Ottawa Youth Counselling
How do you feel about yourself? Do you like you? Your self-impression informs your behaviour. How we feel about ourselves directly influences the way we approach decision making in our day-to-day actions, and good self-regard is necessary to truly engage fully with everything life can offer us. Believing in our own dignity is central to leading a dignified existence, and not believing in it is a root of just the opposite. If you struggle with self-esteem that is perfectly normal, most teens do. Your teenage years can be some of the toughest of your life, but you should also like the person you are. If you happen to be struggling with self-esteem contact one of our Ottawa counsellors today and begin believing in yourself. Capital Choice Youth Counselling strives to help Ottawa youth understand and believe in themselves.
Youth & Self-Esteem
Self-esteem comes from within and without, both emanating from our own ideas and influenced by the ideas of others. It is taught to us by those we surround ourselves with, including our parents, friends, and family; and reinforced by the voice within ourselves. Both external and internal sources are the focus of Ottawa counselling when dealing with problems of self-esteem. By becoming aware of the voices inside and outside of ourselves that reduce self-esteem, we are able to avoid them and instead seek out the voices that raise us up. ur Ottawa counsellors can help you better understand how our self-esteem is created and how to control it. Don’t let a lack of self-esteem get you down, Capital Choice Yotuh Counselling can help you increase your overall self-esteem through our individualized Ottawa counselling sessions.
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Ottawa Teen Bullying
By listening to the voices that tell us we are capable, we cultivate good self-esteem. This enables youth to act independently and readily assume responsibility for life. It helps us know how to handle positive and negative emotions. Listening to the voices that tell us we are not capable, we cultivate low self-esteem. This leads us to avoid trying new things, and feel unworthy of love. Low esteem leads us to put down our own talents and abilities and become easily influenced by others, especially bullies. Don’t let low self-esteem get in the way of your life and the opportunities it has to offer. Capital Choice Youth Counselling is here to help Ottawa youth overcome low self-esteem, teaching them how to appreciate themselves.
Ottawa Youth Procrastination
Many teens find themselves dealing with procrastination throughout their school years. Procrastination is when you avoid doing a task that needs to be completed. Procrastination is a very common occurrence for many Ottawa teens, so do not feel alone. By becoming aware of the fact that you procrastinate, you are able to help us understand the reasons for it and ways in which to overcome it. Our Ottawa youth counsellors can help you better understand how procrastination is created and how to overcome it. Don’t let procrastination keep you from succeeding, Capital Choice Youth Counselling can help you overcome your procrastination through our Ottawa youth counselling services.
Frequently Asked Questions
Youth Counselling FAQs
Parental or parenting therapy is a specific form of therapy that focuses on working with parents and guardians to deal with stressful or difficult moments related to parenting.
Children or teens of any age can have disruptive behaviour that negatively impacts their own lives and the lives of others. Youth or teen therapy can help patients regulate emotions, learn valuable life skills, solidify confidence, and reduce destructive behaviours by finding underlying causes or problems.
When looking for a therapist for yourself or a loved one, credentials, specializations, certifications, and experience are always important. Asking what their plans for treatment might look like if you were to work together is also a good idea. Overall, take note of how you feel when talking to them. Do you feel comfortable? Do you feel understood and heard? Do you feel like you could express your feelings or problems to them?
Crying while discussing personal matters or problems is normal and many patients do it during their sessions. The therapists at Ottawa Youth Counselling are very familiar with these heavy interactions and do not mind at all.
In Ontario, confidentiality applies to both adults and teens. If you want to speak with your therapist about private information, you can decide who has or doesn’t have access to this information including your parents. However, certain circumstances like being required by law allow them to disclose confidential information. This can include a duty to warn intended victims, report suspected child abuse, or if they get subpoenaed by court.
In Ontario, OHIP does not cover services provided by registered social workers psychologists or psychotherapists. These services are rarely covered but it’s possible if they are provided in a government-funded establishment (part of an FHT) or your family doctor has the medical training. If the services are not covered and you have private health insurance from work or elsewhere, they would be the contact to ask regarding general coverage.