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About Sofia Schuringa, BA Psych, ADMH, RHNC

Sofia has worked in the mental health and wellness field for 5+ years. She is trained in holistic nutrition, mental health, and wellness. Sofia is passionate about bringing a holistic perspective to her client's healing journey and often combines her creative background with traditional evidence-based techniques in the counselling space. Sofia is a Canadian Counsellor and Registered Health and Nutrition Counsellor.

Holistic Health Tips for Mind-Body Wellness

By |2023-08-31T14:26:31+02:00May 30th, 2023|Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Treatment, Wellness|

Holistic Health: The Mind-Body Connection When it comes to obtaining overall health and wellness, you cannot separate the mind and body. The two are intrinsically connected. When you’re not feeling well physically, it impacts you mentally and emotionally. Likewise, when your mental health is suffering, your physical health usually suffers as well. Living a [...]

Navigating Infertility

By |2023-08-31T14:30:43+02:00May 4th, 2023|Categories: Adults, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Pregnancy, Treatment|

The Pain of Infertility Are you ready to have a baby and finding the excitement is palpable?  I've experienced the expectancy to see that double line show up on the home pregnancy test and I know the disappointment that accompanies a negative result. Unfortunately, for many people, the excruciating pain of amassing negative results [...]

Resolving Family Conflicts

By |2023-08-31T14:32:07+02:00April 17th, 2023|Categories: Adults, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Everyday tips, Health, Kids, Mental Health, Parenting, Personal development, Relationships|

What Can Family Conflict Sound Like? “Why do you always have to be right?” “You’re ruining my life!” “You’re so messed up.” “Stop being so emotional.” Have you ever been on the receiving end of statements such as these? If you’re human, and you’re in any type of relationship with other humans, there is [...]

Calming a Dysregulated Nervous System

By |2023-08-31T22:24:53+02:00April 3rd, 2023|Categories: CBT, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Stress, Wellness|

Stress, stress, and more stress! We are seriously stressed out these days. At least that is what many studies are revealing about the general population in North America. A study done by the American Psychology Association found that close to two-thirds of adults feel “their life has been forever changed” by the Covid pandemic [...]

When Stress Becomes Toxic

By |2023-08-31T14:33:27+02:00March 24th, 2023|Categories: Adults, Alternative Therapy, Anxiety, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Stress, Treatment, Wellness|

Are you experiencing mental, emotional, or physical tension resulting from a difficult or very demanding circumstance in your life? Are you suffering from anxiety, fear, anger, or sadness? If so, there’s a good chance you’re experiencing STRESS. WHAT IS STRESS? Stress is our body’s reaction to pressure. There are a plethora of situations or [...]

CBT for Insomnia

By |2023-08-31T14:34:05+02:00March 13th, 2023|Categories: Adults, Alternative Therapy, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Treatment, Wellness|

CBT FOR INSOMNIA The National Sleep Foundation’s annual ‘Sleep Awareness Week’ will be held March 12-18, 2023. This annual event celebrates sleep health and encourages the public to prioritize sleep to improve their overall health and well-being. Sleep is as necessary a part of daily life as is eating and drinking. Experiencing prolonged periods [...]

How Kindness Can Improve Your Mental Health

By |2023-08-31T14:47:15+02:00February 23rd, 2023|Categories: Adults, CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Treatment, Wellness|

Kindness Can Improve Mental Health Have you ever been the beneficiary of a random act of kindness? If you have, it may have been inspired by a phenomenon introduced by American author Catherine Ryan Hyde. In her 1999 novel, “Pay it Forward”, a twelve-year-old student named Trevor McKinney is given an assignment by his [...]

Coping with Stress and Burnout

By |2023-08-31T14:49:43+02:00February 8th, 2023|Categories: Adults, Anxiety, CBT, Everyday tips, Health, Mental Health, Panic attack, Personal development, Sleep, Stress, Wellness|

COPING WITH STRESS AND BURNOUT Prevention Tips for an Unpredictable World A well-known phrase is used when describing something as fixed and for certain – “death and taxes.” Not exactly an idyllic point of view that evokes much positivity, is it? As foreboding [...]

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