At KW Mental Health and Wellness, we believe knowledge is power when it comes to your mental health. Browse our blog to learn more about important mental health topics as well as our mental health services. If you have any additional questions and can’t find the answer here, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We’ll be happy to help!
Radical Acceptance v.s Toxic Positivity
Sometimes it is hard to know the difference between acceptance and toxic positivity. Often when we attempt to turn our minds towards acceptance, we can accidentally land in toxic positivity instead. One reason for this is because our society promotes toxic positivity, we hear it everywhere, on social media, on the shows we watch, from friends and family, and often in the stigma surrounding mental health and wellbeing.
In this post we will be looking at the difference between radical acceptance and toxic positivity, how to spot the difference and how to be mindful of toxic positivity in our lives and in our thoughts.
What is radical acceptance?
Radical Acceptance is a conscious decision to let go of fighting reality. Acceptance takes commitment and effort and...more
What is the Difference Between a Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Clinical Social Worker? Do I have coverage through my benefit company?
What is a Psychologist? What is a Psychotherapist? What is the difference between a Psychologist and Psychotherapist? Can I see a Clinical Social worker? What is RP vs. RP (Qualifying)? Do I have insurance coverage for counselling services?
These are all great questions and are things that can make looking for a therapist/counsellor a bit confusing. In this blog we will touch base on the different types of therapists/counsellors in Ontario and what that means for you. We will also touch base on how to know if you have coverage through an employer or benefit company for counselling services.
Types of therapists/counsellors in Ontario:
There are several different types of therapists/counsellors that you can see in Ontario that are licensed to provide...more
4 Common Types of Psychotherapy for Mental Health Concerns
If you're looking for mental health services, you're not alone. Millions of people each year struggle with various mental health concerns. Fortunately, there are a variety of psychotherapy treatments that can help. In this blog post, our team at KW Mental Health and Wellness will discuss four common types of psychotherapy used to treat mental illness. We'll talk about what each type is, how it helps mental health concerns, and who might benefit from it. If you're looking for help with your mental health, one of these therapies may be right for you! Learn more and get in touch with us in Kitchener to schedule an appointment.more
What Is Somatic Healing?
What is somatic healing, how do we practice it, and how can it help us in our lives? Learn all about somatic healing, also known as somatic therapy, below and contact us today at KW Mental Health and Wellness — we offer convenient and confidential online therapy and counseling services!more
Online Therapy vs. In-Person Counseling
Mental health is just as important as physical health, but unfortunately, it can be difficult to find the resources you need to maintain mental wellness. This is especially true if you don't live in a big city. KW Mental Health & Wellness is here to help! In this blog post, we will compare online therapy with in-person counseling and help you decide which option is best for you. Keep reading to learn more, and learn more about online counseling by contacting us today.more
Four Benefits of Online Counselling
Getting mental health care is an important part of taking care of yourself to be the healthiest and happiest version you can be. However, getting to appointments in an office isn’t always easy. Whether it’s because transportation may be difficult, finding time in your busy schedule creates unnecessary stress, or because you simply don’t have the resources to get to an in-person counselling session, online counselling can be the resource you need to work on feeling better.more