Leigh's Counselling Services

 In response to the COVID measures,  

we are offering both Telehealth Sessions through Video or Telephone.

In-Person Sessions, Masks are Mandatory. 

Meet Our Team of Practitioners that Offer Services Throughout Alberta.

MINDFULNESS

  • Mindful Magazine (mindful.org) tips to mindful living. It provide insight and meditations.
  • Tiny Buddha (tinybuddha.com). Healthy habits and mindfulness.
  • Stop Breath Think APP (Stopbreaththink.com)
  • Book "Power of Now, A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment" by Eckhart Tolle.
  • Book "Don't Feed the Monkey Mind: How to Stop the Cycle of Anxiety, Fear, and Worry" by Jennifer Shannon

EMPOWERMENT/INSPIRATION

  • Book "Tuesdays with Morrie" by Mitch Albom.
  • Book " The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People" by Stephan R. Covey.
  • Book "The Secret" by Rhonda Byrne.
  • Book "The Power of Focus" by Jack Canfield, March Victor Hansen and Les Hewitt.
  • Book "The Success Principles" by Jack Canfield.
  • Book "The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck" by Mark Manson.
  • Book "Manifesting Change: It Couldn't be Easier" by Mike Doodley.

REPAIRING/RESTORING THE BRAIN

  • Book "The Brain's way of Healing:Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity" by Norma Doidge.
  • Book "The Brain that changes itself" by Norma Doidge.
  • thebestbrainpossible.com- Ten Fundamentals of Rewiring the brain.
  • How do Neuroplasticity and Neurogeneis Rewire your brain- https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-athletes-way/201702/how-do- neuroplasticity-and-neurogenesis-rewire-your-brain

TRAUMA

  • Website-Bruce Perry's Research Institute- http://childtrauma.org/cta-library/child-dev-early-childhood/
  • Book "WAKING THE TIGER, HEALING THE TRAUMA" by Peter Levine
  • Book- "The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma" by Bessel van der Kolk M.D.

EMOTIONS

  • Understanding Emotions and How to Process Them-https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/theory-knowledge/201701/understanding-emotions-and-how-process-them
  • Emotions: All you need to know and how to use them in your favour- http://www.throughdarknessindaylight.com/2015/12/emotions-all-you-need-to-know-and-how.html
  • Emotional Intelligence by Steve Heim -http://eqi.org
  • Emotions located on your body https://well-scent.com/emotional-centers-of-the-body-chart-and-tips/

SELF-LOVE

  • Book "The Self Love Experiment" by Shannon Kaiser.
  • Book "Self Approved: A Guide to Accepting, Loving and Expressing the Person You Truly Are" by Kat Trimarco.
  • Book "How to be in an Adult Relationship: The Five Keys to Mindful Loving" By David Richo

Helpful Videos:

Where emotions are in the body -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZP_I6NkQb4

Emotional highjack and oxygen-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OiZKanvUIw

Fight Flight or Freeze https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEHwB1PG_-Q

How to process emotions- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUpqodRiH58

Kids-Why do we lose control https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bKuoH8CkFc

Brain Model of PTSD - Psychoeducation Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yb1yBva3Xas

Stress on the Brain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTp5OHtuAec

Brain model of PTS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yb1yBva3Xas

Your brain on stress and anxiety Three parts to the brain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmwiJ6ghLIM

Dr Robert Scaer-30 min long- very useful for emotional discharge for complex trauma

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vr7lsIXazp8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8u40WwqkOws

Helpful Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7zAseaIyFA

50 minutes -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Ew8bXO3Wko

Grounding -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agdpFsKGdOE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7zAseaIyFA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXSlAfoJiAg

Where emotions are in the body -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZP_I6NkQb4

Emotional highjack and oxygen-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OiZKanvUI

Fight flight or freeze https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jEHwB1PG_-Q

How to process emotions- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUpqodRiH58

Kids-Why do we lose control https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bKuoH8CkFc

Brain Model of PTSD - Psychoeducation Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yb1yBva3Xas

Stress on the brain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTp5OHtuAec

Brain model of PTS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yb1yBva3Xas

Your brain on stress and anxiety Three parts to the brain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmwiJ6ghLIM

Dr Robert Scaer 30 min long- very useful for emotional discharge for complex trauma

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vr7lsIXazp8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8u40WwqkOws

What can help:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7zAseaIyFA

50 minutes -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Ew8bXO3Wko

Grounding -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agdpFsKGdOE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7zAseaIyFA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXSlAfoJiAg

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