps for different ages: This poster ...

change your thoughts

Change Your Thoughts – Worksheet

We recently discussed the importance of changing your thoughts in a video & ...

Making Life Meaningful – Stay C.L.E.A.R.

Here are 5 simple practices for making life meaningful.  You can use the C.L.E....

Mental Health Activities for Adults

4 Mental Health Activities for Adults

Here are 4 Mental Health Activities for Adults that were provided by Bell for th...

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Mental Health Discussion Topics Activity

Bell Let\'s Talk Day is next Thursday so we\'re gearing up for more conversation...

kindness box

Kindness Box

Here\'s how to cheer someone up with a Kindness Box!  With a download from Bell...

mindfulness colouring pdf

Mindfulness Colouring PDF

Here\'s a free downloadable mindfulness colouring PDF file for you! If you\'r...

Self Care Bingo

This Self-Care Bingo Card includes enough suggested activities to keep you busy ...

Calm Down Corner At Home

Creating a Calm Down Corner At Home

We want to share some tips with you for creating a calm down corner at home.  W...

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How to Change Your Thoughts – FREE CBT

Let\'s talk about how to change your thoughts with a free CBT video to guide you...

Managing Holiday Stress in 2020

3 Steps for Managing Holiday Stress in 2020

Have you ever heard the phrase, \"Just because you have a cactus doesn\'t mean y...

winter wellness tips for mental health

3 Powerful Winter Wellness Tips for Your Mental Health

Shorter days, colder weather, holiday stress — this time of year is among the ...

Challenge Your Thoughts Free CBT Worksheet

Challenge Your Thoughts (Free CBT Worksheet)

We created this \"Challenge Your Thoughts\" free CBT worksheet to help you pract...

Challenge Your Thoughts Free CBT

Challenge Your Thoughts – Free CBT Vlog

Let\'s talk about how to challenge your thoughts with a free CBT video to guide ...

The Nature of Thoughts (Free CBT Handout)

We created this \"The Nature of Thoughts & Cognitive Distortions\" free CBT ...

First Element of CBT: Notice

First Element of CBT: Notice!

The 3 basic elements of cognitive behavioral therapy are notice, challenge, and ...

Combating Trauma During COVID-19

Combating Trauma During COVID-19

2020 has been an interesting, challenging and even a traumatic year. Charity Fle...

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Notice, Challenge, Change (Free CBT Handout)

We created this \"Notice-Challenge-Change\" free CBT handout to help you to obse...

Name It to Tame It Free CBT Handout

Name It to Tame It! (Free CBT Handout)

We\'ve created this \"Name It to Tame It!\" free CBT handout to help you to clar...

FREE CBT

Define the Problem & Set Goals – FREE CBT

Following along with our series of FREE CBT posts, today we\'ll talk about how t...

Cognitive Model for Stress Free CBT

Cognitive Model for Stress FREE CBT

In today\'s post we\'ll discuss the Cognitive Model for Stress. When you want to...

Cognitive Model for Stress Free Handout

Cognitive Model for Stress (Free Handout)

We\'ve created a free Cognitive Model for Stress PDF handout for you!  We\'ll s...

Cognitive Model for Depression

Cognitive Model for Depression – FREE CBT

In today\'s post we\'ll discuss the Cognitive Model for Depression. In order to ...

Cognitive Model for Depression Free Handout

Cognitive Model for Depression (Free Handout)

We\'ve created a free Cognitive Model for Depression PDF handout for you!  We\'...

Cognitive Model for Anxiety FREE CBT

Cognitive Model for Anxiety – FREE CBT

When you want to make changes to your mental health or mental health challenges,...

cognitive model for anxiety free handout

Cognitive Model for Anxiety (Free Handout)

We\'ve created a free Cognitive Model for Anxiety PDF handout for you!  We\'ll ...

FREE Cognitive Model PDF

FREE Cognitive Model PDF Handout

To go along with our vlog about the Cognitive Model, we\'ve created a free Cogni...

Recruiting BSW Graduates! 

Clinical Social Workers  We are currently seeking Social Workers to join our...

5 Factor Model CBT

5 Factor Model (Cognitive Model) – FREE CBT

When it comes to understanding and using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, the plac...

find your triggers for anxiety

Find Your Triggers for Anxiety

If you can find your triggers for anxiety, you can find ways to manage it!  Let...

stop focusing on the outcome

Stop Focusing on the Outcome

Have you ever had a goal where you work hard and diligently to meet the goal - t...

living in the present

Living in the Present

Are you living in the present? Mindfulness is about being present. Sometimes we ...

Reward Yourself for Accomplishments

Reward Yourself for Accomplishments!

How often do you bother to take the time to reward yourself for your accomplishm...

How NOT to Misinterpret Texts

You\'re constantly taking in information but your mind doesn\'t always interpret...

Easy Way to Stop Procrastinating

An Easy Way to Stop Procrastinating

Have you ever wished for an easy way to stop procrastinating? Most of us enco...

Optimize Screen Time

Optimize Your Screen Time!

Have you ever thought about how to optimize your screen time throughout a day? ...

would you say that to your friend?

Would You Say That to Your Friend?

The things we say to ourselves in our minds can be pretty harsh, but would you s...

anxiety about emerging from isolation

Anxiety about Emerging from Isolation

It\'s pretty typical to feel some anxiety about emerging from isolation into a n...

Emotion Overwhelm Grounding

Emotion Overwhelm

Emotions are vital to us as humans yet they can become so extreme that they can ...

Recognizing Productivity with PERMA

Recognizing Productivity & Finding Motivation

I don’t know about you, but this social distancing has begun to wear on me. It...

Collective Trauma of COVID-19 Pandemic

Collective Trauma of COVID-19

Let\'s talk about the collective trauma of COVID-19. What we are currently exper...

give the day a chance

Give the Day a Chance!

It can be difficult to give the day a chance before we judge it as a bad day! Ma...

OCD during COVID-19

Managing OCD during COVID-19 Pandemic

Whether you have a relapse of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder symptoms, or think y...

What do you miss the most during covid

What Do you Miss the Most during Covid?

What do you miss the most during Covid? We all have our lists of things we mi...

fighting despair with rehearsed imagery

Fighting Despair with Rehearsed Imagery

Going into months now since states of emergency were declared, we can all use ti...

Social Anxiety in a Video Conferencing World

How can you manage social anxiety when video conferencing is the new normal way ...

fighting feelings of despair

Fighting Despair

Have the changes that came suddenly with the pandemic left you fighting feelings...

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#GetReal – The Laundry Game for Kids

I\'ve decided to #GetReal with myself about my expectations for myself and for m...

#GetReal – Snacking & Coping

Let\'s #GetReal... we\'re at home and the snacks are all around us, tempting us!...

#GetReal – Homeschooling During a Pandemic

In this vlog, Charity will #GetReal about the challenges she and other parents a...

#GetReal – Stop Saying “I’m Fine”

We all know the familiar exchange: \"How are you?\"  \"I\'m fine.\" For Cana...

#GetReal about your Pandemic Problems & Perks for Mental Health Week

This week is Canadian Mental Health Week and we want to invite you to join with ...

What Does #GetReal Mean

What Does #GetReal Mean?

This week is Canadian Mental Health Week and this year, you\'ll see the hashtag ...

doctor's day is May 1st

Doctor’s Day is May 1st

May 1st is Doctor\'s Day.  Join us today at 9pm to show support for Ontario’s...

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Nervous About Virtual Counseling?

Are you nervous about virtual counseling? Many services that used to happen in p...

how to get through pandemic with mental health in tact

Middle of the Marathon- Now’s the Time!

We\'ve been dealing with quarantine and social distancing long enough to start t...

ground zero moments pandemic

Ground Zero Moments

We are in a very unprecedented time! These are times I like to call ground zero ...

Free CBT Resources

Free CBT Resources

As a premium provider of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in Ontario, we are n...

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6 Questions to Ask Yourself in Quarantine

A recent article by Brooke Anderson outlined 6 Daily Questions to Ask Yourself i...

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Creativity & Awareness of Beauty in Quarantine

Let\'s talk about how to improve your mental health during quarantine with creat...

finding joy through movement

Finding Joy Through Movement in Isolation

In a new vlog series, Thomas will address 6 helpful questions to ask yourself da...

Getting Outside During Self Isolation

Tips for Getting Outside During Self Isolation

How can getting outside during self isolation help your mental health? Let\'s ta...

health anxiety during COVID-19 pandemic

Handout: Health Anxiety during COVID-19 Pandemic

Managing Health Anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic can be especially difficult...

Working from Home

Letting Go of Normal

In a new vlog series, Thomas will address 6 helpful questions to ask yourself da...

how to Stay Connected during quarantine

How to Stay Connected During Quarantine

Let\'s talk about how to stay connected during quarantine and self isolation.  ...

power of gratitude in social isolation

The Power of Gratitude in Social Isolation

In a new blog series, today we discuss the power of gratitude in social isolatio...

Managing Your Pandemic Perspective

How to Manage Your Pandemic Perspective

  In this video, Thom explains cognitive behavioral therapy and gives an...

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